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The perfect travel destination for teachers

As a teacher you may already be the envy of all your friends for having the opportunity to jet off to anywhere you want on your extended summer, Easter and Christmas holidays, but those long hours of work you put in should be rewarded. That’s why we’ve devised four of our favourite tours based around four different teaching personalities to help get you inspired.

For teachers that love wine

If after a long day of teaching a class you enjoy nothing more than...

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Top destinations to travel solo

cinque terre

It's safe to say that any form of solo travel, whether you're travelling solo as part of a tour or completely alone is just as much about discovering yourself as much as it is about discovering a new country. So if  you’ve decided to take the plunge and venture out on your own, where do you go? We’ve put together a list of our favourite destinations to travel to below.

1. The Cinque Terre

Though it is commonly known to be a romantic destination to travel to,...

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6 unique places to stay on a Tailor-made tour

98 Acres, Sri Lanka

So the time has finally arrived, you’ve spent months maybe even years saving for the ultimate trip - one that’s exactly as you want it. Private transportation, amazing local food at every stop...unique accommodation perhaps?

The amazing thing about our Tailor-made tours is that you get full control of where you go, what you do and where you stay, meaning the opportunities are endless! And if you’ve saved up a good amount of money for the perfect trip it means you can choose the...

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Colombia

Recipes

South America

Mastering the ultimate Colombian Arepa

Colombian food

When you think of Colombian cuisine really, what springs to mind? Spice? the endless consumption of coffee? (which is all totally fabulous by the way) or you know, that famous Colombian dish everyone raves about... The Burrito.

Okay, okay, so whilst Colombian dishes aren’t exactly the same as Mexican there is still plenty in the way of flavour. Bursting with a Caribbean...

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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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Destinations

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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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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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. And 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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