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Articles by Jude Limburn

What to do in Mandalay

What to do in Mandalay

Mandalay: a city where the charm of bygone days is preserved alongside the colourful modern bustle. There’s so much to do here that travellers who visit on their holidays in Burma are spoiled for choice, especially if you've... Read more

The ‘Must-Do’ Annapurna List: 5 Trek Experiences you Won’t Forget

By Jude Limburn - 30th January 2012
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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The ‘Must-Do’ Annapurna List: 5 Trek Experiences you Won’t Forget

Why is the Annapurna Circuit so beloved by the many trekkers that take up the challenge? It could be the landscape, the cultures, the lifestyle – or all of this and more: the Annapurna experience. Here are five of the trekking... Read more

Dak Thok Festival on Family Adventure Holidays

Dak Thok Festival on Family Adventure Holidays

The region of Ladakh, in the Indian Himalaya, invites travellers from far and wide with its vibrant and welcoming culture – it is a joy to discover for adults and children alike. Our family adventure holidays to the region... Read more

Mantras & Murals at Alchi Monastery: Highlights of a Ladakh Trekking Tour

Mantras & Murals at Alchi Monastery: Highlights of a Ladakh Trekking Tour

Faced with its starkly beautiful panoramas and a distinct culture that developed in relative isolation from the rest of the world, a traveller on a Ladakh trekking tour can’t help but notice that this is like nowhere else in... Read more

Saga Dawa Festival on Tibet Holidays

Saga Dawa Festival on Tibet Holidays

Each year, thousands of Tibetan pilgrims attend the Saga Dawa Festival at Tarboche, which happened this year on 15 June. Commemorating the three most important anniversaries in Buddhism – the birth, enlightenment... Read more

The Chortens of Nepal

The Chortens of Nepal

Wherever you trek in the Himalaya – on the Annapurna Circuit, trekking to Everest Base Camp or on a Mera Peak trek – you will encounter chortens (also known as stupas). These iconic Buddhist structures are seen... Read more

A New Generation of News in Bhutan

By Jude Limburn - 20th August 2010
in The Himalaya

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A New Generation of News in Bhutan

Many travellers on Bhutan tours are somewhat surprised upon arriving in Paro; encountering a city whose inhabitants, whilst maintaining a deep cultural pride and traditional values, are not afraid to embrace... Read more

Angela’s Dream Holiday – A Bhutan Trek!

By Jude Limburn - 01st July 2010
in The Himalaya

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Angela’s Dream Holiday – A Bhutan Trek!

To many people, Angela Rippon has the most enviable job in the world. As a presenter for the BBC Holiday programme, she’s had the opportunity to travel all over the world reporting on both popular tourist destinations and hidden... Read more

The Apple Pie Circuit

The Apple Pie Circuit

When you’re trekking the strenuous Annapurna Circuit you’ll find that filling up on carbohydrates is pretty much de rigueur. All the exercise that you’re getting on the trek provides a great excuse for filling up en-route and... Read more

Enjoy Mani Rimdu En Route to Everest Base Camp

Enjoy Mani Rimdu En Route to Everest Base Camp

One festival that is certainly worth including on your trip to Everest Base Camp, is the Mani Rimdu Festival.  A festival that is celebrated annually in accordance with the Tibetan lunar calendar, and the completion of the harvest, Mani... Read more

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