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Indian tigers are known for being stealthy, beautiful and almost impossible to spot. That didn’t deter former Intrepid leader Kate Whitton when she went searching for this illusive giant cat in the north of Rajasthan…… “Being a mad cat lover I couldn’t possibly visit India without including one of its

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Travel Tips

Mexican-mad Masterchefs Andy Allen (2012 Australia winner) and Ben Milbourne have recently returned from their Intrepid Real Food Adventure Mexico. This food trip debunked a lot of myths about Mexican food for Ben and Andy, so we sat down with them to find out what they think now about travelling

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A tuk tuk can cough up 1.1kg of CO2 per person on a return trip from Khao San Road to Bangkok’s Grand Palace, and even hiking to Everest Base Camp can peak at emitting 4.0 grams of CO2 per person each day. Calculating all your holiday carbon emissions could seem

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If you love trying new things, then you’ll definitely want to get your teeth into hormigas culonas. This literally translates to ‘ants with a large arse’ but don’t let that put you off! To try this special snack you will have to go to South America and arrive in Colombia,

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The Balkan states are the last bastion of new adventure in Europe, and Kosovo is the newest of them all. But it didn’t feel that way to me, as I stood in a column of sunlight that was beaming down through the domed cupola of the glorious Gračanica monastery. Outside,

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Letting the sights and sounds of the Okavango Delta wash over you as you quietly traverse the waterways in a dugout canoe is an extraordinary real life experience that Pat Venning won’t forget anytime soon… “No, it’s geographically impossible – a river that never reaches the sea! Now I’m gazing

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There are approximately 10,000 tuk tuks constantly buzzing about Bangkok. Thanks to a government funded re-fit, these previously noisy and air-polluting machines are now more eco-friendly and are such a fun way to get around. In fact, Intrepid travellers like Carla Wilson love them so much that these iconic vehicles

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Responsible Travel

The Tourism Association is still wrestling with how to distribute tourism benefits equally among its members. This will be an ongoing challenge as members seek to balance personal/family interests with those of the Association and of the community at large. Despite these difficulties, Chichubamba wants to host more Intrepid groups in the

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Food AdventuresTravel Tips

When 10 March, 2012, comes around there will be one town in New Zealand that turns from a mild-mannered community into the weird food capital. From wasp larvae ice-cream to wok fried clams, Hokitika celebrates the wild food flavours of the South Island’s West Coast. Locals say to bring along

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When cookbook author Tessa Kiros turned 18 she left home in South Africa to travel and learn more about the world. She spent her twenties working in different restaurants and with families in London, Sydney, Mexico and Athens, finding mentors to lead her through the twisting paths of global gastronomy.

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