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Successful Canal Holidays: It’s All In The Planning

Destination: Oxford

Forewarned is forearmed if you want to realise the dream of a stress-free holiday on the UK’s canals. Some of your most important decisions will be agreeing where to go and who to go with

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Coast through all the rides at Alton Towers in one day...

Destination: Alton

Alton Towers is full of white-knuckle rides and this guide will ensure that you hit all the best rides in one day!

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Regular stops to take in the beautiful scenery are a must!

Driving through the French Alps

Destination: Hautes-Alpes

It's worth taking time to explore the back roads through the French Alps, one of the most beautiful and dramatic regions in the whole of Europe

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The Alps aren't just for skiing

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Destination: Slovenia

A breathtaking walking tour across the majestic Italian and Slovenian Alps is sure to leave you in peak condition. Just don't look down...

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The view from Mollepata on the first morning

Salkantay: the alternative Inca Trail

Destination: Cusco

If you want to avoid the Inca Trail crowds on your way to Macchu Picchu, Peru, there is a more challenging way: try hiking up and down mountains and camping in the open on the Salkantay Trail

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Limbo-ing under the border

Amazing Nicaragua

Destination: Nicaragua

Hospitable people, intriguing historical sites and dramatic landscapes (plus some particularly tenacious green parrots) all combine to make Nicaragua an essential destination for the ardent traveller

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Tracking caymans and convicts on an Amazon cruise

Destination: Amazon River

Steve McQueen (as Papillon) had a hard time escaping Devil’s Island. Maybe he should have booked a Silversea cruise – the ultra-luxury way to travel from the Caribbean to the mighty Amazon river

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Let the Brazilian Amazon bring out the native in you

Destination: Manaus

A trip up the Amazon in Brazil can be an exciting, safe and luxurious adventure. All you need is a good camera and enough mental energy to take it all in. The Indian guide comes in handy too...

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Interior of Hotel Plaza Colon, Granada

Nicaragua - Central America's best kept secret

Destination: Nicaragua

Nicaragua is Central America's best kept secret. It offers volcanoes, lakes, culture and beaches. It will appeal particularly to the independent traveller and to all budgets

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Windmills near Edam

Amsterdam and beyond - by bike

Destination: Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a fine city for a cultural trip, but when you've had your fill of galleries, do as the Dutch do: take to two wheels and head out of town. Bike rental is easy and so is the cycling

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