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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.

Thanksgiving and other festivals around the world

Every culture – and most religions – have feasts and festivals to commemorate important events. What better way to celebrate than to gather round with friends and family and eat together? Many feasts have roots in ancient religion, and many … 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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Video of the Week: What’s your travel dream?

For those of you who aren’t familiar with TED Talks, they really are an incredible resource, a great way of taking in the insights of some highly interesting people without reading reams of text online. Andrew Evans had a dream … Continue reading

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Wake up and smell the coffee!

On the Go Tours visits some of the world’s prime coffee-producing regions. Find out where these are, and find out how to make a good cup with a stove-top machine. Drinking coffee is rewarding, but it’s also a bit of … 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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