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On: 13th December, 2011

80 Senses: #49 - The Best Greek Islands

  • Greece

Not for sale. The most beautiful islands in the world... They may be having a horrid time of it of late but one tiny crumb of consolation for the beleaguered Greeks is that they possess possibly the world's most beautiful collection of best Greek islands. You can imagine what the reaction…

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On: 7th December, 2011

80 Senses: #30 - Vietnamese Pho

  • Vietnam

The best pho, by far... There may be a few outrageously expensive hotels and helicopter trips in and amongst our favourite 80 things from around the world, but at the same time there are plenty of free, or nearly free - entries. Bar the plane ticket to get there, of course. Next up is a…

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On: 6th December, 2011

80 Senses: #25 - Pak Ou Caves, Laos

  • Laos

Mystical caves full of carved buddhas...

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By Rosie
On: 28th November, 2011

80 Senses: #17 - Ginger Tea at Soneva Fushi

  • Maldives

To a tea... We think Soneva Fushi is one the most friendly, charming and laid back places in the Maldives - a place that does friendly, charming and laid back pretty much to perfection. You pay for the privilege, naturally, but this has to be one of the great places to decompress from the…

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By Rosie
On: 18th November, 2011

80 Senses: #11 - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka

A plateau palace carved into the rock... Rulers have long built imposing palaces to intimidate their subjects and terrify their enemies (two not always mutually exclusive parties), but few can have achieved the desired effect to the extent of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka.

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By Rosie
On: 26th October, 2011

80 Senses: #2 - Wolwedans Dune Lodge, Private Camp, Namibia

  • Namibia

The NamibRand desert might be the dictionary definition of remote. Only Mongolia is less populated than Namibia, and this being a desert there aren't exactly hordes of people loitering around. Deep in this desolate but utterly stunning landscape lies Wolwedans Dune Lodge, a superslick place,…

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By Rosie
On: 11th May, 2011

Magnificent Namibia

  • Namibia
  • Africa

Namibia is one of my favourite places on earth, and having just returned from my fourth visit there, I feel no less blown away by the sheer beauty and magnificence of the country than I did on my first and very special trip there. It's a true once in a lifetime holiday destination - and…

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By Rosie
On: 22nd December, 2010

Flying Safari Along The Skeleton Coast

  • Namibia
  • Skeleton Coast and the Kunene River
  • Africa

A flying safari over the vast expanse of Namibia's Skeleton Coast has to be one of the best things I have ever done. For those seeking the ultimate in tailor made holidays, I urge you to consider this incredible experience...

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By Rosie
On: 9th December, 2010

The Ultimate Africa Honeymoon

  • Mozambique

Find out all about my incredible honeymoon in Africa... Having to organise your own Africa honeymoon rather than wait for your romantic husband's surprise selection. The upside? Being able to speak personally to a bunch of the worlds best travel consultants (who happen to be sitting next to…