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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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The whitewashed casbah of Tangier, Morocco
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What you can expect from a local tour of Tangier, Morocco

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Often referred to as Europe’s ‘Gateway to Africa’, Tangier fuses together many different cultures and religions. Although a heavy Spanish influence remains the most prominent after many fled here to escape General Franco during the civil war. As a result, Jews, Muslims and Christians, Europeans, Arabs and Berbers all live together in harmony. Unlike other […]

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Posada Amazonas Lodge in Peru
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7 unique overnight stays from around the world

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Here at Peregrine, we’ve always thought that travel should be more about the journey than where we rest our heads at night. Adventure for us is an immersive, cultural experience – a local cooking class in Vietnam, campfire stories with Botswana’s Ghanzi bushmen, or wine tasting with vintners in Mendoza. Jacuzzi baths and a well-stocked minibar aren’t […]

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Traveller enjoying views over Granada
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The maiden voyage: Stories from a first-time cruiser

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Stepping onto the gangplank my stomach churns with a sense of excited anticipation, but the crew’s beaming faces immediately help to settle any initial nerves. Our Peregrine guides, Rachida and Fatima, greet me warmly and I eagerly make my way into the ship’s main lounge. I set myself down next to a trio of chatty […]

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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.

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