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Adrian W./UK
(Date: 01.07.2013)
Rating: 10/10
Tour: Horseriding holiday "Balkan Village Trek", Bulgaria
The guide went the extra mile to help us during our holiday. I enjoyed eating traditional food.

Claudia M./Germany
(Date: 06.06.2013)
Rating: 10/10
Tour: Horseriding holiday "Balkan Village Trek", Bulgaria
The whole trip was an excellent chance to get an insight of Bulgarian way of life. Thank you!

Asa G./ Sweden
(Date: 08.01.2013)
Rating: 10/10
Tour: Balkan Village Trek (8 days progressive ride in Teteven Balkan area)
Our horse-guide was so so nice. He knows the mountain in his heart.He has lovely humor.

Anna Elisabeth A./Sweden
(Date: 09.09.2012)
Rating: 10/10
Tour: Transsiberian Railway
The guides where good and knew many tings. Like the high tempo. It way easy to talk to the guides, and they have no problems of answering and sharing about their life situation. Ekaterina has a great personality and despite her young age she managed to take care of the entire group very well. Responsible person that always looked over the group and help out with different tasks. We strongly recommend her for more trips and guides tasks. We liked that the picks up on each sation were on time. Very professional. The hotels and food places hade high standards. Schedule was well prepared and good communcation on what were suppose to do.

Brigitta V./Denmark
(Date: 09.08.2012)
Rating: 10/10
Tour: Transsiberian Railway
Highlights of the trip: There very many – The trainride from Moskva to Irkutsk, absolutely the camp at the Ger in Mongolia, and the horse ride – it was fantastic. Also the stayover in a small fishing village near Irkutsk was very nice, and the tour round Irkutsk was brilliant – I liked the lokal guide Demitri very much. But of course not as much as I liked Ekaterina :). The Great Wall was of course perfect – and I walked all the way up – which I didn´t do the first time I was there. I very much liked the hotel in Beijing too – it was the perfect place – in the Hutong area and near the good spots. Ekaterina was – and I have been on many journeys – extraordinary, she was full of good humour, she was able to gather the group although there were differencies, I had the pleasure to share room with her in Beijing, because it was a good solution for me and my friend, she was flexible – she was very well equipped with necessary things – when you needed it. She was at the top.

Vagn J./Denmark
(Date: 09.07.2012)
Rating: 9/10
Tour: Transsiberian Railway
I was completely satisfied with everything on the journey, and I can only recommend our guide Katia and Penguin Travel in the highest degree! It is difficult to pinpoint highlights but if I must, I think I would mention our stay at the ger-camp, closely followed by the wonderful experience of walking up and down that busy hutong-street just outside the Yan Dong Hotel. I really enjoyed myself!

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