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!.

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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Photo Gallery – Top spots & experiences in south-east Asia

Vietnam: Halong Bay Vietnam’s Halong Bay is simply breathtaking, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, widely considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world. Thousands of majestic limestone peaks rise dramatically out of the sparkling emerald waters, and … Continue reading

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Pyramids of the Mayan Empire

Although it’s usually the pyramids of Egypt that get all the attention, there are numerous pyramids of equal splendour in Central America. But who were the Mayans of ancient times, and what happened to the Mayan Empire? The Mayans can … Continue reading

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Uncovering the Mayan Empire

Often thought of first as the folk who allegedly predicted the end of the world in 2012, thus inadvertently inspiring one of the worst films ever made, the Mayans are definitely deserving of a rebrand. Mayan culture is probably one … Continue reading

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Travel round-up: tours to Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been made famous in films like Lawrence of Arabia and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Along with its natural beauty, Jordan has a fascinating history. If you’re planning a holiday or group tour … Continue reading

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The Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an

The 2200-year-old Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an, China were only discovered 1974 by a peasant farmer. Commissioned by the despotic Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi, some 7000 Terracotta statues were constructed over 36 years by up to 700 000 people; buried with … Continue reading

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On safari in the Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti National Park

Our African safari was amazing. When we started our drive down into the Ngorongoro Crater it was early in the morning and absolutely freezing. We were all bundled up in the truck in our sleeping bags. If you do sign up and find yourself … Continue reading

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Travel round-up: tours to China

China is vastly different from the contexts in which westerners normally find themselves, making it an utterly transfixing destination to visit. From the natural beauty of China’s rural areas to the buzzing cities, the cultural attractions and of course the … Continue reading

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