Take A Tour Round Tuscany
In the heart of Italy lies the beautiful region of Tuscany, home to a handful of cities and towns, showcasing the world’s most recognisable Renaissance art, Romanesque and Gothic architecture, and historical buildings. If you can’t decide w…
Amazing Architecture To Seek Out In Rotterdam
Located in the Netherlands, the beautiful port city of Rotterdam is a fascinating metropolis that showcases unique skyscrapers, a very impressive port, and plenty of trendy marketplaces and restaurants. Keep an eye out for the quirky archit…
5 Must-See Markets From Around the World
Markets are very important to people living in certain parts of the world. They use them like we do supermarkets, they’ll purchase their favourite foods, spices and pieces of clothing. Why not wander around some local marketplaces when visi…
Seeking Tranquillity In Singapore
If you’re planning a hectic holiday around the stunning city of Singapore, make sure you take a break from all the hustle and bustle and visit the wide selection of gardens and public parks, giving you a tranquil space to wander and enjoy t…
Giant Works Of Art From Around The World You Can’t Miss - Literally
Lovers of unique pieces of art or public artworks, listen up. We’ve gathered together some of the weirdest and wackiest, larger-than-life sculptures and statues from all around the world that we think you shouldn’t miss out when travelling …
5 Reasons to Visit… Prague
Prague is a beautiful city situated in the heart of the Czech Republic. It features many quirky museums, baroque buildings, stunning churches, cathedrals and castles. If you’re visiting this amazing metropolis - but are not sure what to do …
The Best Cruise Lines For Your Family Cruise
Are you planning a family holiday but not sure where to go or what to do? Why not look at some of the most family orientated cruise lines that’ll take you to amazing destinations and provide you with plenty of activities to do on board.
Must-See National Parks In The Canary Islands
Across all seven Canary Islands, there are four one-of-a-kind national parks that hold volcanic activity, archaeological sites and breathtaking waterfalls. You can jump on the cable car and ride up to the peak of El Teide in Tenerife or rid…
Discovering Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik is a beautiful city in the south of Croatia, overlooking the Adriatic Sea. It's one of the most famous tourist destinations in the Mediterranean. Here are a few different places in Dubrovnik we recommend you see when visiting this…
5 Of The World’s Weirdest Places To Sleep
What do you look for when you’re booking a hotel? Great location, onsite parking...an underwater world through your window? If you’re searching for something out of the ordinary, check out some of the weird and wonderful places you can slee…
Family Holidays With A Difference
Whilst there is nothing wrong with a multi-generational beach break, sometimes families are looking for something different. These destinations are ideal for children of all ages.
Chasing The Northern Lights In Northern Norway
A recent trip took us inside the Arctic Circle to Tromso where we hoped to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights. Here is the story of an epic night.
Match Your Holiday Needs To The Perfect Caribbean Island
With a whole host of requirements in mind, we’ve created a great way for you to choose which island will be the background to your holiday. These are the best Caribbean destinations for a range of different things.
What To See On ‘The Rock’ In Monaco
Situated on the French Riviera, the Principality of Monaco has a small population and land area. One particular part, known as The Rock, is home to a range of things to see and do that you definitely shouldn’t miss.
What You Can Achieve On A 5-Day Trip To Barcelona
The beautiful metropolis of Barcelona gives you the opportunity to explore the blend between Catalan traditions and the unique architecture designed by Antoni Gaudí.
These Ambitious World Attractions May Never Become A Reality
Not all building concepts make it to reality. At any one time, there are hundreds of these projects in development – waiting for investment, planning permission or someone to take a chance. So, with that in mind, here are six ambitious attr…
5 Reasons To Visit…Morocco
With food and architecture that's heavily influenced by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern culture, there are many reasons to take a trip to Morocco.
10 Guinness World Records Held By China
As a nation, China is known for going above and beyond in its attempt to be bigger, better and more extravagant than other countries. So, to celebrate the recent Chinese New Year, here are 10 Guinness World Records that it currently holds.
10 Romantic Experiences Worth Travelling For
The season of love is just around the corner and this can be the perfect time to whisk your loved one away on a last-minute break that really shows them what they mean to you.
An Interesting Insight Into Israel
Belinda Jessup took a moving trip to Israel recently. As well as getting to see some of the luxurious hotels available, she toured the cities of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Here are some of her favourite parts of the experience.
Best Winter Breaks For 2019
It’s at this time that travel companies begin to tempt you with some fantastic destinations that are perfect for a winter break. And who we be, here at TravelQuest, if we didn’t throw some of our own recommendations into the mix.
5 Things To Consider When You Visit Niagara Falls
If you are planning to visit Niagara Falls, there are a few things to consider before you dive right in. Here are some great tips that will help you make the most of your trip.
New Attractions Around The World For 2019
This is the perfect time to look ahead at some of the new attractions that will be opening their doors over the next 12 months. From theme park rides to stylish new hotels, here are just some of the things you could be looking forward to.
4 things to know before you visit Bali
In December 2018 Digital Marketing Supervisor Sarah Fisher enjoyed a 2 week stay in Bali. Read on to find out her advice for your Balinese adventure.
6 Christmas Desserts Eaten Around The World
Whilst many people in the UK will be tucking into a brandy-soaked Christmas pudding after their turkey, others around the world will be satisfying their sweet tooth in different ways. So, here are six delicious desserts they may be enjoying…
5 Things We Learnt On Our Guided Tour Of Bremen
As part of our recent trip to Bremen, we received a guided tour from the Bremen Tourist Board. During the tour, we learnt some interesting things about this Lower Saxony gem, some of which we’d like to share with you.
5 Reasons To Visit…Cuba
Major changes are happening in Cuba, especially since Raul Castro was replaced as president. Here are some great reasons to visit the Caribbean island in 2019.
Festive World Events That Aren’t Christmas Markets
From Guatemala to the Philippines, people have their local customs and festive occasions that bring people together from far and wide. Here are just a few.
What Will Air Travel Look Like In The Future?
We’re not just casting our gaze to 2019 or 2020, but five, 10 and even 50 years into the future to see how the way in which we travel may change.
A Slice Of Pisa
Our very own Karen Jones tells the story of how she turned a small idea into a fantastic trip. Here is her report from our first ever holiday with Suffolk-based food school The Cooking Experience.
5 Reasons Why Cruising Isn’t Boring
The idea that cruising is boring is a myth. There may be long periods when you are confined to the ship but, rather than being dull, these can often be the most fun times of your cruise. Here are just a few reasons why you’ll never be bored…
Why You Should Still Visit So-Called ‘Overhyped’ Attractions
During our regular read around the internet, we came across a great article on farandwide.com about the various ‘overhyped’ tourist spots you should skip during your holiday. However, we want to present the other side of the argument and te…
3 Things We Can Learn From The Norwegians
Norway is beautiful. However, a recent trip to the fjords has opened our eyes to the fact that there are many more great fantastic facets of this country that we love.
5 Reasons To Visit…Bhutan
Few tourists ever get to tread these remote lands, but after reading our top five reasons to go, you may well want to join those that do make the journey.
Crespina Capers With The Cooking Experience
Karen Jones, who works in our head office, has just returned from escorting a culinary tour in Tuscany. The group were joined by Anne and Marko from local cookery school ‘The Cooking Experience’, who were nice enough to send over some memor…
Is It Time You Visited San Marino?
Tourism in San Marino increased by a massive 31% from 2016 to 2017. Is it time you visited this small but mighty nation?
Celebrate Autumnal Delights At These Food Festivals
Whilst some people will be jetting off to admire the beautiful colours in Canada or New England, you may choose a different type of holiday this autumn. Consider some of these delicious food festivals.
5 Reasons To Visit…Peru
We continue our '5 Reasons To Visit' series by looking at the delights or Peru, home to spectacular landscapes, adventure activities and bucket list attractions.
2018’s Hottest Winter Sun Destinations
If you’re planning a winter sun holiday in 2018, here are some of the hottest destinations on offer – both in terms of temperature and popularity.
The Best River Cruise Experience On Every Continent
If you’re yet to try a river cruise, perhaps it’s time to start considering one. Here are some of our favourite experiences on waterways across the world.
4 World Events Happening In September
September is the time when a lot of exciting events are happening around the world. Here are four that you may already have in your calendar or you may want to travel to see first-hand.
5 Ways To Discover Local Food On Holiday
Whether you like fine dining, street eats or something in between, here are some great ways to discover amazing food experiences whilst abroad.
Wine Tasting And Wonderful Views
Mary Poole experienced her first river cruise recently. Having travelled through France on board Uniworld’s River Royale, she has plenty of highlights to tell us all about.
Relishing Some Time On The Rhine
Katie Rickarby spent a relaxing few days exploring the sights of the Rhine. Here is what she thought of the impressive Amadeus Silver II and the interesting cities she visited.
The Most Insane Things To Do At The Airport
For most people, the airport is not a fun place to be, but these fun things to see and do in airports around the world may just change that.
Beat The Heat With These Ice Cold Attractions
We’re here with a list of ice cold attractions that will definitely cool you down during the heatwave. And, if you can’t make it in person, just imagining yourself at any of these places will help combat those high temperatures.
Unique Summer Sports And Where To Try Them
Whether you like things extreme or slightly slower paced, we have some great options for you to consider around the world. How many of these unusual leisure activities would you be willing to give a go?
5 Reasons To Visit Iceland
Our ‘Five Reasons To Visit...’ series of articles aims to distil a country down into its highlights and give you plenty to consider when it comes to choosing your next holiday destination. Today, it’s the turn of Iceland,
6 Tips For Planning The Perfect Honeymoon
With so much else going on, it can be hard to find the opportunity to put together the holiday of a lifetime. That’s why we’re offering some helpful tips to ensure everything goes to plan.
5 Of The World’s Best Cycling Routes
Whether you take your bike with you or rent one in your destination, it is easy to plan your travels around your love for life on two-wheels and experience some of the best landscapes in the world. Here are a few cycling itineraries that sh…
5 Stunning Alternatives To The Italian Lakes
Holidays to Italian lakes such as Como, Maggiore and Garda have been very popular this year. However, it’s not just this renowned region that offers a relaxing retreat amidst beautiful surroundings.
Must-Visit Attractions In Every World Cup Country
The World Cup serves as a great way for countries to put themselves in the spotlight from a tourism point of view. So, let’s do some marketing on their part by highlighting the must-visit attraction in each of the 32 countries.
Fly And Flop To These Beautiful Balearic Beaches
Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera and even some of the smaller islands have some fantastic beaches, but here are some of the best if you are looking to relax on the coast.
5 Reasons To Visit…South Africa
Having been introduced to the Rainbow Nation by World Cup 2010, many travellers subsequently booked a holiday in cities such as Cape Town and Johannesburg. So what are some of the main reasons you should visit?
A Five-Star Interlude With Cypriot Food
Jemma White, Trainee Travel Advisor at our Woodbridge travel agents, got the chance to see some of the luxurious hotels Cyprus has to offer. Here is her report from a trip that included plenty of delicious, local food.
6 Foods To Eat On The Go In Rome
In a busy city like Rome, home to many fantastic tourist sights, sometimes you don’t have time to sit down and enjoy a meal in a restaurant. Luckily, Rome has plenty of bite-sized morsels to keep you going.
The Best Long-Haul City Breaks
There’s no reason why you have to stay in Europe to enjoy a city break. If you have a bit more time on your hands and a slightly bigger budget, there are plenty of other places that are perfect destinations.
European Cities Recreated In China
'Duplitecture' is a term coined to describe the Western-inspired towns and neighbourhoods that started springing up in China during the 90s. Many of them are replicas of towns you will know and love.
5 Places Where You Can Be In Two Countries At Once
Most people stick to one country when they go on holiday, but these five spots around the world allow you to be in two destinations at the same time.
Plan Your Romantic Retreat To These Luxurious Resorts
Whether you are looking for a romantic honeymoon or just some time alone on your own private beach break, these are some of the brands to consider when you book with us.
5 Reasons To Visit…China
This colossal country is at the forefront of the world’s economy, has significant advancements in technology and its architectural feats are on another level (literally), but what is it about China that makes so many travellers want to spen…
The Different Holiday Experiences Italy Can Offer
It’s often hard to find a destination that appeals to everybody in your group. However, with so many different experiences on offer, Italy can be the perfect compromise.
5 Destinations To Get Your Chocolate Fix Beyond Easter
There’s no reason why you should restrict your love for chocolate to Easter. Here are five great towns and cities around the world where you can indulge as much as you like.
The Best Places To See Spring In Full Bloom
Spring is a wonderful time to travel, especially if you love nature. But what are the places that can provide beautiful flowers better than anywhere else? Here are some of our favourites.
The World’s Best New Attractions For 2018
If you’re someone who seeks out new experiences while they are on holiday, then you are going to love our list of exciting new attractions around the world.
5 Tours That Take You In Search Of Specific Animals
Whilst always trying to give back to the region and protect the wildlife in any way they can, these adventures offer a unique opportunity to come face to face with some of our planet’s most magnificent creatures.
Disneyland Paris From An Adult’s Perspective
Having just returned from the ‘Happiest Place On Earth’, our content creator Chris Mayhew gives us an insight into a holiday to Disneyland Paris as an adult.
Sure-Fire Ways To Avoid Airport Stress
Whether you’re a frequent flyer or a seldom soarer and whether you enjoy flying or hate every minute of it, there’s no doubting that the airport is a stressful place. But there’s no reason why it has to be like this.
5 Reasons To Visit…Russia
Whether it’s city breaks to St Petersburg or river cruises along the Volga, Russia is a really popular destination for travellers at the moment. Here are just a few of the reasons why you might like to visit in the year it will be hosting t…
A Brief Break In Budapest
Chris Mayhew has just returned from a short trip to Budapest. Here’s what he got up to on his city break and why he would recommend this fantastic city to anyone else looking for a few days away.
5 European Cities You Don’t Have To Fly To
Whether you suffer from aviophobia (fear of flying), dislike the stress associated with catching a flight or simply enjoy a more leisurely way of travelling, journeying by train can be a great way to start your holiday.
A Dream Come True In The Galapagos
Part two of Mary's amazing South American adventure sees her journey to the Galapagos. Here is everything she got up to in this fabled bucket list destination.
A Trek That’s Totally Worth It
Mary Poole recently took her dream trip to Peru and the Galapagos islands. In part one of her blog post, she tells us all about trekking the Inca Trail, waking up in the rainforest and discovering the capital, Lima.
How Technology Will Change Your Holiday In 2018
Many experts are predicting that 2018 will be the year that new technologies make the leap into mainstream hotels in order to provide a more efficient and connected experience for travellers. Will you be using any of these?
5 Travel-Related New Year’s Resolutions For 2018
We’re only a few days into 2018 and some people will have already broken one or more of their New Year’s resolutions. However, we’ve come up with some travel-related resolutions that will help you enhance your travel experiences over the ne…
6 Christmas Characters From Around The World That Are Not Santa
Not every country looks to Father Christmas at this time of year. And even those that do often have other festive figures who either help out or play the role of the Grinch. Here are six such characters from around the world.
10 High-Flying Attractions Around The World
Tourist attractions come in many shapes and sizes. There are beautiful ones, historical ones and, in the case of those we have gathered here, vertigo-inducing ones. Here are 10 thrilling attractions from around the world that will take you …
Mexico and the Mayan Riviera
Belinda Jessop, experienced a fantastic trip to Mexico recently. As well as exploring Mexico City, she visited impressive Mayan and Aztec ruins in the area.
5 Reasons To Visit…Canada
Having just celebrated its 150th birthday, Canada is more popular than ever. Here are just a few reasons why this year-round destination should be on your list.
Colour and Chaos In India With Contiki
Poppy Brown was lucky enough to experience her first Contiki trip when she completed half the ‘Eternal India’ tour. Here are her experiences first-hand.
The Best European Ski Resorts For Every Type Of Skier
Those who love skiing will be deciding which slopes they want to tackle next & we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up the best resorts for every kind of skier.
Spending Christmas Abroad
Ever wanted to see what it would be like to spend Christmas abroad? We have some great ideas to help you enjoy a change of scenery this festive period.
Take A Deep Breath To Visit These Amazing Underwater Attractions
Whether you love to scuba dive or want to see what’s happening beneath the waves without getting wet, here are some unique underwater attractions.
5 Rail Journeys That Will Make You Want To See The World By Train
Many people like to take the train to their holiday destination; it's a relaxing & convenient way to travel. However, what if the train journey was the holiday?
A Swift Trip To The Swiss Alps
Mary Poole travelled to Switzerland recently to experience to regions of Lake Lucerne and Lake Geneva. Once she arrived, the only way was up…
5 Reasons To Visit…Croatia
Our '5 Reasons To Visit' series continues with Croatia, the country everyone's talking about at the moment.
Discovering Canada’s Wild Frontier
In August, Poppy Brown, from our Ipswich branch, took an exciting trip to Canada with Gecko Adventures. Here are some of the amazing things she got up to.
TravelQuest go to Club Med
In September 2017 the TravelQuest team headed to Club Med La Palmyre Atlantique on the stunning east coast of France to learn more about these fabulous Premium All-Inclusive resorts and what they have to offer.
The Best Places For A Winter City Break
Winter can be the best time to visit popular destinations. You avoid the large crowds, save money & see a different side to the world’s most iconic cities.
10 Oversized Attractions You Have To See To Believe
The world is full of weird & wonderful attractions that can leave us asking ‘why?’ Some can confuse, others can inspire, but all have to be seen to be believed.
10 World Cities That Have Given Us Delicious Foods
These ten foods are proudly named after a city, but how strong are their ties to these different regions?
The Best Winter Sun Destinations For 2017/18
There’s no escaping autumn is around the corner & winter will inevitably follow. However, there’s no reason to put up with the cold & rain if you don’t want to.
5 Reasons To Visit…Italy
Having never set foot in a country before, how do you know if you would enjoy it? Our ‘5 Reasons To Visit’ series is here to help - starting with Italy.
5 Reasons Why Britons Now Prefer Short Breaks Over Two-Week Holidays
A recent study by the ONS shows that we Brits are taking fewer extended holidays abroad than we were during the 1990s. But why?
9 Public Art Pieces To Peruse In Prague
Whilst there's fantastic architecture to admire, like the Charles Bridge & the Astronomical Clock, there's also a plethora of street art to enjoy in Prague.
7 Delicious Destinations For Food In Toronto
With it opening its arms to people from all over the world, it’s no surprise that there is a wide range of food experiences to enjoy in Toronto.
Exploring The Roads Of Rhodes
Mary Poole recently visited the Greek island of Rhodes on a self-catering holiday. Here’s what she got up to during her eventful trip.
5 Things To Know Before Travelling To Iceland
We wholeheartedly recommend a trip to this part of the world, but here are a few things to know before you go.
A Weekend In Wroclaw
Sales Consultant Poppy visited the Polish city of Wroclaw. She had no expectations of what it was going to be like but, having been, she highly recommends it.
4 Places To Escape The Crowds In New York City
You should absolutely see places like the Statue of Liberty & Time Square in New York, but if you want to escape the throngs after, these areas are perfect.
Begging For Murcia
Poppy Brown spent her first educational in the region of Murcia, Spain. She looked around some of the area’s best hotels & enjoyed some exciting activities.
The 5 Best Things To Do In Niagara Falls
There is plenty to do in Niagara Falls to help you enjoy fantastic views & a memorable holiday. Here are some of the best activities to add to your to-do list.
Infatuated By Italian Coastlines
Elodie Pethybridge visited the beautiful Italian region of Puglia. With stops in Lecce, Alberobello and Gallipoli, she got a great taste of what this part of the world has to offer.
4 Different US Holiday Experiences
America may be going through a tough period politically at the moment, but there are still plenty of great things about the USA. The country was visited by nearly 80 million international travellers in 2015 and remains one of the most popul…
Experience the Scenery and Wildlife of Namibia
Namibia is home to some of Africa’s most impressive landmarks and provides a home for a range of wildlife – all of which can be seen on a TravelQuest tour.
4 Reasons To Discover South Korea
As a country that includes around 3,000 islands, as well as the mainland, there is so much on offer for adventurous travellers in South Korea.
Enjoy the Warm and Vibrant Culture of Cuba
While the snow settles in the UK, more and more tourists are heading to Cuba in the hope of learning about the history and culture of this diverse nation.
Celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary In 2017
To inspire a visit during 2017, here are some of the exciting events taking place across Canada this year to mark the country's 150th anniversary.
New Year Traditions around the World
To coincide with the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, TravelQuest takes a closer look at some of the New Year traditions celebrated around the world.
3 Things To Know Before Conquering The World’s Highest Peaks
It’s safe to say that it isn’t going to be easy, but if you prepare in the right way your chances of success will increase tremendously.
The Ancient Ruins of Guatemala
The Maya culture of Mesoamerica has left a historical mark on Guatemala, with many intriguing landmarks and historical sites that will take your breath away.
4 Natural Environments To Experience With TravelQuest
From hot to cold and wet to dry, here are four different environments we can take you to on our wide range of adventure tours.
Visiting Victoria Falls
David Livingstone named the magnificent Victoria Falls in honour of Queen Victoria. Today, you can experience it for yourself with our unique tours.
5 Of The Rarest Animals On Earth And Where To See Them
One of the reasons people travel is to witness the world’s most majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Sadly, they may not be here forever.
Discover the secrets of Laos
Laos is often disregarded by those planning journeys to Far East Asia. Those that do decide to visit are rewarded with a cultural insight like no other.
Which Cape Town Experience Would You Choose?
There are many different reasons why people visit South Africa’s legislative capital. Which of these would you look forward to the most when in Cape Town?
TravelQuest Opens Ipswich Branch Following Success In Woodbridge
Having provided Woodbridge with first-class travel advice for almost 25 years, TravelQuest will be doing the same in Ipswich thanks to a brand new branch.
Experience Maori Culture in New Zealand
For over 750 years, the Maori tradition of New Zealand has flourished. It still exists today, and our tours can provide an unparalleled insight into this unique culture.
Discover Three Of Canada’s Biggest Cities
One of the most welcoming countries in the world, Canada will greet you with open arms as you discover these vibrant metropolises and their famous attractions.
Great rail journeys of Russia and the Far East
Travelling by land from Russia to China provides a window to dazzling scenery and a fascinating insight into unique cultures and unique settlements.
Intriguing Etiquette From Around The World
When travelling, it’s important to be aware of customs so as to not inadvertently offend someone. Here are some world etiquette rules you may not be aware of.
10 Things You Never Knew About The Amazon Rainforest
How much do you really know about the world’s largest tropical rainforest? Here are ten top facts to get you in the know.
Three African Mountain Ranges You Should Explore
Climbing a mountain is a great test of endurance and the chance to experience a giant sense of achievement, here are three African ranges to explore.
Highlights of Thailand
Thailand is one of the most vibrant nations on earth, and our range of tours offer the best way to experience everything there is to see, do, and taste.
The Best Beaches On Australia’s East Coast
On most of our Australia tours there will be a chance to relax by the sea, so here are some of the best beaches on Australia’s east coast.
Follow the footsteps of Levison Wood in Bhutan
Levison Wood's popular Channel 4 series "Walking the Himalayas" delivers insight into Bhutan. TravelQuest can offer a range of tours that enable you to experience this fascinating nation.
Discover The Three Great Civilisations Of Central and South America
The Mayans, Incas and Aztecs are known around the world as three of the greatest ancient civilisations. Here's how you can visit some of their famous sites.
See India through the eyes of Rudyard Kipling
Follow the story of Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 fictional novel The Jungle Book with our unique special interest tour focussing on the highlights of India.
The USA’s West Coast Wonders
West coast USA is a mixture of wild national parks, beautiful beaches and laid-back cities. But what are the must-sees for any trip in this part of America?
Experience the Caribbean with Star Clippers
Discover a traditional way to explore the world with Star Clippers. Sailing on board the five-masted Royal Clipper, you will be able to visit some of the Caribbean's most impressive locations.
Exploring Africa With Rovos Rail
From their main station in Pretoria, Rovos Rail can take you all over South Africa and beyond. Here are 3 trips that you might want to consider.
Admire Lemurs in Madagascar
The mountainous Ranomafana National Park in south-east Madagascar covers an area of 161 square miles and is home to several endangered species of lemurs.
Four Things You’ll Discover In India
India has the power to leave its mark on travellers more than any other country. Here are four things you can expect to find on your tour.
The Lost World of Venezuela
Conan Doyle's 1912 novel 'The Lost World' was based on the geographical and geological features of Venezuela. These amazing sights and unique landscape can be visited with TravelQuest.
5 Extreme Activities In New Zealand
Here are just a few examples of the adrenaline-filled activities you can do during our New Zealand tours.
Seoul’s Culinary Paradise
Seoul is home to many fabulous food markets, but one of the most impressive has to be the Gwangjang market – where you will be able to try some of the finest dishes South Korea has to offer.
Lima: South America’s Unexpected Culinary Capital?
With three restaurants on the world's top 50 list released this week, Lima has established itself as a culinary front-runner.
4 Modes Of Transport To Get You Across The Canadian Rockies
There are many forms of transport that will help you make the most of your Rockies adventure, but here are just a few.
A Guide to Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is renowned for being one of the most vibrant, artistic and relaxed cities on earth. Whether you want to explore or simply relax on one of the many gorgeous beaches, you can do it all in this amazing city.
5 Highlights Of Our ‘Best Of China’ Tour
With so much to see, it can be difficult to know what to include in your trip to China. However, our 'Best of China' tour is the perfect solution.
Encounters with the Gorillas of Rwanda
The silverback mountain gorillas are a critically endangered species. One place you can view them up close is in the Parc National des Volcans of Rwanda.
3 Important Wildlife Areas In Botswana
This is one of the best places to enjoy a game drive in the whole of Africa and our Botswana safaris are a great choice for anyone hoping to see the ‘big five’ animals.
3 Things Panama Should Be Famous For
Whilst the canal is a fantastic feat of engineering and should definitely be seen, here are some other great places to see in Panama.
Three Reasons to visit Greenland
Home to an abundance of wildlife, glaciers and cultural villages, a journey to the largest non-continental island is an adventure you will never forget.
4 Must-See World Festivals
Festivals are a great way to learn about the culture and traditions of a foreign destination, so here are 4 must-see world events.
Four Rare Bird Species to look out for in the Seychelles
Deep within the Vallee de Mai nature reserve on the Seychelles island of Praslin, you will be able to explore an inviting habitat for many exotic birds.
5 Highlights Of Our Discover Australia Tour
The Discover Australia tour is great for travellers who want to see the best of this vast country. In this blog post, we look a bit closer at some of the main highlights.
Costa Rica’s Monteverde Natural Paradise
Labelled as one of Costa Rica’s Seven Wonders, this mesmerising cloud forest is renowned for its incredible biodiversity.
The Nature and History of Kyoto
Kyoto is home to a wealth of culture and beautiful gardens. Within this stunning melting pot of culture, you will have the opportunity to explore 2,000 temples and shrines, as well as 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Celebrating 90 Years Of The World’s Most Iconic Highway
With Route 66 celebrating its 90th birthday in 2016, we look at some of the weird and wonderful attractions to be found in each state it travels through.
The Natural Wonders of New Zealand
From towering volcanos to the depths of breathtaking fjords, New Zealand has so much to offer for those who love to explore the outdoors.
A Guide to Completing the Inca Trail
Over the course of 26 miles, the Inca Trail will see you pass through tunnels and former settlements, before climbing to an ascent of 4,200 metres above sea level.
Three Breathtaking Sights of Patagonia
Patagonia is home to a diverse range of landscapes, meaning that it can offer a variety of fantastic sights in one area. Our tours will take you to parts of Chile and Argentina.
Witness the Unique Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands
In 1835, the Galapagos Islands provided Charles Darwin with the inspiration for his Theory of Natural Selection and, in 1959, they were declared a national park.
The Story of Easter Island’s Moai Statues
The biggest mystery of Easter Island is the giant stone heads, which feature across the island. These almost 900 structures, otherwise known as the Rapa Nui, all appear to be looking into the sky with blank expressions.
Witness Jaguars in Brazil’s Beautiful Pantanal Region
The Pantanal region of Brazil is home to one of the largest and most diverse freshwater wetland ecosystems on earth.
The Amazing Flora of the Amazon Rainforest
The Amazon Rainforest is teeming with flora and fauna. Thousands of different species are locked in an intricate ecosystem which allows both sides to thrive within these often harsh and mysterious landscapes.
Five Fascinating Niagara Falls Facts
Not just a king in the world of waterfalls, Niagara Falls is one of the world’s most popular attractions of any kind. Tourists come from far and wide to witness its immense power and there is a range of different ways to get a great view.
How Much Juneau about Things to do in Alaska’s Capital
As well as vast open spaces and stunning national parks, Alaska is also home to some of the largest cities in the US.
Touring Cuba by Bicycle
Cuba is the largest of the Caribbean islands, measuring a total of 40,852sq miles. It is a country of contrasts, with many cultural, historic and natural surprises to explore.
Three Underwater Adventures in Western Australia
The Western Australian coastline is positively teaming with underwater life in the form of fish, mammals and spectacular coral reefs. The Ningaloo Coast is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Admire Fantastic Gardens in Victoria
As well as being home to the fantastic city of Melbourne, the Australian state of Victoria offers a picturesque setting of beautiful mansions and stunning gardens that will take your breath away.
The Sights and Sounds of Freycinet National Park
As Tasmania’s oldest national park, Freycinet is home to an abundance of natural beauty. It is named after the French navigator Louis de Freycinet, who was the first person to produce a map showing the detailed coastline of Australia.
Great Grapes to Sample in South Australia
Although many people see Australia as simply being hot, there are many different climates throughout the country. This has paved the way for a number of distinct wine-growing regions that are celebrated across the world.
Five Ways to Explore the Great Barrier Reef
Situated off the coast of northern Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef is the number one reason why tourists flock to this part of Australia. Visible from space, it is the largest living structure on Earth.
Three Free Things to do in Sydney
Sydney is one of the most easily recognisable cities in the world. All you need to do is show someone an image of the iconic opera house or Harbour Bridge and they instantly know where in the world it is.
Three Aboriginal Rock Art Sites to visit in Northern Territory
Northern Territory in Australia is home to Kakadu National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a protected area and is looked after by the aboriginal tribes that are thought to have lived here for 40,000 years.
Discover Angkor
The UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat is home to many must-visit temples and landmarks of considerable significance. The temples here represent a bygone era of the Khmer empire, which once ruled over most of Southeast Asia.
Experience the Purnululu National Park
There are many surprises to be found in the Purnululu National Park including ancient, steep-sided mountain ranges; sandstone and limestone gorges; and grasslands occupied by cattle ranches.
Don’t Leave Nepal without Tasting these Dishes
As well as having a focus on home-grown produce, Nepal takes inspiration from the nations that surround it to create dishes that are bursting with flavour and cultural history.
What Caused the Temples of Bagan to Fall into Ruin?
Between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 temples, monasteries, pagodas and stupas were built by the affluent rulers and citizens of Bagan, resulting in the city becoming the capital and economic centre of Burma.
The Exotic Wildlife of Indonesia
As well as the volcanoes that helped define its landscape, the island nation of Indonesia is famous for the exotic wildlife that lives throughout the country.
The Great Wall without the Great Number of Tourists
The Great Wall of China stretches for more than 5,000 miles across northern parts of China, from Dangong in Liaoning province to Lop Nur in the western autonomous region of Xinjiang.
A Year in the Life of a King Penguin
South Georgia is home to one of the largest king penguin colonies on earth. More than 100,000 pairs return here every year to lay their eggs and rear their young, creating an amazing spectacle for visitors.
Five of the Best Locations to Experience Antarctic Wildlife
Sailing south of the southern tips of Argentina and Chile will take you to the Antarctic Peninsula, home to a harsh polar climate that provides ideal conditions for a truly unique ecosystem.
The Different Routes To Kilimanjaro’s Summit
There are nine routes up the side of Africa’s highest peak; eight of which offer different ways of reaching the top, whilst the final one, mercifully, provides a path back down to ground level.
Five Unique Experiences On South Africa’s Garden Route
South Africa is a beautiful country, whichever way you look at it, but it may have just saved its most stunning sights for its southern coastline.
Researching A Cypriot Ceremony
Belinda Jessup went to see some of the most luxurious wedding venues in Cyprus. Here is what she thought of each of them.
4 Wonderful Wildlife Experiences On Our Gorillas and Masai Mara Tour
Let’s take a closer look at some of the activities you’ll get the chance to take part in on our Gorillas and Masai Mara tour.
4 Highlights Of A Passage Through The Rockies
This exciting trip is entitled ‘Passage Through the Rockies’ and has many different highlights. Here are just a few to whet your appetite for adventure.
A Look At Dubai’s Deluxe Hotels
Belinda Jessup travelled to Dubai for a look around some of the best hotels. Here are her recommendations for anyone looking to visit.
Explore The Unexplored On The Galapagos Islands
As one of the last remaining places untouched by humans, the Galapagos Islands offer a unique travel experience.
5 Alternative Things To Do In New York’s Five Boroughs
The major attractions of New York City are well-documented, so here we offer some alternatives in all five boroughs of the Big Apple.
Riding Camels In The Red Sea Region
Belinda Jessup took a trip to the Red Sea. Here are the highlights from what was a fantastic trip, detailing some recommendations for fellow travellers.
A Moment In Morocco
Louise Westgate took a short break to Morocco. Here is a summary of what she got up to; complete with the highlights of this short but sweet trip.
Memories From La Manga
Belinda Jessup spent two days at the beautiful La Manga Club Resort in Murcia, Spain. Read what she thought of this wonderful resort in her own words.
Camels And Coliseums In Tunisia
Belinda Jessup, who works at our Woodbridge travel agents, took a short trip to Tunisia. Here are the highlights from her travels… Destination: Tunisia Operator/Host: Cyplon Accommodation(Hotel names/Ship name):Movenpick Hotel Sousse – 2 ni…
Discover China With TravelQuest
As well as our European city breaks, Christmas markets, ski holidays and beer festival trips, we can also offer a range of tours throughout China.
All-inclusive Dubai
Louise Westgate spent a week soaking up the sun in Dubai. Here are her memories from what was a wonderful trip.
A Real African Adventure
Hannah Jones works at our travel agents in Woodbridge and recently got to spend nine nights in South Africa. Here are the highlights from a trip that combined a stay in Cape Town with a visit to the Hluhluwe game Reserve. Destination: South…