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Happily lost in Lisbon

I’m Pippa and I’m more than a little excited to have joined the Nomadic Travel team. Just before I started work in March, I nipped off for a short break to Lisbon. An old school friend of mine lives in Cambridge and travelled from Stansted to meet me there, whilst I...

Northern Lights in Iceland

In December I was very lucky to be invited to join an Explore short tour to Iceland. 2012-14 happens to be peak season known as “Solar Maximum” and plentiful and spectacular displays of the famous Northern Lights – on most traveler’s ‘bucket list – are predicted....

Suzanne treks the ‘Tour de Mont Blanc’

In September 2013 Suzanne travelled to the magnificent Mont Blanc mountain range – and trekked the 'Tour de Mont Blanc' with the adventure specialist – Explore Worldwide. 'This trek is recognized as one of the world’s classic walks through France, Switzerland and...

Moroccan Mountain Madness

Geordie Taylor reports on his return from the Atlas Mountains where the 'wrong valley' turned into the 'right move' ... read on: The intention was to hit the heights of Mount Toubkal (4200m), the highest mountain in North Africa. The reality was very, very different....

Indonesia – fantastic for families

Rob and his family have just returned from Indonesia where they have been enjoying the delights of Bali and Lombok on a 3 week trip: Joe (aged 9) and Rosa (7) had never been further than Brittany previously so we thought it would be good to break them in gently to...

Sri Lanka – A fabulous Fam

Ayubowan! A fantastic opportunity to get to know the ‘emerald’ island was offered to us by one of our AITO partners, IF ONLY. I travelled with just 4 other British agents and the If Only Business Development Manager, to sample their wonderful and luxurious properties...

Guatemala & Belize

Nomadic Travel's Irene Cox reports on her trip to Central America where having survived the Mayan 'end of the world' predictions she nearly succumbed to a flesh-eating spider!  Read on ... With a very personal interest to visit Central America this year - my older son...

Venezuela – a Journey into the ‘Lost World’

Nomadic clients, Geordie Taylor and his 3 amigos have just returned from the surreal landscapes of Roraima in deepest Venezuela  where they trekked through rain-soaked jungles before ascending to the summit of Triple Point atop the great rock walls of this immense...

Chris & Lucy Smith’s Gorillas and Masai Mara trip – just do it!

This was our second trip to the home of the ‘big five’, rolling savannah and acacia trees. My wife had fallen hook, line and sinker on our first trip to Africa eight years ago and our return visit didn’t disappoint either her or me. After landing we headed out of...

10 Days Down Under

G’day. Literally just got back from a lightning tour ‘down under’! This was my first trip to Australia and it is fair to say I was really impressed with what this great ‘up beat’ country had to offer. Sydney was our first port of call – with its spectacular natural...

Alaska Challenge – Wickes fund-raising finds new heights

20 very determined staff from Wickes have recently returned from Alaska where they spent 2 weeks hiking, ice-climbing and river-rafting to raise funds for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.  Over the past 6 years Wickes have raised over £2million for the charity dedicated...

The Last Part of Barb’s Kimberley Adventure

We left the dirt roads of the Kimberleys with a mixture of relief and sorrow but it was great to be able to head to Derby on the tarmac and to be able to have a conversation whilst driving without shouting! Derby was a funny little town - it has 3 claims to fame - the...

Barb’s Adventures in North West Australia – Part 2.

We awoke the next morning and decidied yes we would go to the Mitchell Falls - we had declared this as a possible destination to Britz so we were covered by the insurance! I shall never forget that journey up through the valley towards the Cockburn ranges. It was a...

Barb’s Adventures in North West Australia – Part 1.

My name is Barb and I have worked for Nomadic Travel for six years - here I am going to relay my adventures in North West Australia to you in a few different parts as there is so much information here for you to enjoy! Below is a map which shows some of the areas we...

Russia & all its glories

Suzanne recently returned from a fabulous 6 days exploring Russiaon an educational trip with Cox and Kings. If I’m honest – before I went on this tour – my imagination was rife with recurring thoughts of the KGB, food queues and spies standing on street corners...

Rob’s Whirlwind Tour of Egypt

‘Just back from a 6 day whirlwind ‘agents educational’ tour of Egypt with ‘On the Go Tours’ and I have to say I’ve been blown away by it all!  Quite literally, since the biggest highlight was a marvellous hot-air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings!   We started...

Irene in Canada

I planned my holiday using different means of transport and including very varied activities. We rented a car and drove from Calgary via Kananaskis thorough the Rocky Mountains, south to north, stopping at different places to hike for a few days and enjoy the...

Nomadic Travel – An update from Burma

We had a client - Ann Stone travel to Burma in February - as you can see she REALLY enjoyed it. Yangon - East Hotel is central - opposite the Traders.  Taxi drivers have not heard of the East but all know Traders.  Walking distance to Scotts market (huge) and there's...

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