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One Year On: Unveiling the Mountain Lioness Scholarship

In Tanzania, the Swahili word for porter is Ngumu” which literally translates to the word “tough”. And this is exactly how we would describe the sheer resilience, determination and strength shown by our female porters as they make the exhilarating ascent up Africa’s highest mountain – Mt. Kilimanjaro. It’s these remarkable women who are effectively changing the face of Kilimanjaro porterage.

Your guide to viewing whales and dolphins responsibly

Witnessing whales and dolphins in the wild is a truly unmissable experience that makes the ultimate wildlife adventure. We highly recommend you take the opportunity to share the same space with some of the biggest creatures you can find in the ocean. It is important, however, to respect the fact that these animals are wild, and we encourage you to view them responsibly. We have come up with a few tips that will ensure you have a special and memorable experience when viewing these beautiful marine mammals in their natural habitat.

The Maasai Warrioress

“My culture means everything to me, but there’s one thing in my culture that I need to change”, explains Sarah Tenoi, member of the Loita community and co Project Manager of SAFE Maa, (the all Maasai team of Kenyan-based NGO S.A.F.E., working in the Loita Hills). Sarah was only 13 when she passed through the cut.

Must-See Blue Destinations

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Blue Monday. Synonymous for post-Christmas blues, long, dark evenings and a general sense of gloom in the air, this National Awareness Day isn’t normally a cause for celebration. However, at Exodus, we think this is a perfect opportunity to start planning your next year of unforgettable adventures across the Americas. In keeping with the blue theme, we’ve handpicked a couple of our favourite blue destinations to spark your spirit of wanderlust this January!

The Best International Festivals To Visit in 2020

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Open your mind to something completely different at some of the best festivals in the world for 2020.

Adventure travel is a fantastic way to uncover unique cultures and explore destinations that you have only ever dreamed of. On each trip, our expert guides steer you firmly off the tourist trails to lesser-known places where they’ll share the absorbing stories behind each sight.  

Fall in Love with Travel this Valentine's Day

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It’s the time of year when love is in the air, and here at Exodus, we believe that there is nothing more romantic than travel. The joy of booking a trip and counting down the days to your departure date, the simple pleasure of a perfectly packed suitcase, and the thrill of a fresh stamp in your passport… there just isn’t anything better than knowing you are about to be off on a brand new adventure. Forget your standard flowers, chocolates, and date night, because this Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing five destinations that will have you falling in love with the world.

5 Exhilarating Must-Try Activities

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There’s nothing quite like that feeling of sheer exhilaration. The rush you experience when you take the leap zip-lining into unknown jungles. The thrill of fighting against tumbling rapids as you are pushed further down-stream. The awe of flying high above cobalt blue glaciers and epic valleys. It’s these experiences that are bound to leave an indelible imprint on your memory.

5 Quintessentially Spanish things to see and do in Andalucía

Andalucía. The very word conjures up images in our minds of orange blossom lined streets, vibrant flamenco dresses and men donning black sombreros – and these images aren’t a far stretch from reality. You could also say the region of Andalucía is a cultural marinade of Christianity and Islamic influences where fiesta-loving locals, bustling tapas bars and some of the most striking religious architecture in the country reside.

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