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Christmas Swedish Glogg Recipe

Nordic Glogg

Read time - 2 minutes 

One of the great joys of travelling, is being able to try a traditional recipe from the region – and at Christmas, we pull out all the stops to impress with seasonal favourites.

It’s a celebration of regional idiosyncrasies and specialities and a part of what makes us who we are.

Dynasties: In Focus with Paul Goldstein

Read time - 4 minutes

Paul Goldstein is one of very few people that has spent time with all five of the BBC's ‘Dynasty’ luminaries. Several chimp safaris, literally years with lions, two fabled expeditions to Emperor penguins and wild painted dogs throughout Africa. 15 marathons in his tiger suit along with 20+ ‘striped’ safaris adds to this not underwhelming litany. Here he shares a few thoughts and tips on these species:

The Best Seasonal Breaks

Christmas gift

Read time - 3 minutes

Not all of us love yuletide and season’s greetings, but you don’t have to go into hibernation to avoid the same five songs repeated on the radio, roads blocked with holiday traffic and, of course, the inevitable bad cracker jokes.

Don’t be left out in the cold this Christmas. Bin the Brussels sprouts and trash the tacky tinsel; here are a few of our seasonal escapes that are really worth celebrating. Take a look at the best seasonal breaks.

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide for Travellers

Read time - 3 minutes

Bring a smile to the face of the globetrotter in your life with our carefully selected Christmas gift ideas for travellers. Ditch unimaginative gifts and the consumerist approach to the season of giving this year with our Christmas gift guide for the traveller in your life.

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 of the World

chloe knott walking

Read time - 10 minutes

Make his year the one you conquer one of our epic hikes of the world. There's a whole planet out there full of incredible, life-changing hikes that will transform your new year 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.

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