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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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  • 11 Dec 2018
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  • Travel Story
  • Caroline Howley
The world's longest out of office

A traveller's guide to Cuba's revolutionary trail

Before you touch down in Cuba, make sure you know a little about the Communist Revolution of the 1950s. Here's our guide to what happened and why, and the top historical attractions to visit.
  • 17 Nov 2018
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  • Travel Story
  • Sasha Wood
Writing the world

Delphi: the spirit of ancient Greece

Sasha Wood has a date with Delphi - a mystical mountain town on the slopes of Mount Parnassus that was once home to ancient Greece's most revered oracle.
  • 05 Feb 2018
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  • Travel Story
  • Caroline Howley
The world's longest out of office

Visiting Sri Lanka's iconic Sigiriya Rock

Sigiriya Rock is one of Sri Lanka's most iconic sights. But is it worth taking the trip to Sri Lanka's central province to visit?
  • 23 Nov 2017
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  • Claire Boobbyer
The world is my oyster

Heading to the Cuban farm where Fidel Castro was born

Few travellers have heard about the farm where Cuba's Revolution leaders Fidel and Raul Castro were born. It's a remote plot close to the Sierra Cristal national park in the east of the island, 500 miles from Havana, and doesn't get a huge amount of press. But, to understand the Castro brothers who have ruled Cuba for nearly 60 years, a visit to their birthplace - now a museum - in eastern Cuba offers an up close look at the lives of this secretive family. As the first anniversary of Fidel Castro's death approaches, I went to visit the brothers' birthplace in Biran, bumping along in a sidecar attached to a 1963 Ural motorbike.
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