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Reading Japan: Top 6 books

Japan is rich in culture and teeming with intricate and fascinating traditions, which make for excellent reading. We have picked out our six favourite books about the country to prepare you for your trip. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden A compelling tale exploring life as a geisha in mid-20th century Japan, Memoirs of more »

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Reading Namibia: Top 6 books

The downtime hours on your trip are perfect for relaxing with a book. These are our top six books on Namibia to help you get to know the country better. IN BUSHVELD AND DESERT: A GAME RANGER’S LIFE by Christiaan Bakkes In Bushveld and Desert is an entertaining book of wilderness stories written by famous safari guide more »

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Beautiful Bhutan

There is nothing quite like the peaceful and colourful country that is Bhutan.  Here, our Asia Specialist Cherylle tells us why this magical Himalayan kingdom blew her away. Bhutan is a place of gorgeous open valleys which are home to the black neck crane and many other wonderful bird life…the beauty of this country is more »

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Take to the water

From expedition cruising in Antarctica to drifting down Asia’s many waterways, or staying on a houseboat on the Zambezi, getting out on the water really does give you a totally unique perspective on a new destination. Here are a few of our favourite boats around the world… M/V Sea Spirit, Antarctica Experience the hauntingly beautiful more »

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Wildlife encounters

Top wildlife encounters

There’s nothing we love more than watching wild animals going about their lives, unfazed by our temporary passing in their world. From the sounds of their calls to their quirky mannerisms and even at times their unique scent, tracking down wildlife requires you to have all your senses engaged. To celebrate World Wildlife Day, we’ve more »

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Green Costa Rica

Green Costa Rica

Costa Rica is often referred to as the green jewel of Central America, not only for its misty cloud forests and jungle-fringed coastline, but for its exceptional eco credentials too. As we become increasingly aware of our environmental responsibility and the need to reduce our carbon footprint, Costa Rica has emerged as a leading light more »

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