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  • Hverir geothermal area, Lake Mývatn

    My journey into the heart of Iceland

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    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.

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  • Fisherman's net near U-Bein's Teak Bridge, Mandalay

    Meaningful Myanmar: a community-focused journey

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    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.

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  • Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

    Chile and Argentina: a first-timer’s impressions

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    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.

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  • Proboscis monkeys, Sandakan, Borneo

    A walk on the wild side in Borneo

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    Decades after her first trip to Borneo, Julie Ferne and her husband Tone were inspired to return with Audley after watching a TV series. There they watched orangutans, met macaques and cruised the river waters alongside crocodiles.

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  • Dune 45, Sossusvlei

    Finding a new Big Five in Namibia

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    Photographer Phil Reeds was driven to visit Namibia when he saw haunting pictures of an abandoned town given over to the desert sands. On his trip with Audley, he chased glimpses of his own Big Five — the country’s singular landscapes and phenomena.

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  • Fruit seller in the Mekong Delta

    Returning to Vietnam

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    This year, Vietnam veteran Bob Waldheim returned with his wife, Ruth, 50 years after he was stationed in the country. In this interview, he discusses why he decided it was time to return, and the healing process it enabled.

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  • Mother and Baby Gorilla

    Gorilla trekking changed my life

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    Rebecca and her son visited Uganda’s gorillas with Audley. She was so moved by the experience that she decided to get a master’s degree in primates and how to conserve them. We sat down to talk with her about the life-changing trip.

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  • Rano Raraku, Easter Island

    In conversation with author David Moore

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    From the Peruvian Amazon to high-rise Tokyo, David Moore and his wife Helene have recently returned from a round-the-world trip with Audley. We find out more about his adventures and how they’ve led to the publication of his first book.

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