The Worldwide Quest Blog
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Nature Photography TipsBy: Tony Beck
Thanks to the world of digital photography, taking pictures has never been easier. Modern cameras are smart, versatile, and intuitive, providing remarkable quality, often in a convenient, small package. But regardless of how easy it is to take a good photo nowadays, it’s still a challenge to achieve spectacular image quality on a consistent basis. The experience of seeing beautiful wildlife ...
Touring Markets of JodhpurBy: Samantha Clark
Jodhpur is an old town with narrow streets lined with houses limewashed in blue, giving it the nickname the “Blue City”. It is a city built around the largest fort in all of Rajasthan: Mehrangarh Fort. On our upcoming tour through North India, we will stop here. You will find yourself hypnotized by the booming handicrafts industry, starting with Ghasmandi Road, which has the largest co...
What to Expect in IcelandBy: Jean Iron
Iceland’s seacoasts, spectacular mountain scenery, fine birdwatching and wildlife viewing, friendly people and excellent food make for an ideal summer vacation. Its glaciers, volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and clays, wild salmon rivers and waterfalls provide endless photographic opportunities. Close to the Arctic Circle but moderated by the Gulf Stream, Iceland’s early summer weather ...
Reporting from the Camino de SantiagoBy: Marsha Faubert, Worldwide Quest client
We are now two thirds of the way to Santiago and looking forward to completing the journey we began together only one week ago. After meeting in Madrid, our group made our way to Leon where we were met by our guide Jason, an expat Brit who has made Spain his home. His love of the country and his knowledge of the language, history and culture have expanded our experience of the Camino beyond the pi...
Spain's Living LegacyBy: Justin Peter
Spain may not be one of the first countries that comes to mind when we think of prime nature travel destinations. Indeed, we tend to think of Spain mainly as a destination of cultural interest. But Spanish geography and history have aligned in favour of nature and wildlife in many different ways: numerous internal mountain ranges often defy all but rudimentary human settlement and serve quite lite...
Making the Most of a Cooking ClassBy: Samantha Clark
Exquisite dining experiences combined with hands-on culinary learning is the finest way to discover a country’s culture. If you cook only occasionally or are a professional chef, you can always reap the benefits of cooking classes – especially in other cultures! Follow these tips to make the most of your learning experience. Tip #1: Make good notesYou’re going to ...
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