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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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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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Downtown Reykjavik

Iceland: a natural wonder

by cotcom

Destination: Reykjavik

Iceland is delightfully surprising; it's pristine and beautiful, friendly and quirky. In summer, the sun never sets, and there’s plenty to do, whether you're feeling sporty, lazy or just plain hungry

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Wyoming and South Dakota - a short road trip

by Wiggy

Destination: Cody

If you're planning a trip to America's "Wild West", here's my brief guide to restaurants, sights and accommodation in Cody, Buffalo, Sundance, Deadwood and Keyston

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A giraffe in Kruger National Park, South Africa

South Africa: a solo traveller's guide

Destination: Johannesburg

Travelling alone in South Africa could not be easier. Using the Baz Bus route for backpackers, I visited Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Durban, Lesotho and the Drakensburg Mountains

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The view from our tent on Cockatoo Island

Sydney on a budget: sights and sites

Destination: Sydney

Camping on an island in Sydney Harbour isn't just a great way to save money - it also guarantees you a hell of a view. And it's not the only way to enjoy the city without breaking the bank...

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Castle Street

Kidwelly: a well-kept Welsh secret

Destination: Wales

Often overshadowed by its more famous neighbours, the little Welsh town of Kidwelly has plenty to offer anyone in search of a few days' total relaxation - including a magnificent Norman castle

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Bull charging a raseteur

A uniquely French experience in Nimes

Destination: Nimes

The southern French city of Nimes has all the ingredients for a great short break, including the chance to witness la course camarguaise, the local (less gory) version of bullfighting

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A traditional dhow cruises off the Musandam Peninsula

Oman: a slow boat to Musandam

Destination: Musandam Peninsula

Setting sail on a four-day dhow adventure is the perfect way to discover the spectacular, hidden beauty of the Musandam region of Oman, one of the Arabian Peninsula's best-kept secrets

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