Touring Alcatraz

Alcatraz, the iconic island in the heart of San Francisco has, for decades, ignited peoples imaginations of daring break out attempts. No doubt fuelled by Hollywood's sometimes far fetched accounts of what supposedly happened on the windswept barren slab of rock under...

Tulum – There Is More To This Town Than Just The Ruins

Cancun has been the go to resort in the Yucatan for many years. Proximity to the airport has made it the number 1 choice for international visitors but towns further down the Riveria Maya are now stepping up to challenge its crown. Tulum may not be anywhere near the...

Iguazú Falls Brazil – A Panoramic Odyssey

Compared to the Argentinian side you would be forgiven for thinking that a quick hop over the border to the Iguazú Falls Brazil wouldn't be needed; but you would be wrong! True, there isn't nearly as much to see on this side of the river than it's Spanish...

Are We Heading For A Plastic Catastrophe In Our oceans?

It's been simmering in the background for decades and is one of the most serious problems facing humanity today.  Third World famine and atrocities in the name of religion quite rightly get all the headlines but now, finally, the global plastic waste problem is...

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...

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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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