News Tips and Trivia

We’re always on the lookout for topical news related to travel – particularly our variety – fun adventures! So this is the spot for our travel news and tips, a bit of fun travel trivia and updates on the many travel competitions we run.

Top 5 reasons to visit Guilin & Yangshou

  Pru Goudie has visited China a couple of times and climbed the Great Wall of China, stood face to face with a fearsome army of Terracotta Warriors and checked out the glitz and glam of vibrant Shanghai. So, this … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in August

  The eleventh part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. August is all about the charming capital of Bulgaria, the spectacular Perseids Meteor Shower in Jordan, tracking mountain gorillas in Uganda and enjoying the spectacular … Continue reading

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Extra time in…Egypt

  After spending a week or so exploring the ancient ruins and bustling souks of Egypt you may have some time to spare – from a few days to an evening, and are wondering how to make the most of … Continue reading

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Great Wall & Pandas

  No trip to China would be complete without seeing the country’s furry mascot – the Giant Panda. Lucky for you we’ve just launched a brand new tour which encompasses the highlights of China with a visit to the world-famous … Continue reading

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Stopping wildlife poachers in their tracks in Africa

  Lion, elephant and rhino – three of Africa’s majestic Big Five are all in increasing danger of extinction due to prevalence of wildlife poaching across the continent. The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) tells us this week about … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in July

  The tenth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. July is all about the glamorous coastline and offshore islands of Croatia, sunny days and balmy evenings island hopping in Greece, nesting season in Galapagos … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in June

  The ninth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. June is all about the wonderful wildlife and stunning landscapes of Namibia, the Roman ruins and sublime coastline of Turkey, the sandy beaches and azure waters of … Continue reading

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48 hours in Saint Petersburg

  Having recently returned from Russia after travelling on our 6 day Vodka Shot tour, travel writer and photographer Ngaire Ackerley tells us about her short but sweet 48 hours in St Petersburg, the City of the Tsars and Russia’s … Continue reading

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Extra time in…Borneo

  After spending a week or so exploring the sights and delights of Borneo you may have some extra time on your hands and are wondering how to make the most of your time – whether you are an active … Continue reading

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Uncover North Korea

  There’s something about North Korea – Asia’s rogue state, that has the inquisitive traveller thoroughly intrigued and keen to discover its hidden attractions of communist-style statues, historic monuments, ancient temples, halls of treasures and stunning mountain scenery.  With just a couple thousand … Continue reading

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