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Lonely Planet’s Top 10 in 2020!

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Lonely Planet have released their official ‘Best in Travel’ for 2020 – a comprehensive guide to the best countries, cities, regions & value for money destinations to visit in the year ahead. It’s a comprehensive list, full of informative details about visiting and why they think these places are a must visit. You can read […]

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Festival fun around the world

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Travel gives us the opportunity to learn about different places, people and cultures. When we return home, we bring with us not only memories but often new life lessons that we’ve learnt along the way. Incorporating your travel with a local festival or celebration is an incredible way to add a different experience and gain […]

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Once in a lifetime Orangutan Experience!

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Today, Monday 19 August, is World Orangutan Day! Raising awareness about these incredible creatures and the effect deforestation for palm oil has had on their environment and consequently their numbers. If you’re a wildlife enthusiast with a passion for conservation – we’ve found a fantastic opportunity to combine this passion with your love of travel! […]

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On board the Viking Sun

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On Saturday 23 March, the Viking Sun docked into Outer Harbour, Adelaide as part of its 141 day world voyage! Launched in 2017, this ocean vessel is one of 6 in Viking Ocean Cruises fleet of state-of-the-art ocean ships. Each of the 6 ships are identical and can carry 930 passengers in all verandah staterooms […]

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Easter traditions around the world

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Original blog post featured on The Journal by Intrepid, by Miranda Forstmanis. For many, Easter arrives with the promise of long weekends, easter egg hunts, and the ability to overindulge in an excessive amount of chocolate without fear of judgement. But while this might be the norm for countries like the United Kingdom, Australia, the […]

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Discover the wonders of Lapland

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It’s a part of the world so unique, not many people think about travelling there. But this beautiful part of the world has so much to offer travellers – from breathtaking scenery, to incredible wildlife, unique activities and accommodation, to the friendly locals – Lapland will take your breath away. So, where is Lapland? How […]

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A total eclipse of the travel kind

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There’s a unique phenomenon coming up that you should consider planning your travel around – a total solar eclipse! Often as travellers we base the timing of our travels around certain world events, festivals, sporting events or even holidays. Whether it is attending the World Cup in Russia, witnessing the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan […]

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