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Nepal – one year on from the earthquake

Nepal – one year on from the earthquake

Namaste! Suzanne has just returned from one of her favourite countries – Nepal – to see at first hand how the country was doing after the devastating earthquake in April 2015. The main thing to project to everyone is Nepal is back in business! The trekking routes have...

Rob’s Sri Lanka family adventure

Rob’s Sri Lanka family adventure

Rob and his family visited Sri Lanka over the Easter period and enjoyed heatwave temperatures whilst travelling along the south and recently re-opened north-east coast before heading inland to explore the cultural splendours of Polunnaruwa and Sigirya. Rob writes: ...

Irene’s pre-Christmas chill-out in Lapland

Irene’s pre-Christmas chill-out in Lapland

What a difference a few degrees make… Irene has just returned from Swedish Lapland and with several layers and a very warm hat enjoyed even the lowest temperature of minus 29C! Our trip started off in Lulea - the gateway to superb winter wonderland adventures,...

Colours of Colombia

Colours of Colombia

In October Rob made a 9-day journey through Colombia kindly hosted by adventure specialists ‘Dragoman’.  Travelling on a purpose-built overland truck along with 18 other travel consultants from various worldwide travel agencies, he reports here on his impressions of...

Delhi, Rajasthan & Agra

Delhi, Rajasthan & Agra

Abbie reports on her whirlwind week in Northern India where she was kindly hosted by Exodus along with seven other travel consultants from the UK and Ireland.  It was quite a packed programme as you’ll see … ‘We flew overnight with Jet Airways and arrived into Delhi...

Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada

Back from a trip organised by the Canadian Tourist Board Irene is charmed by Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island: From the moment you step onto PEI you feel life is celebrated at a different pace here. Rolling green hills, red cliffs and small-town charm promise...

Enchanted by Ecuador

Abbie is back from her 10 day tour of Ecuador with great memories of its picturesque colonial centres, Amazonian rainforest, stunning Andean scenery and cloud forests.  She travelled with a group of other travel consultants hosted by Sunvil Latin America.  Here's her...

Time to Look at the Moon: Sharon Prosser’s travel odyssey

Sharon Prosser has recently returned from an amazing 6 month tour of Indonesia, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Borneo, Australia and Japan. Whilst she travelled she wrote regular postings to her 'Time to Look at the Moon' blog which we think is one of the...

Rob in Ethiopia

Rob in Ethiopia

Rob has just returned from a whirlwind week in Ethiopia where he travelled courtesy of Exodus and in the company of 7 other travel trade colleagues on a fact-finding mission.  With limited time but with the aid of 3 internal flights to get between the key locations...

Of Mountains and Mud….

Of Mountains and Mud….

One of our regular clients, Geordie Taylor recently returned from the Rwenzori Mountains where he summited the 5109m Margherita Peak, the highest mountain in Uganda. He wrote us an epic 5000 word account of his trip! We have (severely) abridged his piece for the blog,...

Indochina June 2014

Indochina June 2014

At the end of June Nomadic Travel received a place on a fabulous educational trip to Vietnam and Cambodia  and Irene was chosen to visit these magnificent destinations. The trip was hosted by Travel Indochina and locally their brilliant Western and local guides...

Passionate for Paxos

Passionate for Paxos

Rob was honoured to be awarded AITO's 'Shining Star Award' at the annual AITO Specialist Agents Conference in January.  He won a holiday to Greece (courtesy of award sponsors Sunvil / GIC) and he has just returned from Paxos where he and his family stayed for a week...

Happily lost in Lisbon

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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...

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