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Fun Foodie Facts about Mexico

September 14th, 2016

You may think you already know Mexican food. You may presume a beach resort (especially an All-Inclusive one) will be predictable and serve mediocre chilli con carne and burritos day after day or that all Mexican food is just far too spicy. But Mexican food is actually one of the most varied and most exciting

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The Autumn and Spring Equinox in Mexico

September 6th, 2016

It’s getting close to the autumn equinox when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of night and day are nearly equal. In some parts of the world, this occasion is celebrated in an amazing way. Rather than dwelling on the thought of winter approaching, you could experience a special event instead!

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The world in highlights: 26 things to do before you die

March 14th, 2016

We get it. The world’s a big place. So how can we expect one person to be able to make a choice about where to travel when the bucket list is literally endless? Well, we’ve done the hard work for you and put together a list of all the best places we would like to

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Xplaining Xcaret

January 15th, 2016

What is this place with the funny name in Mexico? The extremely popular visitor attraction of Xcaret Park is a privately owned eco-archaeological park in the Cancun, sandwiched between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. The park gets its name from the Mayan culture and means “little inlet” because it was once a small port. It

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One&Only Palmilla Now Open

May 18th, 2015

In the aftermath of Hurricane Odile, One&Only Resorts took the opportunity to rebuild its luxurious hotel, One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico, to be even more magnificent than before. We are delighted to announce that One&Only Palmilla is now open with completely renovated rooms and suites; new dining options, including the steakhouse SEARED, created in

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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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When & Where To Go in 2015?

January 5th, 2015

2015 is upon us, so now’s the time to start thinking about planning your next holiday! Exciting times ahead, but the hard part is deciding where to go…and when! We’ve put together a short round-up of some of our top destinations and recommendations of when and where to travel. Plus we have a fantastic New Year sale

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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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Halloween Festivals Around The World

October 24th, 2014

Also known as ‘Allhalloween’, ‘All Hallows’ Eve’, or ‘All Saints’ Eve’, Halloween is traditionally a day to remember the dead; with most associating this with dressing up in ghoulish costumes. It is one of the oldest festivals in the world, first thought to have signified the end of the harvest, and the beginning of winter.

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Top 5 Extraordinary Spas

October 9th, 2014

There are spas, and then there are extraordinary spas – those that tantalise with something a little bit special and out of the ordinary. Here we list our top 5 most interesting and quirky spas around the world: 1. Chocoholic’s Paradise: Boucan By Hotel Chocolat, St Lucia The luxury British chocolate company, Hotel Chocolat, has

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