Trekking the Inca Trail: Day 4 – Machu Picchu

  "Mister, your water for washing", was the usual wake up call but tonight I was already dressed and in the finishing stages of packing up my gear for the final time.  Machu Picchu awaited and we didn’t want to be late. After our unusually light breakfast...

Why Add A Little Adventure To Your Holiday?

We all work hard for our time away with family and for many it is the highlight of the year. The costs of travel, relatively speaking, are getting cheaper every year as more and more of us can afford to travel further and for longer. For so many families their holiday...

In Transit – Boston

Not as well transmitted as its close neighbour New York, Boston however will surprise you with it’s compact layout and friendly atmosphere.  If you find yourself in transit here and have a few hours to spare you will have a problem deciding what to leave off your...

Trekking The Inca Trail: Day 1

Silence shrouded the van in a veil of uncertainty.  I had been dreaming of this moment for so long.  Well, not the awkward silence we were now sitting through, but the moment in 4 short days when, hopefully, I would be standing at the Sun Gate gazing down on...

Beyond Uyuni – The Stunning landscape of Reserva Eduardo Avaroa

The Salt Flats of Uyuni seem to get the headlines all the time when you talk about Bolivia and there is a very good reason for that. They are stunning but they are far from the only natural wonder you can find in Bolivia. Today I would like to highlight some equally...

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Africa

Often misunderstood, Africa is the worlds second largest continent. At 11.7 million square miles it covers 6% of Earth’s total surface area but accounts for 20% if its landmass.

Nature documentaries highlight its stunning animal population but Africa is also rich in history. The birthplace of modern man, homo sapiens, began here between 350,000 and 260,000 years ago.

Africa has vast open plains, burning hot deserts, not just the Sahara, history in abundance and modern cities that rival any other metropolis on the planet. Visitors to Africa often come away with a new appreciation of everything this marvellous continent has to offer.

 

South America

From glaciers to deserts via the humidity of the largest bioreserve on Planet Earth, the continent of South America has it all in abundance.

Friendly people, amazing scenery and out of this world food combine making sure there really is something for everyone here.

Flight times may make you think twice about picking here but once you visit you will want to keep coming back for more.

 

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Europe

Europe is so accessible to so many and yet few have really scratched the surface of all the wonders that you can find here.

 Immerse yourself in ancient history, visit some truly spectacular beaches, get away from it all in a country retreat or strap on a pair of skis and race down a mountain.

Europe is a melting pot of civilisations and cultures that can be experienced in byte sized chunks or all out excursions.

 

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North America

The third-largest continent needs little introduction. North America stretches from the far northern subarctic region of Alaska all the way down to Mexico.

Take to the open road on a road trip, hop on board a trans coastal railway or fly between different cities and adventures.

The USA really does have something for everyone. It’s not hard to realise that over 50% of Americans have never visited another country, they don’t have to. 

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Central America

Central America may not have the landmass of its northern neighbour, in fact, it accounts for only 0.5% of the World’s landmass. What it lacks in size it more than makes up for in biodiversity, accounting for a staggering 7% of the planets total wildlife.

Many people come here for the stunning tropical beaches but return once they find that there is so much more to the 6 countries that make up Central America.

Volcanoes in El Salvador, tropical atolls in Belize and one of mans greatest engineering achievements in Panama. Wherever you decide to go you will find warm hospitality, amazing culture and history in abundance,

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