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Dramatic Landscape Northern Norway

By Carys
On: 6th April, 2020

Location Lust Pending: The Destinations From James Bond’s Latest Release

  • Jamaica
  • Italy
  • Puglia
  • Lofoten Islands
  • Norway

This November will see the release of the 25th Bond film and we simply cannot wait. Yes, we're excited for the soundtrack, the new gadgets, guaranteed dramatic escapes and clammy-hand-inducing bust ups, and of course we don't want to miss the final chance to see Daniel Craig as Bond, James…

Waterfalls in Iceland

By Tom
On: 6th February, 2020

Destination Inspiration for Adventure Holidays in 2020

  • Antarctica
  • Mongolia
  • Iceland
  • New Zealand

Does the idea of lying on a beach reading a book fill you with horror? If so, read on for four more adventurous alternatives to a 'fly and flop' holiday.

By Claire
On: 13th December, 2019

Bring Out Your Inner Columbus - Our Favourite Americas Adventure Cruises

  • Antarctica
  • The Peruvian Amazon
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Ecuador & the Galapagos
  • Brazil

The word 'cruise' may conjure images of tourists crammed onto vast ships, spilling out into the ports of seemingly unsuspecting Mediterranean towns in a manner similar to that of the Great Wildebeest Migration, but we'll let you in on a little secret… we love a cruise. Well, when we say…

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Susie Thorne

By Susie T
On: 21st October, 2019

Our Top Tips for Travelling Together on Sabbatical

We've already talked about the potential for anxiety when leaving everyday life and - more importantly - friends and family behind during a sabbatical, but now it's time to get practical. Whether you want to counter those fears by taking family with you, or by having friends visit, or if you…

Charlotte

By Charlotte H
On: 13th September, 2019

A Rugged Road-Trip Through Montenegro and Croatia

  • Montenegro
  • Croatia

With European travel becoming increasingly easy (meaning more destinations to tick off every year), why not put the beautifully scenic Balkans at the top of your list for your next venture with Original Travel? Mountainous, medieval and immensely stunning, Montenegro and Croatia make for the…

dog sledding

By Francesca
On: 4th February, 2019

Four Reasons Why Swedish Lapland Should be Your Next Holiday

  • Swedish Lapland

Arriving in Swedish Lapland in early January, I stepped off the plane to a "warm" -10˚C (as described by a local)… this is a land of snowy wilderness, where there are more reindeer than people, allowing travellers to immerse themselves in nature in its purest form and escape the chaos of…

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 22nd January, 2019

Adventure at Victoria Falls

  • Victoria Falls & Kafue
  • Victoria Falls

Connecting two countries, spanning a massive 5,605ft wide and falling for a dramatic 354ft, Victoria Falls is the largest curtain of water in the world. There are numerous ways to see the falls and a whole load of fantastic activities on offer on both sides of the Zambia/Zimbabwe border. So…

By Ollie
On: 11th January, 2019

The Ultimate Adventure in Antarctica

  • Antarctica

They always say that you shouldn't meet your idols. In travel terms, Antarctica has been that idol for me; ever-present at the top of my bucket list. The question was - could it live up to my extremely high expectations?

Lion Sands Chalkley Treehouse, Sabi Sands
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By Guest blogger
On: 1st November, 2018

Top Three Safari Sleepouts

  • Tanzania
  • South Africa
  • Kenya
  • Africa

With so little light pollution, stargazing in Africa is about as good as it gets. Whether you're a budding astronomer or simply spellbound by the idea of spending a night under the stars, we can arrange the perfect experience for you. The Milky Way will never look so beautiful, and the…

maasai guide
Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 17th July, 2018

My Trip to Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Area: Hiking and The Highlands

  • Tanzania
  • Ngorongoro Crater & Northern Tanzania

When you think of Tanzania and its Ngorongoro Crater, which I've just returned from, I am sure that 92% (precise, expert figure here) of those who haven't been before would not immediately associate either with the Scottish Highlands. But believe it or not, the similarities are uncanny.…