Susie Thorne

Image of Mexican Food

By Susie T
On: 8th November, 2016

Spotlight on Latin America

  • Latin America & Antarctica
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
  • Argentina

Latin America has it all, whether you're meandering through the bustling, colourful markets of the world's highest capital city, La Paz, reclining with a robust malbec in Mendoza, or soaking up the sun on the picture perfect beaches of Brazil. It's a region that has enthralled Original…

awasi patagonia

By Susie T
On: 21st October, 2016

A Room With A View

  • Chile
  • Japan
  • Oman
  • USA
  • South Africa
  • Morocco

We may have shamelessly stolen E.M. Forster's title but fear not, we're not embarking upon a literary critique of 20th Century English society (that's next week). We've instead been pondering the very best views from some simply spectacular hotel rooms across the planet… a guaranteed…


By Susie T
On: 10th October, 2016

Use it or Lose it

  • Oman
  • South Africa
  • Morocco
  • Iceland
  • Rome

It's that time of year again: the time when you realise that Christmas is just 78 short days away but you haven't actually managed to take all of your annual holiday allowance. Something must be done (hint: that's where we come in). Surveys keep coming out claiming that us Brits remain…

Big Short Break

By Susie T
On: 30th September, 2016

Find Your Travel Tribe

  • Spain
  • Bilbao, San Sebastian and Rioja
  • Oman
  • Japan
  • Peru

Which Travel Tribe do you belong to? Perhaps you're a Gastronomic Globetrotter; you crave the delectable delights of the world's best foodie destinations. Or maybe you're a Lounger Lizard, chasing the sun around the globe one deck chair at a time. Or are you a Culture Vulture, enjoying…

Swedish Lapland

By Susie T
On: 12th September, 2016

A Winter Adventure

  • Swedish Lapland

News has reached us of an opportunity so exciting that we simply couldn't keep it to ourselves. Two of our favourite hotels; Swedish Lapland's ultimate 'glamping' site, Aurora Safari Camp, and the ingenious (and slightly bonkers, which is why we love it so much) Treehotel, still have some…

By Susie T
On: 2nd September, 2016

Hot Off The Press

  • Oman
  • Madagascar
  • Seychelles
  • Mongolia

The thrill of the new. Nothing quite beats notching up a new destination or experience on the bedpost of life and, here at Original Travel, we're only too happy to help out by keeping you up to date with what's happening in the travel world. And we're in for an Autumn of new beginnings, with…

Aman Villa beach

By Susie T
On: 24th August, 2016

Our Top 5 Aman Resorts

  • Vietnam
  • Montenegro
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Greece
  • Indonesia

Two things have become apparent over the course of this Great British Summer. Number one: the aforementioned "summer" has been deeply underwhelming; one minute we're baking in glorious sunshine and the next we're ducking for cover from torrential rain. Number two: Team GB has had an absolute…

Bolivia Salt Flats

By Susie T
On: 12th August, 2016

Find Your Inner Olympian: Sit-Down Sports Around the World

  • Botswana
  • USA
  • Indonesia
  • Bolivia
  • Slovenia

The Olympics are in full swing and that means just one thing: as a nation we're collectively glued to our telly boxes. We're all suddenly experts on fencing ("excellent use of the appel there") and can't tear ourselves away from the table tennis ("did you see that slow spinny topspin?"). And…

Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech

By Susie T
On: 9th August, 2016

Our Top Six Cities Around the World

  • San Francisco
  • Marrakech
  • Cartagena
  • Seville
  • Honshu
  • Cape Town

When asked to picture their perfect holiday, many people's minds immediately hit the beach; warm white sand between the toes, sparkling azure waters and someone rather good-looking fanning you with a large palm leaf. And who are we to deny such glories? But here at Original Travel we're also…

By Susie T
On: 2nd August, 2016

Do You Suffer From FOMO?

  • India
  • Portugal
  • Chile
  • Gothenburg and the West Coast
  • Kenya

FOMO. Otherwise known as fear of missing out - a modern-day interpretation of keeping up with the Joneses, if you will. Yep, this is is how trends start, be that donning the latest fashion item, brunching at the newest hotspot or exploring the destination of the moment. And when it comes to…