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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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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 route. By the...

Countries visited: Turkey
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Argentina & Brazil Reverse - 7 days

There’s a Brazilian saying that “God made the world in six days, the seventh he devoted to Rio”. When you’re standing 700-...

Countries visited: Argentina, Brazil
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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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Jerusalem Experience - Independent - 5 days

The Dome of the Rock is the oldest existing Islamic monument in the world. According to tradition, this 7th century shrine – often...

Countries visited: Israel
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Splendours of Sri Lanka and South India - 22 days

The Meenakshi Amman Temple is actually a six-hectare complex featuring 12 intricately decorated gopurams (towers built at the entrance of a temple)....

Countries visited: India, Sri Lanka
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Essaouira Experience - Independent - 4 days

The medina of Essaouria is impressive in Orson Welles’ 1952 version of Othello, but there’s nothing like seeing the real thing. Listed...

Countries visited: Morocco
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Amalfi Coast Experience - Independent - 4 days

The Amalfi Cathedral is not your typical Italian basilica. The stripes and contrasting tones of the marble and stone exterior are reminiscent of a palace in...

Countries visited: Italy
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