Quiet, dust & happiness in Laos

 

Take a glimpse of life from a simpler time with this week’s inspiring video pick of beautiful Laos. From the charm of french colonial Vientiane and the tranquility of Luang Prabang, to the timeless traditions of hilltribes and the age-old customs of Buddhist monks collecting their daily alms, there is something about Laos that is simply captivating. As one of Southeast Asia’s best kept secrets, Laos still remains off the well beaten tourist track meaning it has retained much of its culture and charm, and the wide grinning face of the locals will make it difficult to ever want to leave.

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First impressions of Sri Lanka

  Kate Filer recently experienced Sri Lanka for the first time when she travelled on our 8 day Colombo, Caves and Kandy tour in October. This tour, together with some tailor-made arrangements made for the perfect introduction to Sri Lanka as a … Continue reading

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Searching for Iceland’s Northern Lights

  In December our own Sarah Bansgrove travelled to the Land of Fire & Ice – otherwise known as Iceland, to search out the spectacular Northern Lights. Travelling through snowy landscapes, blizzards and cloudy skies – did she manage to catch a … Continue reading

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I lived in Aconcagua

  After counting stars on an adventurous trek up to Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas, film maker and mountaineer Guido Patrignani is at is again. This time he is tackling the heights of South America’s tallest mountain – Aconcagua, to the … Continue reading

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Stadiums around the world

  Last year saw Brazil host the Football World Cup, this year sees England host the Rugby World Cup and next year the Summer Olympic Games will have rolled around once again – this time in vibrant Rio de Janeiro. Everyone … Continue reading

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