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Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai

There is a lot of controversy regarding visiting elephant and/or tiger sanctuaries in Thailand. The biggest arguments against them being that: The animals are drugged or given substances to tame them. The animals are mistreated in training and raising them. For this trip, Contiki partnered up with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (#ContikiThai) to ensure our tour was properly guided, explained, and ethical. We were told that they don’t wish

Lima Peru

First things first when we got into Peru: All you can eat buffet! This was a crucial stage in our education of Peruvian alimentation. We ate as much ceviche and drank as much Pisco as we could get our hands on. Most dishes were something you’d see at nice restaurants at home, but everything had that Peruvian twist. Different spices, different flavour profiles… Delicioso! We had the opportunity to go

Greek Island Hopping

  After an amazing two months in Eastern Europe in July 2012 we went to Greece. We got invited on another Contiki tour, this time throughout the Greek islands. We began in Athens and made our way through Mykonos, Santorini and Ios, stopping for a few days on each island and exploring all it has to offer. These two weeks were some of the funnest most jam packed times out