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Enter the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Enter the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Multi-award-winning specialist operator Bamboo Travel has added the kingdom of Bhutan to its portfolio of countries in Asia, with four recommended itineraries from 16 to 18 days in duration.

Mandela's 'Long Walk To Freedom' makes South Africa even better value for money

Mandela's 'Long Walk To Freedom' makes South Africa even better value for money

South Africa has become even better value for money making it an even more tempting holiday destination.

New independent travel tours put Chile on the adventure map

New independent travel tours put Chile on the adventure map

Independent travellers looking to get off the beaten track in South America can now add Chile to their exploration list, with Chile revealed as Rickshaw Travel’s seventh Latin American destination.

Arctic destinations a top holiday pick for 2014

Arctic destinations a top holiday pick for 2014

Major publications globally have declared Arctic destinations among the most desirable places to head in 2014, even as the president of the leader in polar adventures, Quark Expeditions predicts an exceptional year for Arctic tourism. Increased accessibility and tour options, with greater awareness of polar destinations and activities, have piqued adventure-hungry travelers’ interest.

New eco-camps, waterfall tours and a private plane adventure in Western Australia

New eco-camps, waterfall tours and a private plane adventure in Western Australia

Get back to nature with new eco retreats in Australia's only biodiversity hotspot, take a private jet tour of Western Australia's (WA) world heritage sites or enjoy a stylish new hotel and free wifi in Perth, Australia's sunniest city.

Brits looking for adventure, culture and value choose Romania

Brits looking for adventure, culture and value choose Romania

Holidaymakers seeking adventure, exploration and culture are looking at Eastern European countries like Romania to fulfill their needs, according to travel experts at HomeAway.co.uk.

It’s not what I expected - Unusual holiday destinations for travellers

It’s not what I expected - Unusual holiday destinations for travellers

Keen travellers will understand the thrill of a new destination, particularly if that destination is something of an undiscovered treasure.

Wild Burma - a brand new trip from Bamboo Travel

Wild Burma - a brand new trip from Bamboo Travel

Inspired by the BBC Wildlife programme 'Wild Burma', award-winning Far East specialist Bamboo Travel has created a three-week adventure tour of the same name that encompasses many of the very best wildlife opportunities currently available in Myanmar.

Delve into Tibet’s fascinating history from the rooftop of the world

Delve into Tibet’s fascinating history from the rooftop of the world

With its snow-capped peaks and dramatic valleys, Tibet’s remote location has helped preserve its unspoilt landscapes making it a remarkable holiday destination.

Voyages Jules Verne adds seven new tours to its World of Wonders programme

Specialist tour operator Voyages Jules Verne has added a further seven new itineraries to its escorted holidays selection.

MicroLoan Foundation opens its ‘Malawi Challenge 2014’ fundraising quest

MicroLoan Foundation opens its ‘Malawi Challenge 2014’ fundraising quest

London-based microfinance charity, MicroLoan Foundation, has opened registration for the ‘Malawi Challenge 2014’ – a unique trip designed to raise funds to enable women living in extreme poverty in rural, sub-Saharan Africa to start their own micro-enterprises.

Uzbekistan - Highlights of the Silk Road

Uzbekistan - Highlights of the Silk Road

There are certain countries around the world that conjure up images of culture, romance and adventure purely by their very name, and Uzbekistan is one of them.

Adventure Costa Rica

Adventure Costa Rica

Tailor-made adventure specialist Chameleon Worldwide has created the ultimate activity holiday for those who would rather swing through the trees like a monkey than lounge on a sunbed like a sloth: Adventure Costa Rica.

Albanian Landscapes: A family half-term adventure

Albanian Landscapes: A family half-term adventure

Albania’s famous cousins Greece, Croatia and Italy have hogged the family holiday limelight for decades – it’s time to move aside the preconceptions and look properly at this last undiscovered treasure of Europe.

Norway named top adventure destination

Norway named top adventure destination

Norway is listed in the 'Top Ten Adventure Nations' list in Lonely Planet's new book Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Adventures.