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Our top 5 places to visit in Australia

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We live in such a beautiful country, with vast scenic landscapes, unique wildlife and a rich history. From the rugged coastlines, to the flat red sandy deserts and the abundant green rainforests – there is an adventure for all types of travellers in Australia! With the recent restrictions placed on travel all over the world, […]

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A guide to trekking in Bhutan

Bhutan – known as ‘The Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is an incredible world of Himalayan mountains, magnificent fortresses, ancient monasteries and colourful Buddhist prayer flags. This secluded kingdom is relatively new to travel brochures, having only opened their doors to tourists in 1974, and has managed to maintain its strong heritage and culture. There […]

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Top 5 experiences in Namibia

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Home to the highest sand dunes in the world, huge plains and rugged mountains – Namibia is an incredibly beautiful and unique part of Africa. The endless stark deserts and blue skies provide a backdrop for an unusually dry and harsh environment, but the wildlife here have adapted and learnt to cope with living in […]

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Ethiopia – A Journey through Abyssinia

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Ethiopia is a landlocked country with a unique combination of culture, wildlife, history and nature. From lush highlands to the arid deserts and everything in between, the natural beauty of this African country will leave you speechless. Ethiopia has recently become of more interest to travellers, especially those that are returning to Africa for their […]

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Arctic Kingdom Land-Based Safaris

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When you think of an Arctic adventure, most people would think of exploring by small ship – and that’s a great option. But if you’re after something a little more unique, that stays on land, then a safari on ice may be just for you! Led by local Inuit guides, you’ll discover an array of […]

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Intrepid’s Jordan Women’s Expedition

Did you know Intrepid have a range of special expeditions exclusively for women? While it’s always fun to travel with a mixed group of travellers, there are some countries where travelling with only females can give you a completely different experience. These limited-edition series of expeditions are all about breaking down barriers, encouraging discussion and […]

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Travelling to Japan during 2020’s big sporting event? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Original blog post featured on The Journal by Intrepid Travel, by Emily Kratzmann. The countdown is on. In July 2020, hundreds of thousands of sports-lovers from around the globe will descend on Japan for one of the biggest sporting events on earth. If you’re thinking of going, here’s everything you need to know about travelling […]

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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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Why Canada’s Johnstone Strait is a dream destination for wildlife lovers

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Original blog post featured on The Journal by Intrepid Travel. Between the mainland of Canada‘s British Columbia and the misty forests of Vancouver Island, there’s a particular stretch of water that’s become famous around the world. This is Johnstone Strait, home to the biggest resident pod of killer whales (orca) on the planet. There’s no […]

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