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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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Climbing Kilimanjaro by Ben Harrison

Climbing Kilimanjaro by Ben Harrison

The Gods of the Mountain had been decidedly kind to us so far. In the four previous days of the climb, rainfall had amounted to little more than a few light showers and on each occasion, fell only once we had arrived in camp and could seek refuge within our tent...

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Translocating Rhino from South Africa to Botswana

Translocating Rhino from South Africa to Botswana

Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy have partnered with Sanctuary Retreats and Rhino Conservation Botswana to relocate 20 rhino to safer pastures...

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The Two Great Faces of Kenya: Safari & Beach

The Two Great Faces of Kenya: Safari & Beach

As the UK relaxes its travel warnings for the beautiful Kenyan Coast, Alice Duckett recalls her Safari and Beach combination...

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The Cotswolds' Farmer in Zambia

The Cotswolds' Farmer in Zambia

Adam Henson hadn’t been on safari since his backpacker days, but last year set off once again, this time with his family...

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Geoffrey Kent - Ahead of his time

Geoffrey Kent - Ahead of his time

Geoffrey Kent, the man who put experience into luxury travel was 52 years ahead of his time. The founder of Abercrombie...

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Flavours of Croatia

Flavours of Croatia

Rachael Tallent tells us why, with over 1,000 islands and a picturesque coastline, Croatia is best discovered from the sea.

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An evening with adventurers

An evening with adventurers

Join us at an evening to celebrate two great adventurers and their achievements.

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An introduction to A&K International Estates

An introduction to A&K International Estates

Robert Green tells us about the growth and success of A&K International Estates

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Cultural Kerala

Cultural Kerala

Senior Travel Consultant Brandon Clements kept us enthralled with his daily updates on a recent cultural visit to Kerala.

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The Magic of Borana

The Magic of Borana

From joining rhino protection rangers to cliff jumping into glacier lakes in the Ngare Ndare Forest, Alice Duckett recalls...

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Top 10 Experiences of Latin America

Top 10 Experiences of Latin America

Latin America is packed with incredible sights and experiences, thanks to its natural beauty and diverse cultures. We've...

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Our favourite Latin American chillout spots

Our favourite Latin American chillout spots

Our experienced Travel Consultants personally visit each of the hotels that we offer – it’s a hard job, but someone’s got...

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The South American Cowboys!

The South American Cowboys!

There is no doubt that for the gauchos of Argentina and Uruguay, the llaneros of Colombia, the huasos of Chile, the chagras...

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Chile without the crowds

Chile without the crowds

Product Manager Graeme Bull shares his love for this amazing and fascinating country, and explains why it’s worth visiting...

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Wheels of Change Success!

Wheels of Change Success!

Hester Parsons tells us about the success of Wheels of Change campaign.

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An insider’s guide to the art of South of France: Antoine Lebouteiller

An insider’s guide to the art of South of France: Antoine Lebouteiller

An insider’s guide to the art of South of France: Antoine Lebouteiller.

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The Road to Purmamarca

The Road to Purmamarca

Lover of all things Latin, South American specialist Lucinda Paxton recounts her journey to the remote and rewarding northwest...

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Off Road Motoring in Morocco

Off Road Motoring in Morocco

Minimal flight time, maximum cultural impact: Morocco never fails to impress. A mere three hours separate the UK from Morocco’s...

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SCRUM! In the Sun

SCRUM! In the Sun

Liz Harper travelled to Sardinia with husband Nick and daughter Molly to experience the SuperSkills Sports Academies.

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A Lifetime in Luxury Travel

A Lifetime in Luxury Travel

A Lifetime in Travel. Geoffrey Kent recalls his times on safari with Hollywood royalty and a lifetime in luxury travel.

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The Other Cape

The Other Cape

Rod Pendell takes us on a tour of New England, with it’s fabulous beaches, preppy towns and cosmopolitan cities.

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Zambia Untamed

Zambia Untamed

Senior travel consultant Robin Spanner throws himself into the action in Zambia, on a trip that included walking safaris...

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Maldives with a twist

Maldives with a twist

Amilla Fushi is the latest opening in the Maldives, but it’s a resort like no other – it’s even got its own fish and chip...

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Christmas in Antarctica

Christmas in Antarctica

Senior Travel Specialist Charlie Lockwood visited the White Continent for Christmas, and took in South Georgia and the Falkland...

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Know what is going on each month of the year in Galapagos

Know what is going on each month of the year in Galapagos

The Galapagos offer an unrivalled wildlife experience and is home to numerous endemic species - only here will you see Galapagos...

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The Joy of Jordan by Ailine Fischer

The Joy of Jordan by Ailine Fischer

Thank heaven for Marwan. Of all the countries I've visited, Jordan shouts the loudest when it comes to the benefit of having...

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Doha: an Oasis in the Desert By Rob Mason

Doha: an Oasis in the Desert By Rob Mason

Flying in to Doha on Qatar Airline’s shiny new A380, I wasn’t entirely sure what I to expect. Was this a desert nation with...

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Fast and furious: Il Palio

Fast and furious: Il Palio

European Travel Specialist Rob Mason shares his experience of the annual Siena Palio, and explains why this adrenalin pumping...

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Lesser - Known Peru

Lesser - Known Peru

In June, Latin America specialist Liss Hookway travelled far off the beaten path, trading Machu Picchu for the lesser-known...

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Return to East Africa by Kay Durden Senior Product Manager

Return to East Africa by Kay Durden Senior Product Manager

I have been travelling regularly to East Africa for over 15 years. However, after last year's downturn in tourism I decided...

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Migration Matinée by Robin Spanner

Migration Matinée by Robin Spanner

The theatre is ready; the audience enters. From early September through to early July the migration circuits the Serengeti...

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Australia: Something for everyone...

Australia: Something for everyone...

We tailor-make our itineraries, however, as a guide, here are a few journey ideas to wet your appetite...

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