Entries by Nadia Hussain


Discovering Iran: Isfahan is half the world

“Isfahan is half the world, they say. You’ll notice the people of Isfahan are full of exaggerations. So I too will say that I am the best guide in Isfahan” proclaimed our local guide Ehsan proudly. Neither was in fact an exaggeration. Both he and the city are incredible. An ancient metropolis lying across timeless trade […]


Ana bahebbek, Marrakech

Mornings in Marrakech were a world away from the monotony of a morning commute at home. Awoken with the azan and dining al fresco in the courtyard or the mezzanine of our Riad Ilayka; the warmth of the morning sun gracing our shoulders was a pleasure I’d happily and repeatedly relive. Each course of our breakfast […]

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An Inspirational Evening with Jimmy Nelson

“There was no denying his passion for travel, endeavouring to document the beauty of largely unknown people at their most proud.” As part of our 25th Anniversary celebration it was an honour and a privilege to have Jimmy Nelson talk about his latest project Before They Pass Away. Having heard about the project last Autumn, […]


Fundraising for Haiyan Relief

According to Philippines officials, the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has now reached 3,621 and the Red Cross approximate at least 22,000 people to still be missing. With the spirit of Children in Need, our Steppes team have taken to their (slightly embarrassing) onesies, brought in their cuddly toys and homemade (hopefully edible) treats to […]