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The weather will never be ideal on all your stops. So, focus on what you want to do most and research conditions there: if a Himalaya trek is your highlight, don’t land in Nepal mid-monsoon; if you want to swim with whale sharks off Western Australia, be there April-July. Then accept you’ll be in some […]

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AFRICA Middle East and North Africa The climate in most of this region is uniformly torrid, except for the Sahara desert. The flatter the land the hotter the weather, especially in summer, so if you’re hot head up to the highlands, where altitude can make winter downright cold – as can desert nights in all […]

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BEST PERIOD TO TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD: Travel seasons The tourist season is climatically favourable, but plagued with crowds and, as a result, more expensive. The advantages of travelling out of season are numerous: low-cost and less-crowded flights, better chances of finding a room at the cheapest hostels, shorter queues at museums, less need for […]