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Paradise beach, Carriacou

A budget backpacker guide to Grenada and Carriacou

Destination: Grenada

A holiday in paradise for under £500

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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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Parque Warner

Madrid – A city of culture, tapas and rollercoasters?

Destination: Madrid

A rollercoaster ride through the Spanish city's best offerings - strap yourself in for a tour of Madrid

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The Gornegrat Glacier Express offers a leisurely and stunning scenic route up the mountains of Zermatt

Zermatt: Swiss, swish and a ski resort for gourmets

by csenor

Destination: Zermatt

It is perhaps the world’s most beautiful ski resort – car-free, and with mountain restaurants and designer boutiques to match the perfection of the Matterhorn. Welcome to Zermatt, Switzerland

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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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Flamingoes line the fringes of Lake Nakuru

A flying safari over Kenya and Lake Victoria

by Zaksame

If you think that Kenya is spectacular from inside a jeep, then you should see it from the air. Soaring with the eagles above the Masai Mara and Lake Victoria puts Kenya in a new perspective

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Watch ferries come and go in Oban

Lismore: a truly enchanting Scottish island

by cbaird

Destination: Scotland

Take a short ferry ride to the island of Lismore, off the west coast of Scotland, to experience a place of great beauty, unique charm, and total relaxation

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Time for a brush at the Hazyview Elephant Sanctuary

Strike gold on a drive through Mpumalanga

Destination: Hoedspruit

If you are looking for spectacular scenery, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities, then Mpumalanga is for you. Just look out for the hippos crossing!

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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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