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Aug 12, 2020

More destinations to dream about

Huw Owen

We've been on the lookout for some fantastic new destinations to add to our offering. Find out which ones have made our top picks and why they are a good choice for those looking to travel again soon.

HistoryWalking & HikingCoast, +5
6 days
from £1,900 pp

Cycle through the Cotswolds - Guided

8 days
from £1,380 pp

Adventure in Crete

MayJuneJuly, +2
11 days
from £1,380 pp

Active Adventure Mainland Greece

MayJuneJuly, +2
11 days
from £2,060 pp

Classic Rajasthan

NovemberDecemberFebruary, +1
HighlightsWonders of the WorldCultural, +2
Rope Swing on beach, Costa Rica
13 days
from £1,480 pp

Highlights of Costa Rica

Costa Rica
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
Boat JourneysAdventureWildlife, +1
10 days
from £3,660 pp

Best of Patagonia and the Chilean Lake District

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +9
WildlifeCulturalHighlights, +4
7 days
from £3,690 pp

Highlights of Kamchatka

MayJuneJuly, +2
HighlightsUnique to TravelLocalOff the Beaten Path, +2
7 days
from £3,730 pp

Around the Okavango Delta

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureSafariWildlife, +1
14 days
from £3,700 pp

The Unexplored East

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +3
HistoryOff the Beaten PathWildlife, +4
13 days
from £2,790 pp

A Honeymoon in India

OctoberNovemberDecember, +3
HoneymoonClassicCultural, +2
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.

BrazilChinaLaos, +13
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
WildlifeCulturalGreat Journeys, +3
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,

GeorgiaChileChina, +3
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +6
FestivalsAdventureWildlife, +1
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
AdventureWalking & HikingWildlife, +1
17 days
from £4,350 pp

A Honeymoon in Brazil

Wonders of the WorldHighlightsHoneymoon, +1
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
21 days
from £4,460 pp

Trans-Siberian Railway Adventure

ClassicCulturalWonders of the World, +1
10 days
from £5,670 pp

Hiking Adventure in Belize

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +3
AdventureCoastHistory, +3
7 days
from £2,810 pp

Santiago, Valparaíso & Skiing Portillo mini-week

JuneJulyAugust, +1
CulturalAdventureFood & Drink, +2
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We've gathered together our top destinations around the world for active holidays. From hiking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to skiing in Kyrgyzstan, there's a trip to suit all adventure lovers and thrill-seekers!

South AfricaPanamaMorocco, +32
CoastCyclingBoat Journeys, +2
7 days
from £1,220 pp

Skiing in Morocco

AdventureCulturalOff the Beaten Path
Jul 15, 2019

Top tips for visiting Petra

Huw Owen

Petra features on many a bucket list, and for good reason - the architecture is spectacular. However, it's a sprawling site and many visitors barely scratch the surface - so how best to make the most of your visit to Petra? We spoke to our local experts in Jordan to get you these top tips.

Wonders of the WorldHistoryCultural
Jun 15, 2019

India's Golden Triangle: The highlights and hidden gems

Martha Hales

If you trace a line from Delhi via Agra and Jaipur and back to Delhi you will have drawn the Golden Triangle. Many of the stunning sights on the route are amongst India's most popular tourist hotspots... but not all. Here’s our introduction to the highlights and hidden gems of the Golden Triangle.

Off the Beaten PathHistoryWonders of the World, +3
Jun 7, 2019

The wonders of Costa Rica's wildlife

Martha Hales

You are truly in for a treat when you visit the natural paradise of Costa Rica. Discover the wonderful wildlife to be found within its borders, from fluffy anteaters to sedate sloths and colourful birds to thousands of fluttering butterflies.

Costa Rica
7 days
from £3,360 pp

The Northern Lights of Murmansk

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +3
AdventureOff the Beaten PathHighlights, +3
May 23, 2019

Our top 10 destinations for the summer holidays

Martha Hales

From the blissful beaches of Zanzibar, Cuba and Malaysia, to the epic sights of Russia and the wonderful wildlife of Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands.... discover which destinations we think are perfect for the summer holidays!

South AfricaTanzaniaMorocco, +7
JulyAugustJune, +1
13 days
from £4,590 pp

Peru & Galapagos Discovery

Galapagos IslandsPeru
DecemberJuneJanuary, +4
HighlightsGreat JourneysAdventure, +5
12 days
from £2,050 pp

Family Trip to Colombia

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +2
CoastCyclingFamily, +5
Mar 8, 2019

Celebrated women of the world

Corinne Homer

Learn about the celebrated women of the world on International Women's Day! From tyrannical queens to brave revolutionaries, each one fought against the traditions and gender biases of their time to become legendary figures in their own right.

ColombiaJapanIndia, +4
CulturalColonial EraHistory, +1
15 days
from £3,380 pp

Highlights of Sudan

HighlightsClassicCultural, +3