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In 2019 Jessica Nabongo will become the first black woman to visit every country

With 154 countries down and 41 to go, Jessica Nabongo is en-route to becoming the first black woman in history to visit every country in the world. We caught up with her to find out more.

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Highlights and wild wonders of South Africa's Northern Cape

Off-grid, low-key, and genuinely off-the-beaten track. If you’re drawn to the wild, uninhabited landscapes proffered in old adventure books you should be dust-tailing to South Africa’s Northern Cape...

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11 of the best things to do in and around Southampton

This coastal city is steeped in medieval and wartime history, surrounded with forests, and bubbling with culture. We've listed 11 of the best things to do in the city centre, and in surrounding areas...

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The best things to do and see in Sicily

This zesty Mediterranean island has an unrivalled collection of towering peaks, deep canyons and baroque cities. Unique to their environment and brimming with charisma, here are the best spots...

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The UK's oldest and most awesome ancient trees

Their gnarled boughs tell stories of ancient battles, clandestine affairs and events that changed the course of history forever...

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18 of UNESCO's newest Biosphere Reserves

UNESCO has unveiled its new Biosphere Reserves for 2019. Including 12 stunning European sites, these biodiverse areas are now being properly recognised and preserved...

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8 things you must do in Gozo, Malta

Malta's sleepy little sister is worth so much more than a day trip. We've listed eight of the best things to do on the island of Gozo - highlights as well as the locals' favourites...

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Where to eat in Gozo: The best restaurants and eateries

Taste only the freshest flavours when you dine at one of these five delectable restaurants and eateries based on the island of Gozo, Malta...

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The new UNESCO World Heritage Sites: 6 of our favourites

The UNESCO World Heritage list now features well over 1,000 incredible sites. We've picked six favourites from 2019's newly-inscribed places...

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'A Life in Pictures': A sneak peek inside Steve McCurry's new travel photography book

A new volume of Steve McCurry's work documents his journey as one of the great visual storytellers of our time. We took a look inside...

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10 spectacular snowdrop walks to enjoy this winter

As the longer days tussle with winter's chill in late-January and February, snowdrops spring from frozen ground across the UK. Here are 10 of the best places to enjoy them.

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How can you help the Amazon rainforest?

Wondering how you can help the Amazon? Discover projects, appeals and trips that involve reforestation activities, tackling climate change and restoring vital rainforest habitats...

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Sicily's 5 most stunning natural wonders (that aren't Etna)

There's more to Sicily's wild landscape than its smoking spectacle, Mount Etna. Here, we list five beautiful natural spots to explore...

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4 of the best overseas charity treks to sign up to now

Go the extra mile with Marie Curie and sign up to these charity treks, taking you across America’s wild west, to the peaks of East Africa, to the heart of China and to Spain’s ancient north...

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The 7 best things to see and do in Sintra, Portugal

Sintra's mystical landscape was designed to be admired by successions of artists and romantics. We've listed seven of its best attractions, plus budget-friendly visiting advice...

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Floral spectacles of the world: 9 must-visit destinations for flower lovers

The best times to visit these extraordinary flower-filled getaways around the world, including California's Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve and the lavender fields of Provence...

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Joyeux Noël! The 5 best Christmas markets in France

Where else would you want to sip a steaming mug of spiced mulled wine than in the world's wine capital? Here are the five best French Christmas markets to do so...

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When's the best time to see wildlife in the Masai Mara?

Kenya's Masai Mara is among the world's most famous locations to witness increasingly rare and dramatic wildlife encounters. Find out what to see, and when...

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