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Elephants drinking on the banks of the Chobe river, Chobe National Park

Botswana on a budget

Destination: Chobe National Park

From the elephant herds of Chobe National Park to the hippo-rich waters of the Okavango Delta, Botswana is a playground for lovers of wildlife

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The perilously-sited Civita di Bagnoregio, in central Italy

Out on a limb in Italy

Destination: Lazio

The precarious village of Cività di Bagnoregio is one of central Italy’s most arresting sights. Cross the footbridge into a fairytale place with an astonishing history.

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Large brown spitting cobra

A safari with a difference in Kenya

Elephants and rhinos? So old hat! Adventure-seeking travellers in Kenya can now go on safari in search of a very different big five...

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The view from the steps up to the lighthouse in Byron Bay

Surfing on a shoestring on Australia’s east coast

Destination: Byron Bay

In a van big enough to house two people, two surfboards, one gas stove and a few clothes, we drove from Sydney up the east coast of Australia, surfing all the way

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The best snorkeling outfit on Long Beach

Perhentian paradise: beach life on a Malaysian island

Destination: Malaysia

Are you seeking sun, beaches, clear blue coral-filled water, £3 BBQ feasts and £7-a-night bungalows in paradise? Then I know just the place off the northeast coast of Malaysia...

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Shojoshin-in Temple, Mount Koya, Japan

A Buddhist retreat in Japan

Destination: Japan

It's a world away from frenetic Tokyo and the dash for the bullet train – the Daishi religion, and its heartland high up on Mount Koya in Japan, where visitors can stay and live like Buddhist monks

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The approach to the Virupaksha Temple at dusk.

Hampi: a glimpse into the heart of India and its temples

by kozmik

Destination: Hampi

It is a little like Kathmandu used to be, before the tourist numbers swelled. In Hampi, southern India, a laid-back, easy-going welcome awaits travellers at what is now a World Heritage site

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Northwest India: a whirlwind tour

Destination: India

In one trip, you can take in Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur and the Taj Mahal. Be prepared for sensory overload as you explore the forts, temples and busy streets of Rajasthan and the Golden Triangle

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Yosemite Bug Hostel YARTS Stop

Touring Yosemite without a car

by hjxuan

Destination: Yosemite National Park

Can't drive, won't drive or on a budget? You can still have a rewarding trip to Yosemite National Park in California, USA. Here's your step-by-step guide to how to do it...

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Marinelli Glacier

Cruising Patagonia: the trip of a lifetime

Destination: Patagonia

Sailing along the icy coast of southern Patagonia, taking in Cape Horn and Glacier Alley, and meeting seals, whales and penguins en route, is one of the most spectacular journeys on the planet

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