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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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5 reasons that Atlantic Canada is hot for 2017

5 reasons that Atlantic Canada is hot for 2017

The spectacular scenery, the friendly locals, the freshest seafood, Justin Trudeau – there are countless reasons why Canada consistently finds itself on our bucket list. We’re shining a spotlight on the east coast of the country with our top five reasons Atlantic Canada is calling right now…

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Ask our expert - China Travel

Ask our expert - China Travel

This week one of the ‘Greatest Travel Pros on Earth’ – A&K’s China specialist, Gerald Hatherly – has been in town, and we’ve been asking you to send him your China travel questions…

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Explore the Great Wall

Explore the Great Wall

Great Wall areas closer to Beijing that travelers rarely visit but should.

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'Wild' Canada... Celebrations across the Country by Charlotte Wells

'Wild' Canada... Celebrations across the Country by Charlotte Wells

2017 marks a special milestone for one of the world’s most friendliest nations, Canada. The 150th anniversary of Confederation...

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Luxury Lodgings in the Land of the Long White Cloud

Luxury Lodgings in the Land of the Long White Cloud

Rugged mountain ranges, miles of pristine coastline, tropical islands, rolling farmland, extensive plains, active volcanoes,...

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ROMA. Amor spelt backwards

ROMA. Amor spelt backwards

By Rebecca Cox and Ellie Hughes, Europe Sales Team The title ‘city of love’ is normally attributed to the beautiful French...

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South Africa - The finer things in life

South Africa - The finer things in life

Kay Durden finds the best places to enjoy South Africa's extraordinary food, art and wine.

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12 flights, 5 boats and endless road trips by Vicky Hamlin

12 flights, 5 boats and endless road trips by Vicky Hamlin

What an incredible 8 days...12 flights, 5 boats and endless road trips. Amazing adventures. New experiences. Fun times and...

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48 hours in Cape Town by Chris Hamlin

48 hours in Cape Town by Chris Hamlin

Cape Town uncovered a multi-faceted, multi-sensory experience with a vast array of sights; and discovering this city in...

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Safari with my son, by Sara Hinds

Safari with my son, by Sara Hinds

I always enjoy the sense of anticipation and excitement as I enter a safari lodge but this time was extra special; I was...

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California with a touch of class by Rod Pendell

California with a touch of class by Rod Pendell

As I nestled into my Air New Zealand Business Premier seat, one of the fabulous cabin crew sat at the end of my seat and...

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Exploring the teardrop isle

Exploring the teardrop isle

Sri Lanka’s terrific trio of culture, coast and wildlife might just make it the perfect destination, reckons Brandon Clements

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Exploring Peru by Tom Bowring

Exploring Peru by Tom Bowring

Peru has always been high on my list of countries to visit and during my whistle stop tour I was treated to some of the...

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Anantara Golden Triangle Resort by Ailine Fischer

Anantara Golden Triangle Resort by Ailine Fischer

With a warm welcome at Anantara Golden Triangle Resort we felt we were re-visiting old friends, despite it being our first...

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Insider Access: The Secret Lives of Sumo Wrestlers

Insider Access: The Secret Lives of Sumo Wrestlers

The Ryogoku is the centre of Japan's sumo world. Home to the Kokugikan Sumo Stadium, it's also the residence of most of...

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'It is ok to spit and dump'
by Vicky Holdsworth

'It is ok to spit and dump' by Vicky Holdsworth

Not your usual phrase heard when travelling at a luxury level, however much more commonly used than one would think in the...

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Top 3 One&Only Resorts

Top 3 One&Only Resorts

With alluring locations including the Maldives, Cape Town, Australia and the Bahamas, One&Only resorts embrace local culture...

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Visiting Oman by Tom Bowring

Visiting Oman by Tom Bowring

When you think of Middle Eastern cities today, you might instantly think of the metropolis centres in the UAE such as Dubai...

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Gorillas in my Midst by Sara Hinds

Gorillas in my Midst by Sara Hinds

I'd seen many documentaries on the plight of the endangered low level mountain gorillas, and had read Gorillas in the Mist,...

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