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Montpellier - a Christmas market with a French accent

Destination: Montpellier

Why not take the family for a winter break in Montpellier, and add some French flair to your Christmas shopping at the "marche de noel"? You'll find lots of other child friendly things to do here too

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Terrace bar, Aigua Blava

A winter break on the Costa Brava

Destination: Costa Brava

When the nights draw in, the Costa Brava may not seem the obvious place for a break, but believe me it still has an awful lot to offer

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Punta Cana Beach, Dominican Republic

Five of the best Caribbean beaches (each with a top hotel)

Destination: Caribbean

No need to wade through brochures and guidebooks. Here is my short cut to finding five appealing but affordable Caribbean hotels, all with direct access to a perfect beach that ticks all the boxes

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View from Phranang Cave across the beach to Koh Nok stack © Jon Bigg

Krabi, Thailand: climber's playground in a beach paradise

Destination: Krabi

Sunbathe, climb & dive all on the same day? On Railay Beach majestic limestone cliffs punch through soft sand. With 500+ bolted routes, great diving & numerous chill-out bars, nowhere else competes.

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Maspalomas Dunes

Maspalomas: a nature reserve with a resort attached

Destination: Maspalomas

One of the best beach destinations in the Canary Islands, the sun shines almost every day in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

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Zebra at waterhole

Walk on the wild side - a Kruger safari, South Africa

by zara

Destination: Kruger National Park

One of the world’s greatest game reserves, the Kruger offers good value self-drive safaris with numerous side activities to discover the park and its wildlife

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Antarctic sunset

Antarctica: an experience of a lifetime

Destination: Antarctica

Visit Antarctica, a stunning part of the world barely touched by man, and come away with the memories and pictures that other people only dream about

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The beach on Christmas Day

Antigua - a Caribbean Christmas

Destination: Antigua

Antigua is the perfect place to escape the shops, the crowds and spend Christmas on the beach...

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Bandos Island

The Maldives: A Paradise For Babies And Toddlers

Destination: North Male Atoll

After taking my 15 month old to child-friendly Bandos Island, I find out the Maldives is not just a paradise for honeymooners, it's a paradise for young children too

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Jamaican paradise Half Moon Beach

Montego Bay, Jamaica, for a stylish winter break

Destination: Montego Bay

Travel east from Montego Bay and you will discover a number of exclusive resorts hugging the coastline. Keen to get a taste of Jamaica, I sampled two of them to find out what they had to offer

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