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The Carrington (©VisitNSW.com)

Romance Down Under: Sydney for couples on a budget

by Sadhbh

Destination: Katoomba

Just because you're visiting Sydney as a backpacker doesn't mean you can't do romantic dates - try these three ideas for amorous outings that won't break the bank

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The Blue Lagoon

Travelling to Reykjavik in Iceland with a baby

Destination: Reykjavik

Iceland's Reykjavik is an excellent choice of destination if you are travelling with a baby - an interesting and child-friendly location

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The Beach at Watergate Bay

England: Cornwall's Watergate Bay - go catch a wave

Destination: Cornwall

Watergate Bay - a two mile stretch of glorious sandy beach on the north Cornish coast - is where your addiction to surfing will begin and you won't hear a moan from the kids all day!

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 Essaouira's plaza forms the centre of your photographic compass

Essaouira, Morocco: a photographer's dream destination

Destination: Essaouira

Travel photography is both rewarding and exciting - and the Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira, a World Heritage Site, provides the perfect backdrop for your pictures

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Dalyan – a muddy delight

Destination: Dalyan

Richard Baker gets down and dirty in this small, but lively, Turkish resort

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The Petrified Forest, Arizona

A romantic journey across America

Destination: New York

Suzie and I were in Brighton when I said: "Will you marry me?" She said, Yes! So I bought her the best ring I could afford, saying: "One day, we’ll go to New York to buy you one from Tiffany’s"

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Memorial to the Queen Mother

Churches, pubs and farms: a stroll in Hertfordshire

Destination: Hertfordshire

Read my guide to discover an interesting but easy walk for all of the family through the beautiful countryside in Hertfordshire

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Infinity pool and seafood restaurant (Photo © Jon Bigg)

Borneo goes boutique: a five-star island retreat in Sabah

Destination: Borneo

Tucked away on a coral island near Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, and surrounded by the azure waters of the South China Sea, Gayana combines tropical island simplicity with 21st-century luxuries.

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San Cristobal de las Casas: a Mexican gem

The colonial buildings and small-town friendliness of San Cristobal are not the only charms of the city - also waiting to be discovered is an unshakeable pride in Mexico's indigenous culture

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Awesome: the Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls: a South American must-see

Destination: Foz de Iguacu

Iguazu, Iguassu, Iguaçu... however you spell their name, these awe-inspiring waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina can justifiably claim to be the most spectacular in the world

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