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NOMADS SECRETS SUPPORTS PLASTIC-FREE JULY

Did you know scientists estimate that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by weight? That is because plastic does not biodegrade and accumulates in our oceans year on year. According to a study undertaken by the Ellen MacArthur...

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BUKHARA’S SILK AND SPICE FESTIVAL – UZBEKISTAN

In late May the central Asian city of Bukhara showcases the splendid heritage and arts of the Uzbek people living along the famed Silk Road. The city’s UNESCO – protected 2,000-year old town whose urban fabric has remained largely intact for at least the last...

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FEZ WORLD SACRED MUSIC FESTIVAL – 22-30 JUNE 2018

From 22nd to 30th June 2018 the ancient city of Fez comes alive once again with the sounds of music from around the world. Renowned musicians, artists, intellectuals, filmmakers and other creative minds have gathered in one of Africa’s most evocative imperial cities...

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NAGHOL VINE DIVING FESTIVAL – PENTECOST ISLAND

Pentecost Island is most famous for being the spiritual birthplace of the extreme sport of bungee jumping, originating from an age-old ritual called the Naghol, or land diving. Every Saturday between April and June, men in the southern part of the island jump from...

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WILD AND BEAUTIFUL IGUAZU FALLS

There are a few things that cameras cannot capture in their entirety and must be experienced in person to feel their spectacular grandeur and power. The vast semi-circular Iguazu Falls are definitely one. The wider world became aware of their existence through the...

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CHINA’S RICE TERRACES – AN AGRICULTURAL WORK OF ART

China brims with amazing landscapes. Amongst my favourites are the fabulously beautiful rice terraces that are found across the country. Hewn into the hills by local ethnic communities some thousands of years ago, many of them are agricultural works of art on a grand...

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Nomads Secrets has set its sights on winning the hearts of sophisticated travellers around the world. We have spent the last 12 months perfecting new and exciting ways to unveil the secrets of our planet and have created a brand-new website to reflect the quality and...

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BUDDHIST MONASTERIES: HUBS OF PEACE AND SERENITY

Most of us know something about the teaching and history of Buddhism and the life of its religious followers. We have seen Buddhist monks in our cities, listened to the Dalai Lama and perhaps watched documentaries on this topic. Few however have the opportunity to...

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A COTTON CASTLE IN AN ANCIENT LAND: PAMUKKALE

Winter may not be considered as the best time to visit Turkey, but that depends very much on what kind of traveller you are. If you love exploring the world when there are few other foreigners around, then there is no better time and the best sites to explore at your...

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UMAID BHAWAN PALACE JODHPUR

Live like a Royal On my last trip to India I returned to one of my favourite hotels to experience once again the grandeur of a maharaja’s palace. I stayed at the splendid Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This grand art deco building is...

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THE ANCESTRAL SPIRIT OF THE QUECHUA PEOPLE

In the high regions of the Peruvian Andes, at altitudes exceeding 4000 metres, women work at their loom just like their ancestors did since time immemorial. They are part of the Quechua people and live in remote villages nestled in the shadow of some of the highest...

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