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Nick Newbury

Corvatsch, St Moritz
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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...

Corfu Island
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By Nick
On: 25th April, 2011

25 Years on: The Ionian Sea Islands

  • Greece

I still love the Ionian Islands with the same passion from when I was 10...

Bora Bora
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By Nick
On: 2nd March, 2011

French Polynesia Holidays Uncovered

  • French Polynesia
  • Australasia

French Polynesia comprises of 120 islands covering 1.7 million square miles. I've visited over 30 hotels there and it's fair to say that it's a bit of a minefield to get right. This is French Polynesia holidays: uncovered...

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By Nick
On: 25th February, 2011

Okavango Delta Trips: Not all Floods are Bad News

  • Botswana
  • Africa

High rainfalls have led to a unique opportunity: due to record floods in Botswana in 2010 and early 2011, you can now canoe down the Selinda Spillway on Okavango Delta trips for the first time in a generation. Read on for more on this once in a lifetime travel opportunity...

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By Nick
On: 17th January, 2011

Doing the Engadin Ski Marathon

  • Switzerland

I've done the Engadin Ski Marathon for the last three years, and although I'm certainly not the future of British Nordic skiing, these are my tips if you're thinking of doing it…

Travel with a baby
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By Nick
On: 23rd December, 2010

Travelling With a Baby Across the Deep South - Good Idea?

  • USA

Find out what I think...A 3,000 mile trip around the Southern US in 12 days travelling with a baby (9 months old). A good idea? On paper, no. It was a stupid idea. One intensified when my wife declared she had 'misplaced' her driving licence as we boarded the plane, meaning I would be the…

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By Nick
On: 13th December, 2010

Where Does the Owner of a Tour Operator go for their Luxury Honeymoon?

  • Australia

Read to find out...

Hotel view in Mexico, Riviera Maya
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By Nick
On: 13th December, 2010

Honeymoon Tips for Husbands Planning That Special Trip

You won't get your honeymoon wrong if you...

Award
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By Nick
On: 10th October, 2010

We’ve scooped a Guardian Observer Travel Award for the fourth year on the trot!

Since its inaugural ceremony in 1986, The Guardian Observer Travel Awards have become one of the most sought after accolades in the British travel industry.

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By Nick
On: 20th July, 2010

Holidays to Sao Tome and Principe: Africa’s Second Smallest Country

  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Africa

Sao Tome and Principe might not sound familiar, but they're the centre of the earth (literally) and Africa's answer to the Galapagos Islands. Here, discover why the country - home to lush vegetation and divine eco-lodges - is the dream luxury holiday destination.