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By Jacqui
On: 11th March, 2016

Five of our Favourite Cool Combos

  • South Africa
  • Madagascar
  • Amsterdam
  • Anguilla
  • Iceland
  • British Columbia
  • Singapore
  • Colombia
  • Chile
  • Northern Sulawesi

Question: what do the following have in common? Gin & tonic, Rodney & Del Boy, Andy Murray & Wimbledon (and while we're on the subject, strawberries & cream), bacon & eggs and finally, a nice strong wind & Donald Trump's hair. Yes, you got it; they're all cool combos,…

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By Guest blogger
On: 2nd November, 2015

Iceland & the Elements

  • Iceland

Two days into my trip around Iceland I had a very panicked text from my Mother…. I'd left my enormous thermal duvet jacket at my parents' house and she was having visions of me freezing to death on some barren iceberg. Given that it took two full days for her maternal instincts to kick in,…

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…

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By Jess
On: 2nd September, 2015

Where You've Been in 2015

  • Zambia
  • Botswana
  • Mozambique
  • Nicaragua
  • Puglia
  • Indonesia
  • Canada
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Morocco
  • Cyprus

As your travel guardian angels we often write about and share our experiences of the destinations we've been lucky enough to visit, but enough about us, let's talk about you. Let's talk about the amazing places and experiences we've organised for our lovely clients this year. We're talking…

Husky sledding
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 7th November, 2013

Top 3 Snow Adventures

  • Swedish Lapland
  • Norway
  • Iceland

For those of you looking for a completely different snow experience altogether, try one of our non-ski adventures for a truly original holiday.

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By Guest blogger
On: 14th February, 2013

10 Best Explore Holidays

  • Iceland
  • Malaysia
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • The Dolomites
  • Brazil
  • Croatia
  • Morocco
  • Spain
  • Swedish Lapland

If fly-and-flop holidays just aren't your thing, consider one of our best explore holidays. Not only do they give more structure to your time away, but new skills can be learnt and developed along the way, making them truly unique holiday experiences. Many of the active trips we offer are…

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By Tom
On: 9th December, 2011

80 Senses: #39 - Sea Air and Sulphur, Snæfellsnes Peninsula

  • Iceland
  • Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Journey to the centre of nowhere... The Snæfellsnes Peninsula, jutting into the North Atlantic, is quintessential Iceland - starkly beautiful, with dramatic coastline, moss-covered lava fields and a brooding volcano sitting at its western tip.

Reykjavik landscape
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By Tom
On: 29th July, 2011

Volcanoes, Glaciers and Whales During a Trip to Iceland

  • Iceland

Iceland is a fascinating country, albeit a little surreal...