Europe

11 foods to try in Germany that aren’t schnitzels

Original blog post featured on Geckos Tales, by Millie Lester. Believe it or not, there’s more to Germany than crumbed pieces of pounded pork fried in oil. Germany is one twelve-paged, double-sided, laminated food menu just waiting to be perused by hoards of hungry travellers, and while Deutschland is globally celebrated for its iconic schnitzel, […]

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Add a little local to your next adventure

Are you looking for something extra to make your stay in a destination that little bit more authentic? As travellers we often want to immerse ourselves in a new destination, whether it’s by meeting the local people, trying traditional food and drinks, exploring significant sites or learning about their history and culture. If you’re on […]

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5 reasons why sailing Croatia should be included on your European Summer itinerary

Written by Peregrine Travel Centre Team Member Adriana. If you’re after a relaxing, fun and breathtaking experience – sailing around the beautiful coast of Croatia is for you! It seems to be a popular travel option, with most people trying to fit this amazing experience into their European itinerary, and there’s good reason why. I […]

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5 beautiful islands in Europe you haven’t discovered yet

Original post featured on The Journal by Intrepid Travel, by Rebecca Shapiro. Lazing on a beach, gazing in wonder at the deep blue sea. Strolling through narrow, cobbled streets, ones you’ve been dreaming of for months. Tucking in to a feast for dinner, fish so fresh it would’ve been caught that day… Europe’s islands offer […]

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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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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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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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Photos: Bronny in Iceland

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Peregrine Travel Centre Adelaide travel consultant Bronny is currently in Iceland, escorting a group on a 13 day walking tour. Here are some amazing photos of her trip so far. Iceland is becoming a popular destination with its scenery and beautiful fjords, lava fields, glaciers and beyond.

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Stunning footage of Iceland shot by drone

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Stunning footage of Iceland shot by drone. Gurgling hot springs, majestic waterfalls, volcanoes alive and extinct, Europe’s biggest glacier – Iceland, where adventures a la naturale await. Video by Fstoppers on YouTube. Feeling inspired? Click here to see our Iceland Trips.

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Photographic proof that Switzerland is too beautiful for its own good

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Everyone knows Switzerland has an abundance of chocolate and mountains. But it’s not until you visit that you appreciate just how chocolatey the chocolate and how mountainous the mountains. In some cases you just have to look at a snow-capped vista complete with obligatory wildflowers and people yodelling and say ‘Oh, stop it, Switzerland’. Intrepid recently featured […]

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It’s official, guys: here are the 6 hottest destinations in 2016

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It’s that time of year again, folks. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2016 list is hot off the press. As travellers and professional where-to-next-ers, we look forward to this thing every year. It’s a much better way to pick our next adventure than what we normally do: throw darts at a revolving globe, which is not very helpful and […]

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The world’s best food destinations: where to eat (and travel) like a king

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Food can take you places, according to science. And we agree. According to the “Proustian phenomenon” and a recent study by students at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, scents can evoke more emotional memories than any other sense. It’s a fairly objective study that deserves our attention, which may involve an experiment of our own: […]

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Experience A Wine Tour Like No Other

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Article by Jenna Woods – GLAM Adelaide We really are blessed with some of the most beautiful wineries, wine regions and wines here in South Australia. So much so that our number plates could almost read – ‘SA The Wine State’. Actually, that has a nice ring to it… But what if we told you […]

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