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A restaurant on the coast of Uruguay
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By Guest blogger
On: 16th August, 2013

Luxury holidays in Uruguay: challenging its underdog status!

  • Uruguay

A question our Latin American expert Sas gets asked time and time again: 'Why go on holiday in Uruguay; doesn't Argentina have it all?'

Turks and Caicos islands beach
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By Nick
On: 4th April, 2013

Waterside Holidays: You'll never have to leave the beach...

  • Belize
  • Cambodia
  • Egypt
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mozambique
  • New Zealand

From sophisticated Scandinavian design hotels floating in the sea, to barefoot luxury beach-side villas on laidback islands, we know the world's finest luxury waterside holidays...

beach in the maldives
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By Guest blogger
On: 21st February, 2013

Relaxing Holidays: Fly and Flop

  • Anguilla
  • Cyprus
  • Egypt
  • French Polynesia
  • Greece
  • Maldives
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand

If day-to-day life is a whirlwind of chaos, long hours at work and too little sleep, you'd be forgiven for wanting to do absolutely nothing when on holiday.

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By Tom
On: 17th January, 2013

Best Beaches in the World

  • Cambodia
  • Greece
  • Madagascar
  • Mozambique
  • Philippines
  • Seychelles
  • UK

The world has countless breathtaking beaches, but which one should definitely not be missed? Here is our selection of the best beaches in the world, ranging from the UK to Australia.

Anguilla Island Beach
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By Tom
On: 8th January, 2013

Tailor made Caribbean Holidays: A Bespoke Getaway for Anna Wintour

  • Anguilla
  • Caribbean

The Editor-at-Large of American Vogue would be the first to know that the Caribbean is very much back in fashion. Gone is much of the chintzy hotel d├ęcor of old, to be replaced by a new clutch of seriously slick hotels offering service to rival that in other luxury destinations, while those…

Maldives beach
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By Rosie
On: 8th January, 2013

Maldives Luxury Resorts: Escapism for Sarah Lund

  • Maldives

Poor old Sarah Lund; she needs a break after all that sleuthsome crime solving. Copenhagen in winter looks even more depressing than London, so I think one of our Maldives luxury resorts would provide the ultimate setting for Sarah to really get away from it all.

Anguilla Island Beach
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By Isabel
On: 2nd January, 2013

Beautiful Anguilla: An Unknown Paradise

  • Anguilla
  • Caribbean

Having recently returned from a trip island hopping in the Caribbean, Original Travel expert Issy revisited the delightful island of Anguilla. She was no less impressed by the exclusive holiday island the second time round...

Caribbean
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By Isabel
On: 22nd November, 2012

Caribbean Island Hopping: Nine Islands in One Trip!

  • Anguilla
  • Caribbean

Dreaming of a luxury getaway to the Caribbean? Consultant Issy is just back from a research trip: a mere nine islands visited, 18 flights taken, 19 luxury hotels seen and stayed in, and an unquantifiable list of reasons why you should make it your next holiday destination...

An aerial of the island of Mauritius
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By Nick
On: 22nd November, 2012

Amazing Things to do in Mauritius

  • Mauritius

The mere mention of Mauritius conjures up images of beautiful beaches punctuated with palm trees and gorgeous clear sea water. Nice, but if you're looking for something a little different to do on holiday, check out the following ideas for alternative ways to while away the time in Mauritius...

Kenyan Dhow
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By Guest blogger
On: 17th October, 2012

Lovely Lamu

  • Kenya

Lamu, on the Kenyan coast, is a little like stepping back in time. Africa expert Millie took a trip and found it to be as relaxed and friendly as ever.