Excess Baggage

We’ve travelled to the ends of the earth – and back again – many times! This is a window into our collective travel experiences and the things we encounter along the way…

Video of the Week – 3 Minutes in China

  Step foot into a world of glimmering cities and ancient towns, smoking incense and burning firewater, cuddly giant pandas and fierce white tigers, tasty dumplings and scorpions on a stick and much more in this week’s video pick. This … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls to Johannesburg – Part 2

  Last week travel agent Simon Pacey began telling us of his journey from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg, of high-wire adventures, walking with lions and cruising the Zambezi River. This week he continues his journey into Botswana for his first safari and a macorro cruise in the … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls to Johannesburg – Part 1

  “I have to begin by admitting that Africa was not a high priority on my travel list”, says travel agent Simon Pacey. “It was the kind of trip I was happy to put off until much later in life. … Continue reading

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Revisiting India on the Taj Express

  Four years ago our own Emma McInnes first discovered the magic of India on our 8 day Taj Express tour. This year she returned and once again got to experience – and share, the beauty and contrast of this fascinating land,  from its diverse … Continue reading

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Journey through China – Part 2

Yesterday Charlie Bridger shared the first part of her journey through China with us – today she carries on to Lijiang, home of the Tiger Leaping Gorge; Jinan, the City of Springs; our Change for Children program in Bu Yang; Qufu, the … Continue reading

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Journey through China – Part 1

Kicking off in Xi’an, our very own Charlie Bridger takes us on a journey through China, stopping off in the incredible limestone karst region of Guilin, the spicy province of Sichuan – home to the Chengdu Panda Research Base and … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Take a walk (around the world)

The weekend is just around the corner and we’d like nothing more than to lace up our hiking boots and embark on a trek around the world. Instead we’ve decided to go with this video of the week, of a … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in October

The timing of a holiday is key. There is nothing worse than arriving at your dream destination to a welcoming of torrential rain or freezing temperatures. This is the first of a 12 part series looking at the best places … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Around the world

An intrepid young couple take a trip around the world in this video of the week. In just three minutes they have managed to capture their 108,371 kilometre adventure across 20 countries in a compilation of eye-catching shots. Follow them … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Cuban Colour Temperature

There are no staged shots in this week’s video pick. Just real people, real life, and real travel. This beautiful compilation of everyday sights captures the essence of this Caribbean island from a local point of view. Games of chess, … Continue reading

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