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Using AR for tours

Using augmented reality (AR) for tours can provide an immersive and interactive experience, enhancing your exploration of a destination or attraction.  Here's how you can use AR for tours: 1. Virtual Guides: AR apps can provide virtual guides that overlay information, historical facts, or multimedia content onto real-world locations as you explore them. These guides can offer insights into landmarks, buildings, and points of interest, enriching your tour experience. 2. Virtual Artifacts and Exhibits: AR can bring historical artifacts, artworks, and exhibits to life by overlaying virtual representations or animations onto physical objects. This allows you to interact with and learn about artifacts in a dynamic and engaging way. 3. Enhanced Navigation: AR navigation features can help you navigate through cities, parks, or museums by overlaying directional cues, points of interest, and route information onto your surroundings in real time. This can make it easier to navigate unfamili

Get off the beaten track in Spain

Are you looking to get off the beaten track in Spain and discover hidden gems? Here are some lesser-known places worth considering: 1. Cáceres: Located in the Extremadura region of western Spain, Cáceres is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its well-preserved medieval old town. Wander through narrow cobblestone streets, admire the historic architecture, and discover hidden plazas tucked away from the crowds. 2. Cudillero: This picturesque fishing village in Asturias, northern Spain, is characterized by its colorful houses cascading down the hillside to the harbor below. Explore the winding streets, enjoy fresh seafood at local restaurants, and soak in the authentic charm of this coastal gem. 3. Albarracín: Tucked away in the mountains of Teruel, Albarracín is a beautifully preserved medieval town with narrow streets, ancient walls, and stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Stroll through the labyrinthine alleys, visit the Moorish castle, and marvel at the architect

3 week itinerary in Namibia

From the Namib Desert, the otherworldly landscapes of Damaraland, and the vast salt pans of Etosha National Park, Namibia is a safe and enticing destination to visit. Check out this itinerary: Week 1: Windhoek, Namib-Naukluft National Park, and Sossusvlei Day 1-2: Windhoek Arrive in Windhoek, Namibia's capital city. Spend a day exploring its cultural attractions, including the Independence Memorial Museum and the craft markets. - Overnight in Windhoek. Day 3-5: Namib-Naukluft National Park (Sossusvlei) - Drive to Namib-Naukluft National Park, home to the famous red sand dunes of Sossusvlei. - Explore Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, and Sesriem Canyon. Climb Dune 45 for sunrise and visit the surreal landscapes of Deadvlei. - Take a hot air balloon ride over the dunes for a unique perspective. - Overnight camping or lodging in the park. Day 6-7: Swakopmund - Drive to Swakopmund, a coastal town known for its German colonial architecture and adventure activities. - Explore the town's attract

Where to ride a horse in Portugal

Portugal offers many opportunities for horse riding enthusiasts to explore its diverse landscapes, from coastal trails to rural countryside and mountainous regions.  Here are some popular destinations for horse riding in Portugal: 1. Comporta: Located on the Troia Peninsula south of Lisbon, Comporta is renowned for its pristine beaches, sand dunes, and pine forests. Many equestrian centers in the area offer horseback riding excursions along the coastline and through the surrounding natural landscapes. 2. Alentejo: The vast plains of the Alentejo region are perfect for horse riding adventures. Ride through rolling hills, cork oak forests, and vineyards, and explore charming villages along the way. The Costa Azul and Costa Vicentina are also popular areas for coastal horse riding. 3. Sintra-Cascais Natural Park: Just a short drive from Lisbon, the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park offers stunning scenery, including lush forests, rugged cliffs, and historic monuments. Horse riding tours in t

Top US cities with a view!

The United States is home to many cities with stunning views, each offering its own unique perspective. Here are some cities known for their exceptional views: 1. New York City: The skyline of New York City is iconic, with famous landmarks like the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, and the Statue of Liberty. Head to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, the Empire State Building's observation deck, or the Brooklyn Bridge Park for breathtaking views of the cityscape. 2. San Francisco, California: San Francisco is famous for its hilly terrain and picturesque vistas. Visit Twin Peaks, Coit Tower, or the Golden Gate Bridge for panoramic views of the city, bay, and surrounding landscapes. 3. Chicago, Illinois: The skyline of Chicago is best viewed from the Skydeck at Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), offering stunning views of the city and Lake Michigan. You can also take a stroll along the Chicago Riverwalk or visit Millennium Park for beautiful cityscapes. 4. Seat

How to see the best sights of Rome in one day

Seeing the best sights in Rome in just one day is a challenge, but it's definitely possible with a well-planned itinerary.  Here's a suggested plan to make the most of your time: 1. Early Morning: Colosseum and Roman Forum Start your day early to beat the crowds and head straight to the Colosseum, one of Rome's most iconic landmarks. Consider booking tickets in advance to skip the lines. After exploring the Colosseum, walk over to the nearby Roman Forum, where you can immerse yourself in the ancient ruins of temples, basilicas, and government buildings. 2. Mid-Morning: Capitoline Hill and Piazza Venezia. Climb up Capitoline Hill for panoramic views of the city and visit the Capitoline Museums to see ancient sculptures and art collections. From Capitoline Hill, stroll down to Piazza Venezia, home to the imposing Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland) monument. 3. Lunch: Trastevere Head across the Tiber River to the charming neighborhood of Trastevere for lunch. Ex

Is the north coast 500 worth it?

  The North Coast 500 (NC500) is a scenic driving route that loops around the northern coast of Scotland, starting and ending in Inverness. But is it worth it? Check out these 5 factors to consider: 1. Stunning Scenery: The NC500 offers breathtaking landscapes, including rugged coastlines, dramatic cliffs, picturesque lochs, and majestic mountains. If you enjoy scenic drives and outdoor activities like hiking, photography, and wildlife watching, you'll likely appreciate the beauty of the route. 2. Charming Villages and Historic Sites: Along the NC500, you'll encounter charming villages, historic castles, ancient ruins, and cultural attractions. Highlights include the fishing villages of Ullapool and Dornoch, the ruins of Ardvreck Castle, and the prehistoric standing stones of the Black Isle. 3. Remote and Rural: While the remote and rural nature of the NC500 adds to its charm, it also means limited amenities and services in some areas. Be prepared for long stretches of drivi

3 week itinerary to South America

Planning a trip to South America for three weeks?  Here's our suggested itinerary:  Week 1: - Start your South America adventure in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Explore the iconic sights like Christ the Redeemer statue and Copacabana Beach. - Head to Iguazu Falls, a breathtaking natural wonder on the border of Brazil and Argentina. - Spend a couple of days exploring Buenos Aires, Argentina's vibrant capital known for its tango, architecture, and food. Week 2 : - Fly to Cusco, Peru, and acclimatize to the altitude. - Visit Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. - Explore the Sacred Valley, home to many Inca ruins and traditional villages. - Take a scenic train ride back to Cusco and explore the city's Incan and colonial heritage. Week 3: - Fly to Santiago, Chile, and explore the city's cultural attractions and nearby vineyards. - Head to Patagonia and visit Torres del Paine National Park for stunning landscapes and outdoor adve

On a budget in Paris?

Everyone loves a bargain, so check out these affordable areas to consider for budget accommodation in Paris:   1. Montmartre : Known for its artistic vibe and charming streets, Montmartre offers budget-friendly accommodations, especially in the northern part of the neighborhood. Plus, you'll have easy access to attractions like SacrĂ©-CĹ“ur Basilica and the Moulin Rouge. 2. Belleville: This multicultural neighborhood in northeastern Paris offers a range of budget accommodations, including hostels and budget hotels. You'll find a vibrant atmosphere, ethnic restaurants, and street art. 3. Latin Quarter (5th arrondissement): While parts of the Latin Quarter can be touristy, you can find more affordable accommodations on the eastern edge, closer to the Jardin des Plantes. This area offers a lively atmosphere with cafes, bookshops, and student-friendly prices. 4. Marais (3rd and 4th arrondissements): While the Marais is known for its trendy shops and restaurants, you can still find

Will Virtual tours be the future of travel?

Virtual tours have certainly gained popularity, especially with advancements in technology and the increasing demand for remote experiences. While virtual tours won't replace physical travel entirely, they are likely to become an increasingly important part of the tourism industry and a valuable complement to traditional travel experiences. Here are a few reasons why virtual tours may play a significant role in the future:  1. Accessibility: Virtual tours make travel more accessible to people who may have limitations due to health, finances, or other constraints. They allow individuals to explore destinations and attractions from anywhere in the world, providing opportunities for those who may not be able to travel physically.  2. Convenience: Virtual tours offer convenience and flexibility, allowing people to explore destinations and attractions at their own pace and on their own schedule. This flexibility appeals to busy individuals, families, and professionals who may not have

Beautiful Barcelona

There are a million and one fun things to see and do in Spain's cool coastal city. From the Sagrada Familia, Park GĂĽell and the Picasso Museum to having a paddle at Barceloneta Beach. Barcelona welcomes its visitors with traditional tapas bars to Michelin-starred restaurants, MontjuĂŻc Park and luxury boutiques along Passeig de GrĂ cia.  It's not surprising this city is so popular.  Check out these tours! Sponsored link Driving the Trans-Siberian by  The Raven Brothers The Raven Brothers drive their old banger from the UK to Vladivostok in the Ultimate Road Trip across Russia.

TOP 10 USA Tours for 2024

 The USA is home to some of the world's most iconic cities, each with its own distinct character and attractions. From the historic landmarks of Washington, D.C., and the entertainment capital of Los Angeles to the river cruises of Chicago, there's no shortage of exciting urban destinations to explore. Let's start with Los Angeles. Los Angeles   You can't explore the USA without visiting Tinseltown. Rollerblade in Venice Beach, take a run through Griffith Park, hike to the Hollywood Sign or take a scenic drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. Stroll down Vine Street and see the famous hands on the Walk of Fame, see a show at the TCL Chinese Theatre, and the Walk of Fame, surf, play beach volleyball and eat delicious cusine from food trucks. Feel like a VIP down Rodeo Drive, pop into the eclectic shops on Melrose Avenue and vintage finds in Downtown L.A. Be inspired at the Getty Center. Enjoy a full day iconic sightseeing tour of Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. Be amazed o

The Raven Brothers' Trans-Siberian Adventure

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Driving the Trans-Siberian The Raven Brothers drove Russia's new Trans-Siberian Highway eight years before it was completed. During the journey to Vladivostok, their beat-up saloon crashed through endless rivers and canyons. It has been quoted as the most epic Russia road trip adventure ever! Have you ever wanted to get into your car and just keep driving? To abandon routine and commitment in favor of adventure? That's precisely what The Raven Brothers decided to do while stacking boxes of frozen oven chips in a -30°C freezer. The UK travel writers, who were not petrol heads and knew nothing about internal combustion engines, started their rusted Ford Sierra Sapphire and headed east.  Not expecting to reach Poland, the pioneering brothers miraculously arrived in Vladivostok, Siberia, on the Sea of Japan. They had driven the entire length of the new Amur Highway before it was finished, which spans Russia and Siberia over a 6,200-mile stretch of cracked tarmac and potholes. They

Make it Scotland this year...here's why!

Scotland is enchanting for a variety of reasons. Its breathtaking scenery, fascinating history, lively culture, and friendly people are just a few things that make it an alluring travel destination. Scotland has much to offer visitors, from the jaw-dropping Highlands to the energetic towns of Edinburgh and Glasgow. With tales of famous battles, old clans, and well-known icons like William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, the history of the nation is absolutely fascinating. Scotland's castles, such as Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle, are permanent reminders of the country's history. Feel the freedom of the great outdoors, hike in the Highlands, mountain bike in the Cairngorms, and search for the intriguing wildlife from stags to golden eagles. Dance to the traditional Scottish music at a ceilidh, fill your belly with haggis and whisky. Walk it off with a stroll along Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Whether you're a history buff, nature lover, foodie or adventure seeker, Scotla

7 Fun Tours in NYC

The BIG Apple, baby! Helicopter tours provide breathtaking panoramic views of New York City's most recognisable sights, such as the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, and Manhattan skyline. Fly like a bird over one of the top city's for 2024. See NYC from above while on foot by going to the top of the Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty. Check out these unbeatable experiences.

Time for Rome!

Rome's cultural contributions are immense, including its architecture, art, literature, philosophy, and language (Latin). Iconic structures like the Colosseum, Pantheon, and Roman Forum still stand as testaments to its rich heritage.   Rome attracts millions of tourists each year who come to experience its history, culture, and cuisine. The city's archaeological sites, museums, and churches make it a top destination for travelers from around the globe. Check out these amazing tours and go back in time.

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Turkey Adventure with G Adventures: Coastlines & Cappadocia

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Journey to the magical country of Turkey. Be amazed by its ancient history, with influences from the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans. Tuck into kebabs, mezes, baklava, and sip a Turkish tea or coffee while watching balloons at sunrise over Cappadocia or in the back streets of Istanbul. You'll be welcomed with open arms in an intriguing country located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. On this amazing G Adventures tour, you will visit the white cliffs and bright blue travertines (limestone pools) of Pammukkale. The thermal waters are famous for their healing properties since ancient times. Visitors can soak in the warm pools while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. The water is believed to have various health benefits, particularly for skin and joint ailments. Explore palaces and the beautiful Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Visit the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. From the ancient Roman streets of Ephesus to bustling bazaars, follow your curiosity and spend

Isla Mujeres Luxury Catamaran Sailing Adventure with Viator

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Unleash your adventurous spirit with a sailing adventure to Islas Mujeres from Cancun. Feel the absolute freedom, as you enjoy a luxury day sailing on a catamaran in paradise. A close connection to nature, the sound of waves crashing against the hull, the beauty of the sea from gorgeous dawns and sunsets to dolphins cutting through the water beside you. Isla Mujeres Luxury Catamaran Sailing & Lunch and Open Bar Enjoy this amazing tour as you cruise down Cancun’s stunning Caribbean coastline, and stop to snorkel in the water. Enjoy an open bar and a gourmet lunch on your catamaran cruise. Visit the charming island of Isla Mujeres, and go by its must-see sights. Must be at least eight years old to go on this adventure. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included. Sail along the beautiful crystal-clear waters of Cancun’s Caribbean coastline on this half-day sailing adventure to Islas Mujeres. Get geared up and go snorkeling, then take a break to enjoy a gourmet lunch on boar

Spain & Portugal Tour with G Adventures

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Let G Adventures take you on a journey to two paradise countries this summer. Are you seeking sunshine, culture and gastronomy? Look no further! Spain has a diverse culture that is hard to beat, with its influences from the Romans and the Moors, and Madrid, Spain's capital, a thriving city known for the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum. Barcelona's stunning architecture is mind-boggling, and not to be missed is the iconic Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia. Spain is riddled with beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean and Atlantic shores, as well as picturesque landscapes dotted with ancient towns and vineyards. Hello, Portugal! With a long history of maritime exploration and colonisation, the capital, Lisbon, is a hilly city with breathtaking views of the Tagus River. Moorish and Manueline architecture flows throughout Alfama and Belém, while the neighbouring town of Sintra is well known for its lovely palaces and lush gardens. Portugal is renowned for its delectable s

Black Sea Circuit

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Black Sea Circuit by The Raven Brothers The Black Sea is the inspiration for the myths like Jason and the Argonauts, Noah's Ark and the Amazons—a powerful female warrior tribe. Enticed by insatiable curiosity, The Raven Brothers set out on a mission to circumnavigate the ancient Black Sea that has been the epicentre of human civilization for thousands of years. In 2014, British travel writers, The Raven Brothers, set themselves the challenge of driving full circle around the Black Sea. Their journey took them through southern Ukraine and Russia, less than six months before the annexation of Crimea and the invasion of Donetsk. It is a region of the world that is currently a war zone, and their route for the time being is now impassable even to the most courageous traveller. Discover a fascinating account of their journey in the book 'Black Sea Circuit: Crimea & the Caucasus'. The brothers get up close and personal with the intriguing people who live in the six nations th

Andalucia Explored with Rough Guides TMT

Rough Guides Tailor-Made Tours (TMT) are more popular than ever, and there has been an increase in exciting Rough Guides tours to beautiful AndalucĂ­a. Situated in the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula, AndalucĂ­a is an idyllic haven for people yearning to be surrounded by unique architectural styles, sun-drenched resorts, hiking in the rugged hills and through olive groves. Be amazed by an abundance of historical landmarks and museums in the picturesque southern region of Spain.  AndalucĂ­a Explored Drive to the beautiful hilltop town of Ronda and visit Jerez de la Frontera, the capital of Andalucian horse culture. Enjoy the Sherry Triangle. Head to Seville and visit the  Museum of Flamenco, and explore The Alhambra and the old quarter in Granada. End the tour with a scenic drive to Malaga.   Starting at USD 2491 per adult / 9 days International flights not included. Local Experts  100% Tailor-Made  Click HERE  for more information about this tour.

3 books for Adventure Lovers!

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For those with an insatiable curiosity and a thirst for the unknown, adventure awaits them in a world of limitless opportunities and wild encounters.  The need for adventure is strong in the hearts of people who seek it out everywhere in the world, from the lofty summits of magnificent mountains to the meandering paths that fade into thick forests. It is an instinctive need that compels us to escape the confines of daily life and set out on a voyage of exploration, introspection, and thrilling adventures. Adventure reveals the wonders of nature, pushes the boundaries of our endurance, and kindles a passion for the extraordinary with every step taken and every mile travelled. Come along with us as we explore the unknown through words and imagination. Check out these 3 brilliant adventure books.  The Only Way Is West: A Once In a Lifetime Adventure Walking 500 Miles On Spain's Camino de Santiago Bradley Chermside What would you do if you were given €20 in Greece with an email address

Taste the Limoncello! Southern Italy Tour: Naples, Sorrento and Capri

The Amalfi Coast and the Bay of Naples are once again hot on the tourist trail this year, with their turquoise waves, foliage-covered hills, and the energising aromas of lemon and olive trees. Southern Italy has stunning scenery and historic sites as well, but organising a big solo trip there may be difficult. Leave it to the experts, because E.T.G can find you the best tour to suit your needs and that will cover all of the exciting highlights. Explore the chic Capri island, the ancient Pompeii ruins, the vibrant Naples, Sorrento  and the Amalfi Coast villages.  Discover Naples, one of the world's oldest cities that has been inhabited continuously, which is home to many historical sites. History lovers can immerse themselves in the rich past of the region by visiting the magnificent Castel dell'Ovo and the ancient remains of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Southern Italy's architecture, art, and customs all reflect the region's multiculturalism. Particularly Naples is well-kno

5 Stories You Can Trust Are Real

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Feel the Adventure in Colombia

From the mountains, deserts and rainforests to the verdant hills of the Zona Cafetara coffee region to the bustling urban centres of the Andean highlands, Colombia boasts an unexpected diversity of landscapes, wildlife and people.  Bogotá, the third-highest capital city in the world, serves as the vibrant hub, but beyond that are Medellin, nicknamed the "City of Eternal Spring", Cartagena, an architectural wonder of colonial times, and other little pueblos such as Antiquoia's GuatapĂ© and Santander's Barichara. This gem of a country is still hidden on the tourism radar, so go now and truly explore.  Enjoy the beauty of Cartagena, a World Heritage Site that blends Caribbean splendour with enthralling old-world elegance. Hike through the beautiful Tayrona National Park, with its breathtaking vistas of the mountains, gorgeous beaches, and a jungle brimming with life. Admire the colonial-era architecture of Barichara; many consider this small gem to be the loveliest town i

It's Time for an Adventure to Peru

Peru, a nation of remarkable contrasts and unspoiled beauty, draws tourists with its alluring landscape, rich cultural history and friendly people. From the towering Andes to the lush depths of the Amazon jungle, Peru's amazing natural beauty captivates the soul and makes a lasting imprint on everyone who explores this wild and fascinating country. Immerse yourself in Peru's cultural traditions and learn about indigenous customs, folklore, and art forms. From traditional weaving techniques to Andean music and dance, there are countless ways to engage with Peru's vibrant cultural heritage. Adventure Tourism in Peru has never been so popular. Peru has something for every type of adventurer. So, at E.T.G Tours, we are here to help you find that perfect adventure.  Inca Trail & Amazon Adventure. As you go from the high Andes to the intriguing lowlands of the Amazon, see the magnificence of Peru. After witnessing the grandeur and beauty of ancient communities, journey down s

NEW E.T.G Tour to Morocco 2024

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Photo © Samosir Books NEW E.T.G Tour to Morocco 2024 Yes, you heard it first right here!  E.T.G. now offers its very own guide-led tours. Our ever growing network of travel experts has offered us the unique position to coordinate some spectacular trips that will deliver you deep inside some of the world's greatest destinations. We have only limited spaces, so please get in touch for further information. We'd also love to hear any ideas you may have on itineraries for future trips. Hope to see you on the road very soon! MOROCCO 12 April - 23 April 2024 This North African tour includes the Sahara desert region of Morocco. 3 nights in Marrakech. 2 nights in Ouarzazate. 2 nights in Zagora. 2 nights in Merzouga. 1 night in Marrakech. 3 nights in Rabat 1 night in Marrakech.  All rooms and city sights organised and planned by ETG Tours.  We have trust in social media, and ask all customer applications and enquiries to be made in the first instance via our Ebook Travel Guides social me

Top Vietnam tour with Intrepid 2024

Vietnam Express Southbound Check out this amazing top new Vietnam trip with Intrepid.  10 Days | Discover backwaters, karst-studded bays, bustling cities and bicycle-powered food carts Discover the spirit of intriguing Vietnam on this ten-day tour of the east coast that takes you through streets, towns, cities, and waterways.  - Fall in love with Vietnam one bite at a time. - Sail through Halong Bay's limestone karsts and island caves. - Travel like a local on a motorbike tour. - Embrace a slower pace during a private boat tour of the Mekong Delta. - Wander through the well-preserved streets of Hoi An's Old Town. By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, WildAct. Donations help them run educational programs that aim to stop the illegal hunting of threatened migratory birds in Vietnam. Starts in Hanoi, Vietnam and finishes in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. From GBP £812 Click HERE for more information about this trip. 

Last Minute Deal with Intrepid: Peru Encompassed

 Peru Encompassed 20 Days | Take an all-encompassing journey through incredible Peru, from Lima to Cusco Whether exploring ancient ruins, sampling local cuisine, or trekking through breathtaking landscapes, Peru offers unforgettable experiences for visitors from around the world. Experience vibrant Festivals, indigenous communities, amazing biodiversity, natural beauty, culinary delights and rich history and culture.  From GBP £2,876 Enjoy Peru's wonders from Lima to Cusco on an intriguing tour that takes you past both ancient and modern cultures. Discover the rich history of Peru tucked away within the walls of long-lost cities as you immerse yourself in the interesting culture of the country, which spans the Amazon, the Andes, and the distinctive islands of Lake Titicaca. Enjoy the opportunity to hike the famous Inca Trail and see the magnificent Machu Picchu, spend a homestay with the Uru people and learn about their ways of life on the island, watch Andean condors soar over the

Why would anyone want to go on a tour?

Two years ago Ebook Travel Guides launched a new business planning and guiding tours to a variety of destinations across the planet.  Our in-house team of travel experts chose the name E.T.G Tours for a business that would invite small groups of adventurous travellers to join us on a series of trips that aim to journey to the heart of a destination. Two years on, and nine trips later and we have fine-tuned a range of experiences to four regions of the world, that we know you will enjoy. Discover with us: Morocco, Southern India, Spain's Andalucia, or Colombia's Caribbean coast.  Thought lies at the heart of everything we do at E.T.G. Tours, with low impact, sustainable travel our main priority.  How does it work? We ask you to apply in a small group with a firm plan, whether you are a family, a couple or travelling with a close friend. We can offer you a full package guided tour, or we can simply plan and book your hotels and transport and provide you with a detailed itinerary

Pocket Rough Guide Barcelona

Pocket Rough Guide Barcelona From the architectural wonders of Antoni GaudĂ­, the Sagrada FamĂ­lia and Park GĂĽell, to the bustling streets of the Gothic Quarter, there's always something fascinating to discover in around every corner. This convenient pocket-sized travel guide to Barcelona is ideal for people who want to make the most of their trips and for shorter stays. It is lightweight and portable, and it features a pull-out map.  Covers: Along the Ramblas, Barri Gòtic, Port Vell and Barceloneta, El Raval, Sant Pere, La Ribera, Parc de la Ciutadella, MontjuĂŻc, Port OlĂ­mpic and Poble Nou, Dreta de l’Eixample, Sagrada FamĂ­lia and Glòries, Esquerra de l’Eixample, GrĂ cia and Parc Güell, Camp Nou, Pedralbes and SarriĂ -Sant Gervasi. Click HERE for more information. 

Start Planning your Spain Road Trip!

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photo © Samosir Books  Driving across Spain is an incredible experience! From the vibrant streets of Barcelona to the stunning views of Andalusia, there is so much to see. Don't miss Toledo's historic charm, the wild Extremadura or the Costa del Sol's 'soft sand between your toes' beaches.  Check out our suggestions for road trip itineraries in Spain. ¡Viva la aventura! Camino de Santiago:   Drive from Roncesvalles to Santiago de Compostela along the popular Camino de Santiago. La Rioja Wine Route:  Explore Spain's well-known wine region, La Rioja, which is home to picturesque vineyards, quaint villages, and top-notch wineries. Costa del Sol Route: Road trip paradise on this scenic route along the southern coast that passes through Malaga, Marbella, and Nerja. Andalusian White Villages: Wander through the White Villages of Andalusia, including Ronda and Grazalema, where you can see breathtaking scenery and Moorish architecture. Pyrenees Mountain Loop: Set off fr