Excess Baggage

We’ve travelled to the ends of the earth – and back again – many times! This is a window into our collective travel experiences and the things we encounter along the way…

24 hours in Helsinki

  Whether visiting at the end of the year, wrapping up warm against the temperatures of minus four to walk the streets lined with festive Christmas lights, or in the summer and the balmy highs of 17 degrees, Helsinki is … Continue reading

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Feel Good Travel Photography Competition Finalists: Shere Khan

  For some Wednesday wanderlust, browse the finalists of our Shere Khan prize. We have some incredible trips up for grabs – visiting Peru’s Inca ruins before heading into Bolivia, taking a thrilling safari in Tanzania then relaxing on Zanzibar’s beaches, experiencing … Continue reading

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Feel Good Travel Photography Competition Finalists: Russian Revolution

  Happy Monday! To help with any beginning of the week, back to work blues, we recommend browsing the #feelgoodtravel finalists for Russian Revolution. We have already looked at the photographers fighting it out for a dream holiday to Peru, Jordan, China and … Continue reading

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Feel Good Travel Photography Competition Finalists: Journey to Angkor Wat

  To kick off the weekend, we are looking at the stunning photos submitted for their chance to win Journey to Angkor Wat. When we started this competition back in January we had no idea the fantastic standard of entries … Continue reading

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Feel Good Travel Photography Competition Finalists: Great Wall & Warriors

  Another day, another selection of incredible photographs that made it as finalists in our #feelgoodtravel photography competition. Each of these travel photographers are in the running to win a trip to China for two on our Great Wall & Warriors … Continue reading

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Top 10 things to do in Poland

  No Eastern Europe adventure is complete without a trip to the intriguing country of Poland. With the Baltic Sea edging the north of the country, exciting urban cities dotted in-between stunning untouched nature and memorials paying tribute to to the … Continue reading

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24 hours in Budapest

  Stylish, cosmopolitan, sophisticated and beautiful are all words regularly used to describe Budapest. A tale of two halves split across the Danube River, we look at how to best spend 24 hours in Hungary’s capital city. First things first – … Continue reading

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Old Towns in Eastern Europe

  We are very excited to start 2016 with the launch of group tours to Eastern Europe. To celebrate we’ve picked our favourite historic cities from our new destinations; Old Towns and historic centres dotted throughout this beautiful part of … Continue reading

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Sailing the Dalmatian Coast

  Already daydreaming about that summer holiday? With gorgeous beaches, lush national parks, idyllic offshore islands and charming towns, the Dalmatian Coast is a one of a kind destination and remarkable to explore by boat. Setting sail from Split, you can head north or south … Continue reading

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Hot air ballooning in Jaipur

  Our own Christine Fleitz recently travelled to India for the first time on our Passage to India tour through Rajasthan. Today she tells us about her experience of hot air ballooning in Jaipur – on what it was like, what to expect yourself … Continue reading

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