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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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St Andrews -The Old Course

St Andrews, Scotland: a perfect golfing hub

by buz1960

Destination: Scotland

St Andrews in Scotland is many things to many people: a quaint Scottish town, a classic seaside resort, the site of Scotland’s oldest University – and (oh yes) home to seven great golf courses

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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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A view of Treasure Island from Beachcomber Island

A Fijian bula party on Beachcomber Island

by Katie L

Destination: Beachcomber Island

Beachcomber Island in Fiji is one of those paradise islands that dreams are made of: golden sands, blue seas and a place where you would love to get castaway

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The stream is perfect for paddling

The Long Mynd, Shropshire: a perfect place to paddle

Destination: Shropshire

Looking for a family day out in Shropshire? The streams, trails and heather-covered hills of the Long Mynd may be the answer. It's also a centre for sports, from riding and golf to hang-gliding

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Fancy a dip in the Mermaid Pool?

A short trip to Cornwall's stunning Lizard Peninsula

Destination: Lizard

If you only have a few days to spend on Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula, follow my advice on where to stay, where to find the best Cornish pasty and which stunning sights you must see

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Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Glide your way through Madrid on a Segway

Destination: Madrid

With a city as huge as Madrid there are so many reasons to visit the Spanish capital. But there are two big questions to ask - "where do I start?", and "how do I get around?"

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The Buddha overlooks the pool at Parkschlößchen, © Nichole Martinson

A Touch of India in Germany's Moselle Valley

by nichole

Destination: Traben-Trarbach

East and West meet in Germany's tranquil Moselle River Valley, offering rest, relaxation and an unexpected taste of India at the Parkschlößchen Ayurvedic Spa

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