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The golden sands of Agrigento - still radiant in October

Seeking out Sicily's highlights on a driving tour

Destination: Agrigento

A driving tour of the Mediterranean's biggest island is a challenging but rewarding way to get under the skin of Sicily's stunning scenery. Grab a map and get on the road

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Bonding with the locals

Morocco: a road trip through the Atlas Mountains

Destination: Zagora

The Atlas Mountain route from Tinighir to Zagora is home to the greatest variety of scenery, activities and weather I've ever experienced on one holiday. Taking a road trip allowed us to see it all

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Dawn at Kasbah Baha Baha

Morocco - a taste of the south: kasbahs, ksours and desert

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Destination: Ait Ben Haddou

What better way could there be to escape the English winter than to travel south east from Marrakech and to explore some of the less well known areas of Morocco

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Mountain Flowers

La Seu d'Urgell, Catalonia: a walking holiday in Spain

Destination: La Seu d'Urgell

The Spanish Pyrenees are a walker's paradise during the summer months and La Seu d'Urgell is a perfect base offering spectacular views, an abundance of wild flowers and crystal clear rivers and lakes

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White asparagus, emmental and egg gallette

Vaison-la-Romaine: a perfect Provençal village

Destination: Vaison-la-Romaine

I have always dreamt of spending a year in Provence. Unfortunately for me, a week would have to suffice. Staying in the picture perfect village of Vaison-la-Romaine was some compensation though

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96 Winery Road

Cape Town and the World Cup = a match made in Heaven

Destination: Cape Town

Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?

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Vesuvius from the balcony at La Medusa Grand Hotel

Italian road trip: Pompeii – a beginner's guide

Destination: Pompeii

Find out how my ignorance about this ancient site was rewarded

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Sani Pass

Highest Pub in Africa – A day trip to Lesotho

Destination: Lesotho

27 bends and a climb of 1400 metres took us to perhaps the most uniquely located pub we have ever visited; its claim to fame – highest pub in Africa

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Reward for your efforts - breathtaking views

Camino Primitivo: a different way to Santiago de Compostela

Destination: Asturias

For pilgrims in Spain, all roads lead to Santiago de Compostela. Ignore the crowded Camino Frances, take the "Primitivo" and tramp Spain's green provinces of Asturias and Galicia. Tough, but rewarding

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Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater - a whole new world

Destination: Penrith

The Lake District makes me feel happy purely by its very existence. Knowing that its always there, ready to transport me to its carefree alternate reality when the real world gets too much.

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