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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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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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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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The first sight of the Amazon in Belem

A journey in the Amazon: piranhas, dolphins and hammocks

Destination: Belem

Dolphins, storms, caimans, hammocks, knife-throwing: it may still be a tourist backwater, but there's nothing boring about journeys in the Brazilian Amazon

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Antarctic sunset

Antarctica: an experience of a lifetime

Destination: Antarctica

Visit Antarctica, a stunning part of the world barely touched by man, and come away with the memories and pictures that other people only dream about

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Reward for your efforts - breathtaking views

Camino Primitivo: a different way to Santiago de Compostela

Destination: Asturias

For pilgrims in Spain, all roads lead to Santiago de Compostela. Ignore the crowded Camino Frances, take the "Primitivo" and tramp Spain's green provinces of Asturias and Galicia. Tough, but rewarding

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Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater - a whole new world

Destination: Penrith

The Lake District makes me feel happy purely by its very existence. Knowing that its always there, ready to transport me to its carefree alternate reality when the real world gets too much.

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Waterproofs are provided

North Berwick and Bass Rock: a great day out from Edinburgh

Destination: North Berwick

Bounce off the waves in a high speed boat on the way to Bass Rock, see gannets, seals and puffins, and enjoy a great pub lunch in North Berwick - all within an hour of the Scottish capital

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Durbar Square is at the heart of Kathmandu

A day in Kathmandu, Nepal

Destination: Kathmandu

Chaotic but colourful and vibrant, the very name of Kathmandu conjures up images of a mystical and alluring city. Here are just some of the not-to-be missed sights in the Nepali capital

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Kinsale and westwards..

How I love a rainy day - the joys of winter in Cork, Ireland

by zara

Destination: Ireland

Come rain or shine - and frequently both on the same day - you will always have a good time and find a warm welcome in the west of County Cork

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