The stories below from our team include accounts of our own travel experiences, our travel tips, our recommendations, and our guides to destinations, all to inspire you for your next journey…

 

 

Family Time on Hamilton Island

As I looked out the Qantas window over the shimmering blue water and beautiful Whitsunday Islands I took a deep relaxing breath and the stress of busy life seemed to disappear.  I knew that by visiting Hamilton Island again, our family would be in for a fabulous week. Even the airport on the Island has…

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The Sanctuary of Inkaterra

The train journey to Aguas Calientes from Ollantaytambo was a highlight in itself as we wove our way through the mountains catching glimpses of the Classic Inca Trail and the folks hiking to Machu Picchu, the ancient Lost City of the Incas.  The scenery was ever changing  with spectacular views across the gorges  and snow…

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Truffle Hunting in Piedemont

We began the day in Turin and headed into the countryside – the heart of Piedemont region, known for its black & white truffles- a rare find! We entered the family run farm to meet two brothers who are third generation truffle farmers, and the hounds who were leading us on the hunt. There was…

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Tea With A Monk in Kyoto

After a few days of exploring Kyoto on the e-bikes provided by the hotel and doing a bit of Geisha spotting we thought it might be nice to see some of the countryside so we booked on another Urban Adventures tour called Forest Spirits of Bamboo and Zen. We made our journey to the outskirts…

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Cape Town: Bo Kaap

Nestled in the fold of Signal Hill lies Cape Town’s Malay quarter: Bo Kaap. Follow the cobblestoned streets past vibrantly painted colourful houses to authentic and delicious Malay cuisine. Aromatic stews, curries and soups await the taste-buds in this unique setting, dating back to the seventeenth century. We recommend a Panang Curry, followed by a…

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Autumn Events in the Big Apple

Autumn is the perfect time to enjoy a stay in the Big Apple. Gone are the summer crowds, the humidity and the blazing-hot sidewalks – replaced instead by warm days, cool nights and parklands alive with colour. Whether you’re planning a visit next month or next year, there is always something to do in New…

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Take a Walk On The Wild Side

Introducing Ruth! Ruth brings with her 20 years in the travel industry and we are delighted to have her in our team. From her personal experience Ruth knows how to put together the perfect family holiday. Be inspired as she recounts her latest adventure with her son, and see how travel can be an educational experience…

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia, long ago known as the cradle of humanity, is a country rich in ancient history, adventure and epic landscapes. It is the only African country that has never been colonised and is unlike anywhere else in Africa: it has its own calendar, script, and the oldest national Christian church in the world, the Ethiopian…

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Sri Lanka: Luxury Uncovered!

Sri Lanka blends the best elements of post-colonial luxury with a rich, vibrant culture. Its pristine beaches and jungle-clad hills also hide some of the most luxurious getaways out there, as our travel designer Chelsea discovered on her first trip to the country. And the history? Well… The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has…

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Kirk Gets A Taste Of Film!

Celebrity Cruises is passionate about bringing you the best dining experiences at sea, but they also know it takes more than great food to ensure that perfect culinary feast… Enter “A Taste Of Film”  an exciting way to enjoy the great outdoors, satisfy your love of movies, and dazzle your taste buds all at once. Delicious bites…

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