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21 February 2017

Great Destinations :: Pineapple Island, Mongolia and Bolivia :: @gdradioshow

Keri Jones presents "Great Destinations", Zone 1 Radio's weekly travel globe-trotting travel show

This week Keri reports from the tiny Hawaiian island of Lanai/.

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Lana'i - also known as Pineapple Island - was until recently almost entirely owned by the Dole Pineapple Company and produced 75% of the world's tinned pineapple supplies.

That’s why there’s been little development and the small city hasn’t changed since the 1930s. The island is not greatly developed. You need a 4x4 to drive as not all roads are surfaced. There’s also a big attraction for cat lovers and an area that looks like Mars!.

And Keri speaks to Karya Noble, one of the authors of the Lonely Planet’s Food Trails, who serves a couple of her favourite foodie travel tips

And Mexico.... now such a popular destination for British travellers that we now make up the third largest group of visitors after Americans and Canadians.

The majority of us still stick to the traditional, well-established tourist areas around Cancún, on the Caribbean coast. But the hot tips for 2017 are Puerto Vyarta and Riviera Nayarit, two neighbouring regions along Mexico's Pacific Coast. Keri speaks to Luis Villa Señor from Visit Puerto Vallarta about why you should be adding these less-frequented destinations to your must-visit list.

Plus, Mongolian holiday tips, motor-biking holidays and, on the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara's death in Bolivia, a 4-day tour of places in Bolivia associated with the famous revolutionary.

Echosmith - Cool Kids
Monkees - I'm a Believer
Gabrielle - Rise
The Four Seasons - Oh What A Night (Dec 1963)
Mike And The Mechanics - Over My Shoulder
Joe McElderry - Ambitions
Stevie Wonder - Uptight
Spiller - Groovejet
James Bay - Hold Back the River


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