Dog Sledding, Swedish Lapland

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,…

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By Rosie
On: 11th May, 2011

Magnificent Namibia

  • Namibia
  • Africa

Namibia is one of my favourite places on earth, and having just returned from my fourth visit there, I feel no less blown away by the sheer beauty and magnificence of the country than I did on my first and very special trip there. It's a true once in a lifetime holiday destination - and…

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By Rosie
On: 22nd December, 2010

Flying Safari Along The Skeleton Coast

  • Namibia
  • Skeleton Coast and the Kunene River
  • Africa

A flying safari over the vast expanse of Namibia's Skeleton Coast has to be one of the best things I have ever done. For those seeking the ultimate in tailor made holidays, I urge you to consider this incredible experience...