World Wonders

With the legendary Pyramids of Giza in Egypt being the sole survivors of the ancient wonders, recent compilations include the new seven wonders and seven natural wonders. This chapter of our blog is all about these world’s wonders, those that made the grade, the many worthy finalists and a few deserving contenders. It’s going to be hard choosing where to visit next!.

All you need is love… and an iconic tribute to prove it! The story of the Taj Mahal.

Probably one of the most distinctive buildings on the planet is the world-famous Taj Mahal in India, an incredible building that inevitably takes a spot on the ‘must-see’ lists of travellers around the world. Built (or rather commissioned) by the … Continue reading

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Exploring the temple of Abu Simbel, Egypt

Trevor from Flight Centre went with us recently on a tour to Egypt and was blown away by the temple of Abu Simbel. Read about his adventure here! I’ve always thought that visiting Egypt without seeing Abu Simbel would be … Continue reading

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Camping overnight in Wadi Rum

Travel blogger Adam Groffman travelled with us to Jordan late last year – here he looks back on an unforgettable night spent in the wide open spaces of Wadi Rum, Jordan. For more of Adam’s work, take a look at … Continue reading

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Exploring Jerash & Umm Qais

Travel blogger Adam Groffman travelled with us to Jordan late last year. Here’s his latest in his Jordan series, this time focussing on Jerash and Umm Qais. On the first full day of my Christmas in Petra tour, though we … Continue reading

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A hell of a ride – driving through the Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Buckle up! Today our resident expert Amar Grover writes about his adventures in the Atlas Mountains. According to what I feel is the best guide to Morocco (OK, it’s the Rough Guide and I’m probably on my 8th edition of … Continue reading

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Dunes and Tombs – and mummies too!

Roger Lord travelled with us to Egypt recently on our Dunes and Tombs tours, which takes in all the major sites and heads way out into the Western Desert. Over 18 days, he saw the pyramids, travelled the Western Desert, … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail, The Lares Trek and the magic of Machu Picchu

One of South America’s most famous sights, Machu Picchu is probably one of the most recognisable places on the planet. But what’s the best way to get there? Having escaped the fate of many other sacred places when much of … Continue reading

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Travel Round-up – Tours to Southeast Asia.

Vietnam: A captivatingly beautiful country, travellers can discover tradition and history charming rural areas on a tour to Vietnam, and see the dynamic new face of Southeast Asia in the hubbub of its thriving cities. From the northern attractions like … Continue reading

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New 7 Wonders of Nature announced in Zurich.

The provisional New 7 Wonders of nature were announced last week at the New 7 Wonders headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Elected by public votes taken from all over the world, the New 7 Wonders were whittled down from over 440 … Continue reading

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Exploring Angkor: the incredible temples of Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Cambodia. Absolutely stunning temples and so much more than I could have imagined them to be. Siem Reap was our first stop in Cambodia and the perfect way to begin. We landed at 7am and I was determined … Continue reading

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