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Underrated and Understated – Sri Lanka

Ele needed a good wash

“Are we there yet?” “Almost” I replied. My fellow travellers, Ameera (11 years old) and Hassan (8 years old), were growing impatient. Outside the airplane window the ever-changing landscape rolled by but secure in their seats, the children were eager to get going. Sitting on the plane, we had no idea what to expect from…

Good morning Vietnam by Exodus’ Imran Arshad

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Vietnam Activity and Adventure Holidays with Exodus. It was an early morning flight from Bangkok. Excitement was in the air; I was in the air too – just 20 minutes away from my first touch down point in Vietnam, Hanoi. Our plane gradually descended over the lush green patchwork of paddy fields and soon we…

The best of Cambodia by Exodus’ Imran Arshad

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After a wonderful 10 days in Vietnam, it was now time to enter Cambodia. I had to arrange my Visa for Cambodia at the border crossing so a picture, 25 USDs and a few minutes later I was walking towards our guide, Rith, who was waiting anxiously to meet us all. Cambodia is full of surprises…

Have a cuppa – November 2007 E-newsletter article

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Tej is a mead or honey wine brewed and consumed in Ethiopia. It is flavored with the powdered leaves and bark of gesho, a hops-like bittering agent which is a species of buckthorn. A sweeter, less-alcoholic version called berz, aged for a shorter time, is also made inEthiopia. The traditional vessel for drinking tej is a…

The Taste of Turkey

Hummous

Turkish food is a feast for all the senses not just the taste buds. This vibrant, colourful cuisine can be smelt wafting through the streets at mealtimes; expect to be left salivating over the scent of kebabs unlike anything you’ve seen before, sticky-fingered after a plate of honey-soaked borek  and get used to your ears…

Walking holiday? It’s all Greek to me!

greektome7

I have been walking for the past 37 years (I think I was 13 months when I started) but never realised that walking could be such good fun. First, some facts about me: I smoke, drink a bit, have a few extra pounds around my waist, never exercise and prefer to drive to work. I sit…

Imran Arshad

About Imran
  • Digital Performance Manager
  • Joined 2004

I think back and now see that I have done it all…from guiding Japanese cultural tourists across South East Asia to a camping holiday sales floor, from managing website, to marketing travel online and offline. What’s left? I guess, I got some travelling to do. I am off….

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Underrated and Understated – Sri Lanka

Ele needed a good wash

“Are we there yet?” “Almost” I replied. My fellow travellers, Ameera (11 years old) and Hassan (8 years old), were growing impatient. Outside the airplane window the ever-changing landscape rolled by but secure in their seats, the children were eager to get going. Sitting on the plane, we had no idea what to expect from…

Good morning Vietnam by Exodus’ Imran Arshad

good11

Vietnam Activity and Adventure Holidays with Exodus. It was an early morning flight from Bangkok. Excitement was in the air; I was in the air too – just 20 minutes away from my first touch down point in Vietnam, Hanoi. Our plane gradually descended over the lush green patchwork of paddy fields and soon we…

The best of Cambodia by Exodus’ Imran Arshad

camb6

After a wonderful 10 days in Vietnam, it was now time to enter Cambodia. I had to arrange my Visa for Cambodia at the border crossing so a picture, 25 USDs and a few minutes later I was walking towards our guide, Rith, who was waiting anxiously to meet us all. Cambodia is full of surprises…

Have a cuppa – November 2007 E-newsletter article

cups2

Tej is a mead or honey wine brewed and consumed in Ethiopia. It is flavored with the powdered leaves and bark of gesho, a hops-like bittering agent which is a species of buckthorn. A sweeter, less-alcoholic version called berz, aged for a shorter time, is also made inEthiopia. The traditional vessel for drinking tej is a…

The Taste of Turkey

Hummous

Turkish food is a feast for all the senses not just the taste buds. This vibrant, colourful cuisine can be smelt wafting through the streets at mealtimes; expect to be left salivating over the scent of kebabs unlike anything you’ve seen before, sticky-fingered after a plate of honey-soaked borek  and get used to your ears…

Walking holiday? It’s all Greek to me!

greektome7

I have been walking for the past 37 years (I think I was 13 months when I started) but never realised that walking could be such good fun. First, some facts about me: I smoke, drink a bit, have a few extra pounds around my waist, never exercise and prefer to drive to work. I sit…

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