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By Guest blogger
On: 14th June, 2013

City Breaks to Venice: Dave's View

  • Venice
  • Italy

The sound of clicking heels on pavements in Venice was used to great unsettling effect in the 1973 horror/ghost story Don't Look Now starring Donald Sutherland and the delectable Julie Christie. Despite the efforts of that film, Venice is, for me, still an impossibly romantic place. That…

Bequia Walkway
Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 10th May, 2013

Affordable Luxury Holidays

  • Caribbean
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Europe
  • France
  • Italy
  • Senegal
  • Spain

Didn't think it was possible to do a luxury holiday in an affordable price bracket? Think again. These are our favourite exclusive holidays that don't come at eyewateringly exclusive prices...

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 28th March, 2013

Room with a View Favourites

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Australia
  • Italy
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Thailand

These are ten of our all-time favourite rooms with views that we will never tire of! How do you like your views? From sunrises over deep gorges and flat plateaus, to long drawn-out sunsets casting long shadows along the beach, often the most memorable aspects of travelling are the views.…

Hotel Exterior

By Tom
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.

By Tom
On: 13th September, 2012

Travel Guides: Expert-Led Journeys

  • Egypt
  • Italy
  • South Africa

What exactly are Expert-Led Journeys? Original Travel founder Tom explains that they're all about small groups, big experiences.

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 21st March, 2012

Sports Holidays: On Your Marks

  • French Polynesia
  • Italy
  • Peru

Rumour has it that a particular sporting bandwagon is rolling into town this summer. If, like us, you missed out on tickets, take a more Original stance and indulge in your favourite disciplines some place else.

frances

By Frances
On: 16th December, 2011

80 Senses: #60 - Salvatore Maraschio, Concierge at Hotel de Russie

  • Italy

The man who makes the impossible possible... We at Original Travel send our clients off on city breaks with a detailed dossier containing our recommendations of the best restaurants, bars, places to shops and generally all the info you could need to make for the perfect Big Short Break. We…

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 7th December, 2011

80 Senses: #32 - Turquoise Sea around the Maddalena Islands

  • Italy

The bluest water in the world.

By Tom
On: 10th October, 2011

Winter Ski Holidays

  • France
  • Italy
  • Norway

Four fab new trips for the winter of 2011-2012...The Indian Summer enjoyed by many in the UK of late is well and truly over, and we can now look forward to months of news bulletins featuring cars skidding around on icy roads and the BAA making up excuses for their usual shoddy…

Cliffs in the Algarve

By Tom
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.