Travel to Africa

Why everyone should explore Africa

Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 by Marc Coll.

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Africa is this continent only 14 kilometers away from Europe through the Gibraltar Straight, but that feels very far from our western countries. We only hear about it on television and the newspapers when something bad happens,  and it may seem quite often. Sadly, Africa is probably the most feared, unknown and underrated continent among [...]

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My Mexican Summer

Posted on 24. Oct, 2013 by Anna Bauer.

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Anna travelled to Mexico and what she say, exceeded all of her expectations.

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Bugs in the Amazon

The Amazon Jungle in Peru

Posted on 21. Oct, 2013 by Tina Donnarummo.

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What’s at the top of your bucket list?  If you are among the people who voted for the New 7 Wonders of the World, there is a 1 in 7 chance you would say Machu Picchu.  It was certainly near the top of mine, and enough of a motivating factor for me to plan a [...]

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Chris at Machu Picchu

Reaching Machu Picchu on the Inca Trek

Posted on 18. Oct, 2013 by Chris Block.

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Early start this morning. Woken up at 3.30am. We were all packed and fed much earlier than planned so we headed off at 4.05am. First stop was the check point which was only a short walk away. We arrived to find we were the first ones there. Opening time was 5.30am so we had a [...]

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Sri Lanka Tour

Jewels of Sri Lanka

Posted on 14. Oct, 2013 by Sue Mauger.

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I have just returned from your FABULOUS tour of Sri Lanka. As I do on many of my holidays, I wrote a poem about our experiences and read it to the group on the last night. We came to Sri Lanka to see the land, Experience the culture, learn it all first hand. Prisanth was our [...]

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Mount Fiji

Japan by Season – The best times of year to travel

Posted on 03. Oct, 2013 by Rebecca Thompson.

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If there was ever a land that embraces its seasons, it’s Japan. Speak of spring and you’re instantly transported to the candy floss canopies of the blossom festivals. Winter offers evocative views of snow-dusted pagodas on mirror lakes and monkeys in hot springs with icicle-crusted fur; autumn, the brilliant red and orange hues of elegant [...]

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Dracula’s Castle

Charming Transylvania

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by Sarah Field.

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When you think of Romania the first thing that comes to a lot of peoples’ minds is Transylvania and Dracula. It is true that there is plenty of myth around the infamous vampire, however Romania is much more than this one story. It is a world of quaint wooden villages, horse drawn carts, rolling fields [...]

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The people in the Sambadrome

Rio Carnival – A weekend to remember

Posted on 26. Sep, 2013 by Tony Perdomo.

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I don’t know about you, but there are some words that automatically transport me to a much better place than where I am at the moment.  For example, I hear “pyramids”, and I automatically think “Egypt”.  I hear “vodka”, and I think “Russia”.  I hear “curry”, and I will often think “Indian” vs any other [...]

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