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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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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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Sani Pass

Highest Pub in Africa – A day trip to Lesotho

Destination: Lesotho

27 bends and a climb of 1400 metres took us to perhaps the most uniquely located pub we have ever visited; its claim to fame – highest pub in Africa

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Gran Plaza, Tikal

Tikal, Guatemala - a two day trip from Belize

Destination: Tikal National Park

Venture deep into the jungle, where monkeys clamber over ruined temples, and prepare to unleash your inner Mowgli on a magical adventure into the heart of the Mayan empire

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Ranger at Turtle Island Marine Park

Sandakan: Borneo in a nutshell

Destination: Sabah

Get up close and personal with Borneo's wildlife. Then discover Sandakan's fascinating history

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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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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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96 Winery Road

Cape Town and the World Cup = a match made in Heaven

Destination: Cape Town

Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?

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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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