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

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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
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Traveller stories: An ode to Turkey

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

10/01/2017 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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A tale of two countries: One traveller’s journey through Turkey

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Our local guide, Ugur loosened up a little and talked of his homeland. ’Watch Turkey’, he said. ‘Do me a favour, and watch Turkey. Follow this story’.

17/02/2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment