Solo Travel

5 things I learned conquering Everest Base Camp as a solo female traveller

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Original blog post featured on The Journal by Intrepid, written by Tayla Gentle. As a woman travelling solo you run the gamut of emotions; everything from liberating highs to paralysing fears can cross your adventuring path. For me, independent travel has always been an incredibly freeing experience – I am woman, hear me roar/snore/speak terrible […]

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Walking the Prosecco Hills

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Written by Peregrine Travel Centre SA client Bron Gascoigne. I recently went on my first Exodus Tour – “Walking the Prosecco Hills”. With a name like that, I knew what I was getting myself in for .. or so I thought. The trip was everything I expected, and more.  Friendly people, lush countryside, outstanding architecture, […]

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The 6 best destinations for solo travel

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Travelling alone doesn’t mean you have to travel alone. One of the best ways I’ve found to explore a country, during my two years of solo travel, is to join a tour group. Travelling solo in a group means you still get to feel like a wild adventurer exploring the world (because you are) but you’ve […]

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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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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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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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How to do India as a solo female traveller

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India has a reputation as one of the most beautiful and, frankly, bizarre countries on the planet. But it’s also got a reputation, rightly or wrongly, as a slightly dangerous place for women to travel alone. Now we’ve never had any problems on our group tours in India (our guides know all the areas to […]

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