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23.10.2011 10:03

New program for Roundtrip Bulgaria!

In 2012 we travel in even smaller groups in order to get even closer to the local people and visit even more historical sites, natural phenomena and cultural treasures. Prices from EUR490 and guaranteed departures. Welcome!


19.05.2011 16:32

A fantastic and successful trip to Southeast Asia

Neither the Icelandic volcano nor the civil unrest in Thailand could hamper our exciting tour to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. The volcano showed its mercy in good time, so our group managed to get home, and the demonstrations in Bangkok did not affect in any way the trip and the time spent in exploring this cosmopolitan city. The undisputable highlight of the tour was the visit to the famous...


19.05.2011 16:29

West Africa’s Charm

Maybe it wasn’t exactly voodoo but certainly there was some kind of magic. The trip to Ghana, Benin and Togo turned out to be a perfect cocktail mix of exotic adventures and well organized tourist service. These three countries showed us that they have really unique historical and cultural features, which help them create a very positive image. And though large parts of Africa are affected...


18.04.2008 09:24

Responsible Travel

Penguin Travel has been chosen to become a partner of the http://www.responsibletravel.com/ network. We have developed and adopted comprehensive responsible travel policy, aimed at environmental protection, stimulation of local economy, and preserving local traditions and culture in the regions we work in.


18.04.2008 09:21

Solowalks - Penguin Travel's New Web Site

Visit our new web site http://www.solowalks.com/ specialized for self-guided tours. If you are an adventure seeker, willing to explore the world on your own, following your own pace - here you will find a fine selection of self-guided trips of any difficulty and location that would suit your preferences.


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06.01.2020 17:00

Chernobyl as a travel destination

   About 30 years ago a flawed reactor design in combination with some serious human mistakes led to an accident at the No.4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukrainian SSR. It became the worst nuclear disaster in history and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the evacuation of about 110 000 more. Ever since then it has been a subject of an...


31.12.2019 17:00

The Silk Road: now and then

   “The Silk Road” is a term that conjures up fairytale-like images of long camel caravans travelling through bare deserts, of brave adventurers and merchants bargaining in exotic oriental markets. This network of routes, which stretched about 11 000 km (7 000 miles) and connected the East and the West, is a milestone in the development of the modern world and the...


11.12.2019 09:52

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. There are many reasons...


29.11.2019 17:30

What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

Every year on the 19th of January a procession of priests, locals and visitors all chanting, singing and dancing enthusiastically  fills the streets of the Ethiopian cities. It’s the celebration of Timket, or Epiphany – the biggest and most anticipated religious event in the Ethiopian calendar. It commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River and is the day when...