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In BIG Pictures: views of New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand is a place where the imposing natural landscapes rule and sheep outnumber the locals six to one, so it’s no wonder so many independent travellers are so drawn to this pristinely kept country. Arguably the jewel in this country’s crown is the South Island….

Posted on: April 24th in Our Trips by .

Infographic: know your travel currencies

It always pays to be savvy about your currencies before you head off on your travels! This fun Teletext Holidays infographic will help you answer all your travel currency questions…

Posted on: April 24th in Travel by .

10 reasons why the Galápagos Islands should be at the top of your bucket list

Residing around 620 miles off the coast of Ecuador, and slap-bang on the equator, this cluster of islands each has its own unique atmosphere, extraordinary landscape and unrivalled wildlife. This is a place where you can be face-to-face with more curiously fearless animals….

Posted on: April 16th in Our Trips, South America, Travel by .

Launch of a revolutionary new Travel App – ToMyCar

There are hundreds of travel apps launched every year but there’s precious few that really stand out. Enter ToMyCar, a revolutionary new car hire app developed by Europcar, the leaders in car hire services in Europe. Hiring a car when you’re travelling can be a huge hassle especially when you get off your flight bewildered and jetlagged…

Posted on: April 16th in Travel by .

12 under the radar things to do in Paris

There is something ephemeral about walking the streets of Paris, knowing that at some point in the past Hemingway, Joyce and Scott Fitzgerald too tripped along the same cobbles. Although nothing quite takes the magic of the moment away than having to queue in long lines to catch a tiny glimpse of Mona Lisa or dodging the snaking crowds of Montmarte…

Posted on: April 7th in Europe by .

Yonderbound – an exciting new way to book your accommodation

Let’s face it, booking a trip online hasn’t changed much in the last decade, the process can be a little tedious and dare we say it a little on the boring side. It can also involve quite a lot of hours of research too, from checking the best places to stay…

Posted on: April 7th in Travel by .

Competition: win a chance to see the beautiful Northern Lights

Almost on every traveller’s bucket list is seeing the Northern Lights. Famously elusive but truly spectacular, the Aurora Borealis even topped a UK survey of the most sought after travel experience in the world. Seeing the natural phenomenon gained 37% of the vote closely followed….

Posted on: April 2nd in Travel by .

Brunei – a stay in one of the world’s richest countries

I have to admit Brunei wasn’t always high on my travel list but it’s definitely a place I’ve always been curious about. Residing in South East Asia but differing vastly from its limelight stealing neighbours of Borneo’s Sarawak and Sabah, this tiny Islamic sultanate….

Posted on: March 31st in Asia, Our Trips by .

Borneo’s most beautiful natural spots

Borneo, the third-largest island in the world and the largest island of Asia has an abundance of natural wonders, from virgin jungle and intriguing rare wildlife to world class diving and one of the biggest network of caves in the world. From our trip to beautiful Sabah (one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo) here’s our favourite beautiful natural spots in Borneo…

Posted on: March 27th in Asia, Travel by .

In BIG Pictures: the hauntingly beautiful landscapes of Mongolia

The landlocked country in east-central Asia is almost its synonymous with remoteness. Bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east and west, Mongolia is a rugged, adventurous travel destination steeped in tradition, shrouded with mystery and populated with hardy nomads….

Posted on: March 24th in Asia by .
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