Fulfilling your ambition to explore somewhere you’ve longed to visit. Hearing unfamiliar languages spoken all around you. Biting into a new-found delicacy… The pleasure we take from travel can mean many things. Here, some of our recent travellers share how it felt to explore once again.
Fragrant cuisine, glittering palaces and wild, tropical landscapes make Thailand a popular country to visit. Thailand specialist Ian has designed a journey through the country that lets you enjoy the best experiences and sights, with a focus on quieter areas and private experiences.
We share eight of the best experiences for exploring, tasting and making food and drink around the world, from creating fresh pasta with an Italian grandmother to visiting an exclusive gastronomic society in the Basque Country.
Latin America specialist Nik shares two recipes that will help bring the taste of Peru to your kitchen: a pork belly dish inspired by renowned Peruvian restaurant, Mil, and the country’s signature sweet-and-sour cocktail.
A popular street food across Asia and, increasingly, the rest of the world, gyoza are pan-fried dumplings typically filled with ground pork, ginger, garlic and spring onion, among other ingredients. Here, Japan specialist Rory shares his take on the dish.
Create travel-inspired dishes in your own kitchen, see South Africa’s lion and wild dog on a ‘sofa safari’ and explore the world’s largest cave by drone. We highlight ways to keep the excitement of travel alive from the comfort of your home.
Audley traveller Geoff relives his recent trip to Tanzania, split between a safari in the Selous Game Reserve and time in the Mafia Archipelago. He shares his highlights, including a guided walk to a 40-strong hippo pod and witnessing the first steps of an impala.
Myanmar (Burma) specialist Sophie is also one of our dedicated responsible travel experts. As part of her role, she set out to explore the country, looking for authentic, community-led experiences. This led her to animist hunting shrines, fishing lessons and a village-wide game of hide and seek.
Venturing inside volcanoes, searching for elves and snorkelling between tectonic plates? Iceland is far from your average destination. Laura from our Iceland team discovered the highlights and quirks of the land of fire and ice when she visited the country. Here, she shares her story.
Inspired by photographs from their daughter’s travels, Lesley and her husband Roger venture to Chile and Argentina to see it for themselves. They share their experiences visiting South America for the first time, including highlights kayaking through Patagonian fjords.