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Life on the rails in India


Anthony Ryan

One of the best ways to explore India is by rail - after all, there is more than 65,000 kilometres of train track zigzagging across the country. This consists of everything from state-run lines to...

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India's most historic forts


Anthony Ryan

The history of India can be explored through its many forts. These defensive buildings were created across the country during the various struggles to keep invading powers out. Today, they stand as...

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A Refreshing Way to Travel


Simon Fransham

The ability to buy branded whisky or wine whilst out in a destination is a topic that is often put to me by clients. This is a topic that I can fully relate to, since I know that after a day’s...

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What can you find away from the beach in Goa?


Anthony Ryan

Goa may have become famous due to its stunning beaches, but this is not the only reason to visit the Indian state. There are a wide range of cultural attractions to visit and many ancient traditions...

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Malaysia's enchanting east coast


Anthony Ryan

The east coast of Malaysia has been less extensively explored than the west of the country throughout its history. What this has done is create a 400-kilometre long stretch of coastline that...

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Flores Island and its real-life dragons


Anthony Ryan

Since Flores Island has been included on Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2015 list, it is likely that Indonesia's best kept secret won't stay so hidden for long. It offers impressive scenery, a...

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Tackling the Roof of Indochina


Simon Fransham

Trekking is undoubtedly one of the main draws for visitors to the northern Vietnamese town of Sapa and the town itself is not without charm. As was common practise for European colonists, the French...

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Elephant visits with a difference


Simon Fransham

As more and more tourism operators move away from offering elephant-riding to tourists, in favour of a more gentle approach to these beautiful animals, we highlight two operations that we would...

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A guide to travelling around Sri Lanka


Anthony Ryan

Travelling around Sri Lanka is on the bucket list for a lot of people, with the country one of the friendliest and most beautiful of anywhere in the world. The pear-shaped island off the coast of...

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5 things to do in Kathmandu


Anthony Ryan

Nepal's capital is a colourful cacophony of sights and smells, from medieval temples to narrow alleyways, with plenty to see at every turn. Many people spend time in Kathmandu before or after a trek...

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