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You are a dictionary definition claustrophobic and need to be as far as possible from the office as often as possible
Laos is the oft-ignored backwater of what was once French Indochina, and as a fortuitous result retains much of the traditional charm and feel of a bygone era.
Comparable in size to the UK, but with a population of only four million, New Zealand is one of the world's least crowded countries.
Landlocked Malawi is a small but stunningly varied country, lying within the Great Rift Valley in southern Africa. Known as 'The Warm Heart of Africa' Malawi's people are as friendly as its name suggests
When a country is the size of a continent you’d expect it to have a national park or two, but a visitor to the States could spend every day of the year in a different park and still need another month or two to complete the set. In fact, the US National Park Service protects a total of 84 million acres across every state in the Union. Now that’s impressive.
Stat alert. Antarctica’s massive ice-cap covers an area 1.7 times the size of Australia and contains some 29 million cubic kilometres of ice, or roughly 70% of the world's fresh water.
Pristine diving + snorkelling elephants + indigenous tribes = one of the world's most original destinations.
A fascinating Himalayan kingdom offering unique cultural insight, superb trekking and landscapes, and welcoming people.
Of Wilfred Thesiger fame, this is desert as it should be, with soaring dunes as far as the eye can see.
From Bariloche in the south to San Martin de los Andes, the Lake District is all about the great outdoors.
British Columbia's outdoor playground and spectacular scenery combine perfectly with a stay in recently voted 'best city in the Americas'.