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The villages of the Poqueira Gorge are dotted on the landscape like daubs of whitewash on a browny green canvas

Alpujarras: literary pilgrimage

Destination: Andalusia

Little has changed in the villages of southern Spain’s Alpujarras mountains since the author of a classic travel book stopped by almost a century ago

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White-walled minimalism at Relais Blu

Beyond Positano: the other Amalfi Coast

Destination: Amalfi Coast

A few hundred tourists can turn the steep cliffs, coves and narrow roads of Positano and Amalfi into human cattle runs. For a taste of the Italian good life and how the peninsula used to be, head west

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Inside the Roman amphitheatre

Bosra: modern living in an ancient setting

Destination: Bosra

The finest and best preserved Roman amphitheatre in the Middle East is just one reason to visit Bosra in southern Syria, a living, thriving city based around ancient and impressive ruins

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Gulf of Corinth (©

Ancient Greece in your own time

Destination: Olympia

Taking coach tours to visit three of the greatest sights of ancient Greece is too much of a rush - better to travel at your own pace, for more time to see the sights and soak up the atmosphere

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Just one of the breath-taking views of New Zealand from your campervan

Campervan thrills and spills in New Zealand

Destination: Te Anau

There's no better way to explore the open roads of New Zealand than by campervan. But be careful: the road to paradise doesn't always run smooth...

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Beach, Mozambique

Want Both Stunning Beaches and Safari? Head to Mozambique.

Destination: Mozambique

Mozambique is the perfect destination for that African trip of a lifetime: a paradise where you can chill on the beaches and hunt lions on safari

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The bookshop in Kenmare

Singalonga Cork and Kerry

Destination: Cork

A driving tour of Cork and Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland, takes in breathtaking scenery, magnificent vistas and cosy pubs. Plus, you've got a ready-made soundtrack to sing along to as you go...

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The road tae Drumbeg

Tranquillity and solitude in Scotland's far northwest

by Drifter

Destination: Scottish Highlands

The region of Assynt, in the highlands of Scotland, is pretty much a long way from anywhere - the perfect place for anyone in search of peace and perspective

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Welcome to Vegas – home of buffets, gambling and fun

Rock and high rollers in Las Vegas

Destination: Las Vegas

One’s a breathtaking natural rock formation and the other is a giant playground in the middle of the desert. But including the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas in the same trip makes perfect sense

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Chablis and the Morvan

Destination: Chablis

Driving around rural parts of France is a great joy - especially in the beautiful Chablis region and the Morvan where the roads are almost empty

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