Posted on 24 March 2017 by Martha Hales
Off The Beaten Track: Nicaragua
Nicaragua is fast emerging as an exciting alternative to other Central American destinations. It offers plenty of scope for wildlife enthusiasts, adventure seekers and culture fans alike, all under the warm Nicaraguan sun. There’s no shortage of things to do in Nicaragua although its growing popularity in recent years has made some sites quite crowded. With that in mind, you might want to pepper your itinerary with some of the lesser known corners of this fascinating country. There is still plenty of Nicaragua which is steeped in authenticity, untouched by development.
Posted on 06 March 2017 by Martha Hales
Waterside locations offer some of the most attractive scenery in the world. For adventurous and laid-back travellers alike, the pools and lakes of the world are sure to have something to offer. Take your pick from this selection of the loveliest and most beguiling lakes around the globe, handpicked by our local experts.
Posted on 27 January 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
Follow in the Footsteps of Darwin
“There are several other sources of enjoyment on a long voyage... The map of the world ceases to be blank; it becomes a picture full of the most varied and animated figures”
Posted on 09 January 2017 by Martha Hales
Valentine’s Day: Romantic Getaway Inspiration
With Valentine’s Day a month away, and cold weather making us daydream of faraway places, there’s never been a better time to choose your next romantic getaway! If you’re in need of a little inspiration, check out these itinerary ideas put together by our local experts…
Posted on 28 October 2016 by Kati Taylor
Top 5 Adventure Holiday Experiences for 2017
While every travel experience is different, some moments can stand apart from the crowd as truly unforgettable. Within broad and diverse itineraries, these standalone memories stay with us long after we’ve returned to our daily lives, compelling us to travel again and again. So, as the new year approaches, we thought we’d compile a list of our Top 5 Adventures for 2017. Varied and vibrant, there’s sure to be something that takes your fancy…
Posted on 04 July 2016 by Huw Owen
Cambodia's Tonlé Sap is both a lake and a river system with an unusual feature - its flow reverses twice a year. In the dry season (November to May), the river drains into the Mekong at Phnom Penh. In the wet, silt in the Mekong delta causes the river to back up and flood a huge area of Cambodia, forming the Tonlé Sap lake. People living near the lake thus have to cope with water levels that go from nothing to nine metres. They do so by building their homes on stilts. In the dry season, walking around one of these villages you'll see homes built high above the ground, with people clambering up and down huge ladders. In the wet season these same homes seem to float on the lake, with people zipping around by boat.
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