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A former Confederate and former Union solder meet up in a 1938 ceremony at Gettysburg

Washington DC: up close and personal with the President

by kozmik

Destination: Washington DC

You can tour the White House and Michelle Obama's vegetable patch if you wish, but there is more to Washington than political life – museums, art galleries and colonial Georgetown, for a start

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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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Black sand and basalt cliffs where fulmars nest, Snaefellsess

Raw nature and hot tubs in Iceland

Destination: Reykholt

Land of fire and ice, Iceland is a destination truly deserving of the title 'awesome', ideal for lovers of dramatic landscapes, unspoilt nature, wildlife and above all space

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Castell d'Alaro jutting out from the mountain crags

Mallorca – verdant valleys and majestic mountains

Destination: Alaro

Take a break from Mallorca's turquoise waters and drive inland to the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains for breathtaking vistas, the best lamb and an idyllic boutique hotel to hide away in

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War Cemetery in Normandy

Tasting Champagne in Reims and Epernay, France

Destination: Reims

Wanting to get away for the weekend from the UK, but don't want to break the bank? Take a drive down to Reims and Epernay in the Champagne region and get to try lots of Champagne too

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Happy customers at Dewars ice cream parlour, Bakersfield

Secrets of the Sierras: Kernville and Remington Hot Springs

by zara

Destination: Kernville

Remington Hot Springs and Kernville are off the beaten track, but those who find them will have a memorable time in the beautiful Sierra foothills of California

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Emu cooking at a bush tucker session

Canberra with kids: culture, coffee and cakes

Destination: Canberra

Having recently had a four-month stint in Canberra with my children but without even the distraction of school, allow me to rave about the many and varied delights of this family-orientated city

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Bodega Cigaleña, Santander

Exploring Santander and the Costa Verde - no flying required

Destination: Santander

Fancy joining the no-fly zone? Take the ferry to Santander and arrive rested and relaxed, ready to explore the stunning Cantabrian coastline.

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Arriving at Hotel Ranga

Luxurious Iceland: fire, ice, earth and water

by msjoyce

Destination: Grindavik

"Why Iceland?" was the reaction of all of our friends. We had no real answer - just an unexplainable attraction. Having just returned, we now have hundreds of answers to the question

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Dragon tree

La Palma: beauty and tranquillity in the Canary Islands

by Harry B

Destination: La Palma

A quiet, relaxed lifestyle in a pleasant climate, on a small island with stunning scenery and friendly people. If this sounds appealing, La Palma might be just the place for you

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