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Latest from Elephant Sands Camping Adventure in Botswana

Elephant Sands Camping Adventure in Botswana

Divergent Travelers

August 30, 2015

Settled between two of Botswana’s top attractions, the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park, is a place where fine sand and massive elephants meet. The marriage of these creates a place where the two are brought together for those of us that seek adventure. This is a campsite that combines the b...

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Latest from Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

The Aberdeen Family

March 2, 2015

Our final days were spent exploring Cape Town….Table Mountain, Robben’s Island and the V and A Waterfront.  A beautiful city.  Views from Table Mountain    Robben’s Island     V and A Waterfront ...

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Latest from Back home.

Back home.

David Leonard

August 13, 2015

We’re back now and it’s fantastic. Sam is still in Bracknell looking after her grandkids for a while and I’m in wonderful Exeter. The flight back was a bit manic as by the time we landed at Athens we only had 20 minutes to get the connecting plane. Surprise, surprise everyone’...

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Latest from Our Favorite Podcasts

Our Favorite Podcasts

Matt and Alana

August 23, 2015

As you read this, we’re somewhere over the Atlantic in route to London. An easy eight-hour flight from Atlanta. I say easy, but that is relative to other travel days we’ve had on our trip. You might remember we kicked this all off with a 15-hour flight to Tokyo and an overnight at Hane...

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Latest from Punctured Truck Tyre, Desert Desolate

Punctured Truck Tyre, Desert Desolate

Rob Freeman

August 2, 2015

THE armed guard travelling as part of the, suddenly missing, convoy across the Egyptian desert is there to protect travellers from many things. Almost certainly not somebody swinging a sledgehammer in your direction as you hold on to a crowbar … Continue reading →...

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Latest from Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Matt Cummings

December 25, 2014

The final monthMy usual routine for writing this blog throughout the trip has been to update every fortnight for 2 reasons. 1 - no one wants to read about someone else travelling around the world every day for 19 months and 2 - my sanity. I broke my own rule with the last 4 weeks being com...

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Latest from Easter Island

Easter Island

Stuart Chaffe & Chloe Rutkowski

July 6, 2014

After completing the big South American loop, there were two places we couldn’t miss off, the Galapagos, check and Easter Island, ok let’s check that too. Easter Island has several names so to us in English, Easter Island, Rapa Nui in Rapa Nui and in Spanish Isla de Pascua not too confu...

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Latest from Lake Nakuru: One final game drive

Lake Nakuru: One final game drive

Jessica Monk

May 11, 2015

I have a secret to tell. Something that fills me with immense shame. Here it goes. By the time we reached Kenya, I was kind of over safaris. It feels good to finally get that out there. Those of you who’ve been with me from the beginning might remember a certain starry eyed overlander who said...

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Latest from Playing dress-up at a farmhouse in Bhutan

Playing dress-up at a farmhouse in Bhutan

Leggy Peggy

August 28, 2015

A close-up of the fine weaving by Dechen Back of the weaving Earlier this week, I showed off the elaborate and colourful traditional clothes worn by the people when they attend a festival Bhutan. Little did I suspect that within a week of enjoying the sights and sounds of the Paro Festival, I would ...

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Latest from Atlas in Pictures: Laos

Atlas in Pictures: Laos

Emily Holland

July 17, 2015

Laos in Pictures Tagged: asia, laos, photography, Travel...

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Latest from Arusha, Snake Park,Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater — Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha, Snake Park,Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater — Arusha, Tanzania

Derrick Brown

August 28, 2015

Arusha, Snake Park,Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha, Tanzania Arusha, Tanzania Where I stayedsnake park What I didNgorongoro Crater, Serengeti Arusha, Snake Park Here we are, Arusha, Snake Park, for me, another dusty campsite and a stepping ston...

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Latest from Election Thoughts

Election Thoughts

Helen McAvoy

May 9, 2015

People are worried about the Tories; closing our hospitals, fucking up our schools, starving people who are on benefits. My question, did they vote? Turnout was about 60-70% in a lot of constituencies. The general feel, from a layman’s view on facebook, twitter and the British Press (the later sho...

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Latest from Election Thoughts

Election Thoughts

Barrie Roulston

May 9, 2015

People are worried about the Tories; closing our hospitals, fucking up our schools, starving people who are on benefits. My question, did they vote? Turnout was about 60-70% in a lot of constituencies. The general feel, from a layman’s view on facebook, twitter and the British Press (the later sho...

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Latest from Long neck ladies and one legged fishermen — Nyaungshwe, Myanmar

Long neck ladies and one legged fishermen — Nyaungshwe, Myanmar

Sarah Jones

August 28, 2015

Long neck ladies and one legged fishermen - Nyaungshwe, Myanmar Nyaungshwe, Myanmar Where I stayed Joy Hotel NyaungshweAfter a long bus ride and being woken at 3.30am to change buses, we arrived in Nyaungshwe at 5.30am and grabbed a car t...

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Latest from Playing dress-up at a farmhouse in Bhutan

Playing dress-up at a farmhouse in Bhutan

Peggy & John

August 28, 2015

A close-up of the fine weaving by Dechen Back of the weaving Earlier this week, I showed off the elaborate and colourful traditional clothes worn by the people when they attend a festival Bhutan. Little did I suspect that within a week of enjoying the sights and sounds of the Paro Festival, I would ...

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Latest from Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Hannah Wayte

April 9, 2014

This article was first published on Times of Malta on 31st March 2013. Spread out across the table before me is an enviable feast in a display of colour any artist would be proud of. The aromas of freshly baked bread, heavily spiced couscous and a steaming hot tagine as its lid is taken off fight ...

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Latest from Snake Park

Snake Park

Sammy Mc

November 25, 2013

5/05/2012Today is the first day of the new leg of the trip, and four new people have joined us: Calum (Brit), Clare (Kiwi), Charity (Saffa) and Daniel (American). Calum seems to be off to a good start already - they had their pre-departure talk at 8am this morning, and I got Calum out of bed at 7.57...

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Latest from Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Lisa V

September 23, 2014

Gurban, our Azeri guide met us in Baku, cheerfully letting us know he was at our disposal 24/7! We quickly discovered he loves his tea and also drinks it with a sugar cube behind his teeth. We had a busy program but he constantly reassured us there was “No rush, no hurry”.In Baku, the flame towe...

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Latest from Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bunny & Martin

November 30, -0001

Ahhh Thailand theres this smell as you step off the plane in Thailand its not a good smell or a bad smell its just Thailand I love it Its heat spices pollution a foreign country holidays all combined in one. Weve been to...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Karen Ironmonger

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Michael Bisson

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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March 11, 2014

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Latest from There and Back Again

There and Back Again

Matthew Maher & Jen Hurd

December 13, 2011

Perito Merino Glacier - El CalafateWe were happy to have a few days to relax in Ushuaia and some time off driving.  Ushuaia is characterised by bad weather and cloudy skies - however it would typically only rain for a couple of hours a day and the rain was never heavy.  So while we were th...

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Latest from Naar huis...........

Naar huis...........

Esmeralda van Stee

June 30, 2010

Hallo allemaal!!Op het moment zit ik in een internet café in Kaapstad met gemengde gevoelens...Aan de ene kant ben ik blij, want ik vlieg morgen naar huis, waar mijn familie en vrienden en mijn eigen vertrouwde huisje op me wachten. Aan de andere kant verdrietig, omdat er een eind komt aan mi...

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Latest from Completion in Cairo!

Completion in Cairo!

Kelvin & Ania

August 16, 2009

The end of our Africa Travels are almost complete. We have successfully arrived in Cairo, and despite all Africa could throw at us we have succeeded to arrive on time having completed the entire route overland!!! It’s been a wild ride, and we have many Fantastic Memories to bore you all with w...

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