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Vast mountain ranges

Taking the slow train from Jo'burg to Cape Town

Destination: Pretoria

Travelling by train within South Africa can be a great,safe and relaxing way to see the magnificent scenery. But don't expect everything to be plain sailing.

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One of the geodesic domes at Fforest

Cardigan without the sweat

Destination: Cardigan

The Fforest campsite near Cardigan, on the west coast of Wales, is the perfect place to unwind, and an ideal base from which to explore the area

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Chamonix chill

Chilling in Chamonix

Destination: Chamonix

Known as an Alpine playground, the French resort of Chamonix is now making attempts to go greener, in a bid to secure its future popularity with skiers and non-skiers alike

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Guests can borrow the chateau’s bicycles to explore the surrounding countryside

Eco chic in the Czech Republic

Destination: Mcely

In the Czech countryside, just an hour from Prague, lies a fairytale chateau with romantic surroundings, luxurious decor and impressive eco credentials

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The coastline near Raglan, the Waikato. Credit: Stephen Witherden

Chris Coubrough's Waikato, New Zealand

by Chris C

Destination: Hamilton

For a chef like me, the Waikato region of North Island, New Zealand, is an ideal destination. A benign climate and rich soil guarantee great produce, there's a vibrant café culture – and you can surf…

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Shiretoko Deer near Furepe Falls

Japan: Shiretoko - far from the heat of the city

Destination: Hokkaido

Shiretoko is Hokkaido's hidden beauty; hotsprings, waterfalls, wild deer and beautiful mountains await

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Manínska tiesňava gorge ii)

Sulovske Skaly: the "rock city" of Slovakia

by jillap

Destination: Slovakia

Climb, hike and cycle among the rock towers, gorges and ravines of this beautiful but unknown part of Slovakia - but hurry before everyone else discovers Sulovske Skaly too

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Vast dunes

The Gates of Hell: Namibia's Desolate Skeleton Coast

Destination: Namibia

Looking for somewhere remote with stunning scenery? An exclusive eco-friendly holiday in the wilderness? Visit Namibia's Skeleton Coast, its desert, dunes and wildlife and camp in a dry riverbed.

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We made it to Hornsea!

Coast to Coast on the Trans Pennine Trail

by Sioned

Destination: Southport

Are you up for a challenge? Why not have a UK adventure holiday with a difference and cycle or walk the width of England along the Trans Pennine Trail

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Cycling in Copenhagen

Destination: Copenhagen

The Danish capital of Copenhagen – the location for the 21st century’s first major climate change treaty - is a joy to cycle around

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