• Image of the week: Blue Mosque, Istanbul

    You probably know the Sultan Ahmed Mosque by its more popular name, the Blue Mosque. The interior of one of Istanbul’s most iconic sites is adorned with over 20,000 handmade ceramic tiles. The upper levels are awash with blue paint and sunlight streams in through more than 200 stained glass windows.

  • Europe's Top 5 unique architectural secrets

    It's no secret that Europe is home to some of the world's most incredible architecture - The Colosseum, Notre-Dame de Paris, Sagrada Família among others. But you don't need to be an expert to enjoy some of the lesser known marvels.

    Take a look at these five examples of some of Europe's hidden architectural secrets. Get off the beaten track, veer away from the crowds and come home with a little bit of culture under your belt.

    The Dancing House, Frank Gehry - Prague

  • Insider tells: The hidden secrets of Positano

    When most people look at a picture of Positano, they see the famous beach, the gorgeous waters of the Mar Tirreno or the beautiful buildings stacked one upon the other in the town’s signature fashion.

    But Peregrine local leader Francesco Carpegna saw something quite literally beyond the obvious; the mountains behind Positano, and the untold possibilities they held.

    A lifelong passion
    Francesco has been leading Peregrine trips in the area for five years and the Lattari Mountains are his passion.

  • Top 5 benefits of travelling with kids

    It’s often thought that once you have children your opportunities to travel suddenly become limited to European holiday resorts with high-rise hotels and a Kids’ Club run by a sweaty man in a giant purple dolphin suit.

    But why should the exploring stop when you’re a parent? Having children with you on your travels can be an enriching experience, opening all kinds of doors no matter where you choose to go.

  • Image of the week: Israel

    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.

  • Snapshot of Halong Bay

    The story behind Halong Bay is a real beauty. Legend has it that when invaders came to Vietnam, the gods sent fierce dragons to protect the Vietnamese people. These brave dragon warriors spat thousands of jade jewels into the water to form a great wall against the invaders. These jewels became the limestone islands and islets that still dot the bay today.

  • Image of the week: India

    Love in a warm climate.

    An intimate moment, a cheeky smile, a longing glance. These are the sorts of authentic, everyday scenes you get to witness when you travel on a small group with Peregrine. 

    Take a look through all our India tours and find one that will allow you to get an inside look at this fascinating culture.

  • Inside knowledge: A travel expert tells all

    Glenyce Johnson is the Managing Director of Peregrine, and she's also one of our most passionate travellers. Glenyce has been to over 100 countries, and her next big challenge will be to tackle the Camino Trail in Spain next year.

    I sat down to chat with Glenyce and was swept up in her world of adventure, exploration and discovery. I also learnt that you can never underestimate the power of a good gin and tonic at the end of a long day!

  • See Nepal, without all the trekking

    Ken is our new Destination Manager for Asia. He's been there, seen it all and got the stories to match. We sat down and asked him about our new 11-day trip, Colours of Nepal. It's our way of showing you the best of Nepal without all the trekking. You'll even see Mt Everest from an incredible scenic flight! 

  • Why we love it: Tibet

    It's time for another in our popular Why We Love It series. This time we're taking you inside Tibet. These blogs were all written by passionate Peregrine staffers who fell in love with a particular place around the world.

    Take a journey into this exotic and increasingly popular destination:

  • Snapshot of Mongolia

    At the time of writing, Mongolia is sitting 34th in the 2012 Olympics medal tally. Judo champ Nyam-Ochir Sainjargal beat Dex Elmont of Netherlands to take home Mongolia's first bronze medal.

  • A photographic journey through southern Africa

    Blazing sunsets, rolling sand dunes, smiling faces and some of the world's best wildlife - you can see it all on our 19-day Delta, Dunes and Falls trip.

    Our PR expert Jane has just returned from this very trip, and we wanted to share some of her favourite images. Often it can be hard to put an African experience into words, because it is truly one of the most incredible places on earth. 

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