Austria

Austria is famous for the Alps - winter skiing and summer hiking in stunning scenery. It is known for sprawling Vienna and scenic Salzburg. The classical musicians Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Austria is known for skiing, being the home of Red Bull energy drinks and famous Austrian food such as Wiener Schnitzel. Iconic coffee houses and delicious hot chocolate accompanied by apple strutzel - divine.

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Wales

Wales is famous for its stunning scenery, ancient history, and charming language. Wales is known for Mount Snowdon, its tallest mountain, and the most castles per capita in Europe. There are also plenty of famous Welsh men and women, including Roald Dahl, Anthony Hopkins and Jack Daniels.

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South Africa

From rugged sun-soaked coastlines with whale watching to dramatic mountain scenery to the vast wilderness hosting the magnificent Big 5 to wine tasting, culture and vibrant cities - South Africa is indeed the RAINBOW NATION!

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Inca Trail & Machu Picchu

The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America and is rated by many to be in the top 5 treks in the world. In just 26 miles (43km) it manages to combine beautiful mountain scenery, lush cloud-forest, subtropical jungle and, of course, a stunning mix of Inca paving stones, ruins and tunnels. The final destination of the trail just cannot be beaten: Machu Picchu, the mysterious "Lost City of the Incas".

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Rainbow Mountain

Vinicunca, also called Montaña de Siete Colores (Mountain of Seven Colors), is located in the Andes in the Cusco region of Peru. In order to get to the trailhead, it’s a three-hour drive from Cusco. To get to the lookout at 5,200m is about 10Km. The views are spectacular but do be cautious of altitude sickness.

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Peru

Peru is a country in western South America which is incredibly diverse. From the Amazonian jungle to the iconic Inca Trail leading you to the bucket list landmark of Machu Picchu to smoking volcanoes and condors riding the thermals of Colca Canyon to the ancient and mysterious Nazca Lines to the rugged Ballestas Islands teeming with seabirds and penguins to the man made islands of Lake Titicaca ... this is a fascinating country to lose yourself in....

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Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro's huge snow capped summit dome rises high above the surrounding savannah. At 5,896m it is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free standing mountain in the world. It has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira. The highest point on Kibo is Uhuru Peak - summiting Kili is an essential part of a visit to Tanzania!

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Nepal

Nepal takes pride in being home to the highest mountain in the world: Mount Everest standing at 8,849m. Kathmandu has a fabulous hippy vibe and everyone should visit the famed Rum Doodle Bar & Restaurant after completing a Trek. We did the Around Annapurna when Trent was 5 years old and every minute was spectacular.

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Annurpuna Circuit

It is supposed to take a minimum of 18 days to do the trek around the entire Annapurna massif, visiting the Tibet - like country on the northern slopes of the Himalaya and the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge. It is easiest and safest to cross Thorung La at 5,416m from east to west. We however had to to do the trek in 13 days and from west to east as we were meeting a friend who was doing the Jomsom part of the trek with us ... which meant that we had to make a 1,300m climb plus a 900m descent in one day.... and all with a 5 year old who sped ahead of us!

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