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Tales from adventure holidays around the globe

The birds and animals of Costa Rica – our top 10 wildlife sightings

By Mountain Kingdoms - 28th May 2019
in The Americas

The birds and animals of Costa Rica – our top 10 wildlife sightings

I was lucky enough to travel to Costa Rica for Mountain Kingdoms to research our walking and wildlife holiday. It was a country I'd long wanted to visit knowing that it was renowned as a wildlife wonderland.... Read more

Eastern Bhutan - discover the other side of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom

Eastern Bhutan - discover the other side of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom

Our MD, Steve Berry, has recently returned from travelling extensively in the east of Bhutan and wants to share what a fantastic experience the 'other half' of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom is.... Read more

Steve's adventure in Morocco

Steve's adventure in Morocco

At the end of last year, our MD, Steve Berry, and a group of good friends, travelled to Morocco to try out our new coastal trek. For Steve, this was not only a chance to enjoy some great winter trekking but also to take a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Here's his account of his latest Moroccan adventure.... Read more

Should I travel to Burma (Myanmar)?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 9th May 2019

Should I travel to Burma (Myanmar)?

Burma is a country with a difficult and complex recent history and we are often asked by concerned clients whether it is right or safe for them travel there. Although this is ultimately a personal decision, we hope the information in this blog will help when making a decision.... Read more

Best time to visit the rice terraces of Sapa and Northern Vietnam

By Mountain Kingdoms - 26th April 2019
in Southeast Asia

Best time to visit the rice terraces of Sapa and Northern Vietnam

Considered to be one of the most photogenic sights in the world, the rice terraces around Sapa in Northern Vietnam have been attracting travellers and photographers for many years. ... Read more

Sue Lawty's Wild Zanskar Adventure

Sue Lawty's Wild Zanskar Adventure

Back in August 2018, Mountain Kingdoms Trek Leader Sue Lawty led our epic 32 day trek of Wild Zanskar. Here's what she and the members of the group had to say about their truly unforgettable adventure.... Read more

Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

By Mountain Kingdoms - 5th February 2019
in Walking & Trekking

Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

If you've got the winter blues and are craving sunny days and long, languid walks don't despair. Spring is just around the corner. And here are some of our favourite springtime walking and trekking holidays to inspire your holiday planning.... Read more

Our top challenges for 2019

By Mountain Kingdoms - 22nd January 2019
in Travellers' Tales

Our top challenges for 2019

As you enter January and look ahead to the coming months, it’s the perfect time to set new challenges to improve mind, body and spirit. Whether you want to be fitter and healthier, step out your comfort zone, try something completely new or just have more fun there’s no better way to broaden your horizons and achieve new goals than through travel... Read more

Where to see the wildlife of David Attenborough’s Dynasties

By Mountain Kingdoms - 5th December 2018
in Africa and the Middle East

Where to see the wildlife of David Attenborough’s Dynasties

If, like us, you have been riveted, moved, and inspired by David Attenborough’s extraordinary series, Dynasties, read on to find out where you can experience your own wildlife encounters with the rare and remarkable creatures featured in the series.... Read more

Painted Wolves Factfile

By Mountain Kingdoms - 29th November 2018
in Africa & the Middle East

Painted Wolves Factfile

Little known or understood, especially in comparison to the animal superstars of the African bush, painted wolves, or wild dogs, are finally gaining worldwide attention. No more so than this weekend when David Attenborough’s highly acclaimed new series on BBC1 – Dynasties - follows two packs of painted wolves in Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. ... Read more

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