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Discover the best time to go to these cold weather destinations

06 February 2024

Holidays are no longer all about beaches and bikinis - a growing number of people are heading to colder places for their getaways. So, if you’re a fan of a chillier climate, we’ve shared some of our favourite destinations by time of year, from the majestic landscapes of Norway to the mountainous kingdom of Nepal.

An all-inclusive family adventure in Thailand

06 February 2024

Make 2024 the year you take the family to Thailand. With gorgeous beaches, mesmerising temples, and exciting activities for all ages, this Southeast Asian gem is the perfect destination for your next holiday. At Travel Counsellors, we know how important it is to tailor experiences to each individual customer, so we can customise this trip so that it suits you and your family’s needs. Here’s just a taster of what you can expect on this all-inclusive itinerary.

Revel in luxury with Jumeirah's signature suites and villas

06 February 2024

Whether you dream of oceanside indulgence in Dubai, or an island escape in the Maldives, Jumeirah's iconic properties are unmatched in luxury travel. Nestled along private beaches and home to award-winning spas and fabulous dining, their suites and villas go above and beyond with personal butlers, private pools, and dazzling designer details. Here are some of the standouts to have on your wish list.

Balinese bliss at Jumeirah's clifftop sanctuary

06 February 2024

Immerse yourself in the pinnacle of luxury at Jumeirah Bali, a jewel nestled atop the majestic cliffs of Uluwatu. With its exquisitely designed villas offering direct access to a serene and untouched beach, this haven is a testament to an award-winning legacy established in 2022. As a cherished part of the esteemed Jumeirah family, renowned for their iconic Dubai resorts and esteemed properties from Oman to the Maldives, Jumeirah Bali provides an escape not just to a destination but to an experience.

An unforgettable Vietnam & Cambodia river cruise

05 February 2024

Watching the sun set at the world’s largest temple complex at Angkor Wat, receiving a Buddhist blessing in Oudong, exploring the farming island of Koh Pen Island by tuk tuk, touring vibrant Ho Chi Minh City… All these are among the cultural experiences you’ll enjoy in towns, villages, and cities across two of the most thrilling of Southeast Asian destinations on this combined land tour and cruise from APT Travelmarvel.

8 awesome things to do in China

05 February 2024

We don’t know about you, but while Chinese New Year festivities are brilliant in the UK, they also make us dream about wanting to go to China itself. A vast and hugely varied country, it has some incredible sights, whether you're a first-time visitor or a returning explorer. Join us as we reveal our top must-see destinations and unforgettable experiences in China.

A journey through the best of Singapore and Bali

05 February 2024

Our thrilling two-centre holiday in Singapore and Indonesia blends the very best of Southeast Asia: the iconic modern cityscape and heritage sites of Singapore, the trendy beach life of Seminyak, the culture of Ubud, and the dramatic cliffs of Uluwatu. Expect both natural wonders and cultural immersion over 12 spectacular nights on this holiday including direct flights from the UK to Singapore and onward flights to Bali, plus private transfers throughout.

Stay at Four Seasons Koh Samui before it’s debut on ‘The White Lotus’

31 January 2024

As the sun-kissed shores of Koh Samui prepare to host much of the next anticipated season of ‘The White Lotus’, you have the rare opportunity to experience this tropical haven before it becomes the backdrop of a global sensation. Nestled in the Gulf of Thailand, Four Seasons Koh Samui Resort is a laidback and luxurious hideaway. With sweeping views of the sea and the island's lush interior, this resort's commitment to offering an unrivalled experience is evident in its melding of traditional Thai architecture with a contemporary sense of comfort and style. 

Discover the art of relaxation in the Algarve

30 January 2024

Imagine waking up to the gentle murmur of the ocean, a symphony of waves serenading the sunrise. Perched atop the ochre cliffs of the Algarve, this sanctuary is loved for its Moorish-inspired architecture and verdant gardens that sweep down to the soft sands of the iconic Praia da Falésia below. Here, discerning travellers will find their haven—an opulent retreat that offers a blend of relaxation, adventure, and culinary excellence. Whether you seek a tranquil spa experience, sun-kissed rounds of golf, or fine dining under the stars, Pine Cliffs Resort is a mosaic of unique moments, waiting to be lived.