Celebrity British chef Rick Stein travelled to China after discovering his great-grandparents were Christian missionaries there. Photo: BBC Celebrity British chef Rick Stein travelled to China after discovering his great-grandparents were Christian missionaries there. Photo: BBC
Celebrity British chef Rick Stein travelled to China after discovering his great-grandparents were Christian missionaries there. Photo: BBC

Genetic testing home kits spark a travel trend – trips to find our roots, with ‘DNA travel’ agencies creating bespoke tours

  • With cheap DNA testing, more people are discovering their ancestry, spurring a rise in heritage travel to research family roots or meet new-found relatives
  • Tours can be tailored around the information travellers have, and often multiple generations of a family will take a trip together

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Celebrity British chef Rick Stein travelled to China after discovering his great-grandparents were Christian missionaries there. Photo: BBC Celebrity British chef Rick Stein travelled to China after discovering his great-grandparents were Christian missionaries there. Photo: BBC
Celebrity British chef Rick Stein travelled to China after discovering his great-grandparents were Christian missionaries there. Photo: BBC
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