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The Bahamas is a great place for families

The Bahamas: perfect for a family sailing holiday

If you want your children to get really excited about your summer holiday, it’s well worth doing something a bit different this year. A sailing holiday with the kids might not be at the top of your list, but read on to find out why it should be a serious consideration.

Koh Tapu featured in a Bond movie

Top Thai islands to explore on a yachting break

Thailand has long been a popular destination for backpackers, but it’s increasingly gaining appeal as a high-end holiday destination thanks to the array of luxury hotels along its coast. However, you don’t need to stay in a hotel to enjoy a bit of pampering - you can hire a yacht.

There are lots of top sailing destinations

How to plan a sailing holiday

If you’re hoping to spend your summer holiday cruising around picturesque islands or along a secluded coastline, chances are that you’ve got a sailing break in mind. Planning a trip like this for the first time can be a bit daunting, so we’ve put together a quick guide.

Tahiti is a great sailing destination

Sailing in the South Pacific: where to go?

The South Pacific is an exotic and exciting region to explore. However, because it is largely comprised of island nations, the best way to get around is by boat. If you’re thinking of booking a holiday here, hire a yacht to make your journeys as luxurious and relaxing as possible.

Tanzania is a good place to see wildlife

Exploring Africa: the mother continent

Africa is often referred to as the mother continent, because human life is thought to have originated here and spread across the rest of the world. It is home to a diverse array of cultures, landscapes and climates, making it a fascinating place to discover.

Greece is a great place for sailing holidays

What makes the Greeks islands ideal for sailing trips?

If you’re looking for an exciting sailing destination within easy reach of the UK, you’ll struggle to do much better than Greece. This Mediterranean nation not only boasts an extensive coastline, but also counts around 6,000 islands within its borders.

Follow in Hiram Bingham's footsteps in Peru

Rediscovering Machu Picchu: following in Bingham’s footsteps

If you’re looking for an adventurous getaway in the sun, consider jetting off to Peru. This South American country has a lot going for it, but one of its most famous - and unmissable - attractions is Machu Picchu.

P&O Caribbean Cruise day 4: Dominica

We continue our series of Caribbean cruise features with what we got up to on the island of Dominica - the Caribbean's nature island.

Holkham voted best UK beach

Holkham in North Norfolk has been voted best beach in the UK in the largest ever survey of British travel writers and editors.

Brits spend more time researching holiday than enjoying it

Brits spend more time planning and researching their holiday than they do actually enjoying it, new research has revealed. The average holidaymaker will spend a total of 18 days planning their whole holiday - but just six days having fun.

Celebrate El Día de Los Reyes Magos in Spain

Just when all our season’s festivities have ended for the year, they are just getting started again in Spain and Latin America with the arrival of the Día de Los Reyes Magos or the Three Kings’ Day, also known as The Feast of the Epiphany on January 6.

How to make your next holiday a relaxing one

For many people, the main aim of a holiday is to relax and unwind away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. There are several ways to achieve this on a getaway, but we think the following are a few of the best.

Combine culture and sun on a road trip in Andalusia

Spain is a perennially popular destination for sun-drenched holidays, and with good reason. If you want to sprinkle a little culture into your itinerary too, the region of Andalusia is hard to beat, thanks to its gorgeous coastline and historic cities.

Why does travel insurance differ so much between countries?

Diana Zagorodnya from travel insurance comparison site Confused.com explains why travel insurance differs so much between countries and what the top 10 most expensive destinations for travel insurance are.

A guide to Europe's most stunning beaches

What could be better than spending your holidays driving around Europe enjoying the best beaches the continent has to offer? Hiring a car gives you the flexibility to go to those little coves off the beaten track and the hidden gems that the tourist crowds simply can't find.

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