The Blog

Introducing summer 2025 by Silversea

18 September 2023

We’re thrilled to announce the summer 2025 launch by one of our favourite cruise lines, Silversea. With 409 destinations in 60 countries, including 24 places it’s never visited before, Silversea take you to the soul of each region through enriching shore experiences, while treating you to your own butler and the finest dining aboard its intimate luxury ships.

Elegant Hotels Barbados are about to get even better

18 September 2023

We’ve long loved Elegant Hotels’ all-inclusive resorts in Barbados, so we’re thrilled to announced that this brilliant boutique group is getting even better with a whole array of exciting developments over the coming months, with even more taking place next year.

Experience laid-back luxury at Playa Mujeres

18 September 2023

At Playa Mujeres close to Cancun, in a fabulous location between the shimmering Caribbean Sea and a fantastic 18-hole golf course surrounded by mangroves, sand dunes, and water, the adult-only Atelier is one of our top recommendations for a dose of grown-up luxury in the sunshine.

Experience the charms of the Mekong in 2024

18 September 2023

Flowing past flourishing forests, lush green hills and the colourful stilted houses of Vietnam and Cambodia, the Mekong is one of the most atmospheric river trips you can make – and AmaWaterways is one of the best ways to make it.

Travel Counsellors visit Thailand

18 September 2023

Here at Travel Counsellors, we offer both the personal experiences of our travel consultants and their combined insider knowledge in hand-picking the very best holidays and properties for you.

9 unique festive breaks to try this Christmas

12 September 2023

As we write, Christmas is only about 100 days away. And while that might not sound too imminent, if you’re hoping to get away, it’s time to get planning! We’ve shared our top tips for Christmas breaks and holidays; from festive markets you might not have heard about to resorts combining Santa visits with sunshine.

How to spend winter in Vancouver

11 September 2023

Winter isn’t all about skiing in British Columbia, with an array of other alpine experiences easily accessible from Vancouver. And this gorgeous city – regularly voted the world’s most liveable – has a mild climate and rarely any snow.

Take the family to Dubai this half-term

11 September 2023

With its brilliant location on a stretch of the Dubai Islands waterfront, fantastic water sports facilities and two impressive beachfront pools, the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai is one of our top recommendations for those looking for an amazing family holiday in the sun that hits that sweet spot between short haul and long haul.