Le Road Trip, version française

Le Road Trip, version française

Most people do not associate France with the classic road trip. Often a staple of any American adventure, it is rarely associated with the European continent, but this is a mistake. There is no better way to discover what the French countryside has to offer than in the front seat of a car, and some cheese in the back.

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Five Reasons to Visit Tuscany this Spring

Five Reasons to Visit Tuscany this Spring

Tuscany is one of Italy's most visited regions, welcoming Italian and foreign tourists alike, but even Tuscany has some off the beaten path gems that can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. I can honestly say that there is not a single spot that I do not enjoy in Tuscany. I have collected some favourites I want to share with you. I am not including food and wine in these five reasons to visit Tuscany, because you already know about it.

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8 Reasons to go to Central Japan Right Now

8 Reasons to go to Central Japan Right Now

Kansai is not just Central Japan, it is the heart of Japanese culture, tradition and history. Nowhere else in the country can you find such a magnificent and diverse array of sights that will tantalise your senses. From the cultural and former capital of Kyoto to the bustling metropolis of Japan's second largest city, Osaka, and the countryside and seascapes that surround them, Kansai is genuinely the Japan of your imagination.

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The Thousand Words: Andy Yee

The Thousand Words: Andy Yee

A picture tells a thousand words... and we are here to tell you a few more in our ongoing series A Thousand Words where we dig through the vault of talented photographers at Aperture Tours and get them to open up a little about some of their favourite images. This week we look at our Japan Workshop photographer Andy Yee and his image "The Arashiyama Bamboo Forest".

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Autumn Photography Workshops

Autumn Photography Workshops

Spring is upon us, but I have my eyes set on another season, the vibrant yellows, burnt crimsons and deep scarlets of autumn. We've been working hard, and we are happy to present three different photography workshops where you can make the most of this magical time of year. From the sacred temples of Japan to the rolling hills of the Czech Republic and the pristine beaches in Sardinia; Aperture Tours has your autumn destinations covered.

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Journey to the Land of the Bohemian Crown

Journey to the Land of the Bohemian Crown

After finishing the Japan Winter Workshop, I've been keeping my eyes open for the next adventure. Speaking with resident Aperture Tours photographer Martin Bisof, he has widened my eyes and whetted my lips to the centre of the Land of the Bohemian Crown and all the glories the Czech Republic has on offer.

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