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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Splendours of Russia & Ukraine - 12 days

Boasting its own dramatic and tragic past, Russia is a treasure trove of cultural marvels. From the backstreets, bridges and cathedrals of St Petersburg to...

Countries visited: Ukraine, Russia
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Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia - 17 days

"The mountains sing. Their hoary peaks, in their snow-white fur hats, carry on a conversation among themselves. They are laconic witnesses of time long...

Countries visited: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
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Walking in the French & Swiss Alps - 8 days

 

As imposing on the landscape as an exclamation point at the end of a sentence, the Matterhorn is impossible to ignore. Some 4478...

Countries visited: France, Switzerland
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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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Greek Island Odyssey - 12 days

After a few days spent exploring the Greek Islands and its myriad ruins, coastlines and oceanscapes, nothing comes closer to perfection than watching the...

Countries visited: Greece
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Croatia's Dalmatian Coast - 8 days

 

At the turn of the fourth century, Roman emperor Diocletian built a monumental palace in Croatia as a retirement gift to himself. After being...

Countries visited: Croatia
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Jewels of the Adriatic - 15 days

 

Caves and waterfalls abound in Plitvice Lakes National Park, but it’s the 16 interlinked lakes flowing between Mala Kapela Mountain and...

Countries visited: Croatia, Italy, Slovenia
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Highlights of Southern Spain & Morocco - 15 days

 

As much a merging of these two countries as you’re likely to find, the famed flamenco actually originated from the Moors (Moroccans)...

Countries visited: Spain, Morocco
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A Week on the Camino (self-guided) - 8 days

 

"Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of wellbeing and walk away from every illness. I have...

Countries visited: Spain
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