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Life might be about the journey but a good road trip needs a great destination. In our fast-paced, texting-at-the-breakfast table world that we live in, sometimes we need to re-connect with our friends and family. Unlike a typical beach vacation, a great road trip will leave people with more than a tan. It will leave you with memories. These are…

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Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort, Bali

If you’re looking for a cool luxury place to stay in Bali, you’ll be hard pressed to find better than Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort, a spectacular, gravity defying hotel with private pool villas perched on the misted terraces of the Ayung River gorge in Bali. 38 private pool villas and suites are located in the steep rice terraces of Ubud, known…

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Whether they’re on your doorstep or half a world away, national parks, game reserves and protected marine environments are some of the planet’s most precious resources. Taking a solo trip to visit them or using the experience as a way to introduce your kids to the creatures we share our home with can be incredibly eye-opening and meaningful. Here we…

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 As scenic places go, New Zealand’s has epic scenery in abundance! Lord of the Rings was filmed here and The Hobbit for this very reason. New Zealand has spectacularly diverse and beautiful landscape with vast mountain ranges, steaming volcanoes, stunning coastlines, deeply indented fiords and lush rainforests. Comparable in size or shape to Great Britain, Colorado or Japan, New Zealand…

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Everyone has a list of things they’d like to do during their brief time on this mortal coil. Irrespective of whether or not you have a formal bucket list, you can probably name a fair few things you’d rather experience along the way. Contrary to popular belief, enjoying amazing and potentially life-changing experiences isn’t something that has to cease due…

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It’s probably fair to say that the Northern Lights are the single most spectacular show put on by mother nature, anywhere in the world. More formally known as the Aurora, catching glimpse of the Northern Lights for the very first time can be a truly life-changing experience. It’s the kind of celestial light show that has the power to reduce…

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A cruise offers an exciting and unique way to visit some of the world’s most compelling destinations. With excellent dining, activities and entertainment on board, not to mention the thrill of docking in a new port every other day, it’s an experience like no other. However, with such a wide variety of places to visit – from the historic and…

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The best train tours include winter wonderlands, autumn colours, summer holidays, interesting events, iconic train journeys and winter sun destinations. Here are Great Rail Journeys top picks for each month: 1. January – China Visit the fascinating Japanese event with the Harbin Ice Festival tour. 13 days on this spell binding tour starts from £3,395 per person. Guests will discover…

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Planning a trip to Las Vegas has to be on just about everyone’s bucket list. You know that it’s probably going to be more than a little crazy. You know that it’s going to be bizarre in the extreme. Yet there’s no place like it anywhere else. Something about Vegas is magical in a wonderful and tacky way. Then again,…

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