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The Instagram worthy village in Switzerland – that will also feed your inner adventure seeker!

For anyone who has ever been to Switzerland, or seen photos of it while scrolling through social media, you will know that it is the definition of picturesque scenery. Just when you think this amazing country couldn’t get any prettier, you stumble across a small village that takes your breath away. The name of this […]

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11 unusual Valentine’s Day traditions around the world

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Soon, store shelves will be brimming with kissing teddy bears, heart-shaped chocolate boxes and other novelty marketing gimmicks designed to make single people weep. Yes, Valentine’s Day is here again. But although February 14 has become synonymous with Hallmark in many parts of the world, not every culture chooses to declare their love via a romantic greeting card […]

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A day in the life of an adventure cruise

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The daily itinerary on a big cruise ship, while fun (in a kid-in-a-candy-store kind of way) is pretty monotonous. Breakfast buffet, lie down, have a snack, fight for a deck chair by the pool, lie down, lunch, a matinee performance at the on-ship cinema, snack, lie down, dinner, repeat. Occasionally there’ll be a shore excursion, […]

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South America: a local perspective

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The beautiful landscapes, ancient ruins and dramatic culture of South America are enough to make anyone want to visit this amazing continent. When someone mentions South America the first things that usually come to mind are Machu Picchu, Rio De Janeiro and of course the Amazon – but there’s a whole lot more to South […]

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Lauren visits Italy

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Lauren has recently returned from Italy, where she did the 10 day Peregrine Secrets of Italy tour as part of her trip. From the canals of Venice to the historic streets of Rome, Italy is constantly familiar and endlessly surprising. This trip visits the top-tier sights – Venice’s bridges, Pisa’s Leaning Tower and Rome’s Colosseum – and […]

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