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What to pack for the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail

I’ve recently returned from an incredible two weeks in Peru, naturally booking myself on to do the famous Inca Trail as part of my trip. Like the majority of travellers, I’d searched online and asked around for tips on what to pack for a four-day adventure that would take me to the lost city of the Incas.

A question I’ve often been asked is why Peru? And why the Inca Trail? What’s so special about this country and this experience that’s so talked about in the travel...

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Kilimanjaro packing list

If you’ve signed yourself up to take on the once-in-a-lifetime climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, then you’re probably wondering what you’re going to pack. So what exactly do you need to climb up Africa’s highest mountain? As you’ll have likely come across numerous articles on what to pack for Kilimanjaro, we thought it might be easier if we try and condense everything you need to know about what to pack for the trek in these simple categories below. Note that the below are only packing...

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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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Why it’s time to put Egypt on your bucket-list

Looking for an all year destination with culture, a warm welcome and the chance of a bargain? Look no further than Egypt, where history, hospitality, heat and the chance to haggle collide, offering you the adventure of a lifetime.

History

For over 7000 years Egypt has been a source of wonder and delight. With one of the oldest recorded written languages and home to two of the seven Wonders of the...

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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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Top 10 Reasons Why We Love Tailor-made Tours

Did you know we don't just do group tours? We also have a dedicated Tailor-made department who can help you plan a bespoke trip in Latin America or Asia. Whether you want to customise one of our group tours or have something completely different in mind, our team can help you create an exclusive adventure. Read our top 10 reasons why we love Tailor-made tours!

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Our Tailor-made team are...

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Where should you go to based on your horoscope?

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Our *very authoritative* in-house astrologers (ahem) have been studying the stars and have compiled a list of the best destinations you should go to based on your horoscope!

Aries  (March 21 - April 19)

Costa Rica! 

Aries are known for being active and energetic so there is no better to place to burn off some of that energy than Costa Rica! From zip-lining to canyon there plenty of...

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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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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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