I’ve always been incredibly impressed with Costa Rica’s sustainable tourism credentials, being one of the few countries where tourism has positively benefited the natural environment. It now has far more forest than it did in the 1970’s, which is quite an achievement! The country has astutely identified it’s extraordinary nature as its key resource, around a quarter of the country is protected land left to nature and an estimated 5% of the world’s biodiversity is found here.
Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure of organising some fantastic holidays to celebrate a “milestone birthday” – what better way to celebrate a 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th or 90th than to gather the family together, share some amazing experiences and spend some “quality” time together – that’s what life’s all about isn’t it?
As summer approaches, we’re putting a spotlight on Italy, a country that is well known and dearly loved by both of us. Each region of Italy has distinct differences, but wherever you go there are certain constants that make Italy an ever popular holiday destination. To me these constants are the combination of beautiful scenery, rich history, unrivalled art, gracious hospitality and of course, the food.
Whether it’s Brexit or the gloomy weather, if you’ve not booked a trip away yet we thought you might be interested to see what’s available for travel before the 29th March! We’ve sourced some special pre-Brexit offers and other ideas for you to consider… The Caribbean Carlisle Bay: Antigua This gem of a hotel is set on one of Antigua’s […]
As the nights draw in, thoughts for many of us turn to trips away. Everyone has a different idea of their perfect Winter getaway, so we’ve highlighted some ideas for a variety of holiday types. We have short break ideas for those who can’t face the prospect of flying long haul – or even at all. […]
For many families, the main objective for a winter holiday is to escape the miserable weather and have some quality family time away from the humdrum of the daily grind. In our experience, happy children equates to happy parents – so you want somewhere where they can run around and “be children”, whilst of course […]
Despite the somewhat unsettled weather here in the UK of late, Summer is just around the corner (we hope!) If you’ve not made any plans yet, fear not as we have compiled a selection of ideas to help you with the all-important holiday selection. Please feel free to get in touch any time to discuss. Where […]
Part of our specialist skill is working with our local contacts to sweep you away from the crowds and experience extraordinary destinations a little differently. Why not swap your typical safari land-cruiser for a mountain bike, taking you even closer to the flora and fauna of the bush as you explore Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park? Or take a nature […]
As we plan for the year ahead, we thought we would offer our top recommendations for some specific “traveller types” – The Last Minute Sunseeker, The Amateur Explorer, The Food and Drink Aficionado, The Epic Weekender and The Nature Lover. Which one are you? THE LAST MINUTE SUNSEEKER The Caribbean Over the last month we’ve […]
As Christmas rapidly approaches, your thoughts may turn to the New Year ahead. Why not make it a resolution to travel somewhere new? Far-flung destinations are more accessible than ever before, so 2018 is set to be an auspicious year for adventuring. Whether you’re craving a laid-back beach getaway or a shot of adrenaline delivered in […]