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Tips for Travelling Abroad

Posted on December 26, 2023 by Keith Simmons
Although most trips abroad are hassle free, being prepared will go quite a distance to preventing the chance for serious trouble.In case you are travelling abroad here are a few things you must do to create your trip easier:Look for Public Announcements or Travel Warnings for the countries you intend to go to.Public Announcements provide fast-breaking information regarding relatively short-term conditions that could pose risks to the security of travellers...

Atacama - The Perfect Desert to Travel

Posted on November 3, 2023 by Keith Simmons
Over 1000km long and trapped between your Pacific and the Andes this harsh and arid land is among the most inhospitable places on the planet.The days could be burning hot and the nights freezing; precipitation levels are so low that no rain has ever been recorded in a few areas.It could not appear to be a tempting spot to visit, but a land of such extremes can't neglect to impress.The lack of life and the wind-sculpted rocks give most of the landscapes an eerie Martian or lunar appearance...

The Advantages of Group Travel to Peru

Posted on October 6, 2023 by Keith Simmons
Group travel could be a smart way of exploring Peru, specifically with regards to interest-specific trips involving adventurous travel which will probably take you off the beaten track.Indeed, many great travel experiences in Peru are unfeasible without group travel, both for safety reasons and economic costs.A few examples include birdwatching in the Manu National Park, trekking in the Cordillera Huayhuash, and, needless to say, whitewater rafting...

Semana Santa - Malaga

Posted on September 18, 2023 by Keith Simmons
The Holy Week (Semana Santa) processions will be the largest religious festival in the catholic world and happen from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday with the processions occurring on five days from the seven.The festival is quite big in Spain and especially in Andalusia where Semana Santa is really a huge event involving whole cities, towns and villages.Seville and Malaga will be the two most well-known places to start to see the spectacle and, in the spring of 2001, I was fortunate to invest Holy week in Malaga and take notice of the centuries old tradition first hand...

San Fermin - Pamplona

Posted on August 27, 2023 by Keith Simmons
Known locally as "Sanfermines", this raucous festival occurs in the Basque town of Pamplona between July 6th-14th in honour of the city's patron saint, San Fermin.It's the most popular & most famous of most Spanish fiestas and is well known across the world and visited every year by a large number of foreign tourists.This fame is right down to the infamous "Encierro" or the "Running of the Bulls", a dangerous tradition where a large number of locals line the streets of Pamplona's old town and run the gauntlet will six half ton bulls over an 800 metre stretch...