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In pictures: a journey through Morocco

On the 18th May we flew out to the exotic North African country to start our seven night Moroccan adventure with the independent travel experts Rickshaw Travel. Starting in Marrakech we tackled the terracotta mazes of the Medina, learned how to cook tagines in Lalle Fatima’s cooking school, drove through the hair-pin bends of the Atlas mountains, rode camels through the Sahara desert, explored ancient fortress towns and stayed some of the most delicately ornate Riads…

Posted on: June 2nd in Africa, Our Trips, Travel by .

The best unspoilt African safari breaks for travel snobs

From rare mountain gorilla tracking to endangered rhino spotting, African safaris are becoming an increasingly popular travel option. Here are our collective favourites offering an unspoilt authentic safari experience guaranteed to please even the most hardened travel snobs…

Posted on: June 2nd in Africa, Travel Snobs by .

Six ways to maximize your travel rewards

Travel rewards experts Greg Russell experts shows savvy travel savers how to get the most out of their “miles”credit card…

Posted on: June 2nd in Travel by .

In BIG Pictures: the colours of Myanmar

London based freelance photographer Maxine Bulloch recently travelled to the mysterious and controversial South East Asian country formally known as Burma. The decade long tourism boycott that persuaded many potential visitors to steer clear of the country has been lifted and now the country is no longer shrouded in secrecy. Here are Maxine’s highlights of time-warped, colourful Myanmar…

Posted on: May 30th in Asia by .

Where to party in the Greek Islands

With crystal clear waters, sandy beaches and unrivalled beauty, it’s no wonder that Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Renowned for its 24 hour party culture, it is a favourite amongst merrymakers around the globe…..

Posted on: May 30th in Travel by .

Travel advice: can I get travel insurance coverage with a major health condition?

If you’re thinking of heading off around the world travel insurance is an essential, but what if you have a pre-existing condition does that mean you can’t get cover? Here our travel health expert Bridget Duffy answers this often asked question…

Posted on: May 30th in Travel by .

Under-the-radar UK and Ireland summer breaks 2014

Forget beaches packed elbow-to-elbow this summer and head out to one of the UK’s lesser known spots instead. As part of the Travelodge “Get up and Go” campaign (see the video at the end of the post) we’ve chosen our collective favourite UK and Ireland under-the-radar destinations…

Posted on: May 27th in Travel, UK by .

The best destinations for stag and hen weekends

Party loving travel writer Peter Long chooses his favourite Hen and Stag weekend destinations…

Posted on: May 27th in Travel by .

Ten of the best destinations to charter a yacht

There is little to compare to the freedom of chartering your own yacht and sailing around sunny climes in turquoise waters. Chartering your own boat allows you to encounter different countries, cultures and food in one holiday without the hassle of airport check-ins and on your own terms…

Posted on: May 22nd in Travel, Travel Top 10s by .

The best USA Glamping destinations for outdoor lovers

Comfortable and camping aren’t always two words that go together but there is an alternative, glamping or ‘glamorous camping’ is a more upscale accommodation option for nature lovers. Perfect for pickier adventurists, here’s some of our favourite US based glamping breaks ranging from luxury ranches to Hobbit-inspired houses…

Posted on: May 22nd in North America by .
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