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Escape Hot List: From solar-powered Fiji to space-age deserts

Go Rogue in the Wadi Rum desert

SNOOZE under the stars in Jordan’s Valley of the Moon — adventure travel specialist World Expeditions has attached a night in a ‘Martian dome’ to its Jordan Highlights itinerary.

A futuristic alternative to a traditional Bedouin tent, the space-age geodomes have air-con, private bathrooms and viewing terraces over Wadi Rum’s Rogue One moonscape. £1,690 for 12 nights, including a night in a Martian dome in Wadi Rum,

The sun always shines on Fiji…

LIT by LED and powered by Tesla, the new Six Senses Fiji, the country’s first entirely solar-powered hotel, opened this month on Manolo Island. Framed by straggly banyan trees, the swish five-star resort is the brand’s first in the South Pacific and runs entirely off Tesla solar-powered batteries. It offers 24 pool villas, two marinas and world-class surfing, plus its signature spa and wellness programme. From £688 per night, B&B,

Pelé to Maradona to Ronaldo to Gazza…

FROM Maradona’s hand of God moment to Gazza’s tears, World Cup reminiscing starts this week at California’s Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale as GOOOOL! The World Cup’s Greatest Moments exhibition opens. The pop-up art show will display rare World Cup memorabilia direct from the Fifa World Football Museum in Zürich, including Pelé’s 1958 player medal and Ronaldo’s 2006 shirt. Free, May 3 to Sep 16,

Take a wild ride in rural Oxfordshire

THE Wilderness Festival in Oxfordshire has announced its first ever Alternative Miss Wilderness with Andrew Logan. Since 1972, artist Logan’s Alternative Miss World beauty pageants have attracted a cult following and seen icons like Grayson Perry (nailed to a cross) and Leigh Bowery (wearing nothing but a fried egg) take part. Enter online now for free (shrinking violets need not apply). Weekend tickets from £165, Aug 2-5,