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…

Hot air ballooning in Jaipur

  Our own Christine Fleitz recently travelled to India for the first time on our Passage to India tour through Rajasthan. Today she tells us about her experience of hot air ballooning in Jaipur – on what it was like, what to expect yourself … Continue reading

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Discovering the Great Wall of China

  As a land of dragons and emperors with thousands of years of cultural heritage, China undoubtedly captures a traveller’s imagination, says our own Lisa McCowan. But by far the country’s most alluring attraction is its legendary Great Wall – here Lisa shares with … Continue reading

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Souks, tanneries and kasbahs

  Earlier this year Rachel Armstrong got to experience the magic of Morocco for the first time with us. From the buzzing city of Marrakech to the pungent tanneries of Fes, rural scenery of Midelt, beauty of the Sahara and … Continue reading

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A journey into the Sahara

  Ever wonder what it would be like to spend a night in the Sahara, under a star-lit sky and surrounded by nothing but rolling dunes? Our own Ann Amies had the chance to do just that a couple weeks … Continue reading

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Last chance to vote in the British Travel Awards

  The British Travel Awards believe your opinion matters, and so do we. Time is running out to have your say in the 2015 awards with voting due to close at the end of the month. We’re proud to say … Continue reading

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Voting now open: Feel Good Travel Photography Comp

  Fancy yourself a budding travel photographer and want to show off your skills? Then look no further than our Feel Good Travel Photography Competition – where you can display your talents and compete for the chance to win a … Continue reading

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Impressions of India

  Last month our own Sunet van der Merwe explored the sights of India’s Golden Triangle on our 8 day Taj Express tour. As Sunet’s second visit to this fascinating country, she tells us about how her first impressions compare to … Continue reading

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The best of Vietnam & Cambodia

  The Easter weekend is just around the corner and while some of you are jetting off to far flung destinations around the world, others are taking it easy at home with family and friends while perhaps still day dreaming … Continue reading

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My Peruvian adventure to the Amazon

  Last week Charlie Bridger continued telling us about her 15 day journey through Peru with the tales of her trek to Machu Picchu and exploration of the Sacred Valley. This week she heads into the lush wilderness of the … Continue reading

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My Peruvian adventure to Machu Picchu

  Last week Charlie Bridger started telling us about her 15 day Peruvian adventure with the highlights of her time in Lima and Cusco. This week she embarks on the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, explores the Sacred Valley and learns the … Continue reading

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