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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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Classical Turkey & the Greek Islands - 21 days

Istanbul’s Blue Mosque (aka Sultan Ahmed Mosque) provides a true glimpse into classical Turkey. Built between 1609 and 1616 during...

Countries visited: Greece, Turkey
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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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Turkey Revealed - 10 days

Large enough to shelter around 20,000 people, the 60-metre deep underground city of Derinkuyu is awe-inspiring. Built between the 7th and...

Countries visited: Turkey
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Glimpse of Turkey - 8 days

Phaselis was founded in the 7th century BC. It flourished as a commercial trading centre where anything could be bought and sold, including...

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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Highlights of Croatia & the Balkans - 8 days

Sarajevo serves as a living museum; a lasting example of the cruel hand Bosnia and Herzegovina has been dealt by the past...

Countries visited: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro
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