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21.05.2018 16:29

How to Make Horseback Riding Easy and Pleasant

Horseback riding can be both exciting and a challenge. Working with live animals requires some experience and lots of patience. Here are some tips to help the beginners. When the horse seems unapproachable or aggressive, try walking in an arc toward him. This how you will become familiar for the horse. Avoid direct eye contact. When in close proximity, extend a hand for the horse to smell. Pet...


14.05.2018 17:33

Wanna be cyclists? Follow these tips

There are millions of people all over the world who ride bikes and the number is increasing. If you are among the beginners who are struggling with getting on the trails, here are some tips that can be of help. First of all, pay attention to protection -always wear a helmet! Protect your knees - don't pedal in high gear for extended periods, keep your cadence between 70 and 90 rpm's. Get a...


27.04.2018 14:39

Penguin Travel breaks the impossible: We are taking you to Saudi Arabia!

Penguin Travel is excited to announce new and enigmatic destination in his portfolio - Saudi Arabia! This is the place, where Islam was born and is by far the most difficult place to visit on this planet! Join us and see amazing nature and history treasures; take a look at extremely luxury buildings, mixed with ancient style houses. During this 8 days tour you will discover the past and the...


26.04.2018 15:10

Welcome to 130 km Rila High Mountain Ride

This four day tour is a pleasant escape in the highest Bulgarian mountain and highest on the Balkans as well - Rila mountain. You will enjoy a 130 km journey on horseback. The route goes through open pastures with stunning backdrop of snow capped mountains.


18.04.2018 13:48

25 days, 700 km and 100 peaks - cross the Balkan mountain range from west to east and have a good swim in Black Sea, where the finish line is

The international hiking trail E-3, better known as “Kom – Emine” begins from Kom peak follows the ridge of the Balkan mountain range for 650 km and leads you to the steep, spectacular coast of Black Sea around Emona Cape. Due to its length and altitude, Kom–Emine is among Europe's longest uninterrupted high-mountain trails. The first person who finished the trail was P....


17.04.2018 14:27

Safaris with 20% discount

Camping Safari in South Africa: from Cape Town to Victoria Falls with 20% discount Book till the end of April and we are giving you 20% discount for this unique camping safari, starting from Cape Town, passing through the endless Namib dessert and ending at the glorious Victoria Falls – one of the Seven Wonders of the World . Take a look at the vivid rock Paintings in Spitzkoppe, meet the...


13.04.2018 16:04

Polo in Pakistan

What is your idea of a regular polo game? Probably perfectly maintained green field, elegant horses along with properly equipped riders and public consisting of lords, counts etc. In certain places it definitely goes that way, but that’s not the situation in all 16 countries where polo is considered to be an official sport. China, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan they all claim to be...


27.02.2018 14:12

Gurung - the honey hunters

It’s a hundred years old tradition carried for generations. Only few people are chosen from Gurung tribe – an ethnic group that occupies different parts of Nepal. Two times per year there’re ritual sacrifices. The hunting is very dangerous. First they passed extreme way to the hunting place. Then the hunters are climbing by 200 – 300 m by hand – woven rope ladder....


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13.06.2024 17:20

What it’s like to travel to Syria in 2024: Essential travel information (advice from our tour leaders and local guides)

Syria welcomes you again! For many years, Syria has been in the midst of a civil war, making headlines on a regular basis. However, the country is now slowly returning to a state of peace and tranquility, and some areas are once again open to tourists. In 2022, we resumed our travel programs in Syria and are excited to have the opportunity to showcase all that the country has to offer to...


11.06.2024 16:55

Photo Diary: Caucasus Explorer Tour (Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan)

Today, we are taking you on a visual journey through the captivating Caucasus! Our tour leaders, local guides, and adventurous travelers have captured the essence of Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan in a stunning photo diary, which we are thrilled to share. We hope these images inspire you to consider exploring this beautiful region yourself. Khor Virap Monastery, Armenia We kick things off at...


05.06.2024 11:00

Celebrating 35 Years of Adventure: Penguin Travel's Legacy and Future

This year is a special one for Penguin Travel as we celebrate our 35th anniversary. Over the past 35 years, we have been dedicated to organizing adventure travel tours, taking our clients to some of the most exciting and off-the-beaten-path destinations around the world. Since our start in 1989, Penguin Travel has grown from a small team of passionate explorers to a leading name in adventure...


19.05.2024 10:40

Echoes of the Caucasus: The Vibrant World of Georgian Folklore Dance

Georgia, located between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea, is known for its rich culture and tradition. One of the most captivating expressions of its heritage is Georgian folklore dance. This vibrant and dynamic art form has mesmerized audiences for centuries. From the spirited leaps of warriors to the graceful movements of women, Georgian dance encapsulates the nation's soul,...