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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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The impressive red rock landscape around Sedona

Taking a spin in Sedona

Destination: Sedona

When you want to explore the beautiful red rock country of Sedona in Arizona, there's only one way to do it in style: riding high on the back of a Hummer

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Lake Palace Hotel, Udaipur

A regal tour of Rajasthan

by cotcom

Destination: Udaipur

Staying in some of Rajasthan's beautifully restored fort-palaces, now converted into luxury hotels, gives you a memorable chance to see India through the eyes of the maharajas

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Downtown Reykjavik

Iceland: a natural wonder

by cotcom

Destination: Reykjavik

Iceland is delightfully surprising; it's pristine and beautiful, friendly and quirky. In summer, the sun never sets, and there’s plenty to do, whether you're feeling sporty, lazy or just plain hungry

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A giraffe in Kruger National Park, South Africa

South Africa: a solo traveller's guide

Destination: Johannesburg

Travelling alone in South Africa could not be easier. Using the Baz Bus route for backpackers, I visited Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Durban, Lesotho and the Drakensburg Mountains

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A traditional dhow cruises off the Musandam Peninsula

Oman: a slow boat to Musandam

Destination: Musandam Peninsula

Setting sail on a four-day dhow adventure is the perfect way to discover the spectacular, hidden beauty of the Musandam region of Oman, one of the Arabian Peninsula's best-kept secrets

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Annapurna South

Hitting a mountain high in Nepal

Destination: Kathmandu

How to avoid the crowds, and the costs, when you go trekking in Nepal

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Your carriage awaits: the Eagle Express to Rottnest Island

A day trip to Rottnest Island, Australia

Destination: Rottnest Island

Swapping homes with a couple in Fremantle, Western Australia, gave us not just a stylish apartment to live in, but a chance to see Rottnest island with its marine park, reefs and exotic wildlife

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Temple of Bel

A romantic desert adventure in Palmyra

Destination: Palmyra

Watching the sun set over the vast ruins of Palmyra, an ancient wonder miles from anywhere, in the middle of the Syrian desert, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience

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African sunset

A road trip through the Cape

by MelV

Destination: Plettenberg Bay

After a bit of sun, sea and winelands? Better get down to the Western Cape region of South Africa

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