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Saving Turtles at the Fortress Resort & Spa Sri Lanka

July 18th, 2017

Did you know that the warm Indian Ocean waters around Sri Lanka’s coastline are home to five of the world’s seven species of sea turtles – six of which are in serious danger of extinction? The southern beaches of Sri Lanka have long been a source of retreat for Green, Leatherback, Hawksbill, Loggerhead and the

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Masaai Style: Discovering Kenya’s Wildlife

July 17th, 2017

Sitting very quietly in the landrover, the lionesses primed their cubs on how to hunt; the target was a couple of young warthogs that were lazily grazing nearby. Almost with military precision, the cubs rose, crouched and then darted off in search of their prey. Unfortunately for them, due to their over-exuberance and lack of

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Happenings in Havana – Cars, Casas & Kempinski

July 10th, 2017

Some things will never change in Havana, like some of the city’s landmark hotels full of history and character such as the Nacional (favoured by the celebs back in the day) or the authentic Sevilla (basic in parts but its 9th floor restaurant boasts amazing views and the patio bar serves a mean mojito). The

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Best at Travel Tried & Tested Hotels in Thailand: Zeavola Resort Phi Phi Island

June 19th, 2017

A few steps from the powder-white sands of northern Phi Phi Don and it’s as though you’ve teleported to a jungle somewhere in South America. Leafy green trees provide shelter from the sweltering sun and friendly staff are quick to supply cool, crisp hand towels and a tasty berry-red welcome drink. Kick off your shoes

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Best at Travel Tried & Tested Hotels in Thailand: The Tubkaak Krabi

May 31st, 2017

Tucked beneath leafy green foliage, the Tubkaak Krabi Boutique Resort & Spa is a quiet barefoot luxury retreat in Krabi. Backed by the Hang Nak Mountain and leading directly onto a private stretch of beach overlooking 13 islands in the Andaman Sea, this blissful resort promises peaceful living and beautiful warm and sheltered waters. During

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Best at Travel Tried & Tested Hotels in Thailand: Kata Rocks Phuket

May 23rd, 2017

Kata Rocks’ stunning photos on our website spoke volumes of its elegance before we’d even started planning our trip to Thailand, so naturally staying here was at the very top of our list. Perched on a hilltop, Kata Rocks stands out as one of few ultra-modern hotels in the area – perfect for those who

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15 Things I Learnt from my Trip to Thailand

May 17th, 2017

The almost palpable aroma of spicy street food, a blur of colourful tuk tuks and the all en-compassing hubbub of vendors and tourists doing the song-and-dance of a typical Thai barter… Thailand is a feast for the senses. There is simply no destination quite like it. This buzzing country promises an adventure around every corner – whether

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Experience Amazing: Book your Dubai Parks & Resorts Tickets!

May 16th, 2017

Now Open! Discover the excitement of Dubai‘s new world-class theme park destination, packed with over 100 fun-filled rides and attractions for all ages.  Spread across 25 million square feet, Dubai Parks & Resorts is the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park resort with three exciting theme parks, one waterpark and an incredible themed retail and dining destination.

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From Miami to Mexico: Keeping it in the Family

April 28th, 2017

We asked Best at Travel founder, owner and MD, mother of two and international globetrotter Rita Sharma to give us the inside tips on getting the most out of your multigenerational family break. We all love to travel, but it can be a tricky balancing act. None of us have enough time to see as

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When to travel to the Maldives

April 11th, 2017

With over 1200 islands making up this idyllic archipelago, the Maldives with its year-round warm weather and beautiful beaches has long been a hotspot for UK holidaymakers. Pick an island that’s as busy or secluded as you like – with the option to recline on a private island like Robinson Crusoe should the need arise! We’ve

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