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A stunning sunset was the perfect end to our lobster safari

On a fishing safari in Sweden

Destination: Sweden

Visit Sweden’s west coast for stunning sunsets, tranquil archipelago views and a safari with a difference - and test your strength on a lobster-fishing trip

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Touring a vineyard

Touring South Africa's Cape Winelands - A Wine Lover's Guide

Destination: South Africa

The Cape Winelands of South Africa may just be the most enjoyable wine-touring oasis on the planet, with great hotels to stay in and plenty of other activities on offer as well as drinking wine

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Our 4x4 overlooking part of the Adrar plateau

A taste of unknown Africa in Mauritania

Destination: Mauritania

Mauritania is the little-known jewel in west Africa’s crown - a country of exceptional and diverse natural beauty, with a rich cultural heritage to boot

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Faraglioni rocks, Capri (©Fototeca ENIT/ De Agostini Picture Library)

A perfect day in Capri… on the cheap

Destination: Capri

With its designer shops and fashionable bars, beautiful Capri is a favourite with the rich and famous – but a holiday there need not cost the earth. Here’s how to plan a day while saving your euros

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Kynance Cove near Lizard Point has beautiful wild flowers in spring

A walk on the wild side of Cornwall

Destination: Cornwall

Leave Newquay, Perranporth and St Ives to the crowds and head into the real Cornwall. Exploring the Lizard and Land’s End peninsulas is like turning the clock back to an earlier age of holidaymaking

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Vathi, gateway to the island of Meganisi

Meganisi: a walk back in time

Destination: Ionian Islands

On the tiny Ionian island of Meganisi, you'll find deserted beaches, plenty of silence and a slice of the real Greece

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The approach to the Virupaksha Temple at dusk.

Hampi: a glimpse into the heart of India and its temples

by kozmik

Destination: Hampi

It is a little like Kathmandu used to be, before the tourist numbers swelled. In Hampi, southern India, a laid-back, easy-going welcome awaits travellers at what is now a World Heritage site

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Humayun's Tomb

A backpacker's guide to New Delhi

Destination: New Delhi

In New Delhi, India, even the culture shock of stepping from the airport can be unbearable if you have never been to Asia. This guide will help budget travellers get to grips with the Indian capital

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Nyhavn

Copenhagen on a backpacker budget

by Rach

Destination: Copenhagen

Copenhagen has the reputation of being an expensive place to visit, but it's perfectly possible to have a fun, inspiring time in this wonderful city on a limited budget. I know - I did it!

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The Kabukiza, Ginza

Traditional Tokyo: a photographer's guide

Destination: Tokyo

According to the Japan National Tourism Organisation, Tokyo boasts seven of the country's 10 most popular sights - making the city a treasure trove for avid SLR enthusiasts and holiday snappers alike

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