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The Evolution of Cape Town’s Minstrel Carnival

The Evolution of Cape Town’s Minstrel Carnival

The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, also called Kaapse Klopse, is an annual festival and celebration held on January 2nd. The ...

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Commercial Fishing and Climate Collapse

Commercial Fishing and Climate Collapse

Our beautiful oceans are home to up to 80% of the total life on earth. They contain stunning marine life ...

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Caribbean Biodiversity Under Threat

Caribbean Biodiversity Under Threat

The Caribbean is famous for its colonial history, its legendary days of piracy and all the sandy beaches that people ...

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The Grisly Impact of Oil on the Environment

The Grisly Impact of Oil on the Environment

Oil is one of the three main types of fossil fuels; it is formed from microorganisms such as zooplankton and ...

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Conservation and Preservation of Wildlife in Uganda

Conservation and Preservation of Wildlife in Uganda

Pure Breaks offer a range of wildlife and activity adventures in some of Uganda’s most pristine natural landscapes and ...

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Avocados: The Hidden Impact of our No.1 Super Food

Avocados: The Hidden Impact of our No.1 Super Food

In recent years, avocados have become synonymous with millennial culture and are seen as a green and fun option for ...

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All About Aruba – 8 Things to do in Beautiful Aruba

All About Aruba – 8 Things to do in Beautiful Aruba

In the Caribbean sea is the island of Aruba, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Aruba is ...

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All the Colours of the Rainbow: The People of Vietnam

All the Colours of the Rainbow: The People of Vietnam

It is far too easy for a tourist visiting a new country to view its people as a monolith. To ...

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Costa Rica: Inspiring Environmental Conservation

Costa Rica: Inspiring Environmental Conservation

One of the happiest countries in the world, Costa Rica – meaning rich coast in Spanish – has a wealth ...

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Water and Moon: Cambodia’s Biggest Festival

Water and Moon: Cambodia’s Biggest Festival

Cambodia, a nation with a rich history formed by multiple cultures: from the early Indianised states of Funan and Chenla, ...

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Treats from the Peninsula: Vietnamese Cuisine

Treats from the Peninsula: Vietnamese Cuisine

Vietnam is home to over 96 million people, making it the sixteenth most populous country in the world. Within this ...

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The Indigenous History of the Caribbean

The Indigenous History of the Caribbean

Think of the Caribbean today and you picture white sandy beaches dotted with swaying palm trees, encircled by turquoise waters. ...

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Greenwashing in the Tourism Industry

Greenwashing in the Tourism Industry

Despite the urgency of climate change, greenwashing in all industries is on the rise – including in the tourism sector. ...

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Top 4 Reasons to Visit Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Top 4 Reasons to Visit Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area, between the Great Rift Valley and Serengeti, is home to a variety of ecosystems including highland ...

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The Beating Heart of the Lares Valley – Peru

The Beating Heart of the Lares Valley – Peru

Among several major trails that run through the Peruvian Andes, the Lares Trek stands out from the rest as a ...

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Chile’s Unparalleled Beauty

Chile’s Unparalleled Beauty

Chile – the world’s narrowest country – is a destination which is often overlooked by travellers. It’...

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Best Family Escapes in the Caribbean

Best Family Escapes in the Caribbean

Travelling with Children In the Caribbean Travelling with children can be incredibly hard work. I would know, I was a ...

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Top 5 Unique Escapes for Mental Wellbeing in Kenya

Top 5 Unique Escapes for Mental Wellbeing in Kenya

Wellbeing in Kenya With the end of the UK’s lockdown just on the horizon, at last we’re able ...

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Supporting Local Communities in Botswana

Supporting Local Communities in Botswana

With ecotourism and sustainable travel becoming an increasingly popular method to preserve the world, travellers are opening themselves up to ...

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At the Centre of Climate Change is a Crisis of Inequality

At the Centre of Climate Change is a Crisis of Inequality

The current climate crisis exists as both a product and driver of global wealth inequality, however, no government is making ...

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Species Extinction: The Destructive Environmental Impact

Species Extinction: The Destructive Environmental Impact

A topic that deserves more of the spotlight in climate change conversations is the impact of animal extinction, and the ...

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Why We Should Stop Overlooking Ecuador

Why We Should Stop Overlooking Ecuador

Ecuador is an astonishing place; a population of 17 million people live in harmony with a mind-blowing amount of ...

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The Best Inland Activities on the Island of Mauritius

The Best Inland Activities on the Island of Mauritius

Mauritius is primarily known as a country of lush beaches, coconut trees and turquoise seas. Whilst it certainly does tick ...

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Malayan Tigers: Is it Too Late for Malaysia’s National Animal?

Malayan Tigers: Is it Too Late for Malaysia’s National Animal?

Malayan Tigers, also known as Panthera tigris jacksoni, are one of six subspecies of tigers and can only be found ...

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Spicemas! A Celebration of Grenada

Spicemas! A Celebration of Grenada

The Caribbean is perhaps best known for the amalgamation of cultures throughout the islands. Grenada is no exception to this, ...

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Is Travel Sustainable?

Is Travel Sustainable?

The pursuit of sustainability within each working sector is by no means an easy feat. It requires sustainability for the ...

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The Spider’s Web of Caribbean Music

The Spider’s Web of Caribbean Music

Music is one of the Caribbean’s biggest exports. Reggae and ska in particular have both enjoyed great fame, with ...

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Climate Change: Rethinking the Timeline

Climate Change: Rethinking the Timeline

An article I happened upon from 1949 by Pat Munroe detailed how “Humans May Have Created Worldwide Warm Weather,” which ...

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Seychelles – Environmental Protection through Tourism

Seychelles – Environmental Protection through Tourism

Pure Breaks passionately believe that sustainable tourism is the only way forward when it comes to travel. With an appetite ...

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Reconnect to Nature In Kenya

Reconnect to Nature In Kenya

Kenya is the perfect destination for travellers who want to reconnect to nature, experience unique adventures and spend time away ...

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