When Portuguese sailors first saw Taiwan off the starboard bow in 1544 they christened it Ilha Formosa (‘the Beautiful Island’). And can you blame them?
It could be argued that Albania is the land Europe forgot. It’s carried on doing its charming, post-communist thing for the last sixty years, blissfully unaware of modern tourism and industrialisation.
As one of the world’s most populated nations, Bangladesh is often overlooked as a worthy travel destination. But here at Peregrine, we're striving to change that.
Southern France, Spain and Italy in particular are renowned for their picturesque tracks and sleepy rural hamlets, but there are a number of new destinations that are quickly catching the peloton on the European cycling scene.
For those of you who want to join Anita Ekberg in the Trevi fountain ala La Dolce Vita, or follow in Julie Andrews’ footsteps through the hills of Salzburg, we present our pick of the world’s most iconic film locations.
Tunisia offers a great deal of variety for a traveller interested in history and culture. It has been at the crossroads of history for thousands of years and has a lot to show for it.
I wasn't prepared for the physical (and surprisingly emotional) gauntlet the Kokoda Track laid down for me. So, I thought the least we could do was to try and prepare you for what's to come...
Every traveller has a different sense of value, but I am confident that not a single one who has returned from Antarctica would ever question whether it was worth it. And what with it being the 100 year anniversary of Ernest Shackleton’s incredible feat of survival, there’s surely no better time to speak of the merits of this ice-laden land.
There’s likely no finer place to really get to know a destination than a market. And when it comes to markets, Asia has some of the best in the world.
Asia is incredibly diverse in its landscape and topography – from volcanic ranges and snowy peaks to sun drenched beaches and tropical rainforests. It’s also home to some of the best, most rewarding and scenic treks the world has to offer.