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Halong Bay, Vietnam
A Spectacular Tour of Vietnam, Cambodia and Singapore | Customer Post
A land of ‘hauntingly beautiful and majestic scenery’ – that’s how Bales Worldwide customer Robin Hitchcock described his tour of Vietnam, Cambodia and Singapore. Read about his experience here.
19 March 2014
Orient Express - Staff Trip
Eastern & Oriental Express | Bales Worldwide Blog
Sue Livsey takes a ride aboard the Orient Express from Singapore to Bangkok - one of the world's most iconic railways.
18 March 2014
Customer-Blog-Tanzania
Discovering Tanzania | Bales Worldwide Blog
An avid David Attenborough fan Christine Darby decided to take a trip to Tanzania and Zanzibar and witness East Africa’s magical wildlife through her own eyes…
10 February 2014
Best gadgets for active travel include a tablet or iPad
Top Active Travel Gadgets | Bales Worldwide Blog

Since taking his first active holiday to Peru aged 18, Ben Fogle has picked up all sorts of tips on which travel gadgets will enhance your experience. Here, he shares his tips on the best gadgets out there for active travel...

05 February 2014
Buy a souvenirs that will stay with you on your travels
Top Things To Pack For Safari Travel | Bales Worldwide Blog

Bales Worldwide Ambassador Ben Fogle went on his first Safari trip in Zambia 14 years ago and has done everything from swimming with wild Nile crocodiles to running a marathon across the Sahara desert since. Here, he shares his top tips on what you should pack in your suitcase before you embark on any safari travel.

14 January 2014
walking and trekking
Top Things To Pack for Active Travel | Bales Worldwide Blog

Bales Worldwide Ambassador Ben Fogle has been on all sorts of active trips, from scaling Mount Baker on the Uganda/Congo border, to a scientific expedition exploring the Galapagos Islands. Here, he shares his top tips on what you should pack in your suitcase before you embark on any active travel.

14 January 2014
Top Things To Pack for Cultural Travel
Photography Tips for Cultural Travel | Bales Worldwide Blog

Bales Worldwide Ambassador Ben Fogle has picked up all sorts of tips during his travels to culturally rich destinations. Here, he shares his tips on how to take great photography while on any cultural holiday...

14 January 2014
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Top Tips For Safari Travel | Bales Worldwide Blog

Bales Worldwide Ambassador Ben Fogle went on his first Safari in Zambia, 14 years ago. Here, he shares his top tips on how best to prepare for your safari holiday and how to get the most out of it once you're there.

13 January 2014
Sri Lanka - Asia's hidden jewel
Sri Lanka - Asia's Hidden Jewel | Bales Worldwide Blog

If you’ve already travelled to India, consider taking on Sri Lanka. You’ll find a lot of cultural and environmental similarities between the two countries, but Sri Lanka is infinitely less crowded, which means you’ll have much of the place to yourself including those UNESCO heritage sites – there are eight of them so try to see them all.

08 January 2014
Get the most out of your cultural travel
Top Tips for Cultural Travel | Bales Worldwide Blog

Ben Fogle has traveled to all sorts of culturally rich destinations all over the world. Here, he shares his tips on how to get the most out of your cultural travel...

07 January 2014
Kinkakuhi Temple, Kyoto
The New Golden Route of Japan | Bales Worldwide Blog

Japan had long been on my list of countries to visit and recently, I was lucky enough to participate in a trip billed as the ‘New Golden Route’. This four day whistle stop tour took in Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima and the lesser known Matsuyama on the island of Shikoku.

04 January 2014
trekkers in Nepal
Top Tips for Trekking Holidays | Bales Worldwide Blog

Ben Fogle is an active traveler at heart. Here, he shares his top tips on getting the most out of active travel and trekking holidays...

27 December 2013
 
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