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By Jess
On: 1st February, 2016

The Best African Safaris in 2016

  • Laikipia
  • Kenya
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Namibia
  • Rwanda
  • Ngorongoro Crater & Northern Tanzania

Anyone with an iota of interest in wildlife will doubtless have an African safari on their travel to-do list. It is, after all, a truly once in a lifetime opportunity to see nature in its rawest and most beautiful form; never failing to impress even the most hardened travel nut.

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By Tom
On: 6th January, 2015

Our Top Ten Honeymoon Hotels

  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Capri & Ischia
  • Namibia
  • The Namib Desert
  • Greece
  • Santorini
  • USA
  • California
  • Maldives
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • The North Island
  • Oman
  • Muscat
  • Brazil
  • Rio, Buzios, Paraty & the Costa Verde

Everybody loves a list, and anyone planning a honeymoon needs this particular one in their life. After much deliberation the team at Original Travel have come up with their Top 10 Honeymoon Hotels from around the world. Editing the list down to a mere ten proved mighty difficult, and more…

Colourful sarongs on beach, Mozambique, Africa
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By Tom
On: 3rd October, 2014

Africa: a Continent in Crisis?

  • Africa
  • South Africa
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia
  • Rwanda
  • Morocco

Let's be honest, it's been something of an annus horribilis for Africa. Kenya, Mali and Algeria (and others) face ongoing security concerns and the Ebola virus has dominated headlines, while the Oscar Pistorius trial became another negative media circus, all making 2014 a year Africa would…

beach in SAFA
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By Guest blogger
On: 6th March, 2014

Our Top 3 Non-Safari African Adventures

  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Ethiopia

We say Africa, you think safari right? Wrong! A safari holiday may be the first thing to spring to mind when imagining Africa but it's not all there is to this fabulously diverse continent. As such, we've picked our top 3 places to visit for a non-safari adventure in Africa...

red flowers in Santorini
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By Guest blogger
On: 8th July, 2013

Summer Honeymoon Destinations

  • Italy
  • Namibia
  • Kenya
  • Greece
  • Mexico
  • Maldives
  • Mozambique
  • Oman
  • Botswana

There are a whole plethora of places to jet off to once you've tied the knot and here are just a few of OT's top places to escape to in the summer season...

Marrakech Market
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By Guest blogger
On: 7th February, 2013

The Best Places to Get Lost and Try Something Different

  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Morocco
  • Namibia

From remote wildernesses to hectic metropolises, often one of the greatest experiences to have whilst travelling is to lose all sense of time and direction and get thoroughly caught up in your new surroundings. Enter one of our areas of expertise - unique holidays - and some of our absolute…

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By Guest blogger
On: 30th January, 2013

Holidays for Couples in Africa

  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe

Luxury holidays in Africa aren't hard to come by - and the continent has many idyllic places to offer for those couples searching for an ultimate bespoke romantic holiday. These are Africa consultant Millie's favourite tailor made trips best suited to couples...

Dog Sledding, Swedish Lapland
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By Tom
On: 17th January, 2013

10 Best Big Short Breaks

  • Cuba
  • Jordan
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Norway
  • Russia

Way back in the mists of time, or on January 17th 2003 to be exact, Original Travel launched on an unsuspecting world with its natty new concept, the Big Short Break. The portfolio of trips were designed to provide what A A Gill called an 'espresso break' - a short, sharp hit of travel that…

Sasaab Camp, Kenya
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By Nick
On: 15th January, 2013

Africa Holidays with a View from the Tub!

  • Malawi
  • Namibia
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia

Known for its vast wilderness, Africa has some truly breathtaking views. And what better way to enjoy than from a relaxing bath?! Here are our luxury holidays in Africa with a view from the tub...

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By Rosie
On: 26th October, 2011

80 Senses: #2 - Wolwedans Dune Lodge, Private Camp, Namibia

  • Namibia

The NamibRand desert might be the dictionary definition of remote. Only Mongolia is less populated than Namibia, and this being a desert there aren't exactly hordes of people loitering around. Deep in this desolate but utterly stunning landscape lies Wolwedans Dune Lodge, a superslick place,…