Africa

Top 5 experiences to have in Swaziland

Swaziland

In honour of Swaziland celebrating 50 years since its independence, we’re bringing you our top five experiences to have in what’s considered to be ‘Africa in a nutshell’. Stretching just 200 kilometres from north to south and being one of the few remaining monarchies in Africa, this tiny country is not only easy to get around, but is considered much safer than that of South Africa and a true reflection of African culture.

1. Go wildlife Spotting

The...

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31 Top Travel Experiences

galapagos islands

The 27th of March is our birthday and we have been lucky enough to have had 31 years of taking people to some seriously special destinations. It got us thinking about our top travel experiences. It’s a big world out there and there are just so many incredible adventures to be had. We have come up with our 31 top travel experiences but if there are any you think we have missed, comment below!

1. Hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu...

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Europe

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Hidden Iceland: Where to visit

In recent years, Iceland has become a widely popular destination to visit among travellers, so much so that I’m pretty sure anyone reading this will at least know one person who has visited Iceland and returned recommending it. But while everyone’s main goal is to catch the iconic Northern Lights, we know that there’s plenty more reasons you should be exploring this magnificent spectacle of a country. Among the bright lights of the Aurora Borealis lies a couple of hidden gems that we...

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Most unique places to get engaged

It's always heart-warming for us to hear from couples that have met on tour.  Bringing like-minded people together through their shared interest in exploring is at the heart of what we do. Whilst we can't take credit for uniting Sophie and Deiniol, they did choose to get engaged at Iguazu Falls whilst on tour with us last year which prompted us to think about the most unique places for adventurers to pop the question. To make that special moment a truly memorable experience, a little...

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Top tips for going on a group tour

The time to pack your bags and take off on the ultimate group adventure is fast approaching, but whether you’re a newbie or a pro group traveller there’s always something new to learn with every experience. That’s why we’ve gathered our top tips and advice for making the most of your group tour so you’re ready to go.

1. Pack light

Never underestimate the importance of packing light! This one’s especially important if you’re travelling on a group...

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Africa

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What to pack on the Gorilla Trek

Uganda mountain gorilla

Seeing the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda or Rwanda is a real once-in-a-lifetime experience. Nothing can prepare you for that magical moment where you catch your first glimpse of a Silverback and his family just a few feet in front of you, completely in the wild. The privilege to see these incredible animals requires some hard work. You will be trekking through thick jungle foliage as your guide paves the way with...

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7 Best things to do in Thailand

Tropical Thailand has thick jungle and stunning beaches as well as unmissable heritage sites. Here's a round-up of our favourite places to visit if you are planning a trip to this magical kingdom.

Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is the must-see heritage site in the Thai capital. Nestled in the heart of Bangkok old town and on the banks of the river Chao Phraya, the gold tipped complex was home to the Kings of Siam, the Royal court and the seat...

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Asia

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Chinese New Year celebrations from around the world

Chinese New Year

With 2018 in full swing and the month of February finally here, it also marks the beginning of Chinese New Year’s celebrations. 2018 is the year of the Dog, and it’s all about getting together with loved ones in a celebration filled with lights, colour and sound.

Ancient Folklore

Legend has it that Chinese New Year was born from an ancient tale about a mythical Ox-like creature named Year who appeared on the night of New Year’s eve with the...

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Going wild: Top 5 exotic wildlife across the globe

wildlife

With so many weird and wonderful animals all over the world, it’s no wonder keen globetrotters are scouring high and low for that ultimate wildlife travel photo. So if you’re stuck for ideas on what exotic wildlife to keep your eyes peeled for, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 around the world. Happy snapping!

1. The Squirrel Monkey

Did you know the Squirrel Monkey marks its territory by peeing on its hands? These furry critters are found across South America particularly...

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Why you should travel solo on a tour at least once

Solo travel

Let’s face it, not everyone wants to be alone. But when the travel bug has bitten there’s no stopping anyone. But with solo travel taking centre stage, we believe you should give it a go!

If you find yourself at a crossroads wanting to venture out but all of your friends and family are busy, why not take on a group adventure tour? It might just be the best decision you’ll ever make!

Say hello to creativity

Picture the scene: You’re on tour walking along the cobbled...

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