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Gavin Haines scales Ecuador’s highest peak with Baltazar Ushca, a local celebrity defiantly plying his trade in a defunct industry.

From grim-looking plane food to obscenity charges in Rome via a naughty moonlighting air stewardess, the travel world has gone mad this week.

Having a backie with a local is the latest way of getting around Amsterdam. Gavin Haines goes for a hair-raising ride across the Dutch capital.

From security shut downs at Schiphol Airport to scraps in Venice, have you kept up with the travel news this week? Then give your brain cells a work out in our quiz.

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Just two and a half hours from London, Bridgend County offers great surfing, award-winning beaches, dramatic landscapes and peak-to-beach cycling.

A destination steeped in history, rich in culture and filled with some amazing sights and attractions, Athens is a hugely popular holiday destination. This is a bustling city soaked in glorious sunshine, with breathtaking sights, exciting adventures, and thousands of years of heritage.

For most people, the very thought of a trip to the Caribbean tends to conjure up images of turquoise waters, powder white beaches, sizzling sunshine and lush foliage. Happily, this is all quite close to fact. Include a laid-back atmosphere, tropical breezes, sumptuous local cuisine, and a...