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Dubai: At a canter

United Arab Emirates

Dubai: At a canter

You needn’t be a champion rider to cut your teeth at polo — although patience and determination won’t go amiss

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Do it now: Zip line thrill rides

Travel Talk

Do it now: Zip line thrill rides

Get your kicks while flying above a gorge, forest canopy or moor on some of the world’s newest zip-line courses, rated from easy to high-adrenalin extreme

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Do it now: Kayaking

Travel Talk

Do it now: Kayaking

Kayaking isn’t just for athletes — it’s a way to test your skills on wild rivers and get close to animals that would otherwise prove elusive

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The do-good dilemma

Features

The do-good dilemma

How do you find an ethical operator and project to ensure you’re doing more good than harm? We look at the questions potential volunteers should be asking

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Riding with the gauchos

Argentina

Riding with the gauchos

Exploring Argentina on horseback isn’t just about getting closer to nature, It’s also the best way to understand the inimitable gaucho spirit and the place these legendary horsemen occupy in the country’s psyche

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Do it now: Silent retreats

Travel Talk

Do it now: Silent retreats

In a world where therapy usually involves talking through problems, a new trend for silence has emerged — with plenty of opportunities to leave you speechless

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Beating insomnia

Travel Talk

Beating insomnia

Plagued by restless nights? Find out where to go and who to see for some serious shut-eye

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