The Future of Travel – We’re about to get more Jet Set!

There is nothing like jumping on a plane and heading off somewhere warm and exotic, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could fly in more comfort, take faster flights to remote destinations, enjoy a spa treatment at the airport, or perhaps view our dream resorts with Google Streetview before booking that holiday of a…

Do You Entrust TripAdvisor or Your Travel Agent with Your Holiday?

When it comes to booking your dream holiday abroad, do you turn to your local or online travel agent for advice, or do you rely on the comments made by ‘real travellers’ on TripAdvisor? Well, a recent consumer study held by the Association of British Travel Agents, revealed that more than half of holidaymakers believe…

Countdown to Kilimanjaro – One Month to Go!

Where the time goes, I really do not know, but I realised today (with shock, horror and excitement) that we have just one month to go until we head on down to Tanzania and attempt the mighty mountain of Kilimanjaro! The past six weeks seem to have flown by in a blur, and while we…

Escorted Tours – Combining an Adventure Trip with a Luxury Holiday

If you would like to spend your 2013 holidays doing something a little bit different, a multi-destination escorted tour might be just the holiday you are looking for. Combing a thrill seeking adventure with a indulgent beach break, a luxury escorted tour really does offer ‘the best of both worlds’, and as you have a…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – A Dream Comes True

While I have always been relatively active and sporty, my fitness levels cannot compare to those of my Austrian born, mountain goat of a husband, who can scale a 2,500-metre mountain without breaking a sweat! Yet I have always had a dream, a ‘bucket list’ contender if you like, and that is to climb the…

What Makes a Perfect Holiday?

What makes your holiday perfect?  Is it the accommodation, the weather, the destination, the food, the people, or a combination of all five? We get to hear all about the negative points when our friends and family travel, such as delayed flights, sub-standard hotel rooms, terrible food resulting in “Spanish tummy”, and lost luggage, but…

Escorted Holidays – What is included?

Escorted holidays to exotic destinations are now more popular than ever before, and if you dream of visiting faraway lands but worry about the language barriers, travelling alone, or are simply a little nervous to venture off into the unknown, then and escorted tour may be the perfect solution for you. While escorted tours of…

The New Era of Travel

When we look at how the travel industry has evolved over the past 80 years we can be in no doubt that travel trends have changed and the world is much more accessible to us all than it was back in the 1930’s. As a child growing up in the 1970’s it was all about…