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Trailfinders' Suman explains how she rekindled her love for travel in her 50's...
Trailfinders' Suman explains how she rekindled her love for travel in her 50's...
Indochina encompasses an evocative blend of old and new, where the magic of the ancient east collides with a thriving modern society. This exciting region offers something for everyone, from emerald hued rice terraces and misty mountains to majestic temples and bustling markets. Below is a snapshot of some of our favourite experiences in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos - so get exploring!
Mention the Algarve and relaxing images of sun, sea, and sand usually come to mind. So, over a long weekend, how did I find myself hiking spectacular cliff tops with only my two fellow travellers and near-empty beaches for company?
Dwarfed by the mighty powerhouses of China to the north and India to the south, these enchanting mountain kingdoms pack a serious punch for their size. Boasting snow-capped peaks, stunning natural landscapes, incredibly welcoming people and some world famous sights, there's plenty to impress even the most well travelled amongst us. Here's our pick of our favourite places to go.
A sensory exploration of Argentina; from the winelands, to a working farm, the nation's capital and one of the 7 natural wonders of the world.
Boasting spectacular scenery, fascinating historical ruins and captivating wildlife viewing, Peru really does have it all. Peru is a bucket list destination for so many people and while some of these experiences are sure to be on your radar already, some may need to be added to your list!
Sitting at the crossroads of the ancient world, the desert kingdom of Jordan is blessed with remarkable natural and man-made wonders. A country of great contrasts, Jordan boasts incredible ruined cities, majestic old forts, beautiful vast landscapes and spectacular coral reefs. It truly has something to offer for everybody. Here are a few 'must dos' to get your bucket list started.
Cycling allows you to immerse yourself in a country allowing you to see vast areas in just a few hours. You can stop when you want, where you want, speak to the locals in a way that isn’t possible in the closed off bubble of a car and even eat & drink what you want without feeling too guilty!
After sadly having to cancel or postpone trips this year due to the global pandemic, many of you will now be planning where to travel in 2021 instead. Looking for that all-encompassing holiday that ticks all the boxes? Realise all your holiday desires in one compact country.
Looking for that perfect castaway experience…with a few more frills? Take your pick from two of the world’s ultimate island getaways.
For authentic travel experiences and indelible memories there's nowhere quite like India. But with a country almost the size of a continent, it can be quite hard to know where to start with your plans. Here's our pick of the best experiences to consider.
For many people, this ultimate bucket list destination can seem like a far-off dream. Here's proof it doesn't have to be.
Budapest is well known as being one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Beyond the beauty and architecture there are many other reasons to visit this truly fascinating city, and the emerging food scene is one of them!
The idea to visit Lake Como came, like many others, through chatting with other travel-minded people. A good friend of mine told me about this amazing little town he had been to on Lake Como called Varenna. Quiet enough to escape the crowds, but connected enough so not to be too isolated. It was amazingly picturesque.
If you're looking for somewhere special to stop and recharge on your Western Canada fly drive, Echo Valley Ranch is the place.
Feel the sand between your toes, see the crystal blue sea, and guess what? It's all right on your doorstep!
Madrid is a city with so much to offer. A perfect place for history and architecture lovers, foodies, or markets and street art fans. Vibrant streets full of history and contrast, museums, bars, markets and plenty of tapas can be found all over the city. The capital of Spain will keep you busy for a few days enjoying the culture, history and food.
When you think of Morocco, what comes to mind? Bustling medinas, colourful spice souks, quaint riads and ancient palaces. But there is so much more to discover when you scratch the surface of this beautiful country.
Our guide to the best things to see and do on the wonderful island of Zanzibar
Intrigued by this increasingly popular country? Need inspiration for your next break? Here are the top five things to see and do in Jordan.
Börek for breakfast, freshly caught fish from the Bosphorus and a night to remember in one of Istanbul's many Meyhaneci's... along with a couple of other recommendations to fill your ravenous appetite.
Our guide to the finest train journeys in Switzerland: the Glacier Express, the Bernina Express, and Gotthard Panorama Express
Our guide to the top ten sights and attractions in Canada's beautiful Jasper
TF’s resident Africa aficionado, Steve Hornbuckle, returns to the plains that first ignited his passion
Misty mountains, captivating wildlife, idyllic beaches and boundless horizons beckon in beautiful Borneo.
A rich history, wonderful food and wine, a crystal clear sea and island hopping - discover the Pearl of the Adriatic.
The Northern Territory has plenty to offer! Explore Australia's biggest national park, visit dramatic gorges, spot crocodiles in the wild and bathe in natural springs.
The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand while travelling. Trailfinders' Katie explains how.
Are you in desperate need of some winter sun but can’t decide where to go? Trailfinders' Sheri Cafer has found the answer!
Why is Botswana so exclusive, fascinating, upscale and incredible? What is so special about it?
Anytime, of course! Here's what to expert throughout the year.
Discovering what it’s like to get up close and personal with polar bears in the wild
If you want to experience incredible food with equally superb wines in gorgeous locations, look no further than South Africa.
A snapshot into some of the unique and diverse landscapes India has to offer
Whilst China isn't a country that jumps out as being a destination for everyone, further research may change your mind...
From hiking the Hollywood Hills to shopping on Rodeo Drive, you may be surprised by how much the neighbourhood of Hollywood has to offer!
Our guide to the best spots on Australia's beautiful East Coast
Silversea Expedition - Experience a Caribbean cruise unlike any other
A guide to the major sights and cities that will add a bit of culture to your South American holiday
A diverse and beautiful country, how does the Rainbow Nation stack up as a family destination?
From the iconic skyline of Surfers Paradise and the excitement of Dreamworld, to the lush rainforest and mountain vistas of the Hinterland, Queensland's Gold Coast offers both excitement and relaxation!
Whether you'd like a beach that fronts the Pacific, Atlantic or Caribbean, you can find your perfect spot in South America.
India's tiger population is booming. Our guide to where to see these magnificent big cats
In search of cherry blossom? Or just trying to sort your Snow Monkeys from your Sumo Championships? Japan's rich culture and natural beauty means there's something special to enhance your visit to the Land of the Rising Sun year round!
From an easy fly-and-flop beach break to an immersive cultural kaleidoscope of a tour… Vietnam’s diversity means you have a huge range of options to suit all budgets and tastes for an unforgettable exotic family holiday.
You've heard about the Big Five, the great wine and the excellent exchange rate. But what about the beaches?
An island about the size of England with a population of 300,000 covered in spectacular scenery and packed with endemic wildlife - Welcome to Tasmania!
Surrounded by the dramatic Southern Alps and offering a huge variety of adventure activities, it's no wonder Queenstown remains at the top of most travellers' bucket lists for New Zealand.
Looking for a family holiday that will be all smiles? Why not choose the Teardrop Isle?
Sandy toes and salty kisses are all you need for your honeymoon; well maybe those and an over-water villa that faces the sunset, built on a secluded island in the middle of the Indian Ocean with the bluest water and whitest sand! Not to mention great weather, abundant sea life, plenty of activities, fantastic food, seclusion, relaxation and the list goes on!
A guide to some of the best experiences New York has to offer
Away from the big hitting cities, West Coast USA boasts a host of charming towns and quaint villages waiting to be explored.
Stunning scenery, remote islands and a diverse array of activities make Krabi a tropical holiday paradise, here are some of the best things to do when you visit paradise.
High above the cities and plains, British architecture meets Indian culture in the country’s historic Hill Stations.
Discover the advantages of travelling to this wonderful country at different times of the year.
Wild coastal scenery, an abundance of wildlife and unique culture - all just five hours away!
Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the three corners of the legendary Golden Triangle, offer the best possible introduction to incredible India
If getting up close with the local wildlife is your thing then Phillip Island is the perfect addition to your dream Australia holiday.
Discover misty mountains, cascading rice terraces and colourful hill tribes in Vietnam's far north.
Want to visit Japan but not sure which one of it's many islands to choose? Take a look at our island by island guide for some inspiration.
The Galápagos Islands are rightly considered a year round destination so don't be put off going anytime. However each season holds its own particular attractions so here's our run down on the weather to expect and the wildlife highlights thoughout the year
"The boys of the NYPD Choir were singing Galway Bay, and the bells were ringing out for Christmas Day." From the bustling ice rink at the Rockefeller Center to the snowy streets of Brooklyn heights, tips on how to make your very own "Fairy Tale of New York".
The islands of the Caribbean are beautifully diverse but one thing they all have in common is that they are bursting with outstanding luxury hotels. From the verdant peaks of the Pitons in Saint Lucia to the stunning white sands of Antigua, there is a top notch hotel perfect for everyone.
We all have our own way of celebrating Christmas – from the special plates that are only used during the festive season to family walks after Christmas dinner. We’ve found some interesting and weird Christmas traditions from around the world.
Boston - the heart of USA history - Here's why Boston is one of my favourite cities for history in the whole of the US....
Starting your trip with a short break in Manila is the perfect way to fill your soul with some Hispanic history, classic colonial architecture and the usual hustle and bustle South East Asian cities have to offer. However, all travellers will be glad to escape at the end via a short flight to some of the best beaches the world has to offer...
Discover Mayan ruins, bustling markets, wondrous wildlife and adventure aplenty in the highlands of Belize
China is not all about sprawling cities and ancient temples. Guilin is the gateway to some of China's most mesmerising landscapes.
With over 37,000 miles of coastline, where is Australia's best stretch of sand?
Looking for the lowdown on when to go to New Zealand? Take a look at our season by season guide to the Land of the Long White Cloud
Plan the perfect trip to the Rainbow Nation with region by region rundown of the best time to visit South Africa
With British Airways flying direct to Durban from 29 October, discovering KwaZulu-Natal’s moving history, magnificent wildlife and spectacular scenery will be easier than ever.
New Zealand’s south island packs an incredible variety within its stunning shores.
Spectacular fall foliage, fascinating festivals, uncrowded national parks and your pick of the best value - Autumn is the time to visit Canada.
Say hello to the home of Frasier, Grunge, Coffee and some truly awe-inspiring natural wonders.
With the South African rand at a two year low against the pound – now’s the time to book a cheeky week in the Rainbow Nation
Where and when to go to make the most of Canada's enthralling wildlife encounters.
Where to go and the best time to visit the Teardrop Isle's sensational stretches of sand.
Unique and Boutique places to stay in the Land of the Long White Cloud
Love movies? Love travel? Why not combine them both with a fabulous holiday walking in the footsteps of your film idols?
A cruise aboard the brand new Norwegian Bliss blows away Abby Waters' cruise preconceptions.
Our Caribbean Product Manager Philippa Clarke, gives us her Top 5 must do's to make the most of your time in this captivating city
It can be tricky to know the best places to eat whilst avoiding the tourist traps.
It’s healthy, fun, invigorating and challenging. Nothing beats seeing a region using your own two feet. Here’s some of our favourite trails.
There are endless active adventures but we managed to narrow it down to our favourites.
Simply sit back and relax as you watch the world go by on one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys. The rolling hills, open plains and quaint villages all leading to some iconic destinations makes for an unforgettable journey. Here are our top 10.
As a family-run business for the last 48 years, we know a thing or two when it comes to family holidays. We've highlighted our favourite
If you're not sure where to take your next holiday, look no further than between the pages of a good book. Here staff at TF share the books that inspired their travels.
Valentine's Day got you in the mood for a little romance? Here's a roundup of our favourite North American hotels that are just perfect for couples.
Explore the hidden wonders of the deep and marvel at the amazing creatures that lurk beneath the surface of the world’s oceans.
Feel the wind in your hair and hear nothing but oohs and aahs as you drift over some of world's most beautiful views.
The Tear Drop Isle is renowned as a perfect winter sun destination but it’s a little known fact that it can also be a superb summer escape. Let us show you why.
Travelling to some of the world's most iconic and inspiring destinations by helicopter is a bucket list experience for many and here is our pick of some of the most iconic helicopter experiences.
Heavenly Bali is seeing a surge in popularity this year with travellers rediscovering the delights of this perfect island gem once again.
Canada's British Columbia is home to one of the world's greatest wildlife encounters
The USA has featured as the backdrop to innumerable classics from the Silver Screen.
Australia should be on any self-respecting traveller’s must see list.
Colourful, compact and captivating, Hong Kong is a perfect stopover or city break destination
If you’re looking to add the fun-factor into your holiday, then look no further than the USA.
Here’s our island rundown of the beautiful and exclusive destination that is the Seychelles.