In some ways, budget travel operators have replaced a generation of independent backpackers. Obviously not everyone travels with a group luggage tag, but as companies continue to battle in an increasingly aggressive price war, group travel has become more competitive…

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Highgate Allotments In this age, we never truly know the history of the fruit and veggies we put in our bodies, so ‘growing your own’ has become the holy grail for those escaping pesticides and unnecessary supermarket packaging. This paves…

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Because Costa Rica is awesome, that’s why! It was exactly as I expected, yet also much more and is up there with my favourites. Yes, it is firmly on the tourist trail and its expensive (you’ve been warned) but in…

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Cameroon is never going to be first on your list if you haven’t travelled extensively in Africa. They call it ‘Africa in miniature’ as it has the best parts of the continent wrapped wonderfully within invisible borders. Mountains, beaches, deserts,…

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Lobéké National Park is located on the extreme southeast region of Cameroon in the Congo Basin, and covers an area of 217,855 hectares. Lobéké forms part of the trans-boundary conservation initiative, known as Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS). This priority…

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