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5 Places on Travel Expert, Andrew Appleyard’s List For 2021

Sicily

Meet Andrew Appleyard – archaeologist, avid ornithologist, and frequent panel guest speaker for National Geographic’s Travel Geeks. With over two decades working for Exodus Travels and having designed many of our most popular itineraries over the years, Andrew leads the way with travelling the globe, and he’s not stopping any time soon. Although our opportunities to travel the world have changed, Andrew’s passion for exploring far-flung corners of the world has not.

9 tips on making a great travel video on your phone

Scenery videography

In the age of the smartphone, and with so much technology at our fingertips, anyone with passion and creativity has the ability to transform their vision of the world around them into a pretty spectacular travel video. As you know, we love seeing you capture your travel memories on social media and see your entries coming in for our Exodus Photo Masters Competition, so we thought we'd open the floor to video and share our handy tips, so you’ll be able to create a great travel video on your phone in no time.

5 Unique Travel Experiences to add to your 2021 Wish List

Halong Bay, Vietnam

If you’re looking for travel experiences that shift perspectives; adventures that take you firmly out of your comfort zone and awe-inspiring scenery that will be forever etched into your memory – you’ve come to the right place. Combining our guides’ unrivalled local knowledge and over 45 years of crafting unique adventures, our trips are designed to bring you together for experiences you won’t find anywhere else.

Back to adventure in Evia, Greece

Evia Greece

Although the world has changed, our passion for travel hasn’t stopped, and we’re excited to hear about our travellers’ first safe and secure return to adventure on a small group trip to the Mountains & Villages of Evia, in August. And who better to welcome our travellers’ back, than our fun-loving local Greek guide, Thanos Mamas, who’s been leading the way for over 20 years with Exodus.

3 National Parks to see Bengal Tigers in the wild

International Tiger Day

Nothing will prepare you for the extraordinary thrill of seeing a tiger in the wild. That first encounter where you lock eyes with the world’s biggest cat will leave an indelible imprint on your memory for life. In India, the Bengal tiger has been the country’s unspoken mascot for centuries, ever-present in its architecture, traditional art and religious symbolism, yet its population is continually threatened by poaching and fragmentation of habitat.

The Top 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the West

Grand canyon

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is a sought-after status, and in America’s vast and dramatic west, it protects a number of the USA’s open spaces and natural wonders. From overawing canyons to the serenity of ancient forests, these world heritage sites represent the very best of the phenomenal landscapes of this vast and varied nation. Recognising their significance protects these special places, and by visiting you cement their importance and help to protect them for future generations to enjoy.

Here are the top 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of western USA:

Greek island hopping with Thanos

Thanos in Evia, Greece

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and for our veteran Exodus Guide, Thanos Mamas, this pretty much encompasses the entirety of the Aegean Greek Islands. Leaving no family-run restaurant, bustling market stall or local square unturned, you could say Thanos is the ultimate “man about town”. And for us, this comes as no surprise.

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