Culture & History Blogs

Central Asia: Our Highlights

Our top 5 highlights of this epic journey of discovery.
Read More
Janet Shankland

Ethiopia Flavours

People’s ways of eating, what they grow, how they cook it, share it and their food customs, develop over time as part of their culture and in response to their environment. Charmian Smith discovers how food and culture are interrelated in Ethiopia.
Read More

Lourdes

Stu McGregor offers insight from his visit to Lourdes as part of the Way of St James walking tour.
Read More

Way of St James 2017

Stu McGregor, offers some thoughts on what makes the Camino de Santiago so special.The Way of St James
Read More

Khiva: Lighthouse in the Desert

A mirage appeared on the horizon – a tall tower faceted with blue tiles rising above the beige walls of a fortress.
Read More

Bukhara: Whispers of the Silk Road

Hot sun, blue tiles, a whisper of a breeze and the faint smell of camel – all this means I have to be on a street in Bukhara.
Read More