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A queue of donkeys on a Greek street

Stepping up…

A queue of donkeys waiting patiently to take tourists up from the harbour to the village of Oia on the Greek island of Santorini.

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Five questions about cheesy English county slogans – Quick Quiz

If you were an English county council trying to promote tourism, you'd choose something distinctive about your county, right? Here are five counties that opted for bland marketing guff instead. Can you identify any of them?

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Five questions about English county slogans – Quick Quiz

England's counties have taken to putting slogans below the name signs at their boundaries to try to drum up tourism. How many counties can you recognise from their slogans?

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Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco State, Mexico

A trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

"Getting out of the hotel and even back in was like crossing through Checkpoint Charlie in the '70s. I guess they have had some issues with bandits robbing busloads of tourists and they try to keep the vendors away from the hotel where they can bother the visitors." Graeme goes on holiday down Mexico way - and finds that rest and relaxation ends at the resort hotel perimeter fences.

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Gate guard statues at Angkor Thom South Gate

Cambodia Basics: 101 Tips – out now!

Wow! Our second new eBook for Kindle in less than a week is now available - Cambodia Basics: 101 Tips.

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