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Cuba & Mexico - 22 days

The origins of Mexico’s national dish, mole poblano, are often disputed. One of the most popular stories tells of the 16th century nuns from the...

Countries visited: Cuba, Mexico
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Mexico In Depth - 15 days

At the centre of the pre-Colombian city of Chichen Itza stands El Castillo, or the Temple of Kukulkan. This Mesoamerican step-pyramid was designed as a...

Countries visited: Mexico
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The Best of Turkey - 22 days

Turkish Delight was invented over 230 years ago by confectioner, Bekir Effendi, at his shop in the Bahcekapi district of Istanbul. Its popularity quickly...

Countries visited: Turkey
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Central Turkey & the Black Sea - 15 days

 

The Ottoman era is alive and well in Safranbolu. Back in the 13th century, it became an important caravan station on the main east-west trade...

Countries visited: Turkey
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Treasures of Turkey - 15 days

There are many strange natural wonders in Turkey, but Pamukkale is perhaps the most surreal. Named the ‘Cotton Castle’, this unique formation of...

Countries visited: Turkey
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Chile & Argentina - 8 days

An asado is a great way to sample local Argentinian cuisine. Different cuts of meat are grilled over a charcoal or wood-fired grill, with little in the way...

Countries visited: Argentina, Chile
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Turkmenistan Discoverer - 9 days

In the middle of the Karakum Desert lies one of the earth’s strangest oddities – the Door to Hell. It looks as the name suggests – a...

Countries visited: Turkmenistan
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Secrets of Italy - Independent Journey - 10 days

 

With cars banned over a decade ago, the Cinque Terre is best explored on foot (or, for the foot-weary, by train) and with an empty belly....

Countries visited: Italy
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Morocco Explorer - Independent Journey - 13 days

 

Descendents of the pre-Arab inhabitants of North Africa, Morocco’s Berber people are living examples of centuries past....

Countries visited: Morocco
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Best of Peru - 19 days

The pisco sour is Peru’s signature cocktail, made by mixing Peruvian pisco with lime juice, sugar syrup, egg white and Angostura bitters poured over...

Countries visited: Bolivia, Peru
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