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It’s not like Argo – Travel Tales from Iran

Travel writer and Iranian expert, Christopher de Bellaigue, takes a wry look at the challenges of traveling in Iran in a beautifully written piece in the Guardian. De Bellaigue accompanied the group recently...

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Why the UK could break up soon

Cameron success is a surprise win but uncertainty dogs the UK’s future Political Tours met with Professor Robert Hazell the one of the UK’s leading constitutional experts on the morning after the vote...

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Tour Israel and Palestine

Since we launched Political Tours back in 2011 – inspired, as founder Nicholas Wood wrote here, by the desire to bridge the gap between external impressions and on-the-ground reality – clients and...

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A Bespoke Travel Tour in the Accursed Mountains

Land Rover’s magazine OneLife travelled with us to one of the most remote parts of Europe this spring; Theth in Northern Albania. The result can be seen in this beautiful film which features Elizabeth...

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Political Tours in The Independent on Sunday

Former Independent Foreign Editor Ray Whitaker writes that “a political tour is the perfect way to get to grips with a nation’s recent history”. He joined us on our recent tour of Kosovo....

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Give a Political Tour as a Present

Our trips have had a huge impact on our customers, and could make an ideal present for a friend or relative. You can make a deposit of £250.00 a reserve a place for them on a tour or holiday. To book...

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US Elections Interview with ABC’s Geraldine Doogue

It is worth listening to this wonderful interview with Dorothy Button, one of our clients on the US election tour speaking with Geraldine Doogue on Australia’s Radio National. Dorothy speaks about...

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South Africa Tour Speakers

We are delighted to announce a list of some of South Africa’s most prominent figures among our speakers and guests for our South Africa Tour. 18 years after the end of apartheid Political Tours examines...

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BBC Radio 4′s “Excess Baggage”

Our North Korea tour was the recent focus of BBC Radio 4’s travel show Excess Baggage. Too bad the show has come to an end. You can hear John McCarthy  speaking with our director, Nicholas Wood, about...

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Interview with our Director Nicholas Wood

Nicholas Wood, Political Tours’ Director was recently interviewed by IdeaMensch, a website that spots new entrepreneurs. It’s a great insight into how the company was set up and what motivates...

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