Travel Blogs

With over 50 years in luxury travel it's fair to say we've been around the world a fair bit. Our experts travel regularly to refresh their knowledge and to bring you the inside scoop on some of the hottest destinations on the planet. Whether you're after a relaxing break with a 'no shoes, no news' vibe, a sophisticated city break, an exhilarating adventure with the kids or a bucket-list destination that's the trip of a lifetime, you can guarantee we've been there, done that, and got the t-shirt first. Here our travel experts share their knowledge with you, including memories of their favourite trips, new adventures and insider tips you can enjoy yourself on your unforgettable getaway. And if this has whetted your appetite, you can always give us a call to find out more…

 

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The North American Dream

The North American Dream

From kids time in California to campfires and cowboys in Montana, there’s something for everyone in North America.

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12 things you didn't know about North America

12 things you didn't know about North America

From the weird to the wonderful, the USA is full of quirks. Here’s just a small snippet of the surprises we’ve discovered along the way.

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Our top 15 for 2015

Our top 15 for 2015

As we launch headlong into 2015 we look at the hot-to-trot destinations for the year ahead, and explain why you really should...

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Morocco….off the beaten track

Morocco….off the beaten track

As a first time traveller to Morocco, I was expecting to find a land where the East meets the West, full of spices and sounds,...

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Ethiopia by Ben Harrison, Travel Consultant, Africa

Ethiopia by Ben Harrison, Travel Consultant, Africa

"Pen, pen, pen" they all requested in unison. It was a refreshing change to be asked for school equipment rather than money,...

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Please Look After This Bear

Please Look After This Bear

Fans of Michael Bond will know that the immigrant bear first introduced to us back in the 1950's may have been found at...

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Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

It may be only October, but to get the best deal on a Christmas break now is the time to book. As integral to Christmas...

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BIG 5: Eco Lodges

BIG 5: Eco Lodges

Switch off from everyday life at an eco lodge that blends environmental responsibility with the stunning landscapes of some...

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Namibia by Ben Harrison

Namibia by Ben Harrison

Despite sharing a border with game rich Botswana and South Africa, Namibia is not to be considered a classic safari destination....

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The Road Less Travelled

The Road Less Travelled

A recent trip to Kerala and the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu opened her eyes to the treasures of southern India.

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Unexplored South India

Unexplored South India

People often associate India’s vibrant colours with the northern states, but Tamil Nadu in the south is just as colourful...

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Sri Lanka: A New Chapter

Sri Lanka: A New Chapter

Sri Lanka is sparkling once again. Jess Andrews tells us about the gem of an island close to her heart.

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Europe for families

Europe for families

As a family restricted to school holidays, where is it best to go when? Our Product Manager for Europe and mother of two,...

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Insiders Turkey

Insiders Turkey

Only a short while ago Turkey was being heralded as the new ‘Costa Brava’, a package-holiday paradise for economy-savvy...

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Self-drive Chile

Self-drive Chile

‘When a rooster sings at midnight, good news will come.’ Just one of the many tales Chilotes - the people of Isla Grande...

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Climbing Kilimanjaro by Ben Harrison, Travel Consultant, Africa

Climbing Kilimanjaro by Ben Harrison, Travel Consultant, Africa

The Gods of the Mountain had been decidedly kind to us so far. In the four previous days of the climb, rainfall had amounted...

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Madagascar by Ben Harrison

Madagascar by Ben Harrison

The three hour drive from Antananarivo (Tana) down to Andasibe National Park was a gentle introduction to Madagascar. The...

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