Life is in the Detail

Steep cliffs offering pretty, panoramic views combine with an even steeper history to make Italy's Cinque Terre a perfect summer choice.

Sip Guinness in Dublin and shuck oysters in Kinsale on a guided foodie focused road trip around Ireland.

Far-flung and friendly, Fiji is the ideal exotic choice for a beach-based holiday with plenty of marine activities on offer too.

Make use of our team’s secret safari hacks and bring new life to Kenya’s iconic bush and beach combination.

Luxury tailor-made holidays from Original Travel

At Original Travel we believe that life is in the detail

There is a world of possibilities out there

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Honeymoon Japan

Honeymoon Japan

A honeymoon like no other.

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Swedish Lapland is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis, the extraordinary natural light show that occurs in the depths of winter.

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Amalfi Coast, Capri & Rome

Italy has more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other country on the planet, the food is mouth wateringly good, and the landscapes are varied...

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Porto & the Douro Valley

The Brits have long had a penchant for port, but the vineyards where the fortified wine is created and the eponymous city of Porto are, in themselves, a delight.

Lion in the Masai Mara

Safari Holidays

An epic adventure awaits

Peru

Peru

The scenery is striking in its diversity, from plunging canyons to soaring mountains, lush rainforests to arid Altiplano.

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Family South Africa

Malaria free, easy to get to and home to some of Africa's best family-friendly hotels. It doesn't get much better for a family safari.

Iceland

Iceland

The youngest country on earth, and one of the most fun.

Sunset over market in Marrakesh

Morocco

Morocco is an immediate and exciting immersion in another world, where Arab and Berber blood, history and culture are inextricably bound.

Geirangerfjord in the Sunshine

Norway

Who needs Canada when you've got big country and polar bears on your European doorstep?

Hotels We Love

Hotels We Love

Pop quiz – what’s the first thing that springs to mind when you hear the word holiday?

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Ultimate Tanzania

Tanzania is a country so full of diverse and fantastical scenery that it can be almost impossible to select just one or two destinations to visit....

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Travel advice, information and inspiration from the Original Travel team.

Our Top Three Italian Road Trips

The beauty of an Italian road trip is that the relatively small size of the country means journey times are kept to manageable lengths (meaning the risk of map-related arguments is, critically, also kept to a minimum). The other beauty is, well, the beauty. Few countries offer such stunning…

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Exploring Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

South East Asia is well known for its jagged karst landscapes, and many people will recognise images of the vertiginous peaks rising from the sea at Krabi and Halong Bay, or the wonderful limestone formations around Vang Vieng in Laos. But while these destinations share fabulous scenery,…

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The Ultimate Adventure in Antarctica

They always say that you shouldn't meet your idols. In travel terms, Antarctica has been that idol for me; ever-present at the top of my bucket list. The question was - could it live up to my extremely high expectations?

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Picture Perfect: Europe's Most Photogenic Views

Europe is a treasure trove of distinctive and diverse landscapes, cultural curiosities and world class architecture; all of which happen to be tremendously photogenic and Insta-worthy. From dramatic glacial rock formations to pristine pastel beaches, get your cameras at the ready to witness…

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Five Experiences Unique to Sri Lanka

For an island that's approximately four times smaller than the UK, Sri Lanka packs quite the punch with a huge diversity of landscapes; from Ceylon tea blanketing rolling hills and mountainsides to national parks which are home to the highest density of leopards on earth (with 40 believed to…

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Live like a Local in Melbourne

Australia's cultural capital may just have had its 'world's most liveable city' crown stolen by Vienna, but there's a reason it has reigned supreme for the last seven years. Famed for its coffee culture, fantastic brunch scene and infectious creative charm, it's a city you can really get…

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Where to go in January

While the rest of the country dejectedly throws out the Quality Street rejects (Strawberry Delight, anyone?) and valiantly attempts a Dry January, why not beat the blues by jetting off to pastures new this January? Whether you're looking for good old fashioned outdoorsy adventure,…

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Where to Spot: Tigers

Here at Original Travel HQ we can't quite believe that we've just watched the final episode of Sir David Attenborough's Dynasties, and are all desperate for the Beeb to announce a sequel already. Over the last five weeks we've followed some adorable, intelligent and utterly powerhouse…

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A Tuscan Treat: Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa

This October, I took a two hour flight from London to Pisa, the city with the infamous 12th century Leaning Tower. I then travelled forward to Chianti, a winemaking region in Tuscany one hour away, where I spent three blissful days eating the most divine local produce and drinking…

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The Nine Big Hotel No-Nos

When we're putting together your trip, choosing the perfect hotel is one of the key conversations. The hotels, camps and lodges we work with are - naturally - beyond reproach, but the team here at Original Travel have had to kiss a whole host of hotel frogs to come up with our portfolio of…

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The Conservation Conversation

At Original Travel we spend a lot of time discussing our part in the great sustainability and tourism debate. Here's a quick summary of our current thinking…

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Where to Spot: Lions

Who could fail to be moved by Charm, alpha mother and feminist icon, in last night's Dynasties, moving heaven and earth to keep her pride going against the odds? It reminded us all at Original Travel HQ that life for lions is nearly always tough (no matter what The Lion King may have taught…

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A perfect introduction to India for young families, find out about The Curious Pixie's Original Travel family holiday to Kerala in her brand new blog post live now...

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Head to Thailand's beautiful and lesser known Khao Sok National Park before the rest of the world does...

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Such a wonderful blog post by @theCuriousPixie sharing her ridiculously beautiful photos taken on her family Kerala… https://t.co/pfj2KnhE97

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Europe is a treasure trove of distinctive and diverse landscapes, cultural curiosities and world class architecture; all of which happen to be tremendously photogenic and Insta-worthy. Discover some of our favourite Instagrammable views around Europe in our blog...

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We are very excited to be nominated for the 2019 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards. The World’s Best is a travel awards program run by Travel + Leisure, a global influential travel brand, and is based on an annual reader survey. We would really appreciate a moment of your time to support us via the link below. Thank you!

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Two of our Original Travel clients heading to British Polo Day India with the Maharaja of Jodphur, as featured in Tatler https://www.tatler.com/gallery/british-polo-day-india-2019 Take us back to Jodphur! Photo taken by Sam Churchill for British Polo Day

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Just before Christmas, Ollie in our Americas & Antarctica team was lucky enough to explore the White Desert for the first time. His photos aren't half bad either...

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We are excited to be recruiting a specialist to join our Africa Sales team, with a particular focus on the East African countries of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia or Rwanda. If this sounds up your street and you're desperate to join our all-star team at Original Travel, why not follow the link to find out some more details on this dream job... https://www.originaltravel.co.uk/about-us

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Cowboy swagger meets winter sports chic in Jackson Hole — but for non-skiers the wildlife and scenery are great attractions too. Thank you London Evening Standard for an excellent Original Travel plug!

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New year, new beautiful Original Travel brochure to help take your holiday experience to the next level in 2019. Order your copy here: https://www.originaltravel.co.uk/brochure

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