Posted on 26 April 2017 by Martha Hales
Top 5 Destinations for Family Fun
Whether your children are preschoolers or preteens, whether they are just out of nappies or just starting uni, travel is a great way to broaden their understanding of the world. An exciting and varied trip will be memorable and character building, will stimulate a healthy curiosity, and can educate young minds about global issues.
Posted on 22 March 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
Follow in the Footsteps of Sir David Attenborough
There is no other person more synonymous with wildlife documentaries than Sir David Attenborough. His voice is familiar with millions, of all ages and walks of life, even former US president Barack Obama is a self-confessed fan of the broadcaster. Spanning over 50 years, Attenborough’s career has taken him to all corners of the globe, documenting hundreds of species of plant, animal, and marine life. Join us, as we reflect on his life behind the lens and the extraordinary locations and animals in the camera’s focus.
Posted on 13 March 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
Top 5 Travel Experiences
It is undeniable that a journey to a far flung corner of the world is an incredible travel experience, creating beloved and long last memories. But what exactly makes travelling so magical? A question discussed countless times, under starry skies and on sandy shores across the world, but it can be hard to qualify. Here is our list of 5 travel moments sure to evoke that sense of magic when exploring the world.
Posted on 03 March 2017 by Kati Taylor
Local Spotlight: Q&A with Story of India, local experts on India
A sensory explosion, India is a vast and unforgettable country. Whether you’re weaving through the streets of Jaipur or spotting tigers in Madhya Pradesh, its sheer diversity is sure to surprise and inspire. Nested among incredible landscapes, India’s stunning temple complexes and vibrant food and festival scenes are just the beginning of what it has to offer. While the Golden Triangle may represent a well-trodden path, there are still plenty of undiscovered corners of India simply waiting to be explored. We caught up with Nutan, one of our local experts at Story of India, to talk tradition, travel and getting the best out of this sprawling country.
Posted on 24 February 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
In Search of Tigers
Rare, beautiful and dignified; tigers are an iconic member of the animal kingdom whose presence in the wild is constantly under threat. Following years of poaching and habitat destruction, tiger populations had been falling for the last century with little sign of curbing.
Posted on 09 January 2017 by Martha Hales
Valentine’s Day: Romantic Getaway Inspiration
With Valentine’s Day a month away, and cold weather making us daydream of faraway places, there’s never been a better time to choose your next romantic getaway! If you’re in need of a little inspiration, check out these itinerary ideas put together by our local experts…
Posted on 23 December 2016 by Corinne Homer
Taking ‘Lion’ steps in India: Following the journey of Saroo Brierley
Based on the book ‘Long Journey Home’, Garth Davis’ Lion has taken audiences on a journey of their own (and is tipped to become an Oscar favourite). The film depicts the life-changing events experienced by Saroo Brierley. He boarded a train as a poverty-stricken five year old and was subsequently taken clear across India; separated from his family and all he recognised as home. These tragic scenes are played by Sunny Pashwar. His moving portrayal of a child, displaced and distraught in bustling Calcutta, is sure to tug at your heartstrings.
Posted on 19 December 2016 by Polly Allen
Four Reasons to Visit India in 2017
If India isn’t at the top of your travel bucket list, it soon will be. From fashion to festivals and films, Indian culture will be everywhere in 2017, so it may be time to start planning your trip to India.
Posted on 14 December 2016 by Martha Hales
Rejuvenate and feel great!
Feeling sluggish after festive overindulgence? Put the spring back in your step with a trip to a destination where you can refresh and relax (and make sure you return rejuvenated!)
Posted on 07 December 2016 by Martha Hales
Top 5 Natural Wonders you Never Knew Existed
The most famous sites in the world are jaw-dropping and unmissable. From the Machu Picchu to the Taj Mahal, they have an other-worldly grandeur and allure. However, if you like some solitude with your scenery, seek out these five lesser known natural wonders. The best travel destinations for anyone who is bowled over by the beauty of our planet, these unique spots are still under the radar (and not yet bristling with selfie sticks and souvenir sellers.) Enjoy!
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