8 Andalusian dishes to make you fall in love with southern Spain

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A selection of Andalusian tapas
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19/06/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
Deep in the south of Spain and just a stone’s throw away from Morocco is Andalusia. A region peppered with rolling hills, unspoiled coastline, snow-capped mountains and winding rivers. Although it’s not just the landscape here that’s diverse, it’s the history too. Ruled by the Moors for centuries, you can still feel their strong Islamic […]
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Why I love North Iceland, a land of small towns and scenic gems

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The landscape in this part of Iceland is vaster, steeper and more extreme, but with significantly less tourists. It is an Iceland begging to be explored, with a limitless, choose-your-own-adventure feel.

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All aboard: why summer is the best time for an Adventure Cruise in the Greek Islands

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Last summer, I went on an Adventure Cruise around the Greek Islands and honestly can’t imagine experiencing these exotic isles at any other time of year.

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8 reasons to try small ship Adventure Cruising

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Small ship cruising might sound like a contradiction. After all, cruising ordinarily conjures up images of all-you-can-eat buffets, onboard casinos, and crowded swimming pools. But, this is truly the opposite of an Adventure Cruise.

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Douro River, Porto
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7 things you should see, do and drink in Porto, Portugal

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Portugal’s northern city of Porto has a cosiness about it, which is only augmented by the kind hospitality of the locals, and the mysterious old buildings that line the narrow streets hold tales of centuries past.

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Botswana: A country full of hope

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Botswana is one of the most welcoming, hopeful and beautiful countries I’ve visited. The local people personify the country’s joyful spirit. You can see it in their faces and the convivial attitudes of our hosts. It’s easiest to illustrate this with contrasts drawn by the start of my journey. I began in Johannesburg. Driving through […]

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A walking tour of heaven on earth: the Amalfi Coast

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As one of my chums on Peregrine’s Spirit of Amalfi tour said as we gazed down on the coast from the aptly named Pathway of the Gods, “it just can’t get any more beautiful.” She was wrong.

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The best time to visit the Galapagos Islands

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While it’s truly a year-round destination, depending on your preferences in weather and the activities and wildlife that particularly interest you, there are a variety of things to see and do at different times of the year.

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Short on time? Here’s why Cambodia is a must-visit destination

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Cambodia is the perfect destination for a short holiday. It has amazing food, friendly people, beautiful nature and plenty of cultural and historical sites to explore. While it’s difficult to really immerse yourself in a culture in just a week or two, there are certain ways you can get the most out of a place in a short time.

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The magic of Ecuador’s Amazon and reconnecting with nature

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I came away with a renewed appreciation for nature in its purest form, for its beauty and diversity, but also for its imperfections and unpredictability.

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