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Elephants drinking on the banks of the Chobe river, Chobe National Park

Botswana on a budget

Destination: Chobe National Park

From the elephant herds of Chobe National Park to the hippo-rich waters of the Okavango Delta, Botswana is a playground for lovers of wildlife

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The impressive main gate of Almeida has stood for over 200 years

Step back in history with a visit to Almeida

Destination: Almeida

Far from Portugal’s popular tourist regions lies Almeida, a land of amazing landscapes, picturesque towns, and some of the most impressive historical sites in Europe

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A Green Tortoise bus

Travelling coast to coast on a USA road trip

Destination: New York City

Watch pink grapefruit sunrises, play the slot machines in Las Vegas and camp out under a sky filled with a thousand stars. It's all part of a rough and ready but unforgettable Green Tortoise road trip

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It’s not hard to find peace and quiet in the Sea of Cortez

Baja bound: a Mexican road trip

Destination: Baja California

Grab yourself a cheapo rental car, a map and an enthusiastic travelling companion, and you're perfectly equipped for a budget trip through Mexico's Baja peninsula

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Cheltenham

A very British road trip

Destination: John O'Groats

Drive Le Jog (Land's End to John O'Groats) for a 900-mile sense of achievement and a view right across the heart of Britain

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The view from the steps up to the lighthouse in Byron Bay

Surfing on a shoestring on Australia’s east coast

Destination: Byron Bay

In a van big enough to house two people, two surfboards, one gas stove and a few clothes, we drove from Sydney up the east coast of Australia, surfing all the way

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Wind your way around ancient villages dating back more than 2,000 years!

Yemen: a living fairy tale

by rwicks

Destination: Sanaa

There were plenty of people who warned us off going to Yemen, but we chose to ignore them - and discovered an architectural wonder forgotten by time, plus a whole lot of fun

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Kangaroo Island definitely rocks

Hop to Kangaroo Island - a nature lover's paradise

Destination: Kangaroo Island

A trip to Kangaroo Island offers the chance to spot wallabies, koalas and seals. And if that sounds like too much hard work, you can just sit back and watch the waves with a glass of homemade gin!

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Wyoming and South Dakota - a short road trip

by Wiggy

Destination: Cody

If you're planning a trip to America's "Wild West", here's my brief guide to restaurants, sights and accommodation in Cody, Buffalo, Sundance, Deadwood and Keyston

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A colourful capital: Tobermory

A scenic drive around the Isle of Mull

Destination: Scotland

Do you want to find the best sights and places to visit while travelling on the Isle of Mull's winding roads? Read my guide as I take a trip through mountainous terrain and past cascading waterfalls

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