Travel blog – Tours

An Interview with Bruce Poon Tip of G Adventures

Ellie Fazan speaks to philanthropist and founder of G Adventures, Bruce Poon Tip... Broke and more than 3,100 miles from the check-in desk for my pre-booked flight home, I once travelled alone from Ca...
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Why You Should Start Your City Break with a Walking Tour

Flight Centre's Head of Marketing, Sue Johnson, loves a walking tour, and here she tells us why it's the first thing she does on arrival in a new destination... Flights booked. Hotel arrange...
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Greece: Beyond the Beaches

Think of Greece and what do you see? Perfect white sands, gloriously pink Aegean sunsets and lazy days spent poolside with an iced cocktail? It’s true, Greece does offer these delights in spades, but ...
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A Beginner's Guide to Exploring Iran with G Adventures

The cat’s been out of the bag for a while, and Iran is now officially the worst-kept secret on the tourist radar. Last year, direct flights from London took off for Tehran after a four-year hiatus and...
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5 Reasons to Visit Cuba NOW

For the past 15 years, I've had a dream to visit Cuba and, with my own eyes, see this iconic island that is frozen in time. Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean, has hardly changed since the...
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The Coolest Things to Do in Tokyo

As a city with over 13 million inhabitants and almost 150 skyscrapers, Tokyo rewards those who do their research. Its best sushi can be hidden behind a curtain, or a buzzing beer scene can be found do...
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California Wine Regions: Napa vs Sonoma

Choosing the right wine is a thing of great importance – especially in a grape-loving country like the USA. Indeed, Napa and Sonoma are actually the second-most visited attractions in California after...
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Discovering Palenque: Mexico’s Lost City

The path narrowed as it wound through the undergrowth, skirting tangled roots and tracing the course of slender Mexican jungle streams. The heat and the humidity were energy-sapping, but I pressed on,...
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Sailing Vietnam’s Halong Bay

The sweat trickled down my back as my heart beat faster. I could feel a dozen pairs of eyes boring into me, watching me; waiting. ‘It’s not even that high up,’ I told myself, ‘you can do it’. And so, ...
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Why You Should Tour South America with G Adventures

Everyone knows it but not everyone likes to admit it: travel can sometimes be a bit daunting. Of course, exploring Panama, tramping Peru’s Inca Trail or venturing into the Costa Rican jungle is exciti...
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9 Reasons Why You Should Travel with Topdeck

Are you itching to discover Croatia’s terracotta landscapes? Take a road trip around Italy? Or embark on an unforgettable adventure across Spain? Topdeck Travel can turn your adventure dreams into a r...
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The Day I Fell in Love with Kanchanaburi

When an itinerary promises sun, sea, sand and all the food you can eat, the level of excitement and expectation is set to maximum. And, when the destination is Thailand, everything is turned up one mo...
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