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Fancy a dip in the Mermaid Pool?

A short trip to Cornwall's stunning Lizard Peninsula

Destination: Lizard

If you only have a few days to spend on Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula, follow my advice on where to stay, where to find the best Cornish pasty and which stunning sights you must see

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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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Bonding with the locals

Morocco: a road trip through the Atlas Mountains

Destination: Zagora

The Atlas Mountain route from Tinighir to Zagora is home to the greatest variety of scenery, activities and weather I've ever experienced on one holiday. Taking a road trip allowed us to see it all

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The old US embassy

A train journey to Tehran - the heart of Persia

Destination: Tehran

Iran may seem like an unusual travel destination, but taking the Trans-Asia Express from Istanbul to Tehran gives a real sense of travelling to a different world

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Flamingoes line the fringes of Lake Nakuru

A flying safari over Kenya and Lake Victoria

by Zaksame

If you think that Kenya is spectacular from inside a jeep, then you should see it from the air. Soaring with the eagles above the Masai Mara and Lake Victoria puts Kenya in a new perspective

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Sheraton Keauhou Ocean View at sunset

Hawaii: a honeymooner's tale

Destination: Hawaii

If you are looking for somewhere exotic and colourful, which feels out of this world - try a Hawaiian island or two. From what we saw, Hawaii has outstanding romantic and natural beauty

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Penn y Ghent - the 1st peak

The Yorkshire Three Peaks: a worthy walking challenge

If you fancy a walk in the Yorkshire Dales, why not put yourself to the test and see whether you can qualify for the Three Peaks Club. Afterwards, visit a local pub for a well deserved pint

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Dawn at Kasbah Baha Baha

Morocco - a taste of the south: kasbahs, ksours and desert

by agcc

Destination: Ait Ben Haddou

What better way could there be to escape the English winter than to travel south east from Marrakech and to explore some of the less well known areas of Morocco

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Zebra at waterhole

Walk on the wild side - a Kruger safari, South Africa

by zara

Destination: Kruger National Park

One of the world’s greatest game reserves, the Kruger offers good value self-drive safaris with numerous side activities to discover the park and its wildlife

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Relaxation at The Scarlet Hotel

Cornwall - a green and friendly corner of England

Destination: Cornwall

Cornwall is taking the lead when it comes to being green. Eco-friendly hotels and restaurants serve walkers, surfers, cyclists and those visitng the superb beaches and cultural offerings

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