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From Maya temples to manatees

Pairing Guatemala with Belize makes for the perfect twin-centre holiday. A combination of two enchanting countries, bursting with culture, colour and colonial highland towns. Latin America expert, Sarah, soaks up the beautiful scenery, bustling markets and abundant wildlife on a whistle stop tour of both countries. Culture in Guatemala Our trip started in the impressive, 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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Japan in pictures

Seamlessly blending past and present (and even future, with its innovative use of technology), Japan can feel both comfortably familiar and endlessly surprising at the same time. It is this ‘surprise’ element that makes it all the more captivating for photographers – amateur or otherwise. Stepping out in search of one of the beautiful temples more »

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Zimbabwe: The experiential safari

Africa specialist, Matt, had always dreamed of visiting Zimbabwe. Lured to its plains by the promise of exceptional guiding and extraordinary safari experiences, he set out to experience the country and all it has to offer for himself. Here, he explains what makes Zimbabwe unique when it comes to getting up close with the flora and more »

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Colours of Calcutta

The Colours of Calcutta

Asia Product Manager, Kate, has spent over ten years exploring the vast and varied country of India, falling under the spell of its culture, cuisine and irresistible charm. On her most recent trip, she visited the bustling city of Calcutta for the first time, delving into the rich history of India’s cultural capital.  As I walked off the plane in Calcutta I was more »

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Himalayas

Exploring India’s Himalayan kingdom

Our Asia specialist Cherylle has travelled extensively in India, but until recently, the Himalayan kingdom in the north of the country was an enigma to her – a magical land she had heard so much about, but not yet had the chance to visit. We decided to put this right and send her off on more »

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