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Gorillas are divided into three species, the lowland gorillas, also known as the Grauer’s gorillas being the largest of the three subspecies of gorillas, the western lowland gorillas and the mountain gorillas which live in the montane forest area. Grauer’s gorillas or the eastern lowland are found only in the Democratic Republic of Congo’ s […]

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East Africa is considered as the ultimate game viewing safari destination by many travelers who are attracted by the big five mammals where chances are very high to closely observe the African bush animals in their natural habitat particularly Kenya, Tanzania where the tourism industry is well established. Wildlife is abundant in East Africa regardless […]

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Spring is here and enjoying the outdoors after a long winter inside is on everyone’s list. The flowers are blooming, trees are blossoming and it’s truly a time of renewal. Our grandmothers have often said that everything tastes better when it’s eaten outside with friends and family. Spring is the perfect time of year for […]

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If you’re looking for a country that can offer a real authentic African safari holiday then you should not be looking any further than Tanzania. I have been lucky enough to visit and would love to go back there again someday, the place was so amazing that it left me wanting more and more. It’s […]

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While the Isle of man isn’t on the top of everyone’s list of places to visit for a holiday, it does offer a beautiful blend of stunning history and natural beauty. The islands capital, Douglas, is a world renowned offshore finance centre. Without a doubt the island is best known of its TT motor sport […]

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Campside Comfort- How much is too much to carry-

It’s in the nature of backpackers, campers, and trekkers of all kinds to enjoy the experience of “roughing it.” There is joy to be found in disconnecting from the hectic nature of modern life, with its 24-hour connectivity and ceaseless electronic noise. A pristine evening beneath a billion bright stars, a sweltering day beside a […]

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Is it time to replace your tent-

Here’s the short answer: yes. If you’ve been carrying around the same tent on your backpacking adventures for more than a few years, if you’ve been dealing with a sticky zipper, mysterious leaks, or any of a dozen tiny nuisances, consider replacing that old tent.  You’ll find that tent technology advances with great speed, and a new […]

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Why the train to Paris is always better than the plane

I never thought that I would prefer travel by train to travelling by plane, but if you are taking the Eurostar London Paris route then it certainly is! There’s so much to love about the train in comparison to hoping on a plane. The whole thing just seems so much more relaxing, less rushed and […]

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Revealing the history of Amsterdam

When people think of the Netherlands they maybe think windmills. Some others perhaps think of tulips or the little boy who put his finger in the dam. The country is a mixture of enterprise and imagination, great artistry and sporting talent.  The sea has always been a challenge to the Dutch. They sailed the seas […]

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Winter festivals in Barcelona

You might be forgiven for thinking that summer is the best time of year to visit Barcelona, but there is actually lots going on during the winter months as well. The fun doesn’t stop when the temperature drops – quite the opposite in fact. After you’ve booked your flights to Barcelona, take a look at […]

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