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10 great rail journeys

Want the romance of the railways, the thrill of the track? Whether you crave luxury or by-the-seat-of-your-pants adventure, these train journeys are …

Trains

10 of the best snorkelling destinations

Don a mask and fins and ready yourself for the ten best reef encounters in the world...<p>1. Madagascar<p>Turquoise waters, coral reefs, lemurs and more …

Tropical getaways: readers’ tips

<b>Winning tip</b><p><b>Pakachi Beach hotel, Zanzibar</b><p>I had the most relaxing holiday of my life here: funky bar, great people, fantastic food. Steve has some ingenious environmental projects, including filling plastic bottles with sand or earth for use as bricks.<i><br>+255 77 362 1086,</i> <i>pakachi.com</i><i>, doubles from</b> …

Reader Recs: World’s Best Street Food

In a nod to the Society’s yearlong focus on food, we asked our National Geographic Travel Facebook fans to share the best lip-smacking street eats they’ve sampled around the globe. Their answers left us hungry for more (and wanting to book a ticket to Southeast Asia).<p><b>So grab a snack and join us on</b> …

The best tropical holiday destinations in Australia for under £40

<b>Australia</b><p><b>Kooljaman, Cape Leveque, Western Australia</b><br>At the tip of the sublime Dampier peninsula, Kooljaman is a multi award-winning, Aboriginal-owned wilderness camp. Set amid dazzling white beaches framed by red rocks and fronted by the opalescent Indian Ocean, and near two indigenous communities, …

Best tropical holiday destinations in Africa & Indian Ocean under £40

<b>Zanzibar, Tanzania</b><p><b>Upepo Boutique Beach Bungalows, near Bwejuu</b><br>Tanzanian hotelier Shareef and his Canadian filmmaker wife Karen will help you explore the wonders of Zanzibar. Their bungalows and beach house, all with private outdoor seating, are on a quiet stretch of white beach near Bwejuu village …

South America holidays,Brazil holidays,Colombia holidays,Beach holidays,Adventure travel,Budget travel<p>From an adventure lodge in the Peruvian Amazon to pousadas on the golden beaches of Brazil, all these places to stay are totally tropical

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<b>Treehouse, Koh Rong</b><br>Cambodia’s second-largest island, Koh Rong, is under an hour from chaotic Sihanoukville by fast boat, yet it’s still so undeveloped that there’s neither mains water nor electricity. Prices are high for Cambodia – but you get to stay in a treehouse on a tropical beach. Rustic …