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05.06.2015 10:06

Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019

Every year two European cities become capitals of culture. Within this year they carry out a cultural programme with a particular thematic focus and numerous activities. Plovdiv was elected for second time to be one of these two cities in 2019. And not only this but Lonely Planet promotes Plovdiv to be one of the top 10 cities to be visited in 2015. So, don't miss the chance to explore this...


05.01.2015 12:00

Safari Adventures in Africa - January discounts!

New year, new adventures! If Africa is among your destinations for 2015, now is the time to book an unforgettable safari! We offer discounts of up to 7% for bookings made in January for our most popular tours in Africa. Hurry up, dates and places are limited!


18.12.2014 13:50

Sudan - a fulfilled dream

Our first group from Sudan has come back, inspired and full of memorable impressions. Once upon arrival in Khartoum, they witnessed the magical Friday dervish dances. Under the burning sun, the happy travellers crossed the desert to see the great temples and pyramids from 4th century BC to 4th century AD. Sailing along Nile, they visited several small villages and were guests in traditional...


03.11.2014 18:00

Myanmar is opening to the world

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has preserved the charm of its traditional culture after nearly 50 years of military dictate. After 2011, when a new democratic government was elected, the country is opening more and more to the world and thus, the numer of people willing to get familiar with its unique culture is increasing. From October this year, Myanmar eases the visa-issuing procedure adding...


24.09.2014 12:39

Cuba, Cuba, Cuba

Cuba libre, salsa, Habana cigars and retro cars ... these are the symbols of Cuba which most people recognize. But the real travellers can discover much more in this multiple-face country. We offer you to join a special trip with us going off from the traditional tourist routes. We visit three UNESCO sites and the largest orchid garden in Cuba, we trek in the jungle and swim in natural pools in...


11.07.2014 11:13

Bangladesh - guaranteed departure on 10 October 2014

Visit with us Bangladesh - a dream destination for everyone who feels explorer. A country of contrasrs, ancient temples and fascinating beaches. Here you will find the longest beach in the world and the largest mangroove forest as well as three unique sights included in UNESCO World Heritage List.


02.04.2014 13:05

Destination: Bulgaria!

According to roughguides.com Bulgaria is No. 8 on the list of 10 super exciting destinations for year 2014. Fabulous beaches, balmy weather, low prices, pretty historic towns and friendly people – Bulgaria is an intriguing destination. A sort of cheaper alternative to Croatia it is currently far less touristy. The Black Sea resorts pull in the most visitors, but skiing, hiking and...


20.03.2014 11:36

Photo Tours in Bulgaria

Penguin Travel and the famous Bulgarian photographer and journalist Emil Danailov have developed a totally new product for you - photo tours in beautiful Bulgaria. You will be able to combine an active holiday with developing your skills in photo shooting enjoying both the splendid nature of Bulgaria and some of its cultural and historical sites, where you will also have the chance to meet the...


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09.07.2024 16:01

Photo Diary: Afghanistan Tour (Kabul, Herat, Bamiyan, Band-e Amir, Mazar-I-Sharif and Other)

In today's article, we will take you on a virtual journey to a misunderstood land where ancient civilizations have left their mark on rugged mountains and sweeping valleys. Afghanistan, a land often overshadowed by conflict, unveils a strikingly different side to those who dare to look beyond the headlines. It's a place of profound beauty and cultural richness, a stark contrast to its war-torn...


27.06.2024 17:45

Everything you need to know about travelling to Afghanistan: Essential travel information (Q&A with our tour leaders and local guides)

Traveling to Afghanistan in 2024 is an adventure like no other. Despite its rocky past and current political situation, more tourists are starting to explore the country, thanks in part to the Taliban's push for tourism. Penguin Travel is leading the way, having successfully organized a few trips in the last year. Must-see spots include the stunning Bamyan Valley, the gorgeous Band-e-Amir...


17.06.2024 11:32

Best Trekking Trips to do in Europe This Fall: From the Lycian Way to Madeira's Marvels

As the leaves start to turn brown and the summer crowds dwindle, Europe transforms into a trekker's paradise. This fall, grab your hiking boots and explore some of the continent's most stunning trails on a self-guided adventure. Here are six must-visit trekking destinations that promise breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and unforgettable experiences. Lycian Way, Turkey The Lycian Way in...


13.06.2024 17:20

Everything you need to know about travelling to Syria in 2024: Essential travel information (Q&A with 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...