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A pioneering safari camp in Rajasthan focuses on a thriving local leopard population. A key to the cats' vitality could be the absence of fences.
Read the small print when buying travel insurance for your annual ski holidays
To the manor born, if only for the weekend
Architectural charity announces ambitious plans for 2015
A rural idyll writ large in the Cotswolds
The former tourist resort of Villa Epecuén was swallowed by salt water when the neighbouring lake burst its banks. A quarter of a century later, the waters started to recede, revealing the remains of this once thriving town
To celebrate this milestone, four Independent writers recall their Fiestas with pride
With outdoor exhibitions, new galleries and events for all ages, enjoy a summer of culture
A revamp that falls in the final furlong
A new luxury hotel is putting the Jabal Akhdar range's dramatic gardens and gorges - once sealed off as part of a military base - on the tourist map
Walk in the footsteps of Prince Henry the Navigator, tour Baroque churches and historic port lodges, or just stroll beside the Douro, writes Sophie Lam
Caring for creatures, great and small, in woodland Cumbria
Something to Declare
This large, listed 16th-century property creaks with history and impresses with eclectic décor, says Sophie Lam
All-inclusive giant asks the public to contribute to its Alpine flagship
We were like thieves in the night. We'd been plotting our movements for weeks, working out timings, checking then re-checking our itinerary. A getaway driver had been enlisted and pulled up in the silvery moonlight in a thicket of palm trees almost exactly on time. "Canacona?" he called out to us. We piled into the back of the auto-rickshaw and sped off through the Goan countryside.