Visiting the Dordogne for the first time is an experience few forget. This enchanting region of France seems to exist purely for those who enjoy the simple things in life - walking, eating, history and stunning landscapes.
With more than 5,000 kilometres of coastline and 1,200 islands, one of the true highlights of a trip to Croatia is exploring the historic, charming, medieval towns dotted along the coastline. Jump on a boat and go island-hopping, where you'll enjoy some of Croatia’s famed fresh seafood and crisp regional wines as you meander along its sun-drenched Adriatic coast.
Arguably no other city in the world offers such dramatic contrasts than Delhi – comprised as it is of two worlds, the old and the new, each representing vastly different histories, influences and ways of life. New Delhi, with its pristine wide streets was built as the imperial capital of India by the British; centuries old, chaotic Old Delhi on the other hand, was the capital of Islamic India.
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?
When great wine producing countries spring to mind, you'll probably start with France and Italy. But what about South America? Home to some fantastic wines, you can be sure of distinctive flavours and excellent food to match.
Wine tourism is taking hold in South America, and and wine harvests generally take place in March and April. Why not plan a trip, where you can combine your many great loves in one place?
Here's where to go, what to drink and how it all came about:
Peregrine's Managing Director, Glenyce Johnson, went on our 12-day Burma Unveiled trip over the new year. Glenyce loves to travel, and has visited over 100 countries. So it's pretty impressive that she has now placed Burma in her top 10 list of favourite places!
We sat down to chat with her recently, and heard some fascinating stories about this increasingly popular country:
Our Q&A with USA expert San Khoo on 3 February saw a huge response from our Facebook fans. With more than 50 burning questions asked, San was kept very busy for the afternoon!
Alix Clark is the editor of SBS food magazine Feast. In this regular series, she will choose a different dish from Feast magazine and recreate it in her own kitchen. With Chinese New Year celebrations upon us, we've chosen a Malaysin curry laksa:
For Peregrine travellers, it's always been important to get off the beaten tourist path and see a destination with the guidance of a local tour leader, allowing them to experience things they may not get the chance to see or do while travelling on their own.
While this style of travel continues to grow, we are also seeing that travellers wat to immerse themselves even further in local cultures, experiencing even richer and deeper interactions within their chosen destinations.
The event was a fabulous night of food, champagne and music. And it was all due to the efforts of Nam (pictured above), a KOTO graduate. Nam organised the fundraiser as part of his Diploma of Business at Box Hill Institute. He approached Sofitel on Collins who kindly agreed to support the evening.