Great Destinations: Molokai, Hawaii

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A mix of features, on-location reports, reviews and expert interviews to inspire curious and interested travellers. This week, Keri Jones visits Molokai, Hawaii. Islanders welcome visitors but they’re proud that their home is off the mass tourism trail. Keri goes to look at the world’s highest seacliffs and he tours an out-of-bounds area of this island paradise with a guide, who explains its sad history.

Great Destinations: Jamestown and Columbia

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Keri Jones visits Jamestown and Columbia, historic towns in the hills of rural Northern California. This area, Tuolumne County, was at the centre of the gold rush of the 1840s. There’s still gold in ‘them there’ hills!

Great Destinations: Leuven

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Historic Leuven is home to 30,000 students and this vibrant university town could be considered to be Belgium’s version of Cambridge or Oxford. That means there are lots of interesting things to do and many choices for food, for all budgets. Keri discovers what’s on offer including a restaurant which only serves lasagne! Leuven is a 30-minute train ride from Brussels.

Great Destinations: Andorra

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Keri Jones reports from Andorra, the tiny principality in the Pyrenees mountains. The country is not in the EU and Keri discovers how capital’s lowcost shopping has gone upmarket. He also learns how Andorra has transformed its ski resorts in the last decade by improving quality and removing the need to queue. If you don’t ski, the small capital is home to the architecturally impressive Caldea, Europe’s largest spa resort. Andorra offers superb hiking, outdoor adventures and interesting history, too.

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