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Qingcheng mountain

Pandas and pagodas in Chengdu

by biscuit

Destination: Chengdu

Watching baby pandas, visiting mountain temples, eating home-made dumplings and getting to know the locals... we may have had only a short time in the Chinese city of Chengdu, but we crammed a lot in!

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Cradle Mountain

Wildlife and wilderness in Tasmania

Destination: Tasmania

Australia's smallest state, Tasmania draws me back time after time to climb extinct volcanos, walk on deserted white beaches, visit waterfalls in pandanus groves and explore historic Hobart

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Hotel de Londres, Luz-Saint-Sauveur

Gavarnie and Lourdes in the Hautes Pyrenees: worlds apart

by zara

Destination: France

It's a small distance between Gavarnie and Lourdes but their attractions are so different; whether you come in search of wild mountain scenery or a place of religious pilgrimage you will find it here

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Black sand and basalt cliffs where fulmars nest, Snaefellsess

Raw nature and hot tubs in Iceland

Destination: Reykholt

Land of fire and ice, Iceland is a destination truly deserving of the title 'awesome', ideal for lovers of dramatic landscapes, unspoilt nature, wildlife and above all space

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Chemin de la Mature, Aspe valley

Ossau and Aspe: two valleys in the French Pyrenees

by zara

Destination: France

Ossau and Aspe are two easily accessible and beautiful Pyrenean valleys, which are a great introduction to the region and with much to offer the traveller

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The Wife at Coconut Beach Resort

The Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef

by Wiggy

Destination: Great Barrier Reef

The Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef - where to stay, what boat to sail on, tips and advice. It's all here to ensure a perfect holiday

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Holy cows are everywhere in Jaipur.

The tastes, sights and sounds of Jaipur

by rwicks

Destination: India

It is Rajasthan’s most colourful city, guaranteed to leave your senses smitten. To navigate your way through the confusion, follow my advice on where to stay, what to eat and where to rest your soul

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Sunset from Kallso island

Kayaking and camping in Sweden

by kimsta

Destination: Sweden

Taking a kayak trip round the islands of St Anna's archipelago, in Sweden, is a real wilderness adventure, as you choose your own route, camp wherever you like and cook up feasts over an open fire

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Devil's Marbles

Emus and euros in the Northern Territory

Take a road trip through Australia's Northern Territory, from Darwin to Alice Springs, and you'll have all sorts of weird and wonderful wildlife encounters en route

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Puerta del Pardon, Cordoba

Golden rewards in Cordoba and Cadiz

Destination: Barcelona

A pilgrimage by train from Barcelona to the mosque at Cordoba reaps a golden surprise. Then on to Cadiz, where the gold-domed cathedral looks down over a very different city

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