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Tuk Tuk through Delhi, India
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By Miranda
On: 16th August, 2017

The Inside Track: India

  • India
  • Central India
  • The Indian Himalayas

Why do I love India so much? From the rich historic culture to the huge geographical diversity - they have it all from the snow-capped Himalayan Mountains to the deserts in Gujarat and Rajasthan. It doesn't matter how many times you visit India, there is always something new to discover;…

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By Miranda
On: 1st February, 2017

Six Reasons Why We Should All Go to China Right Now

  • China
  • Beijing & the Great Wall
  • Shanghai & Hangzhou

China is a fascinating country in which to travel. However, I am not going to lie and say it will ever be my favourite destination; it is a tough country to travel in. There were times that I absolutely loved it and others when I was wondering what on earth I was doing there. However, I do…

Jaipur Palace
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By Miranda
On: 29th November, 2016

Eight Reasons To Go To India Right Now

  • India

India has long been a favourite amongst Original Travel staff and clients alike. It's the kind of country that inspires a lifelong affinity and, once people catch the India bug, they tend to go back again and again - there is always more to discover. With that in mind, here are eight reasons…

Kyrimai

By Naomi
On: 19th September, 2016

Deepest Mani, the unexplored cradle of ancient Greece.

  • Greece
  • Peloponnese

Fears of driving on uncertain roads melted away in the midday Maniot heat, as we climbed through mountains that tumbled into the crystal blue sea. My reward for braving the hairpin bends from Kalamata to the Mani, was the breathtaking vistas glimpsed in between Cyprus and Olive trees on the…

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By Miranda
On: 2nd June, 2014

Tiger Tourism in India

  • India

Here at Original Travel, we love to stay ahead of the curve and keep up with what's going on in our favourite destinations. Myself and Milly, representing Team Asia, recently attended the TOFT (Travel Operators for Tigers) Wildlife product update talk given by chairman Julian Matthews, which…

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By Miranda
On: 21st May, 2014

A Tiger Safari in India

  • India
  • Central India

Asia specialist Miranda is truly passionate about tigers. Here she shares her once in a lifetime tiger safari holiday in India - one of her most memorable travel experiences to date. Originally Published August 2013.

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By Miranda
On: 18th September, 2013

Fun Family Holidays To India

  • India

India is a feast for the senses for all, what can be more exciting having read Kipling's Jungle Book than seeing all the animals come to life in the Indian Jungle; ride Colonal Hathi trying to track Sher Khan, if you are lucky you might catch a glimpse of Baloo or Bagheera going about their…

Thai Salmon
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By Miranda
On: 11th September, 2013

Thai Salmon Recipe

  • Thailand

Check out this Thai salmon recipe, the perfect meal for a cosy night in whilst planning your next trip to Asia...

vegetable samosas
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By Miranda
On: 20th August, 2013

Vegetable Samosa Recipe

  • India

This vegetable samosa recipe was picked up by our Asia specialist Miranda, during a visit to her favourite hotel in Jaipur, India - Samode Hotels!

Spanish ham croquetas
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By Miranda
On: 7th August, 2013

Spanish Recipe: Ham Croquettes

  • Spain

Love Spain, Love Tapas? Here is a Spanish recipe for ham croquettes. These are absolutely delicious, but be warned, a bit of a fiddle to make….