Latest Travel Stories

May 16, 2019
In response to: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/asia/sri-lanka/articles/sri-lanka-travel-advice-flights-fco/ Whilst the safety of our clients is paramount, Sri Lanka, a country that has endured over 30 years of civil war and suffered a tragic tsunami, will now be devastated by FCO advice which lets tourists hide behind their insurance policies. Despite working tirelessly to look after its visitors, especially in […]
By: Justin Wateridge
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May 8, 2019
Celebrations bring communities and cultures to life. They’re a time when people can set aside day-to-day pursuits and join together to explore something much deeper. Take Japan’s cherry blossom festivals. While they are rare and stunning visual spectacles, they also remind the Japanese people of the fragile and finite nature of beauty. Something they call […]
By: Steppes Travel
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May 8, 2019
Theopportunityisnowhere. What do you see? The opportunity is nowhere? Or, do you see it as, the opportunity is now here? We all see the world differently. That is not a bad thing. I’m lucky enough to have travelled a lot. It is a privilege I do not take for granted. With every country visited, I […]
By: Justin Wateridge
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April 29, 2019
Uzbekistan is a wonderful country offering everything the modern traveller desires: comfortable accommodation, stunning architecture, fascinating history with its links to the ancient silk route, and lastly but by no means least, some of the most hospitable people in the world.  A pivotal destination on the ancient silk trading route, Uzbekistan sits at the heart […]
By: Paul Craven
Destination: Uzbekistan

April 24, 2019
Flying back from Delhi in November 2014, I thumbed through the Jet Airways “in flight” magazine. Normally, a cursory 2 minutes later, the magazine is put away for the rest of the flight. Not this time. In the middle of the magazine there was a 5 page article about “game viewing” in Nagarahole National Park, […]
By: Steppes Travel
Destination: India

April 16, 2019
Julian Dowdeswell is a glaciologist, Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute and Professor of Physical Geography in Cambridge University. Evelyn Dowdeswell is a glacial geologist with a number of seasons of field experience in the Antarctic and Arctic. They have written both scientific papers and more popular works about Antarctica. Julian has recently authored […]
By: Steppes Travel
Destination: Antarctica

April 8, 2019
As one of Central Europe’s most beautiful but least explored countries, Romania is rich in flora and fauna, medieval culture and villages and the Carpathian Mountains, home to a third of Europe’s brown bears. We have picked our ‘must-do’ experiences including some of Romania’s hidden gems. 1. Transfargarasan Experience It is said to be one […]
By: Joe Parkes
Destination: Romania

April 3, 2019
Before I embarked on this trip, it was a bit of a mystery of how it would go. But I’m so glad that I didn’t do my research. Instead, I put my trust in the 40 years of Schoeman know-how and this was the right call. And so, the journey began at Hosea Kutato International […]
By: Jackie Devereux
Destination: Namibia

March 29, 2019
The marine biologist Rachel Carson wrote simply and prophetically that, “In nature, nothing exists alone.” The other summer, I was rafting on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho. I was struck by the extent to which the hillsides were denuded, having been ravaged by forest fires. For my rafting guide, the explanation […]
By: Justin Wateridge
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March 29, 2019
Born in Hyderabad, Jonty quit the corporate world to follow her passions of history and food. A certified, albeit fussy foodie, her biggest passions of food, history and her love for offbeat locations keeps her exploring the length and breadth of India. Being an avid traveller she is always curious to know more about the […]
By: Steppes Travel
Destination: India