Shaq (that's him on the right!) is one of our most popular tour leaders, and it's easy to see why. He's warm, approachable, funny and most of all...extremely knowledgeable.
We had a chat to Shaq, and asked him a few questions to give you a better insight into what he loves the most about his home country, Uganda.
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There's two sorts of camping: the dreamy, childhood version where a canopy of stars shines over a warm, open fire while darling babies sleep soundly in their tents. And then there's the reality.
Camping with kids required the organisational skills of an event planner, and more sanitary wipes than you can fit into the average ocean liner.Read More
Arguably no other city in the world offers such dramatic contrasts than Delhi – comprised as it is of two worlds, the old and the new, each representing vastly different histories, influences and ways of life. New Delhi, with its pristine wide streets was built as the imperial capital of India by the British; centuries old, chaotic Old Delhi on the other hand, was the capital of Islamic India.Read More
Brendan van Son spoke to Maja Zonjic, a documentary photographer and filmmaker. She gives some great hints about how to get the best out of not only the landscapes, but the people you are photographing while you're away. She also has some good advice about equipment and accessories for the budding or professional photographer.Read More
After four days in Burma I had learned almost nothing of the country or its people. My tour guide was Junta Government approved, a well to-do girl of significant privilege and very little imagination. She was not unaware of the political drama that has unfolded in Burma during recent decades, but was clearly unaffected by it. So one afternoon I escaped the organised tour to search for the real Yangon, and I found him sitting beside a stupa.Read More