Coral seen through clear blue water near Costa Maya in Mexico Everyone loves to escape to the sun, sea and sand on their holiday, heading to the beach for the ultimate relaxation. Either for a short break or a long getaway, a beach is always somewhere holidaymakers love to walk along, dipping their toes in the crystal-blue waters and laying under the sun's rays for a...

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Hurtigruten's MS Finnmarken cruise ship sailing through Geirangerfjord Cruising is becoming more popular every year, with over 30 million people expected to take a cruise holiday in 2019. To accommodate this growing demand, more ships are being built (often larger and with more facilities on-board) and new ports of call are being added to itineraries. But what is the environmental impact of the...

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Waterfalls cascading down lush cliffs in the Azores Volcanic rock The Azores are often referred to as the ‘Hawaii of the Atlantic’ - and it is easy to see why as this archipelago of nine volcanic islands appears to rise up from the sea like mountaintops of a drowned continent. Lying 812 miles west of Portugal, the Azores are the farthest flung outpost...

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Moose wading into the middle of a river in Alaska Post updated: 07/03/2019 Seeing Africa’s Big Five is on virtually every traveller’s bucket list, but this exciting continent isn’t the only place home to a group of iconic animals. From frozen wildernesses to unlikely European wildlife hot spots, here are the best places to see a ‘Big Five’ beyond Africa. Antarctica Big Five: Orca, wandering...

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Kayaking in Alaska Alaska is a place of ever-changing landscapes and wilderness that is begging to be explored. A cruise here ventures into the coastal towns and villages, allowing for in-depth experiences and once-in-a-lifetime memories. Take a look at what makes Alaska with a selection of these top images that define the raw nature and stunning beauty of...

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