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Long Distance Planning   Generally speaking, off-roads are not very long.  It’s rare to find one more than a hundred miles in length, and getting stranded usually means no more than a wait of a few hours, or on shorter roads, walking back to the entrance as a final, desperate measure.  This is not true however, in states with a…

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All of the Alpine countries offer excellent driving experiences with steep and winding roads that often seem to defy gravity as they cling to the mountainsides. Nowhere is this more in evidence than in Switzerland where the roads snake their way through the valleys or plunge into long tunnels. For petrol heads who like to drive on some fun roads,…

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Mongolia is now a stunning contrast made up of old and new worlds colliding;, the traditional ways of life can be found intertwined with modern technology; shepherds minding their flocks, and keeping in touch by cell phone; old style markets, with internet cafés. Since communism collapsed Mongolia has spread out its welcome carpet and encouraged visitors to explore this amazing…

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Almost everybody who visits Cape Town, South Africa, comes away enchanted with this unique city. After all, it is comfortably nestled on the southeast corner of the African continent, facing the South Atlantic Ocean, with wonderful sea breezes wafting through the air. Befitting a city that has its own individual character, Cape Town is an extremely relaxed city, while still…

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Far away from the slick beach resorts of southern Spain, the splendid city of Santa Cruz retains its links to Spanish culture with a pride so fierce it burns almost as brightly as the sun. There is a reason this fantastic place is capital of Tenerife, and joint-capital of the Canary Islands themselves. Its charms are undeniable, and its offerings…

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Manhattan may well be the Big Apple’s smallest borough, but when it comes to must-see sights, it certainly packs a punch. It’s crammed full of attractions that anyone visiting New York flocks to on their first visit – and usually returns to again when they come back for more. We’re talking Central Park, the Empire State Building, Times Square and…