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Lion at Thanda Private Game Reserve

South African spa retreats

Destination: South Africa

South Africa has been in the spotlight recently for the 2010 World Cup - but it also deserves celebrating for its fantastic spa retreats. Here are my tried-and-tested personal top three

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Minarete and background hills

Remarkable Sarajevo. Recovery after the war

Destination: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Reflections of a retired Englishman on his experiences during an impetuous visit to Bosnia and the people's recovery after the nineties war

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Us outside the famous St. James factory gates

Dublin - Guinness will never taste the same again!

Destination: Dublin

We sample the cream of Ireland at the Guinness Factory's 250th birthday and give the Irish capital the ultimate student road test

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India-ahhhhh

Destination: India

Luxury India....

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Holland America Line's ms Ryndam at one of her ports of call

Why awesome Alaska is America's last frontier

On a cruise of Alaska's Inside Passage, you'll find a land full of awe-inspiring scenery, fascinating native culture, historic Gold Rush-era towns and the occasional brown bear

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Dalton Highway guide

On top of the world in Alaska

Destination: Alaska

Looking for a real adventure? Then head for Alaska, and take a road trip up the Dalton Highway for a dip in the Arctic Ocean - you won't be disappointed!

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The badlands near Dinosaur Provincial Park are sandstone, eroded by wind, water and ice (Travel Alberta)

Alberta: where dinosaurs roamed

Destination: Alberta

The badlands of Alberta, in Canada, were once home to more than 35 species of dinosaurs. Now they’re a draw for tourists and paleontologists unearthing millions of years of history

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Aleppo citadel

Aleppo: ancient sights and Arabian nights

Destination: Syria

The Syrian city of Aleppo makes a sensational destination for a short break, with an incredible souk to barter in, impressive citadels and castles to explore, and some great hotels and restaurants

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The course at Parque de Floresta

Surf and turf on the Algarve

Destination: Lagos

Planning a lads' weekend away, and looking for somewhere that combines adventure, golf, good food and cracking nightlife? Portugal's western Algarve has got the winning formula down to a tee...

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Rainbow bee-eaters

Away from it all in Far North Queensland

by Harry B

Destination: Cairns

Bloomfield Lodge, hidden away in the rainforest of Far North Queensland, is the perfect destination to relax and unwind. Remote yet luxurious, it’s also a base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef

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