Blog

Nick Newbury

Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 5th March, 2013

Original Travel's Honeymoon Gift List

  • Europe
  • Indian Ocean

How do you make your honeymoon the trip of a lifetime? The answer could be simpler than you first thought. Original Travel create luxury tailor-made holidays and now offer a Honeymoon Gift List service. Once you've discussed your travel ideas and requirements with one of our travel…

Hotel Exterior
Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 28th January, 2013

The Dolomites : The San Lorenzo Lodge

  • Europe
  • Italy
  • The Dolomites

When Original Travel heard about the new luxury San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge in the Dolomites, founder Al made a beeline for it - and, in the name of research, discovered that it was the gem the region had been waiting for.

Sasaab Camp, Kenya
Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 15th January, 2013

Africa Holidays with a View from the Tub!

  • Malawi
  • Namibia
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia

Known for its vast wilderness, Africa has some truly breathtaking views. And what better way to enjoy than from a relaxing bath?! Here are our luxury holidays in Africa with a view from the tub...

An aerial of the island of Mauritius
Image of Nick Newbury

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...

mirror cube hotel room
Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 17th February, 2012

Welcome to the Treehotel

  • Sweden
  • Finland

What's the most unusual place you have ever woken up? A bathtub after a party? On the deck of a gulet bopping around in the Aegean off Turkey? In an African tent with elephants hoovering berries off the canopy roof? Well, the other morning I woke up in a UFO. Then I put on at least ten…

Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 20th December, 2011

80 Senses: #67 - The Secret Valley in Kotor Montenegro

  • Montenegro

The secret's out.

Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 14th December, 2011

80 Senses: #56 - The Great Walks

  • New Zealand

Great country, great walks.

Vancouver
Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 2nd December, 2011

The Best Way to Explore Canada

  • Canada
  • British Columbia

Tailor made holidays to Vancouver, Canada, are always a good call: the region boasts some of the most beautiful scenery you'll ever experience, and has more to offer than meets the eye...

Cliffs in the Algarve
Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 21st September, 2011

Affordable Holidays to Europe

  • Croatia
  • Europe
  • France
  • Gozo
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Spain

Letting go of the summer is never easy. While we're still left guessing whether or not an Indian Summer will make an appearance, there's a sure-fire way to guarantee a few more outings for strappy sandals and bright maxi dresses: a luxury holiday in Europe.

Children skiing
Image of Nick Newbury

By Nick
On: 12th September, 2011

Skiing with Children: Help!

  • Switzerland

Ski resorts plus children under the age of two don't mix. You'd be forgiven for thinking that this is in fact law, given the multitude of mountain activities that bar children under the age of two. But avoid the main resorts and you'll find there's plenty to amuse both adults and infants...