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Sri Lanka blue train Nikki Soddy

7 Reasons You and Your Children will Love Sri Lanka

Now is the perfect time to visit Sri Lanka. It is undiscovered enough that you will find empty beaches, authentic cuisine and low prices, yet tourist-driven enough that you will find everything you ne...
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The Best Places to Visit in Cairns that Aren’t the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns is well known amongst travellers as one of the best places from which to visit the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest...
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The Ultimate Unique Places to Propose

Calling all travelling romantics! Planning the ultimate proposal, but not sure where to get down on one knee? Or no idea how to make your proposal so unique that it really sweeps your future spouse of...
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Why a Visit to Adelaide and the Barossa is the Perfect Way to Start your Australian Holiday

One of South Australia’s biggest draws is its wine. And with destinations like Adelaide and the Barossa in i...
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Halong Bay Vietnam

Solo Travel: A Group Adventure in Vietnam and Cambodia

Ali Cairns heads to Southeast Asia for a much-needed break from reality... I have always loved travelling. But since backpacking in my twenties, I’ve been pretty much working non-stop. In February las...
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Hayley Lewis - A Lovely Planet - Rangiroa - Blue Lagoon

French Polynesia: An Island Guide

A trip to French Polynesia is a once in a lifetime experience (although after going once you’ll no doubt want to return!). 118 paradise islands, with crystal clear water, palms, coconuts, beautiful fl...
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How to Stay Fit on your Travels

Whether you’re travelling for work or play, keeping up with your usual fitness routine is tricky when you’re away from home. But fitting in a workout between meetings, art galleries or pina coladas is...
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Nick on board the Franschhoek Wine Tram Nick Hobbs

Discovering the Good Life on the Franschhoek Wine Tram

For centuries, men have pondered what exactly is meant by the ‘good life’. I couldn’t even begin to go into the detail that the likes of Plato, Epicurus and Socrates did when exploring the delicate ba...
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The Best Stops on a Road Trip from Adelaide, Australia’s Vineyard City

Whether it’s your first time visiting Australia or you are a seasoned traveller to the Land Down Under, Adelaide and South Austr...
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Woman by the pool in Bali

Spiritual Awakening in Bali

Isabel Dexter takes a solo trip to Bali to teach yoga and awaken her sense of adventure... For a long time, I was one of those people who talked a lot about ‘my big adventure’, but hadn’t taken any st...
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Bai Sao Beach, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Why Now is the Time to Visit Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Vietnam’s largest island is one of Southeast Asia’s best-kept secrets. The biodiverse destination is a world away from the stereotypes of the mainland, and with direct flights from London, there’s nev...
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Avignon city break

Solo Travel: A City Break in Avignon

Chris Butcher gives herself a much-needed boost in France... You either get busy dying, or you get busy living – and I wanted to get busy living! The history of Avignon has always fascinated me: a bea...
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