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Tamerone Manasse By: Tamerone Manasse June 10th, 2024

Top 10 Places for Photography in India: Captivate Your Lens


Explore top 10 best places for photography in India, from vibrant Varanasi to breathtaking Ladakh, Agra's Taj Mahal to cultural Kolkata.

Tamerone Manasse By: Tamerone Manasse April 1st, 2024

A Guide to Photography Spots in Bhutan: 11 Photography Places in Bhutan


Discover 11 breathtaking photography spots in Bhutan. From iconic dzongs to serene monasteries, this guide is a must for any photographer.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp January 10th, 2024

Hmong Village, Vietnam: Homestays, trekking Adventures, and more through the Mountains of Ha Giang in the Sapa Region


Explore the mountainous beauty of Vietnam in Hmong villages, Sapa and Ha Giang. Discover ethnic culture, traveler reviews, and great deals. Book your trek now!

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker January 10th, 2024

Things to Do in Vientiane, the Capital of Laos, and the Surrounding Vientiane Province


Discover Vientiane, Laos, the capital along the Mekong River. Immerse in authentic Lao culture, visit Buddhist temples, and explore the largest city.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp January 9th, 2024

Uncovering the Tragic Past of S-21 & Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum located in Phnom Penh


Explore the tragic past of Cambodia's S-21 prison at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh. Learn about the atrocities committed during the Khmer Rouge regime and pay your respects to the victims.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker January 5th, 2024

A guide to the 10 Best Things to Do in Hue: Hue attractions, the best things to see in Hue, and more


Explore the 10 best things to do in Hue —the ancient capital of Vietnam. Uncover the best things to see, including tombs of emperors in this historic city.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp January 4th, 2024

A guide to Patara Beach near Kalkan and Kaş with an Ancient City Twist


Explore the ancient ruins and sandy beaches with our guide to Patara Beach, a captivating blend of history and natural beauty.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker January 4th, 2024

A Complete Guide to Pamukkale: Things to Do in Pamukkale - Thermal Pools and Hot Springs | Everything You Need to Know Before You Go


Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pamukkale and Hierapolis. A Turkish marvel featuring thermal pools, travertine terraces, and everything you need to know before your visit

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams January 4th, 2024

Ölüdeniz Travel Guide: Top Things to Do in this Turquoise Paradise – A Comprehensive Oludeniz Tourism Overview


Explore Ölüdeniz - a stunning blue lagoon and beach in Fethiye. Paraglide for breathtaking views. A must-visit destination! Plan your visit to Oludeniz today!

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker January 2nd, 2024

Kaymakli Underground City in Cappadocia, Turkey: A travel guide


Discover the captivating allure of Kaymakli Underground City in Cappadocia. Unearth the secrets beneath, exploring Kaymaklı's unique underground marvels.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 29th, 2023

Hippodrome of Constantinople, Istanbul: Exploring the Historic Sultanahmet Square


Discover the rich history of Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul at the iconic Hippodrome of Constantinople. Immerse yourself in ancient ruins and architectural wonders amidst this historic site.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams December 28th, 2023

The Grand Bazaar Istanbul: Comprehensive Guide to Shopping in the Grand Bazaar


Discover the vibrant culture of Istanbul at the Grand Bazaar! Shop for unique souvenirs, savor delicious local cuisine, and explore this historic marketplace. Experience the wonders of this bustling bazaar and create memories to last a lifetime.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 27th, 2023

Göbekli Tepe (Gobekli Tepe): The First Temple Older Than Stonehenge


Discover the awe-inspiring Göbekli Tepe Temple, an ancient structure predating Stonehenge. Unearth a historical marvel that showcases humanity's remarkable architectural prowess.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 27th, 2023

Things to do in Fethiye: A travel guide


Discover the best things to do in Fethiye. Immerse yourself in crystal clear waters, explore ancient sites, and soak up the sun on pristine beaches.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 22nd, 2023

The rich history of Ephesus Turkey: A travel guide


Discover the captivating heritage of Ephesus in Western Turkey, through an immersive journey into this important Greek city. Unearth hidden relics and ancient wonders in this historical gem.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 22nd, 2023

A Dalyan River Cruise: Nature's Retreat for Serene Boat Tours & Stunning Sights 


Delve into Dalyan's allure with alleys, integral to boat tours and river cruises. Explore Kaunos, Dalyan Delta, and Iztuzu Beach in this Dalyan River guide.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams December 22nd, 2023

Things to Do in Cappadocia, Including a Mesmerizing Hot Air Balloon Ride


Discover Cappadocia's charm with our guide to things to do in Cappadocia, featuring an unforgettable hot air balloon experience

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 22nd, 2023

The City of Bursa Turkey: A travel guide


Uncover the charm of the City of Bursa, Turkey with its vibrant culture and awe-inspiring landscapes. Explore a city that embodies rich history and natural beauty.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 21st, 2023

Bosphorus Cruise Tour: What You Must Know Before You Go on a Dinner Cruise to Take in Istanbul along the Bosphorus Strait


Embark on a Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul for a memorable dinner cruise along the Bosphorus Strait. Sightsee, take in Istanbul's beauty, and enjoy a Turkish experience on a yacht.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 21st, 2023

Blue Mosque in Istanbul: Explore the Majestic Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii)


Explore the breathtaking beauty of Sultan Ahmed's masterpiece, the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Immerse yourself in its majestic architecture and discover the rich history behind this iconic landmark.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 21st, 2023

The Ancient City of Assos: Turkey’s Best-Kept Aegean Secret and Once Home to Aristotle


Discover the beauty of Assos, Turkey's charming coastal town. Explore ancient ruins, enjoy a relaxing beachside getaway, and savor delicious local cuisine. Plan your unforgettable trip today!

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 21st, 2023

Aphrodisias: Secrets of an Ancient City at the Archaeological Site of Geyre


Experience the wonders of Ancient Aphrodisias with an unforgettable archaeological adventure. Explore the ruins of this ancient city and uncover its secrets from thousands of years ago.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 20th, 2023

ANZAC Cove: A Historic World War I Site in Turkey


Discover the historical significance and breathtaking beauty of ANZAC Cove in Turkey. Explore our interactive guide, photos, and stories from the troops who landed at the Gallipoli Peninsula in World War I.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 20th, 2023

Ankara, Turkey: Capital city of Türkiye, near government buildings, Turkish interior ministry, and Embassies


Discover Ankara - cultural richness and government landmarks. Explore Turkish heritage near the Interior Ministry in this insightful travel guide.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 19th, 2023

Gayer-Anderson Museum in Cairo: Explore Cairo's Historic Bayt al-Kritliyya


Explore the rich history of Cairo at the Gayer Anderson Museum, showcasing exquisite Egyptian and Islamic artifacts in a stunning domestic architecture setting from 1935 to 1942.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 19th, 2023

Discover the Iconic Al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo - One of the Holiest Islamic Sites in Egypt


Uncover Cairo's holiest Islamic sites at Al-Hussein Mosque, tied to Ibn Ali. Explore this iconic mosque near Khan El-Khalili Bazaar.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 19th, 2023

Amr ibn al-a'As Mosque in Cairo: First mosque ever built in Old Cairo


Discover the Amr ibn Al-A'as Mosque in old Cairo the first mosque built in Egypt, a fascinating piece of Egypt's cultural heritage as well as Islamic history. Immerse yourself in its rich history and architectural beauty.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 19th, 2023

Diving and snorkeling in Marsa Abu Dabbab Bay in Marsa Alam - See dugong, turtles and more


Discover Abu Dabbab Bay in Marsa Alam, a Red Sea haven perfect for snorkeling and diving. Encounter turtles in this serene underwater haven.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 18th, 2023

City of the Dead: Northern Cemetery in Cairo, Egypt - Discover Historic Graves and Monuments


Explore the rich history of Cairo's Northern Cemetery, home to captivating graves and monuments. Uncover fascinating stories and embrace the allure of this ancient necropolis.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 18th, 2023

Mummification Museum in Luxor -  Luxor Temple, Luxor Museum, and Karnak


Uncover the fascinating history of Ancient Egypt at the Mummification Museum. Explore exhibits that showcase the intriguing process of mummification and delve into the secrets of an ancient civilization.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 18th, 2023

Al Rifai Mosque in Cairo: A travel guide


Explore the historic Royal Mosque in Cairo, built in 1912 by Khedive Ismail, known for its exquisite marble architecture and ties to the Egyptian royal family.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 13th, 2023

Explore the Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria


The Royal Jewelry Museum is an enchanting place with a rich history and a must-visit destination for any jewelry enthusiast or history buff.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 13th, 2023

A guide to Wiencke Island in Antarctica: A glimpse into history at Port Lockroy


Explore Wiencke Island, a southernmost marvel in Antarctica. Discover the island's beauty and history, with a side trip to Port Lockroy.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 12th, 2023

Crossing the Drake Passage: A travel guide


Navigate the Drake Passage, connecting Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, on an Antarctic cruise. Explore Cape Horn, South Shetland Islands, and the vast Southern Ocean.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 11th, 2023

Jebel Barkal (Gebel Barkal) and the sites of the Napatan region in Sudan: Unveiling the legacy of Amun


Explore UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jebel Barkal, 320 km north of Khartoum in Sudan. Discover ancient temples, pyramids, and archaeological wonders in the Northern State, Karima.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 5th, 2023

Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania: A safari adventure within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area


Discover the stunning Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the safari, lodge, and volcanic caldera rim in northern Tanzania's Rift Valley.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 4th, 2023

The best things to do in Stone Town, Zanzibar: Top things to see, and more


Uncover the best things to do in Stone Town, Zanzibar – from the historic Old Fort and Slave Market to the enchanting Forodhani Gardens. Immerse yourself in Swahili culture in this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 4th, 2023

Amazing things to do in Zanzibar, Tanzania: A travel guide


Discover the most amazing things to do in Zanzibar, including must-see attractions in Stone Town. Explore the ultimate experiences on this captivating island in Tanzania.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 30th, 2023

Top things to do in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania: Must-visit tourist attractions, beaches, street food, and more


A guide to fun things to do in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, top tourist attractions, and must-see sights by the Indian Ocean.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 30th, 2023

Mikumi National Park in Tanzania: A travel guide


Explore Mikumi National Park in Tanzania, a safari haven in the southern part. Discover wildlife wonders and the best time to visit this national treasure.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 29th, 2023

Visit South Luangwa: A trip to South Luangwa National Park in Zambia


Explore Zambia's South Luangwa National Park with a captivating safari itinerary along the Luangwa River. Experience walking safaris and unwind in lodges for an unforgettable trip.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 29th, 2023

Luangwa River: A safari adventure in the rift valley of Zambia


Explore Luangwa River in Zambia, where it rises in the Lilonda, surrounded by the Mafinga Hills at an elevation of around 1500 meters. Discover the beauty of North-East Zambia and its connection to Malawi.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 28th, 2023

The best things to do in Livingstone, Zambia - Unveiling top Livingstone activities


Discover the best things to do in Livingstone, Zambia! Explore the must-see attractions, enjoy river views, visit museums, and relax with top Livingstone activities, including rhino tours.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 28th, 2023

The Great Rift Valley: A geological wonder of Kenya - where Africa is splitting in two


Explore the wonders of the world as Africa is slowly revealed through the Great Rift Valley - a valley, a rift, and the essence of East Africa.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 27th, 2023

Lake Bunyonyi: Unveiling the deepest lake in Uganda


Explore Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda's deepest lake in Kabale. Canoe, nature walks, and the charm of 29 islands. Visit this beautiful spot with many little birds.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 24th, 2023

Lake Mburo National Park Uganda: A safari adventure 


Embark on an unforgettable safari in Uganda's smallest national park - Lake Mburo National Park. Visit Lake Mburo, witness diverse wildlife, and explore the pristine wetlands. Just a short drive from Kampala.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 24th, 2023

A guide to Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda - Gorilla and chimp trekking


Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda's Kibale National Park and beyond. Explore Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, and encounter mountain gorillas in captivating national parks.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 23rd, 2023

Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda: A Kabalega National Park wildlife safari adventure


Embark on a thrilling Uganda safari adventure at Murchison Falls National Park. Discover wildlife wonders, accommodations, and the beauty of falls in Uganda.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 22nd, 2023

Best things to do in Kampala: Uganda travel tips


Discover the best things to do in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. Explore the Uganda National Mosque, take a city tour, and find unique attractions with these travel tips

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 22nd, 2023

Lake Nakuru Safari: Exploring the wildlife wonders of Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya


Embark on a Kenya Safari to Lake Nakuru National Park, home to a stunning soda lake. Witness the iconic pink flamingos and diverse wildlife in this central Rift Valley gem.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 21st, 2023

Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya: A travel guide


Explore Masai Mara National Reserve for an authentic safari, witness the Maasai tribe, and marvel at the East Africa plain's wildlife wonders in Kenya.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 20th, 2023

Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe: A travel guide for a remarkable Hwange safari experience


Discover Zimbabwe's finest safari destination, Hwange National Park. Experience elephants, game viewing, and the stunning Victoria Falls. Book your Hwange adventure now!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 20th, 2023

Kalahari Desert Facts: A travel guide


Explore the vast Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa. This travel guide reveals facts about the semi-arid landscape in South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker November 17th, 2023

Discover the Ancient Alaeddin Mosque - A Historic Treasure in Konya, Turkey


Nestled in Konya, an ancient city in Turkey with roots plunging as deep as the Bronze Age, this mosque is a symbol of the rich and textured tapestry of Turkish history and a must visit for travellers on Turkey tours.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 15th, 2023

Exploring the Enchanting Cape Fur Seal Colony at Cape Cross Seal Reserve near Henties Bay


Explore Namibia's Cape Cross Seal Reserve: One of the largest colonies of Cape Fur Seals along the breathtaking Skeleton Coast.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 15th, 2023

Victoria Falls Odyssey Across Zambia and Zimbabwe: Mosi-oa-Tunya in Victoria Falls National Park


Explore Victoria Falls, the iconic waterfall in Zambia and Zimbabwe, a natural wonder on the Zambezi River. Discover Victoria Falls National Park's beauty.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 9th, 2023

10 Best things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam: A travel guide


Discover the best things to do in Hoi An's ancient town, including basket boat rides & the vibrant night market - a must-visit in Vietnam.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 8th, 2023

Exploring the jungle paradise: A guide to Madidi National Park in Bolivia, home to monkeys, macaws, and more


Explore Bolivia's stunning Madidi National Park, one of the largest protected rainforests in the Amazon. Visit Rurrenabaque for an unforgettable jungle experience.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 8th, 2023

Visit the Uyuni Salt Flats (Salar De Uyuni) in Bolivia: Largest Salt Flat in the world


Uyuni Salt Flats (Salar de Uyuni) in Bolivia: Visiting the Bolivian Salt flats - the best time to visit, must-see attractions, and more.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 6th, 2023

Visit the Colca Canyon: Hike the Colca Canyon Trek near Arequipa, Peru


Discover the breathtaking beauty of Colca Canyon in Peru with a hike or trek. Visit Arequipa and take a tour of this amazing canyon, often compared to the Grand Canyon. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 3rd, 2023

Complete guide to Huacachina Oasis: Unveiling the enchanting desert gem of Peru


Discover Huacachina, Oasis Town of Peru: Navigate Sand Dunes, Sandboarding, and the Enigmatic Oasis of Huacachina - A Complete Guide.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 3rd, 2023

Exploring the wildlife marvels on a Ballestas Islands tour in Paracas Peru


Discover the diverse wildlife of Ballestas Islands on a boat tour in Paracas, Peru. Get up close with sea lions and seals in their natural habitat. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 2nd, 2023

Inca Trail in Peru: Everything you need to know about hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu


Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru. Everything you need to know about this sacred trek, including permits and a four-day journey.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 1st, 2023

An Epic Road Trip: Exploring the Karakoram Highway, the Highest Paved International Highway in China and Pakistan


Embark on the ultimate adventure along the highest paved international road in the world, the Karakoram Highway (KKH), connecting Western China and Pakistan.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 26th, 2023

Great Wall of China: The history of the Great Wall


Explore the history of the Great Wall of China, an ancient fortification spanning northern China, built to safeguard the northern border. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 24th, 2023

Druk Path Trek in Bhutan: A travel guide


Embark on the iconic Druk Path Trek in Bhutan through rhododendron-laden valleys, encountering yaks, and exploring Paro and Thimphu. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 20th, 2023

Hiking to the iconic Paro Taktsang: The ultimate guide to the Tiger's Nest Monastery in Bhutan


Discover the Buddhist monastery, precariously perched on Bhutan's Paro cliffs. Your ultimate guide to the Paro Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest Monastery) hike. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 19th, 2023

Guide to Milos Island Greece: Exploring the Enchanting Greek Island in the Cyclades


Discover the best of Milos, a Greek island with volcanic beauty. Unveil its complete Milos with a beach travel guide & boutique hotels.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 16th, 2023

Unveiling the legacy of Perseus and its significance in ancient Greek mythology at the archaeological sites of Mycenae and Tiryns


Discover the Mycenae citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Peloponnese, central to Mycenaean civilization & Late Bronze Age Greece.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 13th, 2023

The ancient theatre of Epidaurus: A connection to the world heritage sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus festival, Athens


World Heritage Unveiled: The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus in Athens – A Monumental UNESCO Centre, and its Connection to the Sanctuary of Asclepius during the Epidaurus Festival in the Peloponnese

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 13th, 2023

Syvota: Discover pristine clear waters and coveted coves in the Epirus Region, Thesprotia for the best Greek trip


Explore Syvota, a small Greek village in the Epirus region, known for pristine beaches. Located in Thesprotia, near Corfu in the Ionian

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 12th, 2023

Exploring Athens Hellenic Heritage: The Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and Zappeion


Discover the rich history of the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens and its role in the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Find out more.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 9th, 2023

Visit the Meteora monasteries: Explore the life of a monk, Kalambaka Monastery in Meteora, and more


Explore the UNESCO-listed Meteora monasteries in Greece, including Varlaam Monastery, perched on sandstone pillars. Discover Greek Orthodox heritage.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 9th, 2023

Corfu, Greece: A travel guide


Exploring the Best of Corfu: A Travel Guide to the Ionian Islands Sandy Beaches and Old Town

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams October 6th, 2023

Visit Alanya Castle (Alanya Kalesi): Everything you need to know about the castle in Alanya, the cable car & more


Unlock the wonders of Alanya Castle, where Mediterranean history comes alive. Immerse yourself in stunning vistas, its cable car and delve into its captivating past.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 5th, 2023

A travel guide to Kythnos, Greece: Best Things to Do in Kythnos Island in the Cyclades


Discover Kythnos, a hidden gem in the Cyclades. Our travel guide highlights the best things to do, from beaches to ferry connections, close to Athens.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 5th, 2023

The Parthenon in Athens: A Masterpiece of Ancient Greek Architecture


Explore the Parthenon in Athens. An iconic temple atop the Acropolis, dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena Parthenos, a masterpiece of ancient architecture.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 4th, 2023

A guide to Athens, Greece: Uncovering unique things about Athens, attractions, the best things to do in Athens and more


Explore the best things to do in Athens, including the iconic Parthenon and unique attractions like Plaka and Ancient Agora, for a perfect day in Athens.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 29th, 2023

Everest Base Camp Trek: The Ultimate Adventure in Nepal


Trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal, discovering Namche Bazaar, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep villages. Join us for an epic adventure today!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 28th, 2023

A guide to the best things to do in Kathmandu, Nepal: Exploring temples, stupas and palaces


A travel guide to the best things to do in Kathmandu, Nepal: Exploring temples, stupas, and palaces. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 26th, 2023

Amritsar: A Spiritual Pilgrimage Hub for Sikhs in Punjab with the Golden Temple as a Revered Attraction


Explore Amritsar: A Sikh Pilgrimage Centre with the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), the Holiest City in Punjab, near Pakistan Border.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 26th, 2023

Exploring Sarnath: An ancient Buddhist site in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - A key destination on the Buddhist Pilgrimage Circuit


Explore Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh: Where Buddha gave his first sermon, an archaeological gem with pillars, stupa, and rich Buddhist history.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 22nd, 2023

City Palace Jaipur: Timing, entry Fee, fascinating insights into the City Palace of Jaipur, and the Legacy of Jaipur's Royal Family


City Palace Jaipur is one of many incredible historical structures in India: In this City Palace of Jaipur guide, discover timings, entry fee, and insights into the royal legacy in the Pink City of Jaipur

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 21st, 2023

A guide to the best places to visit in Rajasthan for a perfect getaway: Discover all the unique things to do in Rajasthan, including dune bashing  


Explore the best places to visit in Rajasthan, palaces, Mehrangarh Fort, Ranthambore National Park, desert city of Jaisalmer. Things to do in Rajasthan include dune bashing, and more.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 19th, 2023

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fatehpur Sikri Fort: A Mughal marvel amidst Agra's historic monuments, Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, and Buland Darwaza


Explore Fatehpur Sikri Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing Mughal architecture by Emperor Akbar in red sandstone near Agra, with Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Buland Darwaza.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 18th, 2023

Exploring the Rich Heritage of Tordi Garh: A Hidden Gem in Rajasthan, India


Discover the history and beauty of Tordi Garh, Rajasthan. Uncover hidden treasures in this Indian gem. Explore now!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 18th, 2023

Best things to do in Jaipur: A guide to attractions in the Pink City of India, unusual things to do & places to visit in Jaipur


Explore the best things to do in Jaipur, the Pink City of India - Amber Fort, Temples, Hawa Mahal Palace, Albert Hall museum, and many more unusual things and activities in Jaipur. Plan your trip to Jaipur today!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 18th, 2023

Travelling around Old Delhi: Things to do in the old city and its contrast to New Delhi


Step into the world of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as we delve into Old Delhi, New Delhi India and the historic lanes around Old Delhi, featuring the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and more.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 16th, 2023

A guide to the historic attraction: Al Mina Archaeological Site in Tyre, Lebanon - From Roman Mosaics to Crusader Cathedrals and more


Explore Al Mina Archaeological Site in Tyre, Lebanon, dating back to 2000 BC. Atmospheric ruins cover a large area leading down to an ancient submerged harbor. Highlights include Roman mosaics, Crusader cathedrals, and more.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 7th, 2023

Anjar: Exploring the Enigmatic Ummayad City in Lebanon, a Struggling World Heritage Site in Ruin


Explore Anjar, Lebanon in 2023. Uncover the history of the Umayyad City, a UNESCO World Heritage site in ruins, and discover must-visit places.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 4th, 2023

Visit Chouara Tannery in Morocco: Historic Fes Tannery and the Art of Leather – A Journey Through the Leather Tanneries in Fez, Morocco


Chouara Tannery in Fez, Morocco - One of the oldest tanneries in the world and known for Moroccan leather craftsmanship. Explore the art of leather making. Plan your visit to Fez now!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 1st, 2023

City of Byblos, Lebanon: A Timeless Ruin and the Ancient Town that Enchanted Alexander the Great - The Oldest City in the World?


Discover the Ancient City of Byblos in Lebanon, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities worldwide, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, steeped in Phoenicians history, just north of Beirut on the Mediterranean coast.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 31st, 2023

Lebanon: Baatara Gorge Waterfall - A Natural Lebanese Formation Amidst Cedar Splendor


Explore Lebanon's breathtaking Baatara Gorge Waterfall: A Middle East wonder with 255-ft drop, 3 natural bridges, and mesmerizing cave formation that captivates the planet.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 31st, 2023

The ultimate guide to the Baalbek Temple Ruins in Lebanon: Monolithic Roman ruins conquered by Alexander the Great


Explore the awe-inspiring Baalbek Temple, ancient Roman ruins in Lebanon. Uncover monolithic marvels & rich history of this world heritage site in our comprehensive guide.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 30th, 2023

Egypt's Beautiful Mosques: Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi Mosque in Alexandria (Abu El-Abbas El-Mursi Mosque)


Discover the stunning Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi Mosque in Alexandria, Egypt, a true architectural marvel renowned for its intricate design and rich historical significance.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp August 29th, 2023

Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church: A guide to the Church of Sergius and Bacchus built by Justinian


Explore the rich history and architecture of Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church, a Byzantine gem built by Justinian in Cairo.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 28th, 2023

Nabq Nature Reserve / Nabq National Park: Explore Egypt's Breathtaking Nabq Protected Area in Sharm El-Sheikh


Discover the beauty of Egypt's Nabq Nature Reserve / Nabq National Park in stunning Sharm El Sheikh. Explore the wonders of the Nabq protected area

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 28th, 2023

Exploring the Exquisite Museum of Islamic Arts in Cairo


Explore the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo: An incredible collection of Islamic art. Showcasing some of the finest artifacts in the world.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 25th, 2023

Exploring the Spectacular Colored Canyon in Sinai, Egypt: Unveiling the Gem of Nuweiba, A Breathtaking Natural Wonder


Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Discover the vibrant hues of Colored Canyon in Nuweiba—a true natural gem. Join guided canyon tours for an unforgettable adventure.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 24th, 2023

Exploring the Sultan Qalawun Complex in Cairo: Unveiling the Historical Significance of the Qalawun Mosque and Monument Madrasa


Discover the rich history of the Fatimid and Islamic eras at the Sultan Qalawun Complex in Cairo. Explore the monument, mausoleum, and legacy of Sultan Al-Mansur.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp August 24th, 2023

Unveiling Theban Nobles in Luxor: Exploring the Illustrious Tombs of the Nobles in the Valley of the Nobles in Aswan


Embark on an ancient Egypt journey in the West Bank of Luxor. Explore illustrious tombs of the nobles in the Valley of the Nobles, unearthing their stories."

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 24th, 2023

Bab Zuweila Gate: The Mosque of Al Shaykh and the Legacy of Bab al-Mitwalli, Cairo


Discover Bab Zuweila Gate: Tracing Fatimid & Mamluk history. Mosque of Al-Shaykh & Bab al-Mitwalli legacy in Cairo. Bab Zuweila was an execution site during Mamluk times part of the original Fatimid fortifications, pivotal Southern Gate since 11th century.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp August 23rd, 2023

Deir el-Medina (Deir el Medina): The Valley of the Artisans in Thebes, Luxor West Bank


Deir el-Medina, also known as the Valley of the Artisans is located in Thebes, Luxor. Learn about the ancient Egyptian tombs in the Valley of the Kings and why its the home to the artisans.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 21st, 2023

Journeying Through History: Unveiling Ben Ezra Synagogue in Old Coptic Cairo, Fustat, Cairo


Explore the ancient Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo, a testament to Egyptian Jewish heritage. Delve into its history, including the intriguing Baby Moses legend behind the Hanging Church.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams August 21st, 2023

Explore the remarkable Baron Empain Palace in Cairo - Uncover Egypt's Architectural Gem


Explore the remarkable Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis a city in Cairo. Uncover Egypt's architectural gem and the legacy of Belgian Baron Empain.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 18th, 2023

Na'ama Bay Sharm El Sheikh: A need to know guide to the Naama Bay promenade beach resort in Egypt


Experience the mesmerizing beauty of Naama Bay in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Explore pristine private beaches, and vibrant coral reefs, and indulge in luxurious resorts for a truly unforgettable vacation.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams August 18th, 2023

Pharaonic Village in Cairo: A living museum in Giza


Explore the Pharaonic Village founded by Dr. Hassan Ragab in Cairo situated in Giza. Step back in time to ancient Egypt, discover popular attractions, and embark on a fantastic journey to the days of the pharaohs.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp August 15th, 2023

Pyramid of Menkaure: The smallest of the Giza Pyramids


The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of the Giza Pyramids. This travel guide delves into the history of the Pharaoh Menkaure and its relation to the Great Pyramid at Giza.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker July 31st, 2023

The Mosque of Ibn Tulun: Travel back to ancient Egypt with this historic landmark in Cairo


Discover the beauty of the iconic mosque of Ibn Tulun. Immerse yourself in the rich history and stunning architecture of one of the oldest mosques in Cairo.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams July 26th, 2023

Explore the Majestic Atlas Mountains in Morocco


Discover the breathtaking beauty of the high Atlas Mountains in Morocco, where you can immerse yourself in awe-inspiring natural wonders and experience an unforgettable adventure.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp July 14th, 2023

Visiting Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco - A Must-See Attraction


Discover the unparalleled beauty of Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco - a top-rated attraction that must be experienced. Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural wonder of this iconic landmark. Book your visit today!

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams July 12th, 2023

Everything you need to know about Mount Sinai in Egypt (Jabal Musa)


Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Mount Sinai with our comprehensive guide to the best sites and activities. Embrace the adventure and take in the stunning views Egypt has to offer.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams July 11th, 2023

The Serapeum of Alexandria: Everything you need to know about the ancient Egyptian Temple of Serapis


Unveil the secrets of the ancient Egyptian Temple of Serapis, the Serapeum of Alexandria. Explore its history, architecture, and significance in this comprehensive guide.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams July 5th, 2023

The Mummy mystery of King Tutankhamun: Everything you need to know about King Tut & the tomb of Tutankhamun


Unveil the enigmatic mummy mystery of King Tutankhamun! Explore the life, treasures, and secrets of the legendary pharaoh and his iconic tomb.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams June 30th, 2023

Ancient Egypt hieroglyphic writing: Everything you need to know about Egyptian hieroglyphs & the hieroglyphic alphabet


Uncover the mysteries of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing. Explore the fascinating script, decipher hieroglyphs, and delve into the hieroglyphic alphabet. Discover the captivating world of hieroglyphics, ancient Egypt's unique writing system, and the remarkable story behind the Rosetta Stone.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams June 23rd, 2023

The Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan: An archaeological monument from ancient Egypt


Discover the secrets of the Unfinished Obelisk in Aswan, an awe-inspiring archaeological monument that sheds light on the magnificent craftsmanship and engineering prowess of ancient Egypt.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker June 19th, 2023

A travel guide to Erg Chebbi in Merzouga, Morocco: Luxury desert camps, camels & more


Discover the magical beauty of Erg Chebbi, a stunning desert region in Morocco. Immerse yourself in the endless sand dunes, desert camps, charming villages, and rich cultural heritage.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker June 12th, 2023

Snorkeling in the Red Sea in 2023: The best Red Sea snorkeling spots, resorts & more


Discover the wonders of snorkeling in the Red Sea in 2023. Explore the top snorkeling spots, find the perfect resorts, and dive into a world of vibrant marine life. Unforgettable adventures await beneath the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker June 8th, 2023

Dadès Gorge in Morocco: What you need to know before you go exploring the winding road through the Atlas Mountains


This travel guide will provide you with everything you need to know about Dadès Gorge in Morocco (Dades Gorge)., which winds through the High Atlas Mountain Range.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse May 29th, 2023

The 15 best Egypt tours, vacations and excursions in 2023 for American travelers


Looking for the best Egypt tours & Nile cruises? Travel to Cairo, visit Luxor, sail on the Nile River, marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza, Abu Simbel & more on our vacation tours to Egypt.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp May 26th, 2023

The best Amman city tours: Half day, private tour ideas


Looking for Amman city tours? Here is a comprehensive list of city tours in Amman so that you can build the ultimate half day or full day Amman tour.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams May 16th, 2023

Everything you need to know about Mount Nebo: The Moses Memorial Church, the promised land, mosaics & the La Storia Tourism Complex


Mount Nebo in Jordan is a must-visit for anyone interested in biblical history. As the place where Moses saw the promised land of Jerusalem, it offers breathtaking views of the Dead Sea and surrounding areas. Don't miss the chance to visit Mount Nebo and experience the wonder for yourself!

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams May 9th, 2023

Luxor Museum tours: What Egyptian antiquity will I see?


The Luxor Museum overlooking the Nile River is home to a host of Egyptian antiquity that travelers simply must see.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse May 3rd, 2023

Visit Jordan: Everything you know about the Jordan Pass


The Jordan pass is the ultimate sightseeing package. This guide will give you everything you need to know about the Jordan Pass and it's 40 attractions, including Petra.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams April 28th, 2023

Overnight sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan: Everything you need to know about the Egyptian sleeping train


Discover the magic of Egypt on an overnight sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan. Our sleeping train guide covers everything you need to know about this unique experience.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp April 25th, 2023

Egypt's Aswan Dam: Everything you need to know about the Aswan High Dam, the Nile River & Sudan


Learn about the Aswan High Dam located on the border of Egypt & Sudan and fed by the Nile River. Completed in 1970, The Aswan Dam is an Egyptian masterpiece and plays a key role in the economy of Egypt.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams April 14th, 2023

The Ultimate Travel Guide to the Ancient City of Petra, Jordan


Discover the beauty and wonder of the city of Petra, Jordan with this comprehensive travel guide. Learn about the rich history of this sandstone ancient city, how Petra was built and get tips for exploring its stunning architecture.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker April 13th, 2023

Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria: Everything you need to know about this 15th-century Mediterranean defensive fortress


The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is located on the site of Alexandria’s famous lighthouse, once considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp April 11th, 2023

Shobak Castle (Shoubak) in Jordan: A Travel Guide


Shobak Castle in Jordan is a Crusader Castle perched on the side of a rocky, conical mountain built by Crusader King Baldwin I of Jerusalem in 1115. Viewing this fortress is a worthy pitstop before visiting Petra.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp April 3rd, 2023

Medinet Habu Temple: The Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III West Bank of Luxor (Thebes)


The Medinet Habu Temple, also spelled as Madīnat Habu, is the Mortuary Temple of Ramses III located in the necropolis region of western Thebes in Upper Egypt, also known as Luxor.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp March 31st, 2023

The Best Nile River Cruises in Egypt: Why A Luxury Nile Cruise Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List


Thinking about going on a Nile River Cruise from Aswan to Luxor? This travel guide will tell you everything you need to know about luxury Nile Cruises before you set sail.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker March 29th, 2023

Day Tour of Old Cairo: A Travel Guide to Coptic Cairo & Islamic Cairo


Discover hidden gems on a tour of Old Cairo, as you explore Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo in this ancient part of the city.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp March 24th, 2023

Luxor Tour Guide: Luxor Day Trips, Excursions, Nile Cruises, Private Tours, Recommended Egypt Tours & More


Luxor day tours and excursions are the highlight of many Egypt tour itineraries. From Nile cruises, the Valley of the Kings, hot air balloons & more, a Luxor tour has it all.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams March 22nd, 2023

The Best Cairo Tours and Excursions: The 10 Best Things to Do on an Egypt Tour (Day Trips, Private Tours & Cairo Day Tours)


Looking for the best Cairo tours and excursions? Learn about the 10 best things to do on an Egypt tour, from day trips, to a Nile River cruise, private tours, Cairo day tours & more.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse March 16th, 2023

Red Sea Riviera: The Perfect Beach Destination for Red Sea Holidays


The Red Sea Riviera is the ultimate beach destination for a Red Sea holiday. If you love to snorkel or scuba dive, its the perfect place to end off any Egypt tour.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse March 15th, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About the New Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza in 2023: Is the Largest Archaeological Museum Opening This Year?


Set just outside of Cairo on the Giza Plateau, the new Grand Egyptian Museum is set to open in 2023, housing artifacts of ancient Egypt, including the complete Tutankhamun collection and is set to be one of the largest museums in the world.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse March 10th, 2023

The Khan el-Khalili Bazaar in Cairo: A Travel Guide to Egypt's Oldest Market


The Khan el-Khalili Bazaar is one of the oldest markets in Egypt, selling Egyptian souvenirs, antiques & more. If you're planning a trip to Cairo, exploring the Khan el Khalili Market is a must.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse March 9th, 2023

The Great Pyramid of Giza: A Travel Guide To Egypt's Largest Pyramid & It's Hidden Corridor


The Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient Egyptian antiquity & one of the seven wonders of the world. If you're wondering what's inside its hidden corridor, or would like to experience it yourself, read this guide.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker March 7th, 2023

The Dendera Temple Complex: The Temple of Hathor


The Dendera Temple Complex, also known as the Temple of Hathor is a middle kingdom ancient Egyptian monument situated on the west bank of the Nile River. If you're planning on visiting the Temple of Dendera, this guide is for you.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker March 2nd, 2023

The Jerash Ruins in Jordan: A Complete Guide to One of the World's Best Preserved Roman Ruins


The Jerash Ruins in Jordan near Amman is one of the best preserved Roman ruins on the planet. If you're planning on heading to this ancient city to see the ruins of Jerash, this guide is for you.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker February 24th, 2023

Abu Simbel Temple - Uncovering the Ancient Wonders of the Temple Of Ramses II


Discover the ancient wonders of the colossal Abu Simbel Temples near the Aswan High Dam, the final resting place of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp February 16th, 2023

Explore the Ancient Wonders of the Valley of the Kings


Discover the ancient wonders of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Egypt's most iconic attractions. Explore its tombs, temples and monuments, and discover the history and culture that makes it so unique.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams February 16th, 2023

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt: The Great Sphinx of Giza Monument & the Pharaoh Khafre


Discover the secrets of the Great Sphinx of Giza, a mystery of ancient Egypt. Uncover its relation to the Pharaoh Khafre and explore its timeless beauty, which reaches up to 66 feet.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 29th, 2022

What to pack for your Turkey holiday


Packing for your Turkey holiday can be a daunting task, especially if it’s your first time visiting the country. Here’s our quick guide to help you.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker June 20th, 2022

The best beaches in the world


No matter what beach you prefer, whether it's remote and rustic or lively and well-equipped, this list will show you some of the best beaches around the globe.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker April 27th, 2022

Our favourite mind-blowing hikes in Nepal


If you’re planning a trip to the Himalayas and are after a quick answer on the best treks to go on, the answer is, “it depends”!

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker March 1st, 2022

Top Instagrammable locations in India 


India is a vast and extremely diverse country – from its people to their culture, and even food. You will find that each city, or a monument you visit, carries a unique charm that will leave an impression on you.  

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 18th, 2021

Five wanderlust-worthy destinations to travel to 2022


Planning on travelling but don't know where? Make sure these destinations are on your bucketlist. 

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker September 28th, 2021

4 Egyptian attractions to visit in 2022


Planning on experiencing the beauty of Egypt in 2022? Add these four attractions to your itinerary!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse June 2nd, 2021

Four things you can only do in Egypt


Travelling to Egypt is always a unique experience. Here are four things that you can only do in the Land of the Pharaohs.

Michaila Knauff By: Michaila Knauff April 21st, 2021

Archaeologists Unearth ‘Ancient Egyptian Pompeii’


Find out more about Egypt's latest discovery!

Michaila Knauff By: Michaila Knauff March 16th, 2021

What $100 can buy you in these five countries


We’ve decided to test what $100 can buy you in specific countries across the globe.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker February 2nd, 2021

Top five destinations to visit in February


Wondering where to travel to in February? Here is a list of the best destinations to visit during the month of love.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 11th, 2020

Essential experiences in Cairo


Planning a trip to Egypt? Here are some essential things to do in Cairo.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 12th, 2020

5 Reasons to visit Dhulikhel


Planning a Nepal tour? A visit to the city of Dhulikhel should be at the very top of your list. Here's why.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker September 29th, 2020

Pokhara: a piece of paradise in Nepal


Pokhara is the starting or finishing place for most treks in Nepal's Annapurna region.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 22nd, 2020

Egypt's top World Heritage Sites


Egypt has a host of UNESCO World Heritage Sites just waiting to explored. On our Egypt tours, you'll get the chance to see them.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 14th, 2020

5 reasons to visit Nagarkot


If you're thinking about visiting Nagarkot in Nepal, here are five good reasons to explore this hill station in the Kathmandu Valley.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 9th, 2020

The spiritual side of Nepal


Nepal is the world’s only Hindu Kingdom, however Hinduism is just one of the many religions practiced in the country.

Mariska Knoesen By: Mariska Knoesen July 14th, 2020

Ultimate guide to a gulet sailing experience


Want to know what it's like to go on a gulet sailing experience? This handy travel guide has all the answers.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse April 16th, 2020

Lockdown chat with Mariska - Travel Consultant at Encounters Travel


We speak to Mariska Knoesen, a travel consultant here at Encounters Travel, who shares her lock-down experience and which travel destination she misses the most.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse April 7th, 2020

Lockdown chat with Mariah - Travel consultant at Encounters Travel


We chat to Mariah Alves, a travel consultant here at Encounters Travel, who shares her lock-down experience and which travel destination she misses the most.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis March 23rd, 2020

The Best Festivals in Jordan


Jordan is a small country in the Middle East. With a rich historical, cultural, and religious scene, it offers a range of interesting festivals and celebrations. We've chosen our top festivals that take place in Jordan.  

Michaila Knauff By: Michaila Knauff March 11th, 2020

10 reasons to go trekking in Nepal


The beautiful little country of Nepal offers a wide range of trekking options, ranging from short and easy treks to strenuous and lengthy ones. Each year, Nepal welcomes a large number of visitors who flock to the country for its eye-catching scenery, fascinating cultures and welcoming locals. Here are our top 10 reasons to trek in Nepal: 

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis February 25th, 2020

Recommended Tours: March 2020


We've chosen some of the best small tour packages that we have on offer for March 2020. Destinations include India, Greece, the Balkans and more.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis February 18th, 2020

Top 10 temples to visit in Nepal


Visit some of the most beautiful and atmospheric temples in the world in Nepal. We've picked our top ten. 

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker February 12th, 2020

Everything you need to know about Bandipur


The village itself is small, with lots of plants, trees and charming lampposts. Strangely enough, this place will remind you of Hanoi in Vietnam. There you will also find beautiful buildings in the old style. But unlike Hanoi, Bandipur is much less touristy.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis February 10th, 2020

Top 10 things to do in Kathmandu


Kathmandu is the chaotic, vibrant capital city of Nepal. This is our pick of the best attractions in and around the city. 

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis February 4th, 2010

Best destinations to visit in March


March is a transitional period in many countries, a bridge between summer and winter. We've picked the best destinations to travel to during March. 

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker February 3rd, 2020

Top small group tours to Nepal


Thinking about travelling to Nepal? Do you want to marvel at the natural beauty of Mount Everest? Then our small group tours to this beautiful country are perfect for you. 

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis January 28th, 2020

Recommended Tours: February 2020


At Encounters Travel, we bring the world to you. We offer tours in 38 different countries, from the most famous and popular destinations, to the lesser-known, hidden gems. These are some of our best tours to be experienced during the month of February. 

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker January 20th, 2020

Why you should visit Cambodia in February


Looking for a unique travel destination for the month of February? A Cambodia tour should be at the top of your list.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker January 13th, 2020

2020's Best adventure travel destinations


To help fuel your wanderlust, we tapped into 2020’s best adventure travel destinations – ranging from epic Nepal to the Rainbow Nation of South Africa, dreamy Morocco, and more.

Michaila Knauff By: Michaila Knauff January 10th, 2020

10 Reasons why you should explore the Garden Route


Thinking about planning a trip to South Africa? Here's 10 reasons why the Garden Route should be part of the conversation.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis December 30th, 2019

Morocco’s major attractions: 5 things you simply must see


The complex and fascinating country of Morocco offers a wealth of historical, cultural, and natural attractions for the intrepid traveller. We’ve chosen our top 5.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis December 27th, 2019

Jordan’s Major Attractions: 5 Things You Simply Must See


Jordan is one of the most intriguing destinations to visit in the Middle East. Rich with historical significance and natural splendour, it offers numerous exciting attractions.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis December 26th, 2019

10 Reasons Why You Have to Visit Egypt in 2020


Egypt: mysterious, renowned, unforgettable. The land of ancient civilisations, kings and queens, and centuries of history awaits you in 2020. 

Michaila Knauff By: Michaila Knauff December 25th, 2019

Egypt's Major Attractions: Five things you must see


Find the best places to visit with our list of the top 5 things you simply have to see during your Egypt tour.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker November 11th, 2019

Top five temples in Cambodia


Planning a trip to Cambodia? Here is a checklist of five temples you just cannot miss.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker November 8th, 2019

Top five temples in Vietnam


Planning on exploring Vietnam? Here are the top five temples to visit in this historic country.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker November 5th, 2019

Egypt beyond the pyramids: 10 things to see and do


Egypt is much more than just its famous pyramids! In this article, we dissect what this beautiful country has to offer.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 25th, 2019

10 reasons to visit Kathmandu


Thinking about travelling to Nepal? Here are 10 reasons why you should visit its capital city - Kathmandu.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 24th, 2019

5 Temples to visit in Egypt


Egypt is a country rich in history, giving travellers the opportunity to travel back in time. Here are the top 5 temples to visit in Egypt. 

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 22nd, 2019

10 Reasons to visit Egypt in 2020


Wondering where to travel in 2020? Here's why Egypt should be at the top of the list.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 17th, 2019

Egypt’s best felucca experience


Want to know what its like to spend the night floating away on the Nile River? If you're planning on booking an Egypt tour with us, you can find out!

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 11th, 2019

Five of the best things to do in Hurghada


Spending time at the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada is a massive highlight of our Egypt tours. This helpful guide will give you some insight into what you can do here.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 11th, 2019

Five of the best festivals to experience in Egypt


Along with Egypt's rich ancient history, comes great traditions and festivities. Here are five of the best festivals to experience in Egypt.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 10th, 2019

Four reasons why you should visit Luxor


Thinking about going on an Egypt tour? Here are four reasons why a visit to Luxor should be right at the top of your list.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 8th, 2019

Five interesting facts about the Nile River


Flowing for over 6,600 kilometers, the Nile River is considered to be one of the longest rivers on the planet. During an Egypt tour, you'll get to spend a night on this historical body of water.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 7th, 2019

Five countries to visit before you die


Exploring the entire planet may not be possible for some of us, thats why we've nailed down five countries to visit before you die.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker October 2nd, 2019

Bucket-list activities to try on an Egypt tour


An Egypt tour offers so many memorable moments which will stay with you for a lifetime. Here are four bucket-list activities that you simply have to try.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker September 17th, 2019

Quick facts that will make you want to explore Africa


Thinking about travelling to Africa to experience its wild beauty? Here's some inspiration just for you.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker January 6th, 2020

Five photos that will make you want to travel to India


There are very few places in the world that can carve a deep, lasting impression on a traveller – India is one of these places.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis January 7th, 2020

10 Things Not to Miss in India


Thinking about travelling to India? Here are 10 things not to miss on your India tour.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis September 13th, 2019

A checklist for every sight you have to see in the Maldives


The Maldives is truly a slice of heaven on earth. From sparkling blue waters to infinite beaches, from colourful coral reef palaces to vibrant local culture, the Maldives offers the chance for a coastal holiday that is relaxing, thrilling, and fulfilling all at once.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker September 11th, 2019

What not to miss in the Maldives


With its glittering sapphire waters and world-class, palm tree-lined beaches, the Maldives is the downright obvious choice for the perfect holiday.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis August 21st, 2019

2019’s Best Honeymoon Destinations


Every couple wants a fairy-tale honeymoon that they'll remember forever. Beautiful landscapes, enchanting settings, exciting activities, lots of romance... At Encounters Travel, we know just where to find all of this- and more. We've picked our top 5 destinations for that perfect honeymoon experience.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis September 25th, 2019

8 Bucket-list travel destinations to visit in 2020


From iconic destinations to lesser-known gems, we have chosen eight amazing destinations to add to your travel bucket list in 2020.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker July 29th, 2019

Five must-see attractions in the Balkans


Visiting the Balkans you will have a chance to witness outstanding architecture, mountain peaks, flowing rivers and lakes – the ideal destination for every avid adventurous traveller. 

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker August 22nd, 2019

10 Interesting facts about Casablanca


Located on Morocco's Atlantic coast, Casablanca is where young Moroccans go to seek their fortunes, where business and creative industries prosper - it is the best representation of a modern nation.

Kelly Anne Ellis By: Kelly Anne Ellis September 3rd, 2019

5 Must-Have Experiences in Morocco


Experience unforgettable adventures in Morocco. These are our picks for the 5 must-have experiences in this magical country.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse July 19th, 2019

5 Reasons why Morocco should be your next travel destination


Situated at the foothills of the towering Atlas Mountains and along the northern edge of the Sahara Desert - Morocco boasts a multitude of cultures.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse April 17th, 2019

10 reasons why you should visit Egypt in 2018


Blessed with an abundance of ancient historical sites – here are 10 reasons why you should visit Egypt in 2018.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 6th, 2019

Egypt to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Abu Simbel’s discovery


To mark the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Abu Simbel, Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities is set to host a big celebration.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse April 17th, 2019

Everything you need to know about the Abu Simbel Sun Festival


Want to see the Abu Simbel Sun Festival in Egypt? This handy guide will provide you with everything you need to know about this unique event.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 6th, 2019

5 Things not to miss in Egypt


If you're going on a Egypt tour, you'll want to make sure you get in as much sight-seeing as you possibly can.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse April 17th, 2019

Egypt – in 14 photos


Thinking about planning a holiday to Egypt but need some travel inspiration? We scoured Instagram to find some of the best snaps of Egypt’s top attractions.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse April 16th, 2019

Interested in joining one of our travel photography tours?


Our travel photography tours are extremely popular, that's why we're giving you the opportunity to register.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 6th, 2019

Best time to visit Nepal


Nestled between India and Tibet, Nepal is commonly referred to as the 'roof of the world' as it's the highest country on the planet.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 6th, 2019

Best time to visit Jordan


Undoubtedly one of the jewels in the Middle Eastern crown, Jordan is steeped in history.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse May 23rd, 2017

QUIZ: How well do you know Morocco?


Test your knowledge of Morocco with this challenging quiz.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 6th, 2019

Best time to visit Morocco


Morocco is right on the doorstep of Europe. In fact, it's so close that you could hop on an hour-long ferry ride from Spain and you'll reach the Moroccan shoreline.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse May 14th, 2017

QUIZ: How well do you know Egypt?


Consider yourself a boffin on all things Egyptian? Put your knowledge to the test in this quick quiz!

Sharon Bentley By: Sharon Bentley March 23rd, 2017

The Great Pyramid of Giza


The Great Pyramid of Khufu in Giza is the oldest structure in existence and is so advanced, even using modern technology, it can't be duplicated today.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 17th, 2019

Pushkar Camel Fair


One of India's most famous travel experiences, the Pushkar Camel Fair, is held in October or November each year during the Kartik Purnima full moon.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie November 29th, 2016

Climbing Mount Toubkal


From Marrakech it’s a just an hour or so drive to the Berber mountain village of Imlil, which is situated in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and surrounded by wonderful mountains views.

Will Maddicott By: Will Maddicott April 17th, 2019

A Miracle in Nepal


We sit on the banks of the Bagmati River. A monkey picks at some discarded orange peel. A bell tolls and an acrid mist of smoke drifts across the river from the burning Ghats on the opposite bank.

Sharon Bentley By: Sharon Bentley November 8th, 2016

Vietnam New Year – ‘Tet’


Tet Nguyen Dan is the Vietnam Lunar New Year, which marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring and is one of the highlights of the Vietnamese calendar; bringing with it days of traditions and celebrations.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 17th, 2019

Ngorongoro Conservation Area


Situated in the crater highlands of Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is an UNESCO world heritage site that covers 8,292 km2 and includes important sites such as the Ngorongoro Crater and Olduvai Gorge.

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin April 16th, 2019

Primates in Uganda


Uganda could be considered a ‘Primate Trackers’ paradise as it is home to 13 different species of diurnal and 6 kinds of nocturnal primate. They can be found in many of the parks throughout Uganda.

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin April 16th, 2019

A brief history of Turkey


Turkey has a long a varied history which dates back as far as 50,000 years where evidence of habitation can be found within a cave at Karain, north of modern day Antalya.

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin October 2nd, 2016

Queen Elizabeth National Park


The National Park covers an area of approximately 1978km² and was named after Queen Elizabeth II to commemorate her visit in 1954.

Kirsty Blakeley By: Kirsty Blakeley September 29th, 2016

Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum


H? Chí Minh was born in 1890 and was the prime minister (1946–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the North of Vietnam. He was the Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader.

Kirsty Blakeley By: Kirsty Blakeley April 16th, 2019

Phu Quoc Island


Phu Quoc Island is a 46km long pear-shaped island located off the south coast of Cambodia and to the south west of Vietnam. Although known as Vietnamese, it is also claimed by Cambodia, who calls it Kho Tral.

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin April 16th, 2019

Kenya National Parks


Kenya’s Game Reserves and National Parks are some of the best safari parks in the world. An essential part of any holiday to Kenya, game safaris are an unforgettable experience that you won’t want to miss.

Kirsty Blakeley By: Kirsty Blakeley April 16th, 2019

Halong Bay Junk Boats


We have carefully selected a range of different junk boats to use on Halong Bay. Details of our favourites are given below.

Andy Whitehead By: Andy Whitehead April 16th, 2019

Sigiriya – palace in the sky


Also known as ‘Lion Mountain’, the imposing rock fortress of Sigiriya rises 200 metres over the surrounding plains and is one of Sri Lanka’s most awe-inspiring archaeological sites and a leading tourist attraction.

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin April 16th, 2019

Tanzania National Parks


Tanzania has more land dedicated to national parks and reserves than any other wildlife destination in the world. From rolling grassland, unspoilt coral reefs, these national treasures are all protected by law.

Will Maddicott By: Will Maddicott June 23rd, 2016

Highlights of Tibet


Tibet is a fascinating and culturally rich holiday destination, which attracts numerous visitors every year. 

Andy Whitehead By: Andy Whitehead April 16th, 2019

Kerala – Boats & Backwaters


Famed for its diversity and beauty, Kerala is one of the most charming and captivating regions in India, and is often described as ‘God’s own country’.

Sharon Bentley By: Sharon Bentley June 23rd, 2016

The Dahabiya


Re-capture the by-gone era of the Nile. Royalty, British Aristocrats and Celebrities alike, cruised the Nile by Dahabiya during the British Colonisation of Egypt, which lasted from 1882 until 1952.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie May 22nd, 2016

Alms giving in Luang Prabang, Laos


Luang Prabang is an UNESCO World Heritage city, but also a small Laos town trying desperately to hold onto its traditional culture within a developing region.

Jason Pepe By: Jason Pepe May 10th, 2016

Twelve Essentials For Everest Base Camp Treks


So much has been written about Everest Base Camp Treks that it is hard to provide some original thinking on the topic. But, this did not stop me from trying.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie February 17th, 2016

Wildlife of the Arctic


Overview of the diverse and unique wildlife of the Arctic from polar bears to humpback whale, to walrus and arctic fox.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 16th, 2019

Wildlife of Antarctica


The Antarctic continent is surrounded by a boundless and inhospitable ocean, which in itself takes several days to cross by ship.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 16th, 2019

20 Most Surprising Things about Egypt


Booking a journey to an iconic location, like Egypt, can be an interesting process to say the least. 

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 16th, 2019

Places to Visit in Turkey


One of the leading tourism destinations in the world, Turkey effortlessly combines the old and the new perfectly – the country boasts stunning scenery, a rich history and diverse landscapes.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 16th, 2019

Places to Visit in Nepal


From tropical forests to snow-capped mountains, this beautiful country is as famed for its welcoming people and friendly hospitality as it is for its incredible scenery and wildlife.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 16th, 2019

Things to do in Jordan


Jordan is a fascinating country to visit. A hugely significant country in many religions and cultures, it has a rich history for you to explore and some wonderful places to visit.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie April 16th, 2019

Egypt Tourist Attractions


Guide to attractions you can see on an Encounters Travel tour of Egypt, including the Pyramids, Sphinx, Luxor and a felucca cruise along the Nile.

Ruth Johnston By: Ruth Johnston August 6th, 2019

Why Egypt is safe for single ladies


For years I have dreamed of vacationing in Egypt, and I decided now was the time.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 6th, 2019

Overview of Turkey


One of the leading tourism destinations in the world, Turkey is a land of contradictions and diversity and effortlessly combines the old and the new.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 6th, 2019

Dahab beach resort, Egypt


For those wanting something a little more off the beaten track - there is Dahab.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie August 6th, 2019

A Taste of the Maldives


The sun dipped down below the horizon and the beautiful white sand turned a golden yellow. This was the picture-perfect start to my Maldives trip with Encounters Travel.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 6th, 2019

Trekking in Nepal


Nepal offers some of the best trekking to be found anywhere in the world.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 6th, 2019

The Colours of Morocco


Morocco was always one of those exotic destinations that I had dreamed about but never thought I'd get the chance to visit.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Finding Magic in Morocco


I was nervous about meeting new people and traveling to Morocco - a country I considered to bit an exotic location.

 

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin August 6th, 2019

Trekking in Thailand


Whilst travelling in Thailand at the beginning of 2010, I took part in our two-night trekking tour and thoroughly enjoyed myself.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 28th, 2013

The Sahara


The Sahara, or the 'Greatest' Desert, as the locals call it, conjures up images of scorpions, snakes, oases and vultures.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 7th, 2019

Egypt: Smooth sailing


We glide listlessly aside from a gentle about-turn each time we approach the river.

 

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 7th, 2019

A view from the top


Have you ever wanted to climb Everest or see what the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro looks like? Well, Google Street View is now making that possible.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Uganda’s mountain gorillas


While touring Uganda's lush landscapes, Bridget March gets a heart-stopping close-up with the severely endangered mountain gorillas.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Taking your Family to Egypt


When I tell people we are taking the kids to Egypt, I get two responses.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Beauty survival in the jungle


Now on month 13, I'm exploring the last continent on my world trip itinerary.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Trekking with Mountain Gorillas


The moment had arrived, our small gorilla trekking group had not been able to sleep given the excitement for what we were about to do!

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

The sandy road less travelled…


Many well travelled people are often looking for the next big thing but before the masses find out about it.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Amazing Thailand!


What do you think of when you picture Thailand? There are many things that may spring to your mind.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Israel – A Hidden Gem?


Israel has an incredible past and is shaping up to have an amazing future. It has much to offer travellers from all walks of life.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Another Part of Egypt…


I reach Dahab in the early afternoon after an eight-hour road journey from Cairo.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders June 19th, 2012

Joy at Glenburn Tea Estate, Darjeeling


I am not a tea lover and I naively didn't imagine how much tea I would consume during our stay at Glenburn Tea Estate!

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Maldives Magic


The tropical paradise of the Maldives has always seemed like it was reserved for honeymooners and the rich and famous.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Nepal, more than just a mountain range


When I think about Nepal, the first thing that springs to mind is the image of a snow-covered Everest shooting into the sky with strings of multicoloured prayer flags.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders August 7th, 2019

An Encounter with Marrakech…


Marrakech is a wonderfully vibrant city. It is an explorer's paradise as you can spend days walking through the labyrinth streets of the Medina and never get bored.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

As Glamorous as Casablanca


No one expected it to be anything out of the ordinary; it was one of hundreds of Hollywood movies released in 1943.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Am I Still on Planet Earth?


If ever there was an 'am I still on planet Earth?' sort of a desert, it's Wadi Rum.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

An Ultimate Peruvian Amazon Adventure


Every adventurer dreams of a truly intrepid travel experience.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Tanzania – A Wildlife Paradise


It helps to remember that Tanzania's name is two old African states spliced together.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Jesus of Nazareth lived here


Known in the 4,000 year-old city of Jerusalem as 'Haram Esh-Sharif'and 'Western Wall' your guide will explain all this stonework - the remains of the original Fort Antonia.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Rose-Red Petra


Built in the 6th century BC as a capitol for the Nabataeans, Petra is your reward for a horse or camel-ride through the Siq, a narrow corridor of cliffs.

 
Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Showing off with stonework


Cairo is an African city of 15 million people.  It is hot, hot-headed and frenetic with bustle, bazaars and traffic chaos.

 
Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Trek the Fabulous Inca Trails


Dominated by the Andean mountain range, and wedged between the South Pacific and Amazon rainforest, Peru is a country that has so much to offer travellers and trekkers.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

A Taste of Marrakesh


Marrakesh is a city in the foothills of Morocco's snow-capped Atlas Mountains.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Kathmandu: Among the Mighty Himalayas


Landlocked 2,000-year-old Nepal is surrounded by China and India.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders November 16th, 2011

The Palaces of St Petersburg


He stood on the fortress of Nyenskans in Nven-town. Below him was the neck of the Neva River in the Gulf of Finland.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 16th, 2019

Turkey – The Blue Mosque


Istanbul began as the city of Byzantium in 667 BC under the ancient Greeks. Later called Constantinople, it became the imperial seat of the Roman Empire.

Ant Horrobin By: Ant Horrobin April 16th, 2019

Nile Explorer – May 2009


I've just returned from Egypt, and I wanted to tell you a little bit about my tour.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders September 22nd, 2011

Welcome to the Encounters Travel Blog


Encounters Travel specialises in small group adventure tours to some of the world's most amazing destinations.

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Tamerone Manasse By: Tamerone Manasse April 4th, 2024

Best Time to Visit India


Discover the best time to visit India for your travels, exploring monsoon magic, Rajasthan's desert, Delhi's charm, national parks, Taj Mahal, Himalayan peaks, and South India's beauty.

Tamerone Manasse By: Tamerone Manasse April 1st, 2024

Best Time to Visit Bhutan


Discover the best time to visit Bhutan and immerse in its vibrant festivals. Plan your trip to experience cultural richness firsthand.

Tamerone Manasse By: Tamerone Manasse February 14th, 2024

The Best Time to Visit Namibia


Discover the best times to visit Namibia for optimal game viewing amidst its diverse landscapes. Navigate seasons, events, and the allure of the October sky.

Tamerone Manasse By: Tamerone Manasse January 31st, 2024

Best Time to Visit Turkey


Plan your travel to Turkey wisely with our guide on the best time to visit Turkey. Discover the best months for a Mediterranean adventure.

Tamerone Manasse By: Tamerone Manasse January 29th, 2024

A Month by Month Guide to Discovering the Best Time to Visit Jordan - Exploring Petra, and more


Discover the best time to visit Jordan month by month. The desert landscapes await travelers exploring Petra, making it an ideal time to visit Jordan.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse January 11th, 2024

Sanliurfa (Şanlıurfa), Turkey: The Legacy  of Abraham from Urfa to Harran in the Cradle of Civilization


Sanliurfa (Urfa), is a city in Southeastern Turkey, known as the City of Abraham. A UNESCO World Heritage site in Harran with vibrant bazaars and delicious kebabs.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp January 5th, 2024

Ha Long Bay Travel Guide: Exploring the Enchanting Cat Ba Archipelago on Your Trip to Halong Bay


Discover the allure of Halong Bay, a captivating bay attraction. Your ultimate travel guide for planning a trip to Halong - everything you need to know about this stunning bay!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse January 4th, 2024

A Complete Guide to Olympos in Antalya: Unveiling Ancient Ruins and the Lycian Legacy - Things to do in Olympos


Discover Olympos in Antalya, a Mediterranean gem with ancient ruins, tree houses, and Lycian heritage. Your complete guide to Olympos awaits!

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 29th, 2023

Istanbul travel guide: Essential Istanbul travel tips  for visiting Hagia Sophia and more - Guide to Istanbul


Explore the splendors of Turkey with our comprehensive Istanbul travel guide. Discover the best of this city's rich historical sites, vibrant culture, and delicious cuisine for an unforgettable experience with our travel tips.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 28th, 2023

Hierapolis: Exploring the Rich History of the Hierapolis-Pamukkale Archaeological Site


Explore the ancient ruins of Hierapolis, Pamukkale, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover temples, thermal springs and other archaeological wonders in this stunningly beautiful location.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 27th, 2023

Gocek Turkey: Navigating the Tranquil Shores of Fethiye - Exploring Göcek Island and Beach Escapes in Muğla


Discover Göcek and the beauty of Fethiye in our travel guide. Explore Göcek and Gocek marinas, immersing in Muğla's coastal charm. Your ultimate beach escape awaits!

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams December 27th, 2023

Gallipoli Memorial Turkey: A Turkish Journey through Çanakkale Martyrs, Gallipoli Peninsula, and Cape Helles Monuments


Explore Gallipoli Memorial, Monument, and Turkish history on the Gallipoli Peninsula. Commemorate war history, ANZAC cove, and Turkish soldiers at Çanakkale.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams December 22nd, 2023

Must-See Attractions in Demre: Myra, Kale, and More - The best things to do in Demre


Discover the allure of Demre's heritage with Myra and Kale. Explore Nicholas' city, the enchanting harbor, and top attractions. Things to do in Demre await!

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 22nd, 2023

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride: A Must-Do Hot Air Balloon Ride for a Lifetime Experience


Witness the breathtaking beauty of Cappadocia from a breathtaking perspective with our unforgettable hot air balloon rides. Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that will leave you with lasting memories.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 22nd, 2023

Butterfly Valley, Turkey: A complete guide to this breathtaking Natural Wonder in Fethiye


Discover the breathtaking beauty of Butterfly Valley. Immerse yourself in a natural paradise surrounded by stunning landscapes, vibrant wildlife, and a sense of tranquility like no other located on the coast of Turkey.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 21st, 2023

Bodrum: Discover the Picture-Perfect Turkish Paradise


Discover the charming seaside town of Bodrum, known for its stunning views and rich history. Immerse yourself in the ancient wonders and experience the beauty of this turquoise coastal gem.

Ama Abrahams By: Ama Abrahams December 21st, 2023

Black Sea Coast of Turkey: A travel guide


Explore the stunning Black Sea Coast of Turkey with this comprehensive travel guide. Get insider tips on the best beaches, attractions, and activities to make your trip to the Turkish Black Sea Coast region unforgettable!

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 21st, 2023

The Ancient City of Aspendos, Turkey:  Aspendos Theatre & Aqueduct in the Serik region of Antalya


Explore the wonders of Turkey at the Ancient City of Aspendos in Antalya. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the aqueduct and theater. Unveil the secrets of history and culture with a visit to this marvelous destination.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 20th, 2023

Essential Tips: Things to Do in Antalya & Things You Need to Know Before Visiting


Discover Antalya's charm! Explore its beaches and follow essential tips for a memorable visit. Uncover must-know details before your Antalya adventure.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 20th, 2023

The Monumental Anitkabir (Mausoleum of Ataturk): Unveiling the legacy of Atatürk in Ankara


Discover Anitkabir, the magnificent mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal honoring Turkey's founder. Immerse yourself in this historic landmark and witness the extraordinary architecture and rich heritage it embodies.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 19th, 2023

Discover QV66 Tomb of Nefertari in Valley of the Queens, Luxor


Unlock the secrets of ancient Egypt at the QV66 Tomb of Nefertari in the Valley of the Queens, Luxor. Explore a stunning archaeological site filled with historical wonders and captivating stories.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 19th, 2023

Fortress of Babylon and Coptic Cairo in Old Cairo: A travel guide


Uncover the wonders of Old Cairo's Majestic Fortress of Babylon and journey through the rich tapestry of Ancient Egyptian History. Immerse yourself in a captivating experience of discovery and exploration.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp December 19th, 2023

Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatmi on Al-Mu'izz ldin Allah al Fatmi street (al-Muizz Street) in Old Cairo


Explore the rich history of Islamic Cairo on Al-Mu'izz ldin Allah al Fatmi street (al Muizz Street). Discover the legacy of Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatmi in Old Cairo's historical streets.

Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker December 18th, 2023

Coptic Antiquity: A Journey Through the Alexandria National Museum


Explore Egypt's cultural treasures at Alexandria National Museum. Uncover the rich heritage of Alexandria through captivating exhibits, artifacts, and historical collections

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 12th, 2023

A travel guide to South Shetland Islands in Antarctica: Seal Islands expedition


Embark on an Antarctic expedition to the South Shetland Islands in Antarctica, explore the Antarctic Peninsula, and venture north for a truly captivating journey.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 13th, 2023

A polar plunge adventure in the Neumayer Channel on an expedition cruise through the Gerlache Strait in Antarctica


Embark on an Antarctica expedition cruise through Neumayer Channel, exploring the polar wonders of Anvers Island on an adventurous voyage.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 5th, 2023

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro: Key facts about Mount Kilimanjaro - A travel guide


Embark on an epic climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa and the world. Summit the peak, trek through breathtaking landscapes on this thrilling Kilimanjaro climb adventure.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 4th, 2023

Serengeti National Park Travel Guide: A Tanzania World Heritage Site - Experience a Serengeti Safari


Explore Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, a World Heritage Site. Witness the wildebeest migration on the plains during this unforgettable safari adventure.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 4th, 2023

Top things to do in Arusha, Tanzania: Safari destination, things to see, and tourist attractions in Arusha


Explore Tanzania's Safari Wonders: Things to Do in Arusha, Mt. Meru, Serengeti, and More. Stay in Arusha for Northern Safari Circuit Adventures.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 30th, 2023

Lake Malawi: Exploring freshwater beaches in Lake Malawi National Park connecting Tanzania and Mozambique


Explore the largest lake in the world, Lake Malawi, a UNESCO World Heritage site located between Malawi, Tanzania, and Mozambique. Discover pristine beaches and the beauty of this African Great Lake.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 29th, 2023

Best things to do in Lusaka, Zambia: A guide to must-see attractions in Lusaka


Discover Lusaka's charm with the best things to do in Lusaka, attractions like Lusaka National Museum, Chaminuka, and Arcades Shopping Mall – the perfect place to visit. Plan your trip and explore the best of tourist attractions and more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 29th, 2023

A comprehensive guide to Luangwa Market, Luangwa River, and Luangwa river camps in Zambia


Discover Luangwa's charm at the market, explore South Luangwa National Park's wildlife, and make unforgettable memories at river camps in Zambia.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 28th, 2023

Zambezi River: Unveiling the secrets of Africa's River of Life


Explore Zambezi, Africa's fourth largest river, Victoria Falls, wildlife, and canoe adventures. Flowing through six countries, it serves as a border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, reaching the Indian Ocean near Mozambique.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 28th, 2023

Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia: Safari adventures, lodges and more


Embark on a Zambia safari in Lower Zambezi National Park, where pristine wilderness meets the Zambezi River. Explore lodges, encounter elephants in this national park, surrounded by the Zambezi Escarpment's beauty.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 23rd, 2023

A guide to Budongo Central Forest Reserve, Uganda - Safari, chimpanzee trekking and more


Explore Uganda's Budongo Central Forest Reserve, a haven for chimpanzee trekking in a moist forest. Safari through Murchison Falls National Park, home to diverse mammals.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 22nd, 2023

Things to do in Jinja, Uganda: A guide to hangout places, activities, and tourist attractions in Jinja


Explore the adventure capital of East Africa, Jinja City! Discover thrilling things to do in Jinja like bungee jumping and activities at the source of the Nile in Uganda.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 21st, 2023

Best things to do in Nairobi, Kenya: A Nairobi Travel Guide - Spend a day for the ultimate Nairobi day tours experience


Discover the best things to do in Nairobi, Kenya. Spend a day exploring Nairobi National Park and make the most of your trip to Kenya, visiting key attractions during your one day in the city.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 20th, 2023

Visit Matobo National Park in Zimbabwe: Embark on a safari adventure


Embark on a Zimbabwe safari in Matobo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for stunning granite scenery – a must-visit world heritage site!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 20th, 2023

Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana travel guide: A safari adventure for the avid traveller in the Kalahari Nxai Pan and Makgadikgadi Pans National Park


Explore Botswana's Makgadikgadi Pans for a safari adventure in Nxai Pan National Park. Discover wildlife, ancient remains, and quad bike excursions. Your ultimate travel guide awaits!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 14th, 2023

Moremi Game Reserve: Safari experience in Botswana for an unforgettable wildlife adventure in the Okavango Delta


Embark on a thrilling safari in Botswana's Moremi Game Reserve, discover the abundant wildlife in the Okavango Delta. Unforgettable safari experience awaits at a safari camp with unparalleled game viewing.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 13th, 2023

The White Lady of Brandberg Mountain, Namibia


Explore Namibia's Brandberg Mountain, home to the iconic White Lady rock painting. Discover Damara and Bushman art in a small rock overhang at Tsisab with rich history in rock art.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 13th, 2023

Best things to do in Swakopmund, Namibia: A travel guide


Discover Namibia's best things to do in Swakopmund, Namibia! From adventure activities to popular places, explore the top activities in this unique destination.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 9th, 2023

Explore the art of water puppetry in Vietnam: Unique Vietnamese water puppets, traditional art, Vietnamese art


Discover the unique Vietnamese art form of water puppetry. Learn about traditional water puppets and the people behind this ancient art.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 8th, 2023

A Vietnam travel guide to Huong River: Explore Perfume River in Hue City - Truong Tien Bridge and Phu Xuan Bridge


Explore the Rich Heritage of Hue City Along the Perfume River: A Journey Through the Imperial City and Truong Tien Bridge.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 8th, 2023

10 Best Things to Do in Sucre, Bolivia: Exploring the White City


Discover the 10 best things to do in Sucre, Bolivia - a beautiful city in South America. Your ultimate travel guide for Bolivian attractions and learning Spanish. Read more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 3rd, 2023

Exploring the Mysterious Geoglyphs of the Nazca Lines in Peru


Unravel the Intrigue: Discover the 190km of Peruvian Desert, Unearth the Enigma of Nazca Lines in Peru's Arid Pampa & Geoglyphs. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 3rd, 2023

Ica Desert Oasis: Complete guide to exploring sand dunes and dune marvels in the desert oasis of Peru


Discover the enchanting Ica Desert oasis in southern Peru. A complete guide to exploring sand dunes near the city of Ica. Best time to visit!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 2nd, 2023

Exploring Machu Picchu: A UNESCO World Heritage Site within the Historic Sanctuary of Cusco


Discover ancient Inca history at Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Peru. Explore the stunning Inca citadel in the Andes. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 1st, 2023

Exploring Borith Lake in Hunza Valley, Pakistan: What you need to know before you go to the hidden gem of Gojal with Pamir Huts


Explore Borith Lake, a stunning hamlet near Gulmit, Hunza, Pakistan. At an altitude of roughly 2,600 m above sea level in Gilgit-Baltistan. Find out more!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 24th, 2023

Birdwatching in Bhutan: Discovering avian wonders through the Kingdom of Bhutan birding tours


Bhutan birding tours visit prime birding sites and target a range of Himalayan bird specials in the enchanting Himalayan kingdom. Find out more about birdwatching in Bhutan!

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 20th, 2023

Punakha Dzong in Bhutan: A guide to Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong within Punakha Dzongkhag


Explore Punakha Dzong also known as Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong, Bhutan's oldest and second largest dzong, housing sacred relics. Learn about Ngawang Namgyal in Thimphu.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 18th, 2023

Ancient Greek city of Thebes: Exploring myths of Greek Mythology in the Bronze Age of Ancient Thebes in Greece


Discover the ancient Greek city of Thebes, a major force in Greek history and the backdrop for legendary tales in Greek mythology.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 16th, 2023

Kea Island, Greece: A guide to the Greek island of Kea, discover the allure of Tzia in the Cyclades and explore the best things to do in Kea


Discover the best things to do in Kea, the closest Cycladic island to Athens. Enjoy sandy beaches and the allure of Tzia in the Cyclades.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 16th, 2023

Nafplion travel guide: Exciting things to do in Nafplion (Nafplio), Argolis


Discover the best things to do in Nafplion with our comprehensive travel guide. Explore Napoli di Romania and sightsee in Argolida.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 13th, 2023

Incredible Blue Caves of Greece: From Zakynthos to Kastellorizo


Discover the mesmerizing blue cave of Zakynthos in Agios Nikolaos. Immerse in the stunning blue waters during your visit to the caves.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 9th, 2023

The Oracle of Delphi: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi


Explore the enigmatic Temple of Apollo at Delphi, where the Oracle of Delphi, a conduit of prophecy, communed with the god Apollo.

Lexus Kemp By: Lexus Kemp October 6th, 2023

Things to do in Amasra in Turkey: Beautiful Amasra experiences along the Black Sea


Discover the top attractions and things to do in Amasra, Turkey. Explore the Black Sea coastline, visit ancient fortresses and more.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 4th, 2023

Exploring the Iconic Monuments of the Acropolis of Athens: Unveiling the Timeless Beauty of the Parthenon and Beyond


Discover the historic Acropolis of Athens and its monumental treasures, including the iconic Parthenon. Explore the rich heritage of the monuments of the Acropolis.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 29th, 2023

A guide to Pokhara, Nepal: Discover the best things to see and top things to do in Pokhara


Explore the best things to do in Pokhara, Nepal - top attractions and activities await your adventure! Plan your journey today.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 29th, 2023

Namche Bazaar in the Nepal Khumbu region: Exploring trekker attractions and the culture of Sherpas in the Everest region


Explore Namche Bazaar, a must-visit attraction in Nepal's Khumbu region, a trekkers' paradise amidst the Himalayas, rich in Sherpa culture and high-altitude adventure.