TD active Holidays

TD active Holidays are small group adventure holidays full of unique activities specifically designed to suit your quest for exploration. TD active Holidays are filled with action-packed experiences, fun and amazing activities – all shared with a like-minded group of people. Holidays range from a range […]…

Travel Department

Travel Department is Europe’s leading escorted tour and guided group holiday provider with nearly 30 years of experience in crafting beautifully curated, inspirational itineraries to worldwide destinations, all accompanied by expert local guides. Travel Department’s escorted holidays typically include flights, accommodation, transfers and guided tours. Travel […]…

Home in the heart of Bangkok

Asia hotel is in the heart of Bangkok. Minutes from all the malls and the fabulous Jim Thompson house. The breakfast is worth getting out of bed for. The hotel has chandeliers and touches of art deco to add that glitter of opulence….

Regent Holidays

Since 1970, Regent has been pioneering off-the-beaten-track adventures to the world’s most unique and fascinating places. From gazing at the northern lights to exploring the Silk Road, every experience is unlike any other. Led by a team of highly knowledgeable and passionate Travel Specialists, Regent are […]…

Norwegian Cruise Line

Imagine cruising just the way you want it: with no timetable to follow but your own. That is what Norwegian’s Freestyle Cruising provides for all our ships and itineraries. Indulge your taste buds at one of our wide-ranging dining options, or perhaps you would prefer a […]…

Nothing is normal at high altitude

“Help me, Doc! He’s stopped breathing!” The climber had struggled from the two-man tent immediately beside my own and was smacking his hand on my flysheet to ensure I was awake. It was Everest North Face, Advanced Base Camp, 2 a.m., and the climber’s tent partner was apparently in trouble. As the expedition doctor, I […]…

Island holidays for all – The Maldives

As travel restrictions started to ease last year, the team at Silver Travel Advisor went in search of winter sun, and by coincidence three of us ended up in the Maldives. So we put our ‘Tried. Travelled. Trusted.’ ethos to good use and here we share our thoughts on the idyllic islands of the Maldives […]…

Beautiful Beaches

We asked the team to tell us about their favourite beaches, remote or easily reached: from Scotland to Australia, Portugal to Thailand, you are bound to be inspired. Your next holiday awaits! Julia’s Beach, Algarve, Portugal – Lynn Scrivener The Algarve is fringed with fabulous beaches but when you holiday with a local you get […]…

Never forget clean water

“Fifty-three!” I could not believe it. I knew it was hot. After all it was Oman’s Wahiba Sands, and I was on a camel. I had never seen my outdoor watch read 53° Celsius before, but even I could read the number. “Is that a problem?” Mohammed replied, unperturbed. He was on another camel beside […]…

Avoiding Avalanches

I looked upwards towards the mountain’s North Col and saw the massive fissure in the snow created by the avalanche that had hit us moments earlier. Around me, Advance Base Camp was chaos, with a good friend dead and others severely injured. As a medic my troubles had only just begun. It was to take […]…

Bhutan: 800 Million Trees, Progress and Tradition

As leaders struggle to control climate change, Solange Hando looks up to Bhutan, the land of Gross National Happiness and the world’s only carbon negative country. GNH was the dream of Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the 4th King (just 17 at the time), a goal firmly enshrined in the Constitution when he set up democracy in […]…