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Pale chanting goshawk, Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp

Lion in wait in the Kalahari: a South African safari

There may be over 440 Kalahari lions in South Africa and Botswana's Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, but they proved elusive for much of our stay. Luckily, other wildlife was far more obliging...

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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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The Elise takes a breather

A grand driving break in America

Destination: Las Vegas

Leaving no cliché unturned, Johnny Tipler takes an Elise from Nevada to Arizona on an American road trip.

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Awesome: the Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls: a South American must-see

Destination: Foz de Iguacu

Iguazu, Iguassu, Iguaçu... however you spell their name, these awe-inspiring waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina can justifiably claim to be the most spectacular in the world

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Muri Lagoon

On Cook Islands time; A walk on the wild side in Rarotonga

by sgl4maj

Destination: Rarotonga

Rarotonga may be a tiny dot in the South Pacific but it certainly packs a punch. Sublime snorkelling, rainforest hiking and Polynesian culture are all within reach in this Cook Islands paradise

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The Petrified Forest, Arizona

A romantic journey across America

Destination: New York

Suzie and I were in Brighton when I said: "Will you marry me?" She said, Yes! So I bought her the best ring I could afford, saying: "One day, we’ll go to New York to buy you one from Tiffany’s"

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Los Voladores de Cuetzalan

Cuetzalan: a classically Mexican affair

Destination: Puebla

Close to Mexico City, the pueblo magico of Cuetzalan serves as a great weekend break for those with an appetite for adventure and a desire for a more authentic Mexican experience

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Time for a brush at the Hazyview Elephant Sanctuary

Strike gold on a drive through Mpumalanga

Destination: Hoedspruit

If you are looking for spectacular scenery, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities, then Mpumalanga is for you. Just look out for the hippos crossing!

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On top of Table Mountain

From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for a special celebration

Destination: Cape Town

A self-drive holiday for my husband's 60th, took us from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and combined adventure with luxury accommodation. The only problem...I needed a week longer everywhere we stayed!

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Loch Ossian Youth Hostel

A wild weekend in the Scottish Highlands

Destination: Fort William

For a true taste of wilderness, retreat to Loch Ossian on remote Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands

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