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The world’s most amazing places to sleep

Whether it be the sounds of the bush, the lapping of the ocean or the twinkling night sky that brings a place to life at nighttime, a world awaits after dark. With this in mind, we’ve shortlisted our favourite destinations where getting a good night’s sleep sits top of the bill. 1. Sleep under the stars in more »

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Beat the heat

As much as we’re loving the hot weather that has taken hold of the UK, we can’t help but find ourselves dreaming of somewhere a little cooler. While office air-con units across the country struggle to combat these remarkable temperatures day after day, some of the coldest spots on the planet begin to seem quite more »

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Animals in love

Rather than filling your head with an endless list of exotic places where you could enjoy a candlelit dinner for two, this Valentine’s Day we’ve decided to look to the animal kingdom for signs of true love in the wild. We’ve picked out a few of the romantic rituals and cute courtships carried out by more »

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The Insider: Antarctica’s Citizen Scientists

A frozen wilderness at the end of the earth, the sheer size and scientific significance of Antarctica exceeds all expectations. We caught up with Bob Gilmore, the Citizen Science Coordinator on board Hebridean Sky – one of our favourite expedition ships – about how passengers on board the ship can get involved with important research. more »

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Marine Big Five

If, like us, you are hooked on David Attenborough’s latest masterpiece Blue Planet II, then you might be starting to see the appeal of making marine life more of a focus on your next holiday. We asked our specialists to choose the five most exciting marine species and identify where best to spot them. 1. Blue whale more »

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Wild Latin America

From the depths of the Amazon jungle to Antarctica’s ice-capped wilderness, Latin America is full of wonderfully remote regions where animals roam the land en masse. These are our favourite places across the continent to spot wildlife in its natural habitat… Galapagos Islands The Galapagos Islands are the most spectacular volcanic islands in the world. The unique ecosystem more »

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