Blog Posts from April, 2015

Ever Wanted To Stay On The Set Of Star Wars?

April 22nd, 2015

The recent Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens trailer showcases vast desert landscapes and rolling sand dunes of the Empty Quarter (Rub’Al Khali) in the Liwa Desert. It’s understandable why this location was chosen for filming, with its majestic, multicoloured dunes stretching as far as the eye can see against a backdrop of brilliant blue sky.

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Travel Image Of The Week: Ordinary Traveler

April 17th, 2015

There are a myriad of reasons why Mauritius is so special: the incredible natural beauty, the charming locals, the incredible cuisine and the endless palm fringed beaches. We chose this stunning image for our Travel Image Of The Week because it captures all of the above (and more). In our eyes it encapsulates the perfect holiday

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Bahamas Carnival Spirit

April 15th, 2015

Bahamas Carnival is a brand new event this year, giving you the chance to immerse yourself in the music and culture of The Bahamas. From the 7th to the 9th May 2015 concerts, cultural shows and street parades will showcase a traditional street festival known as a ‘Junkanoo’, with a host of elaborate costumes, vibrant

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Top 5 Swimming Pools With The Best Views In The World

April 15th, 2015

From a desert in Dubai to a mountain above the Caribbean Sea, there’s nothing more relaxing than relaxing in a hotel swimming pool, listening to the water lap the sides and gazing out at the view beyond. We’ve picked our top 5 hotel swimming pools that boast some of the most spectacular views in the

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Top 10 Worldwide Golf Resorts

April 14th, 2015

The Masters is over and there’s no doubt that this sport is fast becoming one of the most popular on the planet, not least because of the off-course drama that seems to be making more headlines than the sport itself in recent years! Whether you’re interested in golf or not, there’s no denying the perfectly manicured courses

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Boutique Sri Lanka

April 13th, 2015

Set in a 62 acre private working tea and rubber estate, The Estate House at Rosyth, offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of rural Sri Lanka. Escape into a bygone era, built in 1926, as a tea planter’s bungalow and at the time a 350 acre estate, it has been owned by the

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Pampering, deserts and blackout blinds: How solo female travellers define luxury

April 9th, 2015

Embark on a holiday by yourself and you’re in for an adventure. Discovering new places, having the freedom to set your own schedule without anyone challenging your decisions and being able to go straight to the destination of your choice… these all sound like the recipe for a fantastic trip. Some choose to do it

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Brilliant Barbados – Stay 7, Pay 5

April 7th, 2015

This year, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and the Barbados Tourism Authority are aiming to reduce seasonality and partner with key travel industry players, in order to provide continued growth to this stunning island paradise. Best At Travel are delighted to be a participating partner of the Brilliant Barbados campaign, which allows customers to get two nights free on

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Concierge, infinity pools and new discoveries: luxury travel for the solo male

April 2nd, 2015

Travelling solo can be an adventure like no other. The way in which you view certain attractions and locations can differ if you’re going it alone, and you may find that your needs as a traveller change. Going on holiday alone gives you total free reign over where you go and what you do. Yes,

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