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The Balkans Long-distance trail

In the previously war-torn countries of the Balkans, communities are working together to create opportunities for adventurous travel, including the exciting new Via Dinarica long-distance walking trail. Andrew Mazibrada travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina to check out part of the routeĀ  and encountered even more adventure than he planned...

Tourist scams to Avoid on the Street, Traveling

On the Street The friendship Bracelet Someone will approach you and offer you a friendship bracelet. Regardless of what you say, they will try to take your wrist and begin making the bracelet on you and ask for payment. This scam can also be used as a distraction, while...

Top Traveller Events & Festival

Chooses from a stellar selection of festivals, exhibitions and community gatherings 1. Grahamstown National Arts Festival The hardly sleepy student town of Graharnstown really comes to life during the National Arts Festival- in a celebration of song, dance and creativity. 27 June to 7 July; www.nafest.co.za 2. 46th Montreux...

Do tours & agents have advantage over DIY travel sites, after all?

With the onslaught of booking websites and social travel networks, the idea of using a tour operator or travel agent might seem antiquated. But don’t write them off just yet. FIRST, A DISCLOSURE: THE ONLY TIME I EVER planned a trip through a tour operator was because I was...

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