March 2010

Issue number: 110

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Battling itches when you're travelling

At any one time 9% of the world's population are itching – here we define the common causes of and help you stop stratching

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Dispatches: Simon Reeve in Burma

Simon Reeve made a tense visit to an off-limits corner of Burma. We asked him, is this really a country for travellers?

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Back on the radar: El Salvador

Civil war and natural disasters have left their marks on El Salvador – but this fascinating country offers so many places left to explore

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Travel Icon: Namib Desert, Namibia

It’s official: Namibia is your favourite country on earth. To celebrate, we swoop into the Namib Desert to explore the extraordinary dunes of Sossusvlei

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Gambia, Senegal and Guinea-Bissau

Sun, sea and soul on Africa's West Coast

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All at sea: kayaking in Nova Scotia

With its fishing shacks, pirate coves and seals galore, Nova Scotia is perfect for sea-kayaking

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Cartagena and the north – Colombia Itinerary

From Caribbean charm to Lost City (two weeks Cartagena, Islas del Rosario, Santa Marta, Tayrona Nationalû Park, option to trek to Ciudad Perdida, La Guajira)

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Bogotá and around – Colombia Itinerary

Mix urban sights with golden lakes and coffee plantations (two days-two weeks Bogotá, Zipaquirá, Guatavita Lake, Villa de Leyva, Los Llanos, Coffee Zone)

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The south – Colombia Itinerary

Meet ancient civilisations (two weeks in San Agustín, Tierradentro and Popayán)

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Colombia in context – Colombia Itinerary

Cross-border connections from neighbouring nations; Colombia in context (unlimited duration, plus Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador)

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Brazil's Pantanal: jaguar central

"No location in the Pantanal’s entire 150,000 sq km notches up more big cat sightings," find out where as Mike Unwin explores Brazil's wildlife wonderland

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5 hikes in the Middle East

Five great hikes through Jordan, Lebanon, Israel and Palestine for those who prefer walking socks to winding souks

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