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Emily

By Emily
On: 9th October, 2018

Top Seven Experiences in Southeast Asia

  • Cambodia
  • Vietnam
  • Laos
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand
  • The Far East

Often synonymous with backpackers on their 'gap yahs', Southeast Asia is so much more than full moon parties and white sand beaches. This region is brimming with history, culture and delicious foodie delicacies, and we have put together a list of our number one experiences in each of our…

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By Jess
On: 16th February, 2017

The Best Destinations for a Last-Minute Holiday in 2017

  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Guatemala
  • Inland Andalucia
  • Florida Keys
  • Morocco
  • Georgia

Whoever said failure to prepare is preparation for failure clearly never experienced the thrill of being spontaneous. While it's all very commendable to plan things months and years in advance, sometimes it's just wonderfully liberating to make a snap decision. Never more so than with…

Geyser in Gullfoss, Iceland
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By Jess
On: 9th September, 2015

Where We've Been in 2015

  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Mexico
  • Seychelles
  • Slovenia
  • California
  • Mozambique
  • Portugal
  • Iceland

'Twas a crisp and icy morning on the 6th of January 2003 when Original Travel was officially brought into the world. Its mission? To make sure you have the most wonderful holiday experiences imaginable, down to the very last detail. And 12 years, 8 months, 3 days and a few hours later that…

Temple in Bagan
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By Guest blogger
On: 19th August, 2015

The Road, River and Runway to Mandalay

  • Myanmar (Burma)

They say we're often so focused on the destination that we forget about the all-important journey. And let's face it, when you're travelling to Asia in particular, not only is it a long old haul to get there, but the modes of transport when you're there are generally more interesting than…

U Bein Bridge in Manadalay in Burma at sunrise
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By Tom
On: 5th June, 2014

Best Places to Watch the Sunrise

  • Australia
  • Morocco
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Myanmar (Burma)

Seize the day! The early bird catches the worm!.. you get the picture, and if you can drag yourself from peaceful slumber, here's our top 5 places around the world to watch the sunrise.

Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 24th July, 2013

Top 5 Hotels in Europe

  • Italy
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • Myanmar (Burma)

Planning a holiday to Europe but not sure where to stay? To help with your decision, I have created this list of what I believe are the top 5 hotels in Europe... Having lived in Spain I have always been passionate about Europe and the wonders it has to offer.

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By Guest blogger
On: 14th February, 2012

Most Romantic Holiday Destinations All Year Round!

  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Finland

February is often associated with Valentine's day (cue rolling of eyes or whoops of joy), but we believe that romance can be celebrated all year round. Here are our top romantic holiday destinations to set the mood.

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By Miranda
On: 13th December, 2011

80 Senses: #47 - U Bein Bridge, Lake Inle at Sunset

  • Cambodia
  • Myanmar (Burma)

The ultimate photo opportunity. Burma is back, and Inle Lake is a very tranquil and relaxing spot after the hustle and bustle of the cities of Mandalay and Rangoon.

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By Tom
On: 1st February, 2011

New Destinations: Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now?

  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Iran
  • Zimbabwe
  • Sri Lanka

Those famous philosophers The Clash inadvertently put a modern moral dilemma in a punk nutshell - should we really travel to countries ruled by dubious regimes? Well, in some cases the answer is a categoric and resounding no (who'd want to go to France, anyway?), but for most of these…

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By Miranda
On: 13th December, 2010

Holidays to Burma: The Land of Golden Pagodas

  • Myanmar (Burma)

Ever since opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi dropped her opposition to tourism in Burma (provided people use private, non-government agencies), we've been planning a research trip, and now finally we're ready to offer what might be the best of a brilliant bunch of exclusive escapes in South…