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…

 

 

Colours of Peru – Chimu Adventures

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Be amazed by the archaeological marvel that is Machu Picchu, voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the world, meet Quechua speaking locals on Lake Titicaca and sample some of the delicacies that Cuzco has to offer on this comprehensive small group tour of Peru. This 14-day itinerary starts exploring the history of the…

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A New York Classic

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Madison Avenue, long streets and Autumn leaves. An image I’d dreamed of became a reality on my last trip to New York. I’d broken up my stay between Lower East Side, Greenpoint Brooklyn, and Midtown. In Midtown I chose the Lotte Palace. In 1882, six neo-Italian Renaissance townhouses were built around a courtyard and after…

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Sacred Valley Explora

Friday, January 10, 2020

We arrived into Cusco in the late afternoon.  As always in this part of the world the descent in through the Andes mountain range was spectacular.  Cusco itself looked from the air just like a large town, quaint and pretty.  We were heading about a 1.5hour drive away from Cusco to the Sacred Valley.  By…

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A Greek Dream Becomes Reality

Thursday, January 2, 2020

After falling in love with tv show The Durrell’s, and subsequently reading My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell, upon which the show is based, I had wanted to visit Corfu for years. After spending a hot sunny morning strolling the Liston, visiting Lawrence & Gerald Durrell’s park, and taking in the incredible St….

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Oh Sicilia Bella

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Taormina, the perfect welcome to Sicily! We arrived directly into Sicily with the convenient Emirates connection and picked up a Fiat 500 for our 8 days on this stunning island. We stayed in a gorgeous small hotel in one of the town squares, just far enough away from the hustle, while still being walking distance…

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Summer on Korcula

Thursday, January 2, 2020

We chose the island of Korcula for its location on the idyllic Dalmatian coast, the perfect place to day trip around the surrounding islands. My friend’s family came from the small town of Racisce so we decided that even though it was small it would be lovely to come back to after days of exploring,…

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Neon Night Food Tour

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A great way to discover some of Tokyo’s hidden gems is to do this small group tour. We were a group of eight plus Matt our tour guide, and we set off from a central meeting place in the bustling Shinjuku area. Matt, being a native American, had lived in Japan for the last 5…

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Visiting Hakone and Surrounds

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

I had heard so much about the Hakone area, that it was a good chance to see and discover. From Tokyo, I travelled by bullet train to Odawara station; such a comfortable ride and so very fast. I then took a local bus to Ichinoyu Shinanoki, a Japanese inn where I was staying for the…

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The Japanese Alps

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

After a few days in the metropolis that is Tokyo, it was time to venture out and see the magnificent countryside, heading westwards towards the Japanese Alps. My day began taking a local train to Matsumoto for a brief stop to visit the ““Crow Castle” for its distinctive black walls, surrounded by an impressive moat….

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