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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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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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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When to travel to Dubai

March 30th, 2017

Planning a trip to Dubai and wondering when to travel to get the best weather and hotel rates? With fluctuating weather and a noticeable high season, there are a few things to consider when planning your holiday in Dubai – whether you want to take advantage of the summer sales or the more moderate temperatures

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24 Unique Hotels to add to your Bucket List

March 17th, 2017

Want to dine underwater, cuddle up in a luxury Patagonian yurt and enjoy the peace and quiet of the desert from the privacy of your very own pool villa? Now you can. Because we believe this year should be about making memories, we’ve thrown together the very best hotels we have where you can do just

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Al Wadi Desert Launches “Experience Concierge” Service

March 10th, 2017

As if the Al Wadi Desert, a luxurious desert hotel run by Ritz-Carlton, wasn’t already appealing enough, they have just launched a new service that will tailor each guest’s experience down to the finest detail. The “Experience Concierge” is a personalised guest service that helps guests to plan their holiday itinerary with everything from adventure

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