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Celebrating 100 years of the ultimate walking experience - Machu Picchu

What is your dream destination for a walking holiday? Kathmandu? The Great Wall of China? Mount Kilimanjaro?

Where are the wildebeest? Updates on the Great Migration.

“The Great Wildebeest Migration, is one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World”.

No where in the world is there a movement of animals as immense as the wildebeest migration. Over 2 million animals migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the greener pastures of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya during July through to October.

The migration is fraught with danger. They have to cross the Mara River in the Maasai Mara where crocodiles will prey on them. This is one of the highlights as the animals try and cross the Mara River alive.

Easter in South Africa

I have just returned from a whirlwind trip through South Africa's little-visited KwaZulu-Natal and all I can say is Wow!

My family trip to North India

Our trip to India really started for me and for my daughter on the afternoon of the first day when we boarded bicycle rickshaws from outside the Friday Mosque to tour around Old Delhi.

Adventures in Egypt

It all started with a 'mum, can we go to Ancient Egypt?' My youngest had just started learning about the pharaohs at school and was absolutely enchanted with all the gory details, from pulling the brains out of mummies' noses to sacrificing cats. I had always wanted to see the pyramids myself, so when the chance came up to go on our Feluccas and Pharaohs trip, I knew what we would be doing in the October half term!

Safari

Once Africa has stolen your heart, there is no turning back. I first visited fifteen years ago and still dream of emigrating there to work on a safari. It's about as close to heaven as I'll ever come. Safaris are the closest most of us will ever get to wildlife in the natural world. They’re exciting because they are unpredictable. You never know what's going to happen or what you're going to see.

Climate Week, 21-27 March 2011

Climate week is the largest environmental event of the year in the UK pulling together thousands of individuals and organisations across the country to run events and commit to actions which make us think about changing our daily behaviour to become more sustainable.

Essentially it’s collective small actions which become the catalyst for big changes.

At The Adventure Company we have a list of pledges which we are committing to. Please join us and make a pledge - and don't forget to tell your friends.

My experience of a Single Parent Holiday in Turkey

Our group holidays work well for single parent families. With a group holiday in Turkey you will fit right in and meet new friends, sharing new experiences and adventures. One of our parents shared their experience of a joining a Turkey Holiday with her teenage son.

When I booked this trip for me and my teenage son, I wondered if he was too old to go on a family holiday. I shouldn’t have worried. With six adults, five teenage boys and one girl, who soon became more than a match for all of them, our group got on really well.

Felucca adventures

The winner of our writing competition, Julie Musk, tells us all about the Felucca Adventure she had with her family in Egypt.

"Our two children (aged 8 and 10) will hopefully have some great memories of our family adventure experience. The tombs and temples were awesome, full of hidden meanings, which our guide Ahmed did his best to explain. Each visit to a different site reinforced some of what we’d learnt and each place had its own unique atmosphere.

Travel Problems

Am booked on tomorrows' Winter Toubkal trek and have just found out that my flight to Heathrow has been cancelled. Is anyone else experiencing problems getting there, or is it just me?

The ironic thing is wanting to do Toubkal in snow - and what is stopping us getting out of this country? Yup - you got it!!!! lol

Pete