Searching for puffins at Iceland’s Latrabjarg Cliffs

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Travellers in Iceland
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I'd seen flocks of birds before, of course. But nothing quite like this.
Tour group in Galapagos
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The perks of having an onboard naturalist in the Galapagos Islands

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The Galapagos Islands are like no place else, but local expertise can turn a great voyage into an unforgettable one.

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Polar bears in Svalbard.
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Traveller stories: Face to face with a polar bear

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It takes a moment before I can make sense of the sprawling shapes of red projected in front of me. The mottled mess of blue, red and purple colours seem to shift in my head and then it clicks – I’m looking at a giant ice map of Svalbard, the frozen archipelago off the northern […]

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Jerusalem dome
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5 reasons why the Middle East should be your next holiday destination

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In news headlines over the last few decades, the Middle East has often been portrayed as unwelcoming and unsafe for Western tourists. But, as many travellers know, you shouldn’t always believe what you hear about a place before you visit it…

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Carla in her bedouin tent
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I loved my tour of Jordan so much that I moved in with the Bedouin

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How does one tell their dad that they want to move to a run-down, conservative, Muslim, Bedouin village located in the hot bed of world conflict, where she doesn’t speak the language or have a place to live?

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Hiking in the Arctic.
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What to expect on an Arctic expedition

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While we often associate polar adventures with rugged explorers, frost bite and questionable food, the truth is that an Arctic expedition doesn’t mean roughing it.

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Pastel de nata in Portuguese bakery window
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10 local Portuguese dishes you need to try

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Possibly one of the most overlooked European cuisines on the continent, Portuguese food is sumptuously rich and diverse. Whether you’re in the market for the freshest fish, smoothest port, smokiest sausages or sweetest pastries – you’ll find it all in this corner of the Iberian Peninsula. They’re not ones to be wasteful either and fully […]

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Sunset over the medina in Marrakech, Morocco
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A window into local life: 5 markets you should visit

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Here at Peregrine, we believe travel is all about getting closer to the local people and gaining an understanding of the culture you came to discover. One of the richest, yet most simple, cultural experiences you can enjoy is a stroll through a local market. From the sweet dried fruits and decadent pastries of Barcelona’s […]

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Wildlife in Chobe National Park, Botswana
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The Okavango Delta: Discovering Africa’s greatest oasis

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The Okavango Delta is a colossal wetland in Northern Botswana. The river here doesn’t flow into the ocean but instead floods the Kalahari Desert creating a vast sanctuary teeming with diverse wildlife. The delta’s ecosystem is unique and largely untouched by humans; a rare example of a still completely wild Africa. The journey to our […]

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There’s more to Vietnam than Ha Long Bay: 5 lesser-known beaches you can’t miss

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If you’re looking to get away from the crowds and enjoy some of the lesser-known islands or coastal beaches in Vietnam, we have some suggestions for you

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