Nothing is normal at high altitude

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….


The Seabourn experience is unlike any other form of travel. Luxurious, yet relaxed … elegant, yet casual … sumptuous, yet understated. A concept designed around an all-inclusive intimate boutique hotel, which happens to be at sea. Seabourn’s five intimate ships carry guests to the heart […]…

Torres del Paine

An alternative title might have been.. ‘Near the end of the world’. At least from the UK it is only a relatively short leap to Antarctica. From the southern end of Chile; there lies what some have described as the most beautiful national park in the world, Torres Del Paine. It is a wonderful mixture […]…

Easter Island

Four nights on Easter island. Not enough! Be prepared for delayed flights as severe cross winds can delay or cause flights to be cancelled. Give yourself enough time. I was lucky, no delays, no cancellations, just a cross wind catching the plane as we were coming in to land so we had to go around […]…


Earlier this year my sister and I attended the Destinations Travel Show at Olympia. London and we were lucky enough to win flights to Argentina! It was through the travel company Veloso and at first we thought we might not be able to use them as we still had to find the money for accommodation […]…

Mancora Beach

We had a very mixed experience at Mancora. We spent a week here on the Peruvian Coast after a gruelling week long trek through the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. One of the first things to be said about Mancora is its stunning beauty and the wide, long, sandy beach that stretches for miles. We […]…


Having tried a couple of ship’s tours and not enjoyed being herded around in a group, we had nothing planned for our cruise visit to the island of Bonaire. So we got off the ship early and decided to see what tours were on offer which were nothing to do with diving! There were about […]…

Galapagos Islands

Recently went to Galapagos with Celebrity on the boat called Xpedition. I have to say that before going I was very wary as I had a lot of trouble with Celebrity’s administration. The trip I chose was a week in Galapagos followed by time in Peru and trying to ascertain exactly what was included was […]…

Tropical Sky

Tropical Sky

You might choose to spend your days on the beach or by the pool with a book in hand, or you may wish to explore beyond the beach. There’s some fantastic experiences to be had – from climbing the famous Pitons of St Lucia or Dunn’s […]…

Titan Travel

Titan Travel

One of the UK’s leading escorted holiday companies – and have been for the past 40 years. Titan Travels award-winning tours visit almost 100 countries and every continent, with carefully planned itineraries ranging from Canadian rail journeys and small-group adventures in the Azores, to trips exclusively […]…

Swan Hellenic

Relaunched in September 2020 to proudly continue the spirit of cultural expedition cruising pioneered in the 1950s, the new Swan Hellenic builds on its British roots, with a global cultural cruising outlook aimed at providing guests with the opportunity to ‘see what others don’t’. Aboard […]…

Come feel the love on a Princess cruise. You’ll enjoy the MedallionClass experience others simply can’t, and it’s exclusively for everyone. Visit incredible destinations and be involved in the best experiences around each one of them.

Experience more with Princess and connect effortlessly with the world around you, spend time away with loved ones, take a moment for yourself, and fall in love with your holiday of a lifetime, every time.

With over 20 years of experience, Wendy Wu Tours has mastered the art of creating exceptional, fully inclusive tours which showcase the very best of each destination.

Each tour is led by a world-class guide, who will highlight the very best of their homeland, and includes authentic cultural experiences so you are not just seeing the sights, but truly immersing yourself in local life.

Say hello to ease at sea. Ambassador’s purpose is simple: they want to inspire every guest to experience authentic cruising, effortlessly and sustainably. Passionate about protecting our oceans and destinations, their ships comply with the highest industry emission standards and there is no single-use plastic on board.

On your voyage, you will receive the warmest of welcomes from the Ambassador community as you sail upon the friendliest ships afloat.

This is a global co-operative co-owned by local partners using real local experts and guides, which supports local communities, environments and wildlife. It offers travellers quirky places to stay, activity holidays and learning experiences. Not In The Guidebooks gets travellers off the beaten track into local culture with day experiences and longer, immersive adventures.

From wild wellness breaks in Wales to painting in Portugal, sustainable adventures in Mauritius to food safaris in Brazil, this is immersive, exciting travel.

Seabourn’s five intimate ships carry guests to the heart of great cities, exclusive yacht harbours and secluded coves around the world, while two new purpose-built expedition ships will combine exhilarating adventures in remote destinations with the sophisticated amenities of the world’s finest resorts at sea.

From the luxury of all suite accommodations to complimentary fine wines and spirits, and a no tipping policy, Seabourn exemplifies the definition of travelling well.