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Bahia Bustamante: The estancia at the end of the world

Bahia Bustamante, a working estancia on Patagonia’s craggy coastline, is somewhere quite extraordinary. Unapologetically remote, this private sheep farm is more about location than it is luxury, yet with charming accommodation and a host of unique activities on its doorstep, it is the ultimate off-the-beaten-track destination in Argentina. Eli journeys to the end of the world to find out more. more »

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Animals in love

Rather than filling your head with an endless list of exotic places where you could enjoy a candlelit dinner for two, this Valentine’s Day we’ve decided to look to the animal kingdom for signs of true love in the wild. We’ve picked out a few of the romantic rituals and cute courtships carried out by more »

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Walking in Kenya’s wilderness

Karisia Walking Safaris are breaking the mould in Northern Kenya with some truly stunning itineraries. We sent our Kenya specialist Anton out to check out their pioneering safari style and ground-breaking conservation methods. Here he tells us all about his experience… Africa is famed for its vast open landscapes and diversity of wildlife, however the majority more »

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The Insider: Antarctica’s Citizen Scientists

A frozen wilderness at the end of the earth, the sheer size and scientific significance of Antarctica exceeds all expectations. We caught up with Bob Gilmore, the Citizen Science Coordinator on board Hebridean Sky – one of our favourite expedition ships – about how passengers on board the ship can get involved with important research. more »

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Marine Big Five

If, like us, you are hooked on David Attenborough’s latest masterpiece Blue Planet II, then you might be starting to see the appeal of making marine life more of a focus on your next holiday. We asked our specialists to choose the five most exciting marine species and identify where best to spot them. 1. Blue whale more »

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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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