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"winter-sun" related travel guides

Camps Bay beach, with The Bay Hotel in the background

Camps Bay: a relaxed way to see Cape Town

Destination: Camps Bay

If you like the idea of being able to access Cape Town’s sights, bars and restaurants, but don’t want to stay in a city, then Camps Bay, just 10 minutes from the centre, makes a relaxing alternative

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On top of Table Mountain

From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth for a special celebration

Destination: Cape Town

A self-drive holiday for my husband's 60th, took us from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and combined adventure with luxury accommodation. The only problem...I needed a week longer everywhere we stayed!

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Israel - a magical mix of holiday and history

by Fez

Destination: Tel Aviv

From white sandy beaches and Dead Sea spas to moving Biblical sites and thrilling desert treks, the Promised Land promises an adventure for every visitor

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The museum

Auckland: a great city, not just a stopover

Destination: Auckland

Some visitors seem to see Auckland as the boring bit of New Zealand in between the airport and all those extreme sports opportunities, but it is a great holiday destination in its own right

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The view at lunch

Sri Lanka, a changing island

by sbritt

Destination: Kandy

The recent end to the long civil war means that this spectacular island is becoming more and more popular with holiday makers and travellers. Beautiful scenery and jaw dropping wildlife await!

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Ibiza: winter breaks in a deserted Spanish paradise

by Ibiza

Destination: Ibiza Town

You'll have the beaches to yourself, five-star hotels at three-star prices, mild even warm weather, fields carpeted in wildflowers, uncrowded roads and guaranteed peace. Welcome to a different Ibiza

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Eat like a local – Cape Town

Destination: Cape Town

Tired of tourist-trap eateries when travelling? 'Eat like a local' guides point you towards fab, friendly, foodie local hangouts. First up: Cape Town, gastronomic capital of South Africa…

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Venice Beach with Malibu and the Santa Monica Mountains around the bay

Los Angeles - a taste of the delights that await you

by kozmik

Destination: Los Angeles

From Malibu in the north to Disneyland in the south, Los Angeles is the American dream supersized. Here is just a glimpse of the attractions you can find along its golden shores.

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The Renaissance, Sharm el Sheikh

Rejuvenate on a winter break to Sharm-El-Sheikh

Destination: Sharm El-Sheikh

Egypt is a land of antiquity, but why go to Cairo and Luxor when when you can experience living history a few feet beneath the surface in the warm buoyant waters of Sharm-El-Sheikh?

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Relaxing in a hammock at Leybato

A slice of paradise in magical Leybato

by ademba

Destination: Gambia

A hidden oasis on the Gambian coast of west Africa, laid-back Leybato offers a cold drink and a comfy hammock around every corner

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