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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Despite sharing a border with game rich Botswana and South Africa, Namibia is not technically a classic safari destination. Read more
Italian Flavour (Jun-13)
Italy has timeless appeal, and we know just the signora to dispense advice on enjoying la dolce vita when you’re there: our Product Manager for Europe, Clare Watkins. Read more
Amazon to Andes (Jun-13)
An ancient civilisation with plenty of modern pleasures and one of the most biodiverse landscapes in the world, Ecuador has many faces. Read more
Europe For Families (May-13)
There’s so much on our doorstep in Europe. The question is, 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 top seasonal destinations. Read more
Frozen Assets (May-13)
Whilst Sir David Attenborough's Frozen Planet is undoubtedly a work of genius, there is no substitute for experiencing Antarctica first-hand. Read more
The Meerkats of Makgadikgadi (May-13)
Africa expert, Bridget Cohen, travels to Botswana to meet the meerkats of Makgadikgadi. Read more
Latin Flavour (May-13)
Vast, varied and sometimes mind-boggling, Latin America is at once a treasure trove of history and a stylish, modern continent with slick cities and glamorous offerings. Our chica Latina in residence, Lucinda Paxton, sheds some light on the joys of journeying Lat-Am style. Read more
Nature, Red in Tooth and Claw (May-13)
Cotswold Life journalist Katie Jarvis travelled to Kenya with A&K for her first ever safari. She recounts the emotional rollercoaster of her time in the Masai Mara. Read more
Indian Flavour (May-13)
This month we're celebrating all that is great about the Indian Subcontinent - from the lush, balmy south to the deserts and palaces of Rajasthan and the snowy, temple-dotted mountains of the Himalayas - with the help of our very own guru, Jessica Andrews. Read more
Moscow by Ailine Fischer (Dec-12)
My journey to Moscow turned up all of the stereotypes — onion domes, stacking dolls, hammers and sickles, exasperating bureaucracy— but it also went well beyond the clichés. Moscow has many different faces! Read more
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The accomodation was excellent, as was the service provided by virtually every member of staff. The fast-track in-villa check in, along with the small cake, bottle of champagne and card to congratulate us on our wedding was a really lovely touch and much appreciated.
- AS, London
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Furnishes housing in emergency situations and offers a center that is a safe haven of daily activities for street children abandoned or left out in the streets to earn money through begging and/or prostitution.