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Nov 19, 2019

The world’s most breathtaking landscapes

Martha Hales

We’ve picked out fifteen of our favourite breathtaking landscapes to brighten your day and get you dreaming of your next adventure. 

JapanChinaVietnam, +11
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9

Excellent organisation made an unforgettable holiday!

"The organisation was spot on"

Frazer from Scotland

Amazing trip of a lifetime

"We had an amazing time on our trip to Cuba from the time we were picked up at the airport to the activities, the casas and our excursions"

Alex from UK
Nov 15, 2019

Hiking in Peru

Martha Hales

From the famous Inca Trail to the slopes of Rainbow Mountain, we've gathered together our top routes for trekking in Peru.

MayJuneJuly, +4
Walking & Hiking

Fantastic trip - great organisation

"From first contact to the end of our trip everything was excellent"

Carol from UK
Costa Rica

What an amazing experience!

"a real personal touch and I absolutely felt I was in safe hands"

Esra from London
Nov 13, 2019

Mouthwatering Peruvian cuisine

Martha Hales

Discover the must-eat dishes of Peruvian cuisine, including ceviche, aji de gallina and pachamanca.

Food & Drink
Nov 8, 2019

Ultimate holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We have some inspiration for a selection of the best ‘trip of a lifetime’ destinations to help you narrow down your options. Our handpicked local partners are based in their destination, and if anyone can arrange that special bucket-list trip, they can.

BrazilChinaJordan, +13
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureWildlifeCultural, +3
Nov 6, 2019

The best places to go wild swimming

Martha Hales

Discover these wonderful wild swimming spots around the world. From lakes and rivers via beaches and waterfalls to natural pools and hot springs, there are some truly unforgettable wild swimming spots out there.

OmanArgentinaPhilippines, +7
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CoastBoat Journeys
Nov 2, 2019

Where to go for Winter Wonderlands

Martha Hales

We’ve picked out some of our favourite Winter Wonderlands to inspire you to pack those thermals and embrace the chill. Winter brings added sparkle and romance, and often the colder season brings fewer people and lower prices,

GeorgiaJapanArgentina, +3
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +6
FestivalsAdventureWildlife, +1

Fantastic trip, good guide and very helpful team.

"We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Jordan"

Chow from London
Oct 30, 2019

The National Parks of Costa Rica

Martha Hales

Here’s an introduction to seven of the most popular national parks in Costa Rica. With so many national parks, wildlife refuges and nature reserves to choose from, narrowing down the list can be challenging, so let our research guide you.

Costa Rica
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +7
AdventureOff the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking, +1

Amazing trip to Japan

"We sent a bucket list of places to the local company via travel local who came up with an itinerary which managed to incorporate nearly all our list - or gave alternatives which we could manage within the time frame we had"

Helen from London
Oct 26, 2019

Where to go for winter sun

Martha Hales

If you are looking for a winter sun destination, be inspired by the following countries offering a great climate, as well as plenty of great activities to make your holiday extra special. All you need to do is decide where to go!

SenegalMoroccoPhilippines, +9
SeptemberOctoberNovember, +3
CulturalSafariCoast, +1

Amazing experience, wonderful guides and very well organised

"We had a wonderful time in Vietnam"

Chris from UK

Brilliant trip

"A very well planed trip"

Paul from Brighton
South Africa
Oct 23, 2019

Morocco's cities

Martha Hales

Discover our favourite Moroccan cities and their myriad of highlights. Wander the souks in Marrakech, admire the country's largest mosque in Casablanca and head for the beach in Essaouira.

CulturalHistoryFood & Drink, +1
Oct 21, 2019

Top things to do in Morocco

Martha Hales

Morocco is a captivating taste of the exotic with a huge amount to see and do - here's some ideas of the top things to do in Morocco! Exploring kasbahs, souks, mountain valleys and ancient medinas are all top of the list!

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Oct 18, 2019

Discover Mexico's highlights

Martha Hales

Mexico has a lot going for it whatever kind of holiday you have in mind. Cities burst with fascinating culture and colonial architecture, the food is mouth-watering, the landscapes are stunning, fantastically preserved Mayan ruins bring history to life and the beaches are to die for...

CoastWonders of the WorldHistory, +4
Oct 15, 2019

Follow in the footsteps of Ernest Hemmingway

Martha Hales

Visit Cuba and follow in the footsteps of Ernest Hemmingway, a prolific and celebrated writer whose travels spanned the globe and inspired his much loved books. Based almost exclusively in and around Havana, visiting his most loved haunts is a breeze!

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +6
HistoryFood & DrinkCultural

Superb organisation and service by Max

"The advice we got from the local company on how to structure our tour of China was really helpful and very responsive to our particular preferences and needs and the agency was happy too adapt our itinerary repeatedly as we learnt more about China"

Tony from London
Oct 8, 2019

Take your family to the Philippines

Martha Hales

With beautiful scenery, loads to do and helpful people that generally adore kids, the Philippines should definitely be on your family’s wish list. Picture island hopping adventures with beautiful beaches, fascinating creatures and plenty of family-friendly accommodation and adventures.

JanuaryFebruaryMay, +7

Georgia: Fascinating country, great trip, good organisation by the local expert.

"Earlier this year we had met Huw, joint MD, to discuss the possibility of a visit to Georgia and his ideas and enthusiasm convinced us that it would be our next destination"

Dennis from Taunton, Somerset, UK

One of the best trips

"Great holiday in South America"

Ying Dee from London
Oct 1, 2019

Take the family to Mexico

Martha Hales

Discover some of the best family destinations in Mexico which will appeal to adults and children alike. Explore the best beaches in Mexico, swim in the crystal clear waters of a cenote or learn more about the fascinating history of Chichen Itza.

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +4

Costa Rica is AMAZING

"Soledad from the local tour operator arranged my itinerary and it was flawless"

Anna from UK
Costa Rica

Enjoyable experience

Svetlana from UK

A thoroughly enjoyable trip and well organised

"We thoroughly enjoyed our trip and felt it had been organised well"

Sonia from Keston, UK
Costa Rica
Sep 21, 2019

The best things to do in Borneo

Martha Hales

Follow in the footsteps of the wonderful Dame Judi Dench and find out what it is about Borneo that makes it so special. From enormous caves deep in the jungle, to experiences with orangutans and some of the world's most spectacular snorkelling, read about our highlights of this magical island.

25 days
from £6,170 pp

Ultimate Southeast Asia

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
LuxuryHistoryHighlights, +6