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Germany - Bradenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany

Germany

Misunderstood by many, Germany is one of the most varied and charming countries on the continent. Anyone expecting a homogenous nation conforming to old Teutoni...

eSwatini - Zebras at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Swaziland

eSwatini

With traditional customs still central to everyday life, the Kingdom of Swaziland offers an unparalleled insight into Africa’s tribal societies in a setting t...

Afghanistan - Afghan Man.

Afghanistan

An essential stop on the hippie trail in the 1960s, beautiful Afghanistan has been devastated by years of war. Renowned for its epic countryside and rugged moun...

Ethiopia - St George's Church, Lalibela, Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Though Ethiopia’s reputation remains somewhat tarnished by its turbulent history, visitors will discover its wondrous landscapes, ancient religious sites and ...

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Armenia

It might be a small nation, but Armenia is big on character. Its 20th century history was troubled and relations with neighbouring Turkey are still fractious to...

Tunisia - Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Tunisia

From broad sweeps of beach overlooked by sugar-cube houses, to grand ancient ruins and the vast, rolling dunes of the Sahara, Tunisia encapsulates everything th...

Romania - Peles Castle in Transylvania, Romania

Romania

Romania has a rich cultural and natural diversity. Its dramatic mountain scenery includes the densely forested Carpathian Mountains, picturesque valleys and mil...

Georgia - Mtskheta, one of the oldest cities in Georgia

Georgia

It’s extremely easy to love Georgia. Formerly famed as the holiday haunt of the privileged elite of the Soviet Union, today’s country is an often...

Azerbaijan - Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is an Islamic former Soviet Republic on the Caspian Sea, an oil rich and strategically important nation that is the key geopolitical power in the Cau...