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Meet Martina: Our Brochure Artist with a Big Heart

Martina Crepulja Brochure Cover Artist

Read time - 4 minutes

Her father may have been a painter, but Martina Crepulja didn’t always believe she could be an artist.

“I always thought maybe I would work in chemistry,” admits the Bosnia and Herzegovinian illustrator, adding that growing up in Bosnia meant stability was an important quality in a career. “But then, I started to feel like perhaps I could be more. Choosing to study art was certainly a leap of faith - I’m glad I took it.”

19 Epic Hikes for 2019

Read time - 10 minutes

Make 2019 the year you conquer an amazing trek. There's a whole planet out there full of incredible, life-changing hikes that will transform your 2019 into an incredible adventure. These are no ordinary hikes - all have something extra special, whether that's a phenomenal environment, an iconic goal, or a physical challenge.

4 of The Best Recommended Rides for 2019

Read time - 3 minutes

When they manage to get away from their desks and shed the trappings of office life, our cycling experts here at Adventure HQ love nothing more than saddling up and discovering the world’s best biking routes.

Their enthusiasm pays off – because they’ve road-tested our cycling adventures, they can tell you from personal experience which ones are best suited to you.

New Cycling Trips for 2019!

Cycling in the Dolomites

Read time - 4 minutes

New season means new adventures! The Exodus staff peloton have been at it again, scouring the globe to bring you the best of the world on two wheels. From new ways to discover our favourite destinations to new regions being added to the collection, 2019 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting and innovative years for cyclists. 

Where will your next ride take you?

Meet 2017 Leader of the Year: Johnny Villalobos, Costa Rica

Johnny Villalobos

We sit down with Exodus leader Johnny Villalobos, winner of our Tour Leader of the Year Award 2017, for a quick Q&A between wildlife spotting in Costa Rica. 

How do you approach leading tours?

I like to prepare for a trip in Costa Rica by first of all reading a bit about the clients' backgrounds and age range. That helps me think about what we can find along the way. I recap every single destination we have in our itinerary, in order to deliver the best information for the customer.

A Walk to the Roof of Africa: Kilimanjaro

Ollie Collard on Kilimanjaro

Read time - 6 minutes

As the first of the sun’s rays crept over the East African horizon to warm my freezing back and illuminate the rocky moonscape beneath my feet, I knew I was going to get there.

I was wearier than I’d ever felt and shivering, despite my six layers of clothes, but the worst was over; there was nothing on earth that could make me turn back now as I almost completed my walk to the Roof of Africa: Kilimanjaro.

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