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Central America

Take an exciting and adventurous journey through Central America. Discovering ancient Mayan ruins and enchanting colonial cities, pristine beaches and tropical Caribbean islands, lush jungles, exotic wildlife, rumbling volcanoes and colourful markets.

The Inside Track on Pyramids

Pyramids are fascinating structures that have had historians, archaeologists and tourists scratching their befuddled brows for centuries. And they’re still a source of wonder and amazement. How were they built and what purpose did they serve? Read on to find … Continue reading

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Extra Time in Mexico City

Mexico City, or D.F. as the locals affectionately call it, can come across as somewhat overwhelming to the first-time visitor. There is such a wealth of things to see and do in this mega-metropolis of over 21 million people, that … Continue reading

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How to say ‘Thank You’ in five languages

It’s probably the easiest phrase to learn in any language, and one of the most important too. Learning an entire language before you go to a country is not always feasible, but it’s worthwhile trying to learn a few of … Continue reading

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12 Top Travel Destinations to see in 2013 – Part 2

It’s part 2 of our series on the best places to see in 2013. What’s top of your travel list for 2013? Check out Part 1 in the series for more inspiration. 7. Russia With a rich history stretching back … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – a journey through Central America

Mayan ruins, lush rainforests, beautiful beaches, charming colonial cities and exotic wildlife make Central America a most enticing destination. See all this and more today with our photo showcase.

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Top 10 facts about the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon is synonymous with Central and South America – it’s the largest of the rainforests, supporting a huge number of plants and animals and hugely important to our own survival. Taking up most of the Amazon Basin, the Amazon … Continue reading

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How to Make a Piñata

Travel inspires us – it’s why we do what we do. And it’s why for the last few weeks our Fridays in the office have become ‘Destinations Days’ where once a week we dedicate the always enjoyable last day of … Continue reading

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Hats off to Panama!

Guest expert Wendy Gomersall visits Panama and finds out about that most famous of shipping lanes, the Panama Canal. Have you ever been in a queue in, say, Tesco’s on a Saturday morning or the Severn Bridge into Wales on a … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Inti-Ñan.

This week’s video tells a story that many of you will be familiar with. It starts with that simple but unnervingly powerful desire to ‘see the world’, and ends… well it ends differently for everyone doesn’t it? Anyone who loves … Continue reading

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Video of the week: The power of Iguazu Falls

It’s been a while since we did a video of the week. This is our first one of the year! Here’s a great video we found that really illustrates the power of Iguazu Falls. Unsurprisingly, it’s recently been named one of … Continue reading

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