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Graham at the Taj Mahal, Agra

From the blog in 2014

  • Jodhpur from Mehranga Fort

    Inside India's wonders

    02 Min Read

    Markets, monks and masses of people: India contains enough life and energy to fill a suitcase full of memory cards — specialist Graham Hurst shows off a selection of his favorites.

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  • Cheetah in the Serengeti

    10 Questions for Kevin Mlay

    03 Min Read

    Tanzanian guide Kevin Mlay tells us why the Spanish are best at Swahili, the etiquette for drying your underwear and the correct accompaniment for cooked bananas.

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  • The New York skyline

    USA & Canada: cities and wilderness

    05 Min Read

    The USA and Canada both offer vibrant cities and vast, dramatic landscapes. Our specialists explain why combining urban and wild time in North America can be a rewarding experience.

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  • Plaza de Armas, Cuzco

    Responsible Travel: Projects in Action

    07 Min Read

    Our specialists don't just return from research trips bringing news of the best routes, hotels and eateries; they also report back on the worthwhile charities and causes that need our help. Here, our specialists pick out a few that have captured their hearts.

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  • Aerial View, Song Saa Private Island, Sihanoukville

    Indochina Top Fives

    05 Min Read

    From island retreats to temple camp-outs, from street food tours to Asiatic bear conservation, here are some of the best — and most unique — experiences on offer in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

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  • Hippo in Lake Naivasha

    Walking on the Wild Side

    08 Min Read

    As Zambia celebrates 50 years of independence, Brian Jackman explains why a safari through this wild, utterly unspoilt country is Africa as it used to be.

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  • Jasper National Park

    Birthday celebration in Canada

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    Hi, I would like to plan a 50th birthday celebration vacation. My partner has always wanted to go to the west of Canada and perhaps visit Seattle or maybe San Francisco as well. We'd like to be away for about a month as this will be a once in a lifetime trip, and go in the autumn of 2015.

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