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Rajasthan in pictures

Rajasthan in pictures

With its rich colours, friendly people, over-populated cities and stunning countryside, India is a photographer’s paradise, and nowhere more so than Rajasthan. As you wander through the state’s pastel-coloured cities and labyrinthine bazaars you’ll be presented with endless photo opportunities, whilst the wonderful rural villages provide an opportunity to meet the locals and experience a more »

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Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day, which aims to focus attention around the world on celebrating the amazing planet we live on and raising awareness about the importance of conserving our natural environment. Africa’s travel and safari industry has an important role to play in funding the continent’s conservation efforts, but it’s also crucial that the properties more »

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Tiger tiger

Tiger safaris explained

India’s size, landscape and fantastic national parks and tiger reserves all play a part in offering travellers an enchanting wildlife experience. This is by far the best place to spot the elusive Bengal tiger in the wild, with half of the world’s population of wild tigers found in India. Here, our specialist Ric shares his experience of more »

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First-time China

China for a first-timer

Despite being the third largest country in the world, we’ve always seen China as something of an enigmatic kingdom. From the seemingly infinite 4,000-mile-long Great Wall which features on bucket lists worldwide, to the rice terraces in Longsheng and Chengdu’s charming pandas, there is simply so much to explore. We recently sent our Asia specialist more »

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Colobus monkey

More to Rwanda than gorillas

Imagine Africa specialist Matt has just returned from a week in Rwanda, where he discovered there’s more to the ‘land of a thousand hills’ than gorilla trekking. Here, he explains why this fascinating country should be next on your list… The highlight of anyone’s adventures in Rwanda is the ultimate bucket list excursion: tracking mountain more »

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Kerala's peaceful Backwaters

A slice of calm in frenetic India

We recently sent our travel specialist Cherylle out to southern India, to experience the laid-back atmosphere of this part of the country. Here, she tells us all about her trip… Having backpacked northern India for a month a few years ago, I was left with mixed emotions about this crazy, colourful country. Being a huge more »

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