Our Travel Blogs
Exploring new countries and getting underneath their skin helps build our knowledge of these destinations so we can share our experiences and insights with you, not only when discussing a potential journey but also through our blog entries. See below for the latest from our returning travellers...
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Christmas Markets (Oct-14)
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 as turkey and disappointing cracker jokes, Christmas markets are fabulously festive and the ideal way to escape the madness at home. Here are our top five breaks. Read more
BIG 5: Eco Lodges (Oct-14)
Switch off from everyday life at an eco lodge that blends environmental responsibility with the stunning landscapes of some of the world’s most secluded locations. Read more
The Road Less Travelled (Sep-14)
A recent trip to Kerala and the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu opened her eyes to the treasures of southern India. Read more
Unexplored South India (Sep-14)
People often associate India’s vibrant colours with the northern states, but Tamil Nadu in the south is just as colourful and has retained a distinct culture that sets it apart from the rest of India. Read more
Sri Lanka: A New Chapter (Sep-14)
Sri Lanka is sparkling once again. Jess Andrews tells us about the gem of an island close to her heart. Read more
Europe for families (Sep-14)
As a family restricted to school holidays, where is it best to go when? Our Product Manager for Europe and mother of two, Clare Watkins, shares her seasonal picks... Read more
Insiders Turkey (Sep-14)
Only a short while ago Turkey was being heralded as the new ‘Costa Brava’, a package-holiday paradise for economy-savvy holidaymakers looking for an inexpensive break in the sun. While the seafront resorts of Bodrum and Antalya still offer all the facilities for a laidback family holiday, the rest of Turkey is enjoying a renaissance of such with many lesser-known areas seeing a revival. Read more
Self-drive Chile (Sep-14)
‘When a rooster sings at midnight, good news will come.’ Just one of the many tales Chilotes - the people of Isla Grande de Chiloé - still whisper. Read more
England is experiencing a heatwave today with temperatures in the capital soaring to highs of 31 degrees centigrade. For those of you who would like to ditch the office air-con for a summer break, Read more
Desert Escape - Morocco (Jul-14)
I was initially reluctant to leave Fes, with its world famous medieval Medina. It was here that I really felt like I was in Morocco, it has changed so little and really is the place to see the medina at its best. Read more
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First experience with A&K. Intended to ask various travel companies for quotes but Vicky (Agnew) was so good with her suggestions that we did not seek alternative quotations the suggested itinerary was excellent and helped us decide on a balanced and interesting holiday.
- GD, Windermere
Lizard Island Research Station
On the Great Barrier Reef is a world-leading facility for coral reef research and study of the potential harmful impact of global warming.
Sundowner – A&K’s Luxury Travel Magazine
Let our travel experts inspire you for your next adventure. Our Sundowner Magazine is packed full of experiences, ideas, travel tips and more. View a copy online or to order one to be delivered to your door three times a year, click here.
In this edition discover Top Stargazing spots, Explore China by train, Top notch digs Down Under and much more.