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Kynance Cove near Lizard Point has beautiful wild flowers in spring

A walk on the wild side of Cornwall

Destination: Cornwall

Leave Newquay, Perranporth and St Ives to the crowds and head into the real Cornwall. Exploring the Lizard and Land’s End peninsulas is like turning the clock back to an earlier age of holidaymaking

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Spanish Gothic: Las Palmas cathedral at night

A breezy short break in Las Palmas

Destination: Las Palmas

Old world meets new in the capital of Gran Canaria. From its ornate Spanish balconies, patios and squares to its modern clubs, bars and cool urban beach life, Las Palmas thrills

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Vathi, gateway to the island of Meganisi

Meganisi: a walk back in time

Destination: Ionian Islands

On the tiny Ionian island of Meganisi, you'll find deserted beaches, plenty of silence and a slice of the real Greece

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East coast road with views over Bathsheba

A beach bum's guide to Barbados

Destination: Barbados

Yes, the people are warm and friendly, and the rum flows freely - but the real reason to go to Barbados is to make the most of those beautiful beaches

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Want a beach party? Head to Rimini!

Destination: Rimini

The once faded resort of Rimini is now the hottest place to party with the beautiful people of Italy

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Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman (© Dave Rogers/Cayman Islands Department of Tourism)

A grand tour of Grand Cayman

Destination: Cayman Islands

To most people, the Cayman Islands are all about offshore banking or diving - which means the perfect beaches, wild interiors and cultural diversity are among the world's best-kept secrets

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Disney works its magic on a cruise

Destination: Port Canaveral

Children will love cruising Disney-style but its ships are every bit as entertaining for adults, too, and the seamless holidays also include a stay at Walt Disney World

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Anguilla’s ocean idyll (© Ashley Hubbard)

Anguilla: where life’s a beach

Destination: Anguilla

When it comes to great beaches, small is beautiful. Anguilla may be tiny, but this Caribbean island boasts 33 fabulous beaches. There is nowhere better for a winter break

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A beginner's guide to Cornwall

Destination: Perranporth

Planning a trip to Cornwall and unsure of where to stay and what to do? Here's how we managed to cram a little bit of everything the county has to offer in to a short first-time visit

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The Renaissance, Sharm el Sheikh

Rejuvenate on a winter break to Sharm-El-Sheikh

Destination: Sharm El-Sheikh

Egypt is a land of antiquity, but why go to Cairo and Luxor when when you can experience living history a few feet beneath the surface in the warm buoyant waters of Sharm-El-Sheikh?

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