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Angkor, Cambodia

Alternative Angkor: How to Escape the Tourist Traps

By Explorer Helen Alexander –   Cambodia’s ancient temples attract thousands of international visitors every year. But if joining the tourist masses doesn’t appeal to you, there are still plenty of atmospheric and off-the-beaten-track buildings to explore, plus a range of inspiring activities, to ensure your Angkor experience is as authentic as possible. Top Temples …

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Hunting down the Northern Lights in Iceland

 By Explorer Becky Wicks – “So, it’s basically salmon covered in sheep poo?” I asked my friend as we peered at the pink-packaged fish in a store called ‘Bónus’, which was ironically very expensive. “It’s not covered in poo. It’s just smoked in it,” he answered, tutting. “Good for the flavour.” We were in a …

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A Savvy Guide to Shopping in Madrid, Spain

By Explorer Helen Alexander |   Holidays are all about treating yourself. If you’re planning to splurge while visiting the Spanish capital Madrid, then grab your euros and follow my guide to the best places to buy locally made clothes, handcrafted accessories and vintage homewares, not to mention a few stops to pick up souvenirs and snacks along …

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