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Fortaleza Canyon

The grand canyons of Brazil

by Giovana

Destination: Brazil

If you're going to Brazil, make sure to head to the south of the country, where you can see stunning canyons and beautiful waterfalls and experience the life of the local gauchos

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Church in Morretes

Brazil by rail: Curitiba to Morretes

Destination: Parana

For most of us, commuting by train is unpleasant. Not in the Brazilian state of Parana: the three-hour trip from Curitiba to Morretes just happens to snake through the breathtaking Atlantic rainforest

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Fishing boats off Ilha Grande, Brazil

Chilling out on Brazil's Costa Verde

Destination: Ilha Grande

Just a two-hour drive from the non-stop party of Rio, 300 rocky islands form a haven for nature lovers. Ilha Grande, with its 100 beaches and languid rhythms, is the largest – and the most perfect

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Keeping watch on a Bristol Channel Island

Flat Holm: the Bristol Channel island

Destination: Cardiff

If you're searching for an island off the beaten tourist track, look no further than the UK's Bristol Channel. Here you will find Flat Holm, an undiscovered haven that's just waiting to be explored

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View from the observation car

Winnipeg to Churchill by train


Destination: Churchill

An 80-hour round trip by rail, heading north through subarctic Canada, takes you to Churchill – "the polar bear capital of the world". The journey – not the destination – is the real adventure

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One of Silhouette's guides shows visitors the natural delights of the island.

Nature calls in the sun-kissed Seychelles

Destination: Silhouette Island

From swimming with whale sharks to hanging out with an ancient tortoise, there's a David Attenborough moment around every corner in the glorious Seychelles

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Kovalam Beach seen from its suothern end near the lighthouse

Kovalam: the calm of southern India

by kozmik

Destination: Kovalam

This world-famous trio of beaches in Kerala, southern India, has working fishermen, a laid-back lifestyle and a varied selection of hotels from the basic to the super luxurious.

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Sands Holiday Centre

Cool camping in Scotland

Destination: Scotland

In case you hadn't heard, camping's cool again - and you don't have to go far to pitch your newly trendy tent, because some of Europe's finest campsites are in Scotland

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Luxury safari camps in Tanzania

Destination: Tanzania

Tanzania - This is about as untamed as it gets. It’s one of the remotest parts of Africa, hundreds of miles from the nearest village and in a reserve larger....

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Shotgun shacks come with a bottle tree to drive away evil spirits

Paddle your own canoe down the mighty Mississippi

Destination: Mississippi

From sleeping in shotgun shacks virtually unchanged since cotton-pickin’ days to living with nature on the legendary Ol' Man River, Mississippi is a world away from America’s better-known states

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