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Getting engaged in South America

iguazu falls panoramic

When we found out that a couple had got engaged on one our tours in South America we had to find out more! Sophie kindly told us her story about her wonderful group tour to Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil!

Sophie & Deiniol's Story

“We did the Buenos Aires to Rio Flyer tour. My partner booked it as a surprise as he knew that Iguazu Falls was on my bucket list. I came across the falls by chance online and ever since then had always wanted to go visit!

The trip was...

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The Ultimate Scares this Halloween

shark attack

Wherever you are in the world, whatever you are doing, there will be moments to do things that would normally terrify you. One of the best things about embarking on an adventure is getting outside of your comfort zone. This year, in celebration of Halloween, we have compiled a list of our ultimate scares.

Ziplining in Monteverde National Park

Home to the longest zip line in the world, ziplining in Monteverde National Park is not for you if you have a fear of...

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Day Trek to Machu Picchu

Day Trek to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is easily one of the most coveted highlights on every avid adventurer’s list. Located high in the Andes, thousands flock to the ancient Inca city to explore the legendary ruins. Getting to Machu Picchu is a huge part of the experience. Many follow the well-trodden Inca Trail, a four day trek which includes camping en route. Others may prefer the quieter Lares Trek, four days travelling through traditional Andean villages along the way. But what if you don’t have time to do...

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Why you should visit the Balkans

Thousands of people include Europe in their travelling plans. Yes Italy, Spain and Portugal are absolutely beautiful but there are lots of places in Europe that are often overlooked. Emma Nelson recently travelled through Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania on a visit to the Balkans, before finishing in Dubrovnik. She wants to share her experiences why this part of the continent needs to be on the top of your list.

1. What attracted you to visit the...

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Asia

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Why you should visit Sri Lanka

Visit to Sri Lanka | Reclining Buddha

Sri Lanka is increasingly becoming high on people’s travel hit list. This is no wonder why when the Teardrop Island offers history, culture, beaches, wildlife spotting and spectacular scenery in one place. There are very few destinations that allow you to experience so much in one holiday. After touring the country for over 2 weeks last year, here are a few of my top tips not to be missed when you make a visit to Sri Lanka.

Cycle around Polonnaruwa

In my...

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Eating my way around Sri Lanka

eating-my-way-through-sri-lanka

After spending two weeks exploring Sri Lanka it’s hard not to indulge in the culture and subliminal food, which you will notice are made with fresh ingredients. One of the main ingredients used in various dishes was coconut and this often would reduce the heat factor in curries or anything containing chillies which is great for those that aren’t keen on hot foods. Out of all the trips I did, the food in Sri Lanka was some of the best.

A typical lunch or dinner would come with 3-5...

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Top Alternative Cities

alternative cities

If you are a city person and a traveller, you probably already have more than a few of the world’s capitals ticked off. There’s just as much to discover in cities that often aren’t under the spotlight. Here's our list of our top alternative cities.

Thessaloniki - Greece

A fusion of traditional and modern architecture, Thessaloniki sits high on our list of top alternative cities. It has a vibrant cafe, bar and nightlife scene and hosts its own international film festival....

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Celebrating World Oceans Day!

world ocean day

Whilst we are not deep-sea divers we do love to explore the unknown and care deeply about the welfare of our planet and its oceans. Below you can find the nine of our favourite destinations for visiting the world's biggest oceans.

1. Pacific Ocean - Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Watch the Pacific Ocean surf roll into the endless beach from Manuel Antonio National Park whilst monkeys swing around in the tree tops. The haze stretching up...

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Top 10 reasons to visit South East Asia in the rainy season

monks in Malaysia

South East Asia, packed with beautiful temples, delicious food, breathtaking beaches and endless rice paddy landscapes. But when is the best time to go? Many people want to avoid the rainy season when making their travel plans, but actually, this can be the best time to visit!

When is the rainy season in.....?

1. Thailand

Thailand's monsoon season varies depending where you are going. On the side of the Andaman Sea such as Phuket or Krabi it begins in...

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9 Tips for enjoying a day at Machu Picchu

Visiting Machu Picchu is a bucket-list moment for many people. It is the day that many dream of and however you get there, make sure you have planned the day the right way. As part of our guide to Machu Picchu, we have put together our top tips for making the most of your day.

1. Pack Snacks

Apart from vending machines and an overpriced restaurant at the entry to the site, food options are quite limited. Pack a couple of snacks in your...

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