Our legendary film crew have done it again, this time capturing the essence of Peru as they join a Gecko's small group tour.
Take a look at their footage, and be prepared to want to book a trip immediately! You can really feel what it's like to be there, and get a great sense of the group's elation as they finally make it to the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu.Read More
You'll smell Marrakech before you've had a chance to taste it. The air around Djemaa el Fna square is filled with the scent of aromatic tagines and freshly squezed orange juice. It's the sort of place you can follow your nose, safe in the knowledge it will lead you somewhere special.
The beauty of a day spent in the souqs is that you'll quickly work up an appetite. There's no shortage of places to eat, but here's three that all offer something different:Read More
There are countless towns scattered throughout Rajhistan – exploring this Indian state is a journey in itself. No matter whether you spend five days there or 50, there is one experience you simply cannot miss. For me, Udaipur was the place.Read More
The decision to travel can be a double-edged sword. In the beginning, it's all about the excitement - spending your lunch hour on travel websites, poring over brochures, deciding on a destination, booking leave from work and bragging to your family and friends.
But then reality sets in, and the dreaded budget rears its ugly head. Suddenly, spending $5 on a salad roll for lunch each day seems like a luxury. And dropping $18 on a movie ticket makes your eyes widen in horror...even if it does star Ryan Gosling.Read More
This is Part 2 of Sarah Yates' blog about her trip to Gallipoli for the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. Read Part 1 here.
The conflicted feelings I had about the music and the drinking and the party fell away in the silence. The dark was all-encompassing. 15,000 people wondered as one how the men had felt watching the dawn on that day all those years ago. 15,000 people listened as one to Attaturk’s famous poem:Read More
I don’t have any money. I’m at uni. I have to work. Do these sound like familiar excuses for not travelling? Excellent, then it's time to make new friends!
If the thought of travelling on your own is a little too scary, because the biggest step towards commitment you’ve taken in the past two years is a phone contract, then fear not hearty traveller. Group tours have it all sorted and by the end you’ll be wishing you didn’t have to leave.Read More