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America is one of the most environmentally diverse countries in the world, with a huge variety of natural attractions, from marine parks and coral reefs, to marshy swampland and jaw-dropping mountains. Although families may head the USA with Mickey Mouse and Times Square in their sights, North America is bursting with natural beauty for you to explore, whether you love…

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, many of us will be thinking of booking a well-deserved break. But whilst a trip to Europe, or even further afield may be tempting, many have instead decided to travel north to Scotland. There’s good reason for this. No airport queues, no language barriers and all you need to do is pack…

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On the borders of Asturias, Cantabria and Castilla y León, Picos De Europa is arguably the most beautiful national park in Spain, certainly the most dramatic! With 300 square miles of largely untouched, unspoilt landscapes which contrast with their surroundings quite spectacularly, the Picos De Europa national park features deep vertical gorges, rocky mountains that peak at over 8,000 feet above sea…

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Innsbruck in Austria is best known for being a World famous ski resort, yet there’s much more to see and do away from the ski slopes making it a popular all year round destination. Here at Travelphant we’ve handpicked ten things we recommend you see and do whilst you’re in Innsbruck. 1. Innsbrucker Nordkettenbahnen The Innsbrucker Nordkette is a cable…

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Just off the coast of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight has been a popular destination with British tourists since Victorian times. It is especially popular with those who like the outdoors because of its stunning scenery and coastline. The Isle of Wight has an array of sights and activities to see and do, making it the perfect destination for a…

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Featuring 10 cool things to do when on holiday in Switzerland. Switzerland is a fascinating country with so much history, culture and of course natural beauty. Here are 10 things we highly recommend you try out when in Switzerland. 1. Hiking Enjoying the scenery in Switzerland is the number one thing to do. With more than 48,300km of marked hiking…

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The Lake District is a serenely beautiful part of northern England, known for its glacial ribbon lakes and the natural beauty. There’s a reason it’s protected as one of England’s few national parks and loved so much by tourists. Though it’s popular, it’s surrounded with quaint towns and easy-going locals. So what is there to do there? Let us tell…

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After the Everest region, the Annapurna mountains are probably the most famous trekking destination in Nepal. I was lucky enough to explore some of the area on foot a few years ago, so here’s my guide to what to expect when you’re trekking in this part of the country. Stunning scenery I know this will be something that everyone says…

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Although you might be excited about the prospect of seeing Machu Picchu in all its glory, don’t rush your walk on the Inca Trail. While Machu Picchu may be the most famous ruins left by this civilisation, they are far from the only ones tucked away in the Andes. Here’s a guide to some of the fascinating sites you can…

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