Tikal – The Largest Mayan Excavation You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Buried deep in the Guatemalan jungle, miles from the nearest city lies one of the largest ancient Mayan sites. You may recognise it from some documentaries or pictures on the internet. The largest temple on the site, Temple IV, has even been featured in the first film...

4 Amazing Things To Do In La Fortuna

It's known as the adventure capital of Costa Rica but with limited time how do you choose what to do while you stay in this picturesque town at the base of the infamously active Arenal Volcano? This week, here are 4 amazing things you can do while in La Fortuna. ...

Climbing Kilimanjaro – Day 5 Summit Night

The sudden loudness of my alarm pierced the silence that surrounded me in my tent but the camp was far from quiet.  It was 2330 and I had spent the last 4 hours staring at the roof of my tent completely unable to sleep until the last minute.  The monotony...

Surviving Your First Small Group Tour

Your first adventure tour is an exciting thing, especially if it's to a place you have always wanted to go. Travelling solo or with someone you know, in amongst the excitement, if you’ve never been on a small group adventure tour there may be some hesitations and...

Experience Ancient Mayan History At Chichen Itza

When you think of Mexico you will no doubt picture palm fringed white sand beaches so synonymous with the Mayan Rivera. Away from the beaches there are 2 attractions that may pop into your mind even if you aren't sure of their names. Tulum is famous for its accessible...

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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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