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Traveller tales from the Hippie Trail

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Writing letters on scraps of toilet paper. Hitchhiking through Thailand and bonding with Afghani soldiers over guitar singalongs. Five adventurous travellers recall some of their fondest (and craziest) stories from the Hippie Trail - the overland journey between Europe and Asia so famous in the 60s and 70s.

26/05/2017 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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What it’s like to travel during Ramadan in Turkey, Morocco and the Middle East

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Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, a time when millions of Muslims engage in religious thought and ritual fasting. But what's it like to travel in Turkey, Morocco, Egypt and Iran during Ramadan? Here's everything you need to know.

24/05/2017 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
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‘Arrival visas are a piece of cake’: An Iran traveller tells all

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Want to know the ins and outs of travel in Iran? Go to the source, that's what we say. And especially if that source's passport has more stamps than a philatelist convention...

07/02/2017 / By / , / Post a Comment
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Everything you need to know about travel in Iran

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Travellers touch down in Tehran with images of shimmering mosques and palm trees, only to be confronted with an on-arrival visa process that makes grown men weep. But don't worry, we're here to help.

25/01/2017 / By / , / Post a Comment