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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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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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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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A campervan hits the road on the Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland

A Scottish adventure around every corner

Destination: Scotland

Stroll across the cliffs of Skye, savour the seafood in a scenic fishing village and sip single-malt whisky in Glen Coe. Scotland in a campervan has all the ingredients for the ultimate road trip

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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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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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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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A jaunt into the depths of the Amazon Rainforest from Manaus

Destination: Manaus

Brazil's Manaus is the perfect place to begin your trip into the jungle. Once there, grab your camera, don your raincoat and bear witness to the array of ecological delights in the Amazon Rainforest

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