Remember your Antarctica school project? This was so long ago and you probably never considered that you might actually go to one of the most remote places on earth. Before traveling to Ushuaia en route to Antarctica, it is really important to ensure that you have every box ticked before you get on the cruise […]

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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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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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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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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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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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