Libya is a fascinating country in many ways. Having been at the crossroads of history for millennia, there are many layers of civilisation to discover – amongst them the Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Turkish and occupying forces prior to, during and just after WWII.Read More
For those looking to travel with just their partner or friends rather than in a small group of travellers, we have added the flexibility of making some of our itineraries available as an Independent Adventure.Read More
Tristan Love, our Gecko’s Marketing Coordinator, lived in Egypt for a couple of years and has climbed Mt Sinai a crazy 22 times! She tells us about the area below:Read More
Astrid Jane, our Assistant Destination Manager for Latin America has recently returned from Peru. She visited the mudslide affected region of Cusco and its surrounds and also completed the Machu Picchu trek.
The mudslides:Read More
Affectionately known as the 'Teardrop Isle', Sri Lanka has just about everything a traveller could want – superb ancient sites, magnificent scenery, amazing wildlife, delicious cuisine, incredibly friendly and welcoming locals and lovely palm-fringed, white sandy beaches. Add to this a history touched by the Portuguese, Dutch and British, and a society with a strong and devout adherence to the Buddhist faith and you will find an island-nation of incredibly rich diversity.Read More
Continuing with the theme of ‘new stuff’ (our website has got a swanky new look,in case you were wondering where the theme comes from), we thought we’d have a run-through some of our favourite destinations that are among the newer ones on our trips.
You never forget your first whirl around Marrakech's Djemma El Fna. Particularly if your idle wander leads to you being part of a human pyramid.Read More