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As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to look back on your year of travel. We want you – our readers – to share the unforgettable people, places and experiences that have shaped your time on the road over the past 12 months.

To thank you for taking part, we've teamed up with some of our favourite travel brands to offer all voters the chance to win some incredible travel prizes, including a road trip to Scotland, a homestay anywhere in the world and some of the best adventure travel gear out there – see below the voting form for full details.

Nominations close on November 13th, with award and prize winners to be announced shortly afterwards. Happy voting!

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The prizes

North Coast 500Top prize: a "Highland Highlights" road trip for two on Scotland's North Coast 500, including return flights, car rental and accommodation for six nights, as well as meals, attractions and activities. The winner will also receive two complimentary NC500 Explorer Memberships.


Night Noodles Market, MelbourneSecond prize: a Homestay of your choice anywhere in the world, up to the value of €300 and for a maximum of two people, provided by


Third prize: a Farpoint 40 or a Fairview 40 backpack, plus an Ultralight Packing Cube Set, a Document Zip Wallet and an Ultralight Stretch Stuff Sack, courtesy of Osprey.

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