Image courtesy of Conor Luddy, Flickr
Image courtesy of Conor Luddy, Flickr
“Over the years I found out that tour leading is one of the best jobs in the world,” says Osama Zyoud, who’s approaching his ninth year of Peregrine service. With an encyclopedic knowledge of his home country, there’s no better man to show travellers around the incredible land of Jordan.
Where are you from, and where do you live now?
Israel. There's a piece of history beneath every footstep and a story around every corner. From the Western Wall to the Mount of Olives to the Dome of the Rock...keep your eyes peeled and your ears open because you won't want to miss a thing.
It's all brought to life under the guidance of your English-speaking local leader.
Well, it's almost over for another four years. The 2012 London Olympics has provided us with high highs, low lows and the chance to see some underrated countries shine (way to go Kazakhstan!)
The world is a big place, and seeing everyone come together for an event like the Olympics makes you realise there's a lot to see and do. Once the coverage is over, why not think about booking a trip and going to visit somewhere new and exciting?
The 2012 Tour de France kicks off tomorrow. And it's bound to inspire more than a few of you to jump on your bikes and get going. Why not do it in style, and head offonto one of the world's most scenic, interesting, adrenalin-pumping or just plain pretty bike routes.
We've picked five of the best (presented here in no particular order). So gear up and get going!
If you've been dreaming of a trip to Egypt, now is the perfect time to go. The revolutionary dust has settled, hope is in the air, and people coming here are quickly discovering they've made a fantastic holiday choice.
Smart travellers make smart choices. And they know there's an amazing, affordable, life-changing experience awaiting them.
Here are five reasons why you should visit Egypt right now:
Today is International Women's Day and to celebrate this year's theme Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures we asked the ladies in the Peregrine office a couple of questions about some of their most inspiring journeys. From trekking to Everest to road tripping through the USA the Peregrine girls are a very well-travelled bunch!
What’s been your most adventurous holiday to date?
The silver screen has immortalised many destinations across the globe, from the lost island paradise in The Beach to the iconic bridge from the World War II classic - The Bridge on the River Kwai.
With Oscars buz z in the air, what better reason to add a destination to your wishlist than to visit some of the unique and iconic places that have inspired filmmakers and movie-goers for decades!
Here are our top 5 iconic movie destinations:
1. Gorillas in the Mist – Rwanda
Once you've chosen a destination and booked a trip, the next big decision is about packing. There's so many different opinions out there about what's best. But you are the only one who knows what is right for you.
Here's a couple of the most common debates when it comes to packing, and some pros and cons for each option. Roll clothes or fold them? Suitcase or backpack? Read our handy guide and make your decision wisely...
Stepping out of a taxi in the middle of Djemaa el-Fna in the heart of Marrakech is like nothing you'll ever experience – the smell of spices drifting up your nostrils, the shrill cry of a monkey dangling from an unsuspecting tourists shoulders and your own thumping heart in your chest, anxious at the sensory overload that awaits.
These days, kids are so computer savvy that many of them work out how to use our new devices faster than we can! But the beauty of this is that they never stop learning. So why not make the most of the spare time on your next trip by setting them to work, and expanding their minds in the process?