by Jeremy van Heerde
South America has so many regions to discover and when picturing images of this continent the one that always springs to mind is the picture perfect shot of Machu Picchu. Recently I was lucky enough to travel here with a group of colleagues and explore this amazing place for myself.
by Marion Bunnik
Each time I travel to the wonderful countries of Mexico and Cuba I am reminded of the beauty and joy that so many people have not yet experienced in these gems. In both Mexico and Cuba I have seen so many positive changes in the ten years that I have been visiting and share my latest experiences escorting the November Mexico & Cuba tour with you here.
by Abbie Leggat
Zanzibar really is the ultimate island experience with fascinating history, colourful culture, crystal clear waters filled with colourful fish and countless long white sandy beaches. After a long flight from Cairo we found ourselves in paradise driving down dusty tracks in our 4WD passing tropical rainforests, festive fruit stalls and picturesque rice fields.
By Victoria Hearn
Iguazu Falls, one of the new ‘Seven Wonders of the Natural World’. Just the name alone conjures up images of the humid jungle and rainbows in the mist. While about 80% of the waterfalls here are on the Argentinian side, the best views are definitely on the Brazilian side! Read more
By Amelia Winter
Welcome to Antananarivo… an unexpected gem and a place I was told I would dislike. But it has everything I love – interesting buildings, beautiful scenery, an intriguing history and locals with a sense of humour. Read more
By Kenn Ortzen-Bario
On my recent tour of Sri Lanka I was lucky enough to spend some quality time exploring the wonderful city of Kandy. It’s a real gem of a destination, the second largest city after Colombo, its alive with colour and culture. Read more
by Marion Bunnik
During my travels in September, I was lucky enough to go back to the Galapagos Islands. These unique islands have so much to offer that I keep finding myself drawn back time and again!
by Craig McBey
In May 2013, I was lucky enough to be invited to Japan as a guest of Tokyo Tourism. “Tokyo Is Value” was the theme for the week, and Tokyo Tourism certainly demonstrated this.
The city of Tokyo, the largest in Japan, has a population of 13 million with 35 million covering the greater Tokyo area. In comparison, Los Angeles has a population of 4 million and 21 million for the greater Los Angeles area. Tokyo certainly is one big city!
by Dennis Bunnik
I was wondering why our tour director Giorgio wasn’t keen on trying any of our pizzas. We’d made such an effort and were incredibly proud as they came out of the wood-oven. I put it down to him not being hungry. It turns out he was saving his appetite!
by Annelieke Huijgens
Having recently returned from Colombia the question most people asked was “what’s it really like”?
And I have to say it’s a tourist’s paradise, with diverse and beautiful landscapes, a rich history and fascinating culture. We’ve all seen and heard the negative stories from the past about drug cartels and other dangers but Colombia is working really hard to shake off this image. Read more