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By Guest blogger
On: 7th July, 2014

Sumatra - A Walk On The Wild Side

  • The Far East
  • Indonesia

Sumatra is one of the largest islands in Indonesia, it's 3 times the size of the UK, and unlike its neighbouring islands of Bali and Java, sees hardly any western visitors. It is also one of the most biodiverse areas on earth, known for its extraordinarily rich flora, fauna and wildlife. I…

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By Jess
On: 14th April, 2014

Challenge Accepted!

  • Botswana
  • Dalmatian Coast
  • Galapagos Archipelago
  • Tanzania
  • Rome

Who watched the London marathon at the weekend? I went along to cheer on a friend and as I stood there, chocolate bar and fizzy drink in hand, enthusiastically cheering (and consequently spilling most of said fizzy drink all over the poor man in front of me) as hundreds of super-fit (and…

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Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 6th March, 2014

Our Top 3 Non-Safari African Adventures

  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Ethiopia

We say Africa, you think safari right? Wrong! A safari holiday may be the first thing to spring to mind when imagining Africa but it's not all there is to this fabulously diverse continent. As such, we've picked our top 3 places to visit for a non-safari adventure in Africa...

People climbing Kilimanjaro
Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 26th September, 2013

A Client View: Climbing Kilimanjaro and Achieving Goals

  • Tanzania
  • Africa

Client and guest blogger Malcolm Durham shares his very honest thoughts on climbing Kilimanjaro, a once in a lifetime holiday experience - and how the skills required to achieve something so arduous can translate into everyday life...

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Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 29th January, 2013

Fitness Holidays: Need a Little Help Staying on the Wagon?

  • Europe
  • France
  • Spain

The debaucherous end to last year led many of us (our office included!) to embark on strict diets, cut all alcohol consumption, and even venture so far as to exercise. The end of January is a dangerous time for this new healthy living though…

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 25th September, 2012

Dog sledding holidays: Lapland

  • Swedish Lapland
  • Sweden

Our client Polly Hanson-Smith embarked on a once in a lifetime holiday to Swedish Lapland, so we thought we'd share her story...

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 21st March, 2012

Sports Holidays: On Your Marks

  • French Polynesia
  • Italy
  • Peru

Rumour has it that a particular sporting bandwagon is rolling into town this summer. If, like us, you missed out on tickets, take a more Original stance and indulge in your favourite disciplines some place else.

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By Nick
On: 6th September, 2011

Riding the Cresta Run from Top

  • Switzerland

What exactly is the Cresta Run? An adrenaline-charged 80mph thrill, with your face just inches above the ice, explains OT founder and ski fanatic Nick. For a once in a lifetime holiday experience, head to Switzerland for the adventure to beat all adventures...

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 10th August, 2011

Adventure Trips at your Fingertips

  • Europe
  • Morocco
  • Portugal

Are you a thrillseeking type in need of a September pick-me-up? Look no further. Luxury travel has never been so adrenaline filled...

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 15th December, 2010

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Tanzania
  • Africa

Original Travel expert Steph recently climbed Kilimanjaro. Her conclusion? It was harder than she had ever imagined it would be. Find out more about her unique and challenging holiday experience here...