How to pack what you actually need for an overseas trip

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10/02/2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
A recent weekend away with friends to Australia’s Mornington Peninsula highlighted a very important issue faced by travellers the world over: the inability to pack efficiently. I met my pals at the car, my small knapsack packed with toiletries, PJs, underwear and a few changes of clothes, only to see that they had enormous (and I […]
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The search for solitude in South America

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It’s pretty accurate that most of the time, pleasure is found first in anticipation and later in memory.

08/02/2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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Why we sometimes lose the travel itch, and how we can get it back

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My seven weeks travelling through the country had become a bit of a blur. And it was on that train, somewhere in China, that I decided I wanted out.

03/02/2016 / By / , / Post a Comment
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What it’s really like to see mountain gorillas in Rwanda

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There’s only one brief moment when I feel afraid. I am in Volcanoes National Park in the North West corner of Rwanda, and I’m crouching one metre away from an angry female gorilla.

01/02/2016 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
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Travel vaccination guide: what to get before you go

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It’s fair to say the pre-trip vaccination jab isn’t the best part of travel. No-one really looks forward to that visit to the doctor when they pull out a needle and tell you to “relax” while they put it in you.

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Life cycle: Europe’s hottest cycling destinations

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There are a number of new destinations that are quickly catching the peloton on the European cycling scene. These are our favourites.

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Embracing contradiction: Why we should all follow Japan’s lead

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It wasn’t until the last night, singing bad karaoke in a sticky Dotonbori bar, that I realised what had been bothering me. Japan, in all its weirdness, was starting to feel like home.

20/01/2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment
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Truffles, cheese and confit: What to eat in the Dordogne

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They say a Frenchman’s heart lives in Paris, but his stomach lives in Dordogne.

18/01/2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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Life guides: how to live Cuban

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While it’s hard to capture and channel that natural joie de vivre, we can always try, can’t we? Presenting our not-exactly-foolproof guide for living Cuban.

15/01/2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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Photoblog: This is Guatemala through the lens

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A word of warning, Guatemala will steal your heart. Tangled forests and soaring volcanic peaks, waterfalls and sparkling lakes, cobbled streets and muraled walls… Guatemala is like a mystical world from a children’s fantasy novel.

13/01/2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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For 37 years, Peregrine has been redefining small group tours. We don’t do big buses and generic activities. For us it’s all about uncovering the heart of a place. Intimate groups capped at 16, expert local leaders, comfortable accommodation and plenty of added inclusions – welcome to a new style of travel.

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