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Jerusalem dome

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


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…

07/09/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment

Traveller tales from the Hippie Trail


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
Muslim man in mosque

What it’s like to travel during Ramadan in Turkey, Morocco and the Middle East


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
Drinking raki in Turkey

An ode to raki: a local describes what Turkey’s national drink means to him


It may be known as 'Lion's Milk', but Turkey's signature liquor is more than a (rather stiff) drink. Peregrine's own Caglar Gokgun describes the culture, history and tradition surrounding Turkish raki.

01/05/2017 / By / , , / Post a Comment

Traveller stories: An ode to Turkey


For travellers like us, curious about how the world fits together, there was hardly a more exciting place to stand...

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