• Make this Tarte Tatin tonight!

    Tarte Tatin can be described as a French upside-down apple tart. This mouthwatering dessert was created by accident at the Hotel Tatin in Lamotte-Beuvron in 1898. But it didn't become popular until the famed Maxim’s Restaurant put it on their menu.

    According to historians, Maxim's owner Louis Vaudable decided he must have the recipe after tasting the tart on a visit to Sologne. The story suggests that he sent a cook/spy disguised as a gardener to Lamotte-Beuvron to discover the secret.

  • Nepalese Festival brings families together

    Right now, the people of Nepal are gearing up for their longest and largest festival. Dashain runs for 15 days and commemorates the victories of good over evil, with an emphasis on bringing families together.

    Dashain starts from the bright lunar fortnight and lasts until the day of the full moon. This year, the festival falls on 28 September and people of all ages, creeds and castes will converge on Nepal to take part.

  • Travel while the Aussie dollar is hot!

    Aussie dollar burning a hole in your pocket? Now is the time to put it to use.

    Research by the National Australia Bank shows us which destinations will get us the best bang for our buck. And for those into exotic, exciting, historic and thrilling adventures…the news couldn't be better

  • Moroccan lamb tagine with pomegranate couscous

    A tagine is a unique type of ceramic or clay cookware that is popular in Moroccan cooking. The bottom is a wide, circular  dish used for both cooking and serving, while the top is shaped into a distinctive cone. The slow-cooked stew that is commonly cooked inside is also called a tagine.

  • The pillars of Spanish culture

    Long influenced by Europe, North Africa, and the wider world as well as drawing on its own layers of tradition, Spain has always taken pride in its extraordinary artistic culture.

    With its tall Gothic spires and the unmistakable sounds of flamenco music floating in the air, Spain has always been home to a community of artists, writers, and architects who look at ways of bringing Spanish culture to the world.

    Let's look at some of the highlights of Spanish culture:

  • Five of the best in Argentina

    Argentina is such a feast for the senses that it can be hard to know where to start. There's so much to see and do, but you could just as easily find yourself whiling away the hours people-watching at a local cafe. 
    Keep this list handy and you'll make enough memories to last a lifetime...and still have enough time left over to enjoy that coffee!

  • All your South East Asia questions answered - with expert Stu Lyall

    We recently held another successful Facebook Q&A session. This time the topic was South East Asia, with our resident expert, Stuart Lyall. 

    Keep an eye out for future Q&A sessions on other destinations by liking us on Facebook, and have your questions handy. Or perhaps you could even offer advice to other travellers. We love to hear from the Peregrine community!

    Here is a summary of the chat:

  • Food on safari: What we ate

    Washington (or Washy, as we came to call him), was the cook on my recent Peregrine trip to Botswana.

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