Latin America’s a pretty diverse part of the world. For a start, it’s speckled with countless remnants and relics of ancient civilisations, which lend the region a distinct air of mystique. The vivaciousness of the locals is also renowned – from the dance halls of Brazil and Argentina to the eateries of Mexico and Peru, commotion and passion is commonplace.
The Middle East. Picture it in your mind for a moment. Chances are, you’re envisioning deserts, ancient history, centuries-old architecture and perhaps the odd camel or two. But we bet you’re not thinking about its beaches.
A picture can conjure a feeling, but Morocco simply has to be experienced firsthand. Here, enchanting culture, effervescent locals and the vibrant backdrop combine in a rich blend of true Middle Eastern splendour.
A land of mystery, myths, pharaohs and pyramids – Egypt’s about as enigmatic as they come. From the ancient kingdom taught to eager young minds all over the world to the modern-day hotbed of cultural and political change and revolution, this is one of the most fascinating countries in the world.
There’s being a tourist and there’s being a responsible tourist. As you’d rightly imagine, there’s a significant difference between the two. From the way travellers interact with local people, to the way they behave and where they spend their money – there’s a lot to consider. That said, it’s not hard.
When considering a trip to the Middle East, news stories of unrest and general safety risks can provoke a spike in anxiety for potential travellers. What many neglect to remember, however, is that the Middle East isn’t one big country that can be easily stereotyped.
The Middle East: home of pyramids, deserts, camels, myths, legends, great hospitality and of course, fantastic food. Fresh herbs, subtle spices (though some are, admittedly, more subtle than others), soul-warming breads, cool salads and deliciously seasoned meats – the Middle East is the place to visit for all of these.
Nestled in the heart of the Loire Valley, this French chateau may seem a world away, but with Peregrine's 10% off Europe sale it's never been closer.
Climbing Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa - is tough. You don’t have to be a mountainologist, a mountainitist or even a mountaineer to work that one out. But one area that can pose some unexpected problems for potential trekkers is deciding which route to take.
A good walk will do you wonders. But when you combine it with the landscapes, food and charming villages of Europe you've got a guaranteed way to blow out the cobwebs and rejueventate the mind, body and spirit.