When a country boasts a game reserve revered the world over such as Kenya’s Masai Mara, there are hundreds of touring operators all scrambling to compete for travellers’ custom.

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Gimme Sunshine

Monday, 17th February 2014 by
TeideAfter a seemingly endless winter of snow and cold, followed by the rain, gales and misery of England, Terry thought it would be good to get some sunshine.

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Three Days in Bergen

Friday, 7th February 2014 by
Rachel sits on a cannon in the old fort.Three winter days in Bergen: mountains, museums and cake!

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Laetitia on one of the traverse problemsOur holiday was coming to an end and we had to start thinking about driving home.

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It is near on impossible to visit the African nation of Zambia without making a trip to Victoria Falls – the iconic falling curtain of water that marks the boundary between the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe. Proudly taking its place on CNN’s revered Seven Natural Wonders of the World alongside landmarks such as the Grand […]

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Evening drinks in Adelaide

Thursday, 3rd October 2013 by
Australia is a popular destination for gap year travel as obtaining a visa can prove far more straightforward in comparison to other countries.

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A Trip to the Isle of Man

Friday, 6th September 2013 by
Steam engines travelling between Douglas to Port Erin
This steam railway is in daily use - amazing - the Isle of Man is definitely stuck in a previous age!A couple of weeks ago we visited my sister and her family in the Isle of Man. It’s lovely visiting the Isle of Man because it feels like you go back in time. It’s very quiet and very relaxed. But not content to go back just a decade or so, the Isle of Man held […]

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More wet adventures in Iceland

Wednesday, 21st August 2013 by
Richard gets into the holiday spiritSight-seeing around Iceland continued for another day, this time with visits to the Skaftafell National Park and then to Jökulsárlón. We arrived at Skaftafell to rain and fog and ‘enjoyed’ a very damp meal of sweet and sour noodles with about 50 other people under a very crowded shelter. The next morning we awoke to […]

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