Grenada: Free spirits

A maverick energy shapes the hurricane-lashed Caribbean island of Grenada — home to derring-do locals, rugged peaks and fiery rum. But a gentler side is on show in its waterfall-dotted jungly interior, white sand beaches and pretty clapboard villages

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

http://www.natgeotraveller.co.uk/destinations/caribbean/grenada

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Seychelles: Serene, green & rarely seen

The exotic isles of the Seychelles may be best known for their pristine stretches of sand, but the unique birdlife, ancient rainforest and giant tortoises are the experiences that linger

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

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http://www.natgeotraveller.co.uk/destinations/indian-ocean/seychelles/seychelles-serene-green-rarely-seen/

The big trip: skiing in Morocco

It’s early morning in the snow-topped mountain town of Oukaïmeden and business is decidedly slow. It seems Celia, my skiing buddy, and I are a little late for a winter sports break in Morocco. Today there’s more sun than snow, so we’ve taken the chairlift – Africa’s highest – to the 10,688ft peak of Jebel Attar to recce the runs.