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Five amazing places to experience another culture

Learning about the culture and customs of other people is one of the great experiences of travel. Explore the planet's diversity with one of these locally owned and authentic tribal encounters.<p>Trekking with the H'mong around Sapa, northern Vietnam<p>Negotiate generations-old mountain tracks and …

London for foodies

Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants battle it out with inexpensive ethnic eateries, where food markets are the new rock ‘n’ …

The UK's best national park campsites

Cairngorms: The Lazy Duck, Nethy Bridge<p>Half a mile up a forest track, with hammocks strung between trees and red squirrels darting around the wildflower garden, the Lazy Duck is as close to a Scottish camping idyll as you're likely to get. Only four tents can occupy this Elysian glade, which means …

Greece: top 10 budget beach hotels in the Peloponnese

Simos Camping, Elafonisos<p>The small island of Elafonisos, just off the south-east corner of the Peloponnese, used to be a well-guarded secret. It's two beaches of perfect white sand, said to rival those of the South Seas, were only mentioned in hushed whispers. The secret is now out, but it is still …

Homestays in Argentina: how ethical holidays are protecting a way of life

Artisans and farmers in wild northern Argentina are offering homestays as a way of preserving local lifestyles<p>Arrival was like the opening of a Sergio Leone epic. We had been driving for hours up a long, spectacular valley: great slashes of red rock strata knifed into folded grey mountains and a …