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Travel Trends in 2020

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Less than two months until 2020 - we can’t believe it either. That means it’s time to get moving on your holiday planning for the coming year. To give you a bit of an overview of what's happening in travel we have compiled a list of the best travel trends in 2020 

1.Remote working

The digital-era is making it possible. Not only...

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10 best places to go in February

yala national park in sri lanka

From Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro to the white sand beaches of Zanzibar, there are plenty of places to discover on your February holiday. We have compiled a list of the ten best places to go in February and why it’s the best time to travel there.

1. South Western Sri Lanka

Confusingly Sri Lanka’s southwest and northeast coasts have different dry and...

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Why Southeast Asia is the ultimate vegan travel destination

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular backpacking destinations for adventurous and budget-friendly travellers. As well as rich cultures, otherworldly landscapes and some of the best beaches in the world, many flock to this corner of the globe for the unforgettable foodie experiences. While the thought of the Southeast Asian food scene might conjure up images of fried insects on sticks, it actually has a multitude of vegan choices, with plant-based cafes...

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Top 10 things to do in Jordan

Cities sculpted into stone valleys, architectural echoes of countless civilisations, an endless ocean of desert and host of some of the most important religious sites on the planet, Jordan is a veritable smorgasbord of cultural delights. Add to that the natural phenomena on offer and the immeasurable hospitality of its people and you may begin to question why you haven’t visited already. Here are the top ten reasons to visit this remarkable...

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8 Top experiences you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Israel

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Israel is on the bucket list for many curious explorers and travellers with a keen interest in history but a lot of people have the miss-conception that the country isn’t safe to visit, luckily we can tell you this isn’t true. In fact, travellers return from their visit to Israel telling quite the opposite story. But everything has a silver lining and it does mean that Israel is still less travelled in comparison to other up an coming destinations in the region, making now the perfect...

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Where to visit in September 

Beat the crowds, travel to Venice in September

The changing of seasons doesn’t have to be a bad thing, with September comes exciting possibilities for spend-thrift travellers, which let’s be honest, is most of us. Why not save on flights and accommodation outside high seasons so that you can splurge on gelato and local market souvenirs, or bigger ticket experiences. Did someone say hot air balloon ride? Michelin star meal? The benefits don’t stop with the savings, shoulder season also means less...

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Peru

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The countdown is on for the 2020 Inca Trail permits

If you're itching to take on the Inca Trail and visit Machu Picchu during your time in Peru, then you may have heard about the need to secure those all important permits. In this post, we'll answer your questions regarding just how it works so that you'll be prepared for your adventure of a lifetime.

1. What is an Inca Trail Permit?

For a number of years now, the Peruvian government has had to issue a yearly limited number of passes (also known as permits) due to...

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5 Top travel experiences for families with young children

It can be difficult to organise a family adventure holiday, especially when you are travelling with young children. Maybe your kids are fairly young and you want them to experience something new that’s age appropriate or you have a young child and a teenager and want both to have fun on the same holiday? A family multi activity holiday everyone in the family can enjoy may seem impossible to find. Luckily our Tailor-made Specialists are experienced and have many ideas for your next family...

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10 Best ways to save money for travelling

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We all know the feeling, a destination has been on your list for months or even years but you can’t book because you don’t have the necessary funds. It’s frustrating and you’re probably spending a lot of time day dreaming about the feeling of finally being there. If this described your current situation then it may be time for you rethink how you manage your money. Follow our simple tips on how to save money for your next vacation and you don’t need to be a millionaire to...

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10 Top tips for travelling on a budget

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Got that travel bug but you don’t have a huge budget to play with? You don’t need to abstain from your next adventure just because your purse is mostly filled with coins rather than big time bank notes. There are many ways of travelling on a budget and sticking to that budget! Here are our top tips for keeping your travel expenses on the down low.

1 Find a deal for your flight

Unfortunately there are no official rules when it comes to finding the best...

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