Culture & History Blogs

African Trilogy 2023 – Blog

Follow our Shongololo Train group as they travel across Africa from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Coast
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Walking in Ireland 2023 – Blog

Follow our happy walking group as they tour around the beautiful Irish countryside.
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Way of St James 2023

Travels through France & Spain following in the steps of this 1000 year old pilgrimage with a happy group of kiwis.
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Central Asia 2023

Travels through Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan with a happy group of kiwis. Following the ancient silk road.
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Central Asia: Our Highlights

Our top 5 highlights of this epic journey of discovery.
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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.
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Lourdes

Stu McGregor offers insight from his visit to Lourdes as part of the Way of St James walking tour.
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Way of St James 2017

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