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Discover the fascinating history of Matera, Italy’s remarkable city of stone

A visit to Matera is one like no other. Take the opportunity to discover this incredible city in Italy, with an adventure to the remote southern region of Basilicata. Renowned for its extensive cave-dwelling districts, it delivers magnificent views of rock caves and old stone buildings that rise to a pinnacle and twinkle with light on the city’s warm evenings.

Explore Southern Sicily On The Perfect Cycling Holiday Adventure

Ragusa Town, Italy

Sicily is a true Mediterranean gem just off Italy’s coastline, filled with diverse landscapes, cultural treasures, and delicious traditional cuisine. Our Cycling in Sicily trip is an excellent way to uncover the island’s fascinating history, warm hospitality and interesting culinary influences that blends different cultures while keeping all of Italy's original charm.

Your Guide To The USA’s Greatest National Parks

Yellowstone Geyser

In the USA, everything happens on a grand scale – from the bustling cities to the portion sizes at dinner! And for us, the USA’s national parks are a true jewel in the crown of this larger-than-life country.

With a total of 423 national park sites in the United States, it might be hard to decide where to head to first. Luckily, we’ve shared our favourites to help you narrow it down!

Covid Emergency Relief Appeal for India and Nepal: News from the ground

Pony man, Ladakh, India

It is heartbreaking to see the extreme human suffering and economic devastation that Covid-19 has brought to India and Nepal. As is the case in many parts of the world, those who rely on tourism have had no work since the pandemic hit. In India and Nepal, the lack of government support has left many seasonal/freelance staff without any income – particularly in rural areas where alternative work is hard to come by.

Your Guide to Vegetarian Destinations

Vegetarian Moroccan Dishes

Only a couple of decades ago, many vegetarians may have feared that the only dishes available to them while travelling would consist of bland lettuce, tough flatbread, and tasteless tofu – but thankfully times have changed. Now, there’s a whole host of dishes across the world that are incredibly fresh, incredibly creative and most importantly, completely meat-free.

5 Truly wild locations to visit in Europe

Finland Forests

Now more than ever before, we’re beginning to appreciate the peace and serenity that comes from exploring truly wild areas. In these remote pockets of dense woodlands, gorges and rolling valleys, flora and fauna are left to flourish, while secluded mountain villages remain largely unphased by the passing of time. With hope on the horizon for a return to travel in the upcoming months ahead, why not take the opportunity to explore new places in Europe that are firmly off the tourist trail?

Ngumu, the story continues: The Mountain Lioness Scholarship

Lioness guides on Kilimanjaro

Kitaba Wadia Kapanya, one of our newly qualified lionesses explains, “I hope we will be seen as an inspiration to other women in the local community and encourage them to follow their dreams of becoming a mountain guide”. Read on to see the full story of how our first 10 lionesses graduated to become qualified guides through the Mountain Lioness Scholarship, and are ready to take on Mt Kilimanjaro.

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