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A walk in the past

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If what really sets your adrenaline going is discovering some of the greatest sights known to man on earth, you'll find this space in our blog to be a really insightful gateway into some of the most inspiring historical sights around the globe.

You might be moved by the sight of lost civilisations. Or perhaps you are fascinated by the idea of simply discovering strikingly different cultures that have adapted to our modern times. Or, maybe you are in search of candid encounters with old tribes and remote communities that still exist in our world today, living in the same way they have done for centuries, barely unchanged by the passing of time.

From imposing and majestic castles, to all kinds of museums old and new, rare pre-historical gems, ancient ruins, architectural masterpieces that have stood the test of time, lost cities and rich heritage sites...on this space we cover it all. Scan through our adventures and discover them with us.

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  • 24 Jul 2017
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  • Travel Story
  • Lucy Grewcock
Always adventuring

Riding the Death Railway in Kanchanaburi

Far beyond the lure of Thailand's popular beaches, villages and islands, there are fascinating historical sites to experience, including one amazing centuries-old relic that can still be ridden today. I'm talking about the Death Railway, an infamous feat of civil engineering that cost around 60,000 builders their lives. The restored part of its track remains a working marvel, one through which you can discover the region's dazzling beauty, from dense jungle to raging rivers and dramatic cliffs.
  • 18 Jul 2017
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  • Travel Advice
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Treasure islands - the Caribbean's top world heritage sites

Sasha Wood maps the top cultural treasures of the Caribbean, each marking out the region's tumultuous past and all named on the UNESCO World Heritage List for their aesthetic beauty and historical significance.
  • 01 Jun 2017
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  • Travel Advice
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Island of 1,000 temples: Bali's five best stupas and shrines

Thousands of ornate stone temples and pretty pagodas adorn the tropical island of Bali, lending it a spiritual air that has been intoxicating visitors for decades. Here we look at five of the Indonesian island's most beguiling Hindu shrines.
  • 12 Nov 2016
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  • Kiri Nowak
Selfies around the world

A real traveller's perspective - What does Malta offer as a holiday destination?

Find out what there is to see and do in Malta. I interview a family member about their recent trip to Malta. Here's what they have to say about this unique, historical and fascinating holiday destination.
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