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The sign of a warm welcome as you enter Sedbergh

Start a new chapter in scenic Sedbergh

Destination: Sedbergh

Looking for a relaxing child-friendly holiday in one of England's most stunning spots? Then head to the quaint cultural town of Sedbergh in the rolling Yorkshire Dales

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A campervan hits the road on the Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland

A Scottish adventure around every corner

Destination: Scotland

Stroll across the cliffs of Skye, savour the seafood in a scenic fishing village and sip single-malt whisky in Glen Coe. Scotland in a campervan has all the ingredients for the ultimate road trip

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A walk along the Shropshire Union canal

Destination: Staffordshire

Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.

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The atmosphere is electric when 13,000 spectators pack the open-air arena. There is a lovely restaurant at the top with panoramic views

Innsbruck, Austria: a city break with a ski holiday attached

by csenor

Destination: Innsbruck

I've always seen Innsbruck as a stress-free airport from which to access my favourite Austrian ski resorts only an hour away. However, it is more than that: a historic city with nine ski areas nearby

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A short, sweet, cheap education on the Scottish Highlands

Destination: Drumnadrochit

I took up a challenge - to educate three Kiwis in the basic history, food and cultural transformation of the Scottish Highlands. All on a budget!

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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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Loch Ossian Youth Hostel

A wild weekend in the Scottish Highlands

Destination: Fort William

For a true taste of wilderness, retreat to Loch Ossian on remote Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands

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A jaunt into the depths of the Amazon Rainforest from Manaus

Destination: Manaus

Brazil's Manaus is the perfect place to begin your trip into the jungle. Once there, grab your camera, don your raincoat and bear witness to the array of ecological delights in the Amazon Rainforest

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Scotland - a short break in Angus

Destination: Angus

Often overlooked by holidaymakers intent on discovering the grander landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, the ancient county of Angus has lots to offer visitors at any time of the year

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Zebra at waterhole

Walk on the wild side - a Kruger safari, South Africa

by zara

Destination: Kruger National Park

One of the world’s greatest game reserves, the Kruger offers good value self-drive safaris with numerous side activities to discover the park and its wildlife

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