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Underwater world of wonders

Weird and wonderful: five top dive sites

Destination: Bahamas

From the world’s largest brain coral to the Vulcan bomber from Thunderball, scuba divers can get their fix. In the Bahamas, Iceland, Tobago, Mexico and Russia, I go underwater sightseeing

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The Grand Mauritian - Pool Area

Mauritius for honeymooners, families and fun

Destination: Mauritius

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family all-inclusive or an adventure, Mauritius has it all. From five-stars to self-catering, there is a hotel to suit every budget – and plenty to do

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Glitz, glam and girls... welcome to St Tropez

Destination: St-Tropez

Fancy joining the jetset in St Tropez? Here's the lowdown on the best places to stay and where to play. Just be prepared to pay...

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Tempio Malastestiano, Rimini (© Italian State Tourist Board)

Rimini: hip hotels, beaches and bling

Destination: Rimini

Once derided as the Blackpool of Italy, Rimini is making waves as the buzzy party resort of the Adriatic. Yet, with its miles of golden sands and historic centre, it has more to offer than clubbing

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Sete at night (© Adam Batterbee)

Sun, sand, sea and Sète

Destination: Sete

The lively French Mediterranean port of Sete is the perfect place to indulge a passion for seafood and long sandy beaches

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Sun, sea and shopping in South Beach, Miami

Destination: Miami Beach

Winter sun doesn't have to mean Caribbean beach holidays - head for South Beach, Miami and you can add nightlife and retail therapy to the sun, sea and sand combination

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Glass-bottomed boats at Pigeon Point

Tobago: perfect views and lazy days

by Aimee

Destination: Tobago

The Caribbean island of Tobago has a breathtaking coastline and laidback people with two speeds: slow and slower - making it the perfect spot for a little relaxation

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Wet and wild: two sides of Kenya

Destination: Kenya

In Kenya, you can combine all the thrills of a tropical beach holiday (kite-surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving from a dhow) with watching lions at dawn on safari in the Masai Mara – a winning formula

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Sun, sea and serenity in North Cyprus

Destination: Kyrenia

If your image of Cyprus is all rowdy holidaymakers and late-night clubbing, think again: head north rather than south and you'll find it is possible to have peace and quiet along with your sun

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Pollensa's Plaza Major - the main square

Pollensa: culture, calm and creature comforts

by Glynis

Destination: Majorca

Majorca was never on my travel wish-list - until a trip to the quaint, historic town of Pollensa revealed that there's far more to this Spanish island than sun, sea and sand (though they're there too)

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