By Ra
On: 4th August, 2015

Mozambique, the Escapist’s Dream

  • Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago
  • Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
  • Mozambique

Mozambique is something of an underrated gem. While it may not be the first African destination to spring to mind due to its lack of safari options at present, the coast offers some of the best beaches on the continent and is something of an escapist's dream. So why not close your eyes and…

By Eleanor
On: 12th June, 2015

The Seychelles: the Ultimate Destination for a Luxury Beach Holiday

  • Indian Ocean
  • Seychelles

Having recently visited the Seychelles on a research trip, I can definitely agree with all those beach addicts out there who say the sandy stretches in the Seychelles are among the best in the world.

Mozambique beach

By Ra
On: 30th March, 2015

Beach Holidays in Mozambique

  • Africa
  • Mozambique
  • Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago

Lesser known than its African contemporaries, Mozambique's beautiful coastline is nevertheless perfect for a luxury beach break. Think endless unspoilt beaches and a feeling of utter tranquillity; you'll often feel like the only people for miles and miles. The famous African custom of…

By Jess
On: 3rd February, 2015

Our Top Ten Best Beach Hotels

Everyone needs some beach time in their life. Fact. But where to go? The possibilities are, quite literally, endless; the pristine white sands of the Maldives, the picturesque coastlines of Europe or perhaps the laid back vibes of the Caribbean. Well, after much debate (and maybe just a…


By Katie
On: 20th November, 2013

Island hopping in Indonesia

  • Indonesia

Asia expert Rachel Bailey went island hopping in Indonesia to uncover the best bits the country has to offer, and discovered that the 18,000-island-strong archipelago really does have something for everyone. Read on to find out what makes Indonesia an ideal luxury holiday destination...

By Flora
On: 19th November, 2013

Holidays to Cyprus: Something for Everyone

  • Cyprus

Cyprus is a dreamy European summer holiday spot, with top standard luxury hotels catering for both families and couples with equal panache. Europe expert Natalie visits a selection of Original Travel favourites...

Thailand sandy beach

By Katie
On: 11th November, 2013

It's all about the Beautiful Beaches in Thailand

  • Far East
  • Thailand

You probably already know that the beaches in Thailand are some of the best in Indochina, and arguably the best in Asia. What you may not know is that Thailand's beaches all vary hugely, and as a country, it offers enormous diversity when it comes to exclusive escapes. Read on for the lowdown...

Panama city cathedral

By Guest blogger
On: 18th October, 2013

My First Trip to Panama

  • Panama

More than anywhere else in Central America, Panama symbolizes a contradictory mixture of old and new, North American and Latin American, rich and poor - making it one of the most dizzyingly exciting and diverse spots to visit. Oh, and beaches are in abundance...

By Eleanor
On: 16th October, 2013

A Visit to the Spice Islands in Tanzania

  • Tanzania
  • Zanzibar

The northern coast of Tanzania and the neighbouring Spice Islands are home to some divine beaches that should be destinations in their own right (as opposed to safari trip add-ons). Africa expert Ellie divulges her tips after a recent trip...

By Tom
On: 9th October, 2013

Exclusive Winter Sun Offers

  • Egypt
  • Italy
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand

So far so mild, but you just know that a good (c)old British winter is coming down the line, and when it does, you want to make sure you're as far from it as possible. Oh, and ideally staying somewhere with a juicy special offer. As luck would have it, here are a few of our latest, exclusive…