Blog Posts from December, 2014

Best at New Year: Celebrations around the world

December 30th, 2014

How does the UK celebrate New Year? Some people choose a sophisticated meal, others take to the bars and clubs, and some invite their whole family round for a cosy night in and fireworks in the back garden. Being the curious souls that we are here at Best at Travel though, we decided we wanted

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Google Reveals Most Searched Destinations in 2014

December 22nd, 2014

              Google has released its highly anticipated top search lists for 2014. There are of course many different categories, such as what the top search cake recipes are (number 1 is chocolate FY), or the most searched celebrity males (Pharrell Williams comes out on top). However, what we are

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Travel Image of the Week: South Africa

December 19th, 2014

For some of the most diverse landscapes on Earth, South Africa can’t be beat. From exploring forests and deserts to relaxing by the sea and hiking along the coastline, the Eastern Cape holds some serious potential for adventure and discovery. Of course, another coveted activity to embark on in this part of the world is

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Travel Talk on Twitter: Supernatural Experiences

December 17th, 2014

              This week’s #TTOT community posed one very interesting topic – supernatural travel experiences. Some people travel across the globe on the hunt for supernatural encounters, and some happen just by chance. From spooky experiences in unsuspecting hotels to quirky rituals that have been practiced since the dawn of

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Late Getaways

December 17th, 2014

              It’s never too late to getaway! 3 nights at the Waldorf Astoria in New York with Best At Travel on a room only basis from £559 per person including flights, based on January 2015 departures. 3 nights at the Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas with Best At Travel on a room only

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Image of the week: New York at Night

December 12th, 2014

New York really is the city that never sleeps, as recently discovered by travel blogger and events organiser Suzanne Jones. The Big Apple has many different sides – so whether you enjoy peaceful strolls in the park or lively nights out on the town, there’s a location to suit if you take a holiday to New

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Travel Talk on Twitter: Strange and Exotic Foods

December 11th, 2014

              There are several exciting elements to discover when visiting a new location. The weather, local life, landmarks, scenery and of course, the food. With each of these factors, we have to take the good with the bad, and sometimes the downright strange. This week, the #TTOT community discuss

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Ringo Starr To Perform In The Dominican Republic

December 10th, 2014

We are delighted to announce that Ringo Starr will be performing at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on 21 February 2015. The former member of The Beatles will perform with his All Starr band: Steve Lukather (former member of Toto), Richard Page (former lead singer and bassist of

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Palm Island, The Caribbean – Where Less Is More

December 8th, 2014

 Joanne Ellis, Best At Travel’s Caribbean Product Manger, travelled to Palm Island Resort last month. Located at the southern tip among the idyllic Grenadines’ archipelago, the resort is accessible by a short flight from Barbados to Union Island, then by boat to the resort. Her account below shows first hand how spectacular this 4*+ resort is: The view of

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First Look: What’s on in Dubai for 2015?

December 5th, 2014

              2014 was a fantastic year for Dubai, with some stunning attractions launched such as The Walk at Jumeirah Beach; a bustling waterfront promenade boasting shops,hotels, restaurants and loads of entertainment. The Arabian Waterparks; anchored just a few metres from shore with a host of trampolines, slides and climbing

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