The stories below from our team include accounts of our own travel experiences, our travel tips, our recommendations, and our guides to destinations, all to inspire you for your next journey…

 

 

Time to Galapa-Go!

The wildlife of Galápagos is legendary for its lack of an instinctive fear of humans. Sea lions loll on the beach next to you. Birds land on your camera lenses and stand in the middle of the trail ignoring you as you carefully walk around them. As you contemplate or photograph giant tortoises to your…

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Explore The Arctic

The Arctic is imbued with a romance—from the history of polar exploration, dauntless early Vikings, to the 18th- to 21st-century Northwest Passage and North Pole explorers. And, a reputation for extraordinary beauty and majesty, with its central symbol, the polar bear. Each Arctic adventure tour offers unique wildlife spotting opportunities. Seeing a polar bear, the…

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Hot Air Balloon And Champagne Breakfast In The Maasai Mara

It is 5am and here I am standing in the middle of the Maasai Mara about to go on my first hot air balloon. The sun is just about to rise and the sky is amazing shades of purple and orange.  Our hot air balloon is laying on the ground and slowly expanding, I never…

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Game Drive with An Animal Whisperer

Game drives in the Maasai Mara are a thrilling experience that never gets old, and having a great driver makes all the difference.  In such a large National Reserve with so many animals to find, having a driver that knows the land and the animals makes the day even more exciting and of course successful!…

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Cooking in Udaipur

Still my favourite place in India, I was so happy to return to Udaipur.  This gorgeous lake city is so charming. The small winding streets and alleyways are a calm reprieve after the craziness of travelling around Rajasthan. Historic white buildings line the waterfront, most with rooftop restaurants and contrasting bright pink bougainvillea. Instead of…

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The Mighty Ganges

I was so excited to arrive in Varanasi, after hearing so much about this interesting city and our long flight I was so happy to feel the warm sun on my arms and hear the crazy noise of Indian streets I loved so much on my first visit to this incredible country. After our rooftop…

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An Oxford Scholar

The sun was shining as our local tour guide Louis introduced us to Oxford ‘The City of Dreaming Spires’, less than an hour from London by train. Oxford revolves around its prestigious University and our guide Louis was about to introduce us to this world-famous city.  As we wandered around the majestic sandstone buildings, we…

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The Old Rectory Tearoom

A hidden gem in the heart of the Cotswalds is The Old Rectory Tearoom in Castle Combe.  It is not widely advertised so luckily it was part of our Back Roads Tour.  We walked to the door which was like a stables entrance of the gorgeous stone building dating back to 1490. We peeked our…

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Meet Jo Kendray

Jo has been in the industry for 20 years – and until two years ago, was living and working in travel in the city that never sleeps, New York. This gave her the opportunity to travel, and really experience the whole country and its surrounds. With all 50 states under her belt – including an…

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Tastes and Sights of Lisbon

Our tour with local historian and keen foodie guide from Context Tours was great, a quirky and different way to be introduced to Lisbon.  We visited a local bakery to see Portuguese Tarts being made and sample some of course.  Tasted the sweet wine, Moscato, and paired it with cheese which was a delight.  We…

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