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Your ultimate guide to trekking with mountain gorillas

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A mountain gorilla trek often comes second on travel Bucket Lists to a classic Big 5 game drive in Kruger or Serengeti National Park. Which is understandable – getting to the gorillas takes more effort, more time and more expense than a traditional safari. But you know what they say: you get what you pay for. […]

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Video: Intrepid Sailing in Burma

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Check out Intrepid Travel’s latest video on the amazing Burma Sailing Trip. Head off the tourist trail (and seemingly off the map) as you dive headfirst into a Myanmar sailing adventure through the remote Myeik Archipelago. Setting off from the hustle and bustle of Phuket, explore lush rainforest, swim in turquoise waters and chill out […]

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A guide to Mexico’s best Maya temples

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Since the Spanish first set foot on Mexican soil in 1519, the stepped, crumbling and jungle-covered scattered ruins of the south-eastern Yucatan Peninsula have fascinated the outside world. They’re the legacy of the most sophisticated and formidable people ever to dominate Central America: These pyramids, temples, holy places and sacrificial sites attract the curious minds […]

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Our easy-to-follow guide for ethical animal tourism

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An encounter with some exotic animal makes its way onto many a traveller’s Bucket List. Unfortunately, all too often, the need for a unique travel experience and a great profile pic is put before animal welfare. As Wildlife Alliance have demonstrated in Chi Phat, a community based tourism project in Cambodia that is helping protect the precious Cardamom […]

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24 hours in Phnom Penh

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It reads like a quiz question: “What capital city has streets named after Charles De Gaulle, Mao Tse Tung, Tito, Pasteur, and Jawaharlal Nehru?”. In case the headline didn’t give it away, it’s Phnom Penh. In this city, which walks in the present while shrouded in shadows of its past, you’ll find enough history to keep […]

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Best of Bolivia: a photoshoot with Instagram legend Tyson Wheatley

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In influencer circles, Tyson Wheatley is the man. A former CNN boss based out of Hong Kong, he was influential in getting Instagram off the ground in the first place, working for a year at their HQ in San Francisco. We sent Tyson on an Intrepid trip in Bolivia – from the volcanic lakes of […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnam

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I thought I knew Vietnam. I grew up watching movies like Good Morning Vietnam and Platoon, and episodes of China Beach on TV. My parents took me to see Miss Saigon at Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre. Even though I was born several years after the fall of Saigon, 1980s media filled in the blanks for […]

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Video: South America with Peregrine

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At Peregrine we offer premium adventures, and for us that means embracing the spirit of adventure through a more immersive cultural journey. One thing we’ve learned at Peregrine – you never outgrow adventure. The spirit that drives you to get out there and see the world. Not through a coach window or with 50 strangers […]

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The spirit of adventure: how travel has changed for the Baby Boomer generation

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We’re old enough to have made a boatload of wacky decisions in our lives. Happily, two of those involved stepping away from our daily routines into the wide world of travel. We were in our 20s in the late 1970s and enjoying our September honeymoon on the north shore of Lake Superior. Under brilliant yellow […]

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A coffee and foodie guide to Seminyak, Bali – The Food Curators

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The warmth of the tropics. Surf for days. Luscious, organic food. Buzzing but never frantic. Speed it up or slow it right down. The colours (bright everything) and smells (incense everything). It makes us giddy just thinking about the place. The coffee scene in Bali is extraordinary but not surprising, considering it is a major […]

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Nepal Earthquake 2015 – Client Feedback

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ANZAC Day 2015 will always hold special meaning for me, as on that day I was trekking high in the Everest region of the Himalayas when The Earthquake struck. We were out on the trail when the whole mountain range started to shake and roll like a rag doll. It was both an awesome display […]

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