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B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals

B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals

Self-drive staying in Tasmania's most charming B&Bs
From AU $1,100 to AU $6,000 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Northern Lights photography holiday in Iceland, coast & ice

Northern Lights photography holiday in Iceland, coast & ice

Photographic trip in the stunning west and southeast Iceland
From £2,950 to £3,150 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 Oct
2019: 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 3 Mar, 30 Sep, 10 Oct, 20 Oct
Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish classes + stunning hikes in Picos de Europa
From €630 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Last course of the season! Any level, get 50€ off for our 29th October course!
Albania holidays, small group tour

Albania holidays, small group tour

An incredible history set against a rugged landscape
From £979 to £1,199 10 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Mar, 24 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 5 May, 19 May, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 21 Jul, 11 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 20 Oct
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Altiplano de Granada activity holiday, Spain

Altiplano de Granada activity holiday, Spain

Multi-activity cultural holiday in fabulous rural Andalucia
From €207 to €270 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Get to know an undiscovered part of rural Spain this october haf term. Activities, culture, fabulous walks, good food and relaxation all in one. Late availability for October November and a free bottle of local wine for bookings made in september.
Archaeology holiday in Greece

Archaeology holiday in Greece

A small-group archaeology tour of Greece
From €1,150 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 27 Oct
Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal

Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal

Eco-friendly B&B, in Sintra Natural Park near lovely beaches
From €80 to €110 per room per night
Accommodation
Enjoy beauty & mild, sunny, No frost climate, of Sintra, Portugal. Unique guesthouse off the beaten track, close to towns & historic sites. Tailor Made walking/cycling tours. 7 trip bus pass for no-car holidays of 4 days or longer
Activity holiday in Montenegro

Activity holiday in Montenegro

An active villa holiday at stunning Lake Skadar, Montenegro
From £645 to £745 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct
Self guided biking tour in Croatia

Self guided biking tour in Croatia

Explore the amazing island's coasts, medieval town on bike
From €440 to €755 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time to suit you between April and October
Transylvania holiday accommodation

Transylvania holiday accommodation

Stay at a Count's guesthouse
From €49 to €118 per person per night
Accommodation
Burma sailing holiday, the Mergui archipelago

Burma sailing holiday, the Mergui archipelago

Adventurous exploration of the Myeik Archipelago in Burma
From £1,715£1,200 to £1,925 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr
Up to £550 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 04 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec, 01 Jan, 08 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan
Kerala homestay tour, India

Kerala homestay tour, India

Stay in homestays in various destinations in Kerala
From £1,660 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your dates, budget and requirements
Petra and Wadi Rum by bike, Jordan

Petra and Wadi Rum by bike, Jordan

Cycling trip through stunning desert scenery
From £1,579 to £1,799 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Dec
2019: 9 Mar, 23 Mar, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 25 May, 15 Jun, 31 Aug, 21 Sep, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 14 Dec, 21 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 22 Dec
Pacific Islands tour

Pacific Islands tour

Discover some of the world's smallest nations
From £12,575 27 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 27 Jun, 3 Oct
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Learn Spanish and walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Learn Spanish and walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain

Spanish Course + walking in the Camino del Norte
From €630 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 29 Oct
Last course of the season! Any level, get 50€ off for our 29th October course!
Coast to coast cycling holiday in Costa Rica

Coast to coast cycling holiday in Costa Rica

Take in the variety of Costa Rica by bike
From £3,199 to £3,699 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 17 Nov, 15 Dec, 22 Dec
2019: 26 Jan, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 13 Apr, 10 Aug, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 16 Nov, 14 Dec, 21 Dec
2020: 4 Jan, 18 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 7 Mar, 21 Mar, 4 Apr, 11 Jul, 19 Sep, 17 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 17 Nov, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 26 Jan
Sicily history tour, Italy

Sicily history tour, Italy

One of the most fascinating islands in Europe
From £1,399 to £1,729 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2019: 30 Mar, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 1 Jun, 8 Jun, 29 Jun, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct
2020: 28 Mar, 11 Apr, 18 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 10 Oct, 17 Oct
Luxury yurt pod accommodation in Lanzarote, with eco car

Luxury yurt pod accommodation in Lanzarote, with eco car

Luxury large yurt, inc Hybrid car & airport transfers
From €2,100 to €2,730 per accommodation per week
Accommodation
Burma cultural holiday

Burma cultural holiday

Discover a side of Burma hidden beyond the tourist trail
From £1,849 to £1,979 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 27 Oct, 17 Nov, 8 Dec
2019: 12 Jan, 2 Feb, 16 Mar, 13 Apr, 26 Oct, 16 Nov, 7 Dec
Luxury fitness holidays in Spain

Luxury fitness holidays in Spain

Luxury weight loss, detox, fitness & wellness retreat Spain
From £1,095 to £1,195 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 31 Oct, 7 Nov
2019: 20 Feb, 6 Mar, 3 Apr, 24 Apr, 8 May, 22 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 20 Nov
Save a super £100 pp on our October and November luxury boot camp and wellness retreats in Spain. Award winning venue and Spa, world class team, plus a results oriented program for weight loss, detox, improvement in fitness and stress reduction.
Western Mongolia tour, the Altai mountains & eagles

Western Mongolia tour, the Altai mountains & eagles

Culture and adventure in the landscapes of western Mongolia
From US $2,345 to US $3,425 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 13 Mar, 5 Sep, 26 Sep
Looking to experience Mongolia in 2019? Book onto one of our small group trips before Dec 31 2018 and receive our early booking discount of 15% pp. Our small groups are a maximum of 6 providing you with a more personal and individual experience.
Peru tour, off the beaten track

Peru tour, off the beaten track

An cultural small group tour to the Northern region of Peru.
From £2,795 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 12 May, 13 Oct
Alaska adventure holiday, salmon run

Alaska adventure holiday, salmon run

Active small group adventures in a retrofitted school bus
From US $3,590 to US $3,640 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun, 29 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug
Devon eco lodge accommodation, England

Devon eco lodge accommodation, England

Award winning lodges on a wildlife-rich Devon farm
From £205 to £810 per accommodation per week
Accommodation
Portugal Vinyasa flow yoga retreat

Portugal Vinyasa flow yoga retreat

A week of yoga, music, massage and mud baths in the Portuguese mountains.
From €800 to €1,200 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Georgia & Armenia cultural holiday

Georgia & Armenia cultural holiday

Journey to the furthest reaches of Europe
From £2,245 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 1 Jun, 25 Aug, 21 Sep
Vietnam small group cycling holiday

Vietnam small group cycling holiday

The best of Vietnam on two wheels
From £1,999 to £2,649 16 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec
2019: 2 Jan, 14 Jan, 19 Jan, 28 Jan, 2 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 23 Feb, 25 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 9 Mar, 13 Mar, 18 Mar, 23 Mar, 25 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 8 Apr, 13 Apr, 15 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 25 May, 8 Jun, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 4 Nov, 6 Nov, 9 Nov, 11 Nov, 13 Nov, 16 Nov, 18 Nov, 20 Nov, 23 Nov, 25 Nov, 27 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 9 Dec ...
Late availability on these dates: 21 Nov, 01 Dec, 08 Dec, 02 Jan, 14 Jan, 19 Jan, 28 Jan
Cross-country skiing holiday in Finland, Russian border

Cross-country skiing holiday in Finland, Russian border

Guided hut-to-hut cross-country skiing holiday in Finland
From €1,010 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 26 Mar
Cuba salsa dance holiday

Cuba salsa dance holiday

Salsa dance holiday of a lifetime in Cuba!
From £1,525 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Mar, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 14 Oct, 19 Dec
Sao Tome discovery tour

Sao Tome discovery tour

Explore the tropical paradise island of Sao Tomé
From £1,099 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 9 May, 3 Oct
Northern Lights photography holiday in Iceland, coast & ice
From
£2,950
excluding flights
Excellent. I saw a lot of Iceland and had plenty of time and opportunity to take photographs. James was an excellent photography tutor and guide and provided lots of expert guidance, useful suggestions and encouragement. (more)Pamela Harris
We were lucky on day one to shoot the Northern Lights. We never saw them again. The Ice Beach was an amazing experience but the waterfalls and scenery generally was amazing. We were lucky enough to have received a large dumping of fresh snow which made the country spectacular. (more)Viv Gower
We were lucky enough to get a magnificent aurora display over Kirkjufell on evening 2. That probably stands out from all of the other awe-inspiring places we went to. (more)Roy Hodson
Pilates wellness retreat in Greece
From
£790
excluding flights
This holiday is perfect for switching off - the idea of the wellness together with the Pilates is to relax your mind and body in a beautiful location. (more)Helen Wood
The most memorable was being taught Pilates and meditation by Ioannis Davros. (more)Frances Lawrence
I loved the whole thing. The Pilates, meditation and Chi Gung tuaght by Ionos made me feel like a new woman after the week in Pelion...the sumptuous home cooking and amiable comraderie around the square table hosted by Pip and Nick...the splendid accommodation with views across the water to mountains. There is no one stand out. It was as a delight all round. (more)Steph Tchan
Falkland Islands wildlife tour
From
£2,894
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? Sitting next to penguins and elephant seals was the most memorable. Tips? Do it! Bring warm clothes. Local benefits? Hosts at various lodges were very warm and obviously loved what they do and wanted to help with all aspects of our trip. Overall rating? Excellent. Is there a rating above 5? (more)Gilbert Grant
B&B self drive tour of Tasmania, meet the locals
From
AU $1,100
excluding flights
Best holiday ever!!! (more)Inga Knier
Simply excellent...The overwhelming beauty that Tasmania has to offer - pristine wilderness combined with outstanding food and wine - friendly and generous people. (more)Jim Howe
Bruny Island and its wildlife was special as was Maria Island. The national parks also were always a delight. Hobart is also special. Outstanding - Ten out of ten and a gold star. (more)Mark Darling
Altiplano de Granada activity holiday, Spain
From
€207
excluding flights
Wonderful, with warm hosts and beautiful surroundings. (more)Clare David
Excellent. As adults we loved the location (so quiet, with such great views) and the hospitality. Our 12 year old son loved (most of) the activities and hanging around with other kids. And Ilaria and Des and their children held it all together beautifully. (more)Patrick Andrews
Our expectations were high before we arrived, but they were exceeded. A very memorable and enjoyable holiday. (more)Jeremy Anson
Archaeology holiday in Greece
From
€1,150
excluding flights
Les hôtels étaient bien choisis et de bonne tenue. Le tour à vélo, le cours de cuisine, le pique-nique, les visites du vignoble et de la grotte étaient bien sympathiques pour varier les plaisirs. Circuit très agréable que nous recommandons vivement. (more)Patrick IRLINGER
The most exiting part of our holiday was visiting the ancient archaeological sites and learning from the professional guides how they were organised and functioned. Particularly memorable were visits to Delphi and Olympia and the museums. (more)Nigel Howarth
...Is there anything we did not enjoy? The answer is ABSOLUTELY NOT. It was an unforgettable holiday, for all the right reasons! (more)Gerard Ronay
Mongolia adventure holiday
From
US $2,518
excluding flights
100 out of 100...The program is well balanced between activities and the lazy camping days (more)Lolita Bizune
Going over the sand dunes and staying in gers or in tents in what seemed to be in the middle of nowhere and then a herd of goats and sheep comes along. (more)Josephine Tanti
Climbing the 'Singing Sand Dunes' (Khongoryn Els) at sunset was amazing! It was a big effort to make it to the top, but we were rewarded with once-in-a lifetime views over the vast sand dunes and Gobi Desert while mother nature turned on a spectacular pink and purple hue. (more)Lynette Smith
Self guided biking tour in Croatia
From
€440
excluding flights
Excellent, top marks. A fantastically energetic yet relaxing holiday! (more)Simon Warner
This tour was definitely 5-star. Organisation couldn't be faulted. Tour maps and notes were excellent (more)Ann Ingwersen
Cycling the Peljesac peninsula was a very nice experience enjoying the coast line. Our holiday was a very positive experience. We have been on many cycling trips, but the good service we got from this operator is the best ever. (more)Terje O. Espelid
Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal
From
€80
per room per night
Definitely would come again! If you're looking for somewhere quiet to relax and enjoy the nature around you, or simply somewhere to retreat and take a break from work or everyday life, I highly recommend this beautiful guesthouse, it ticks every box! (more)Laura Williams
Really lovely stay, comfortable and beautiful. (more)Bene Spoelders
Overall, I can say this was a great place to stay with lovely food, wonderful surroundings and views you are left with the feeling that the people running the "B&B" genuinely do care that you have a memorable holiday. I would highly recommend this accommodation to family and friends (more)Laura
Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain
From
€630
excluding flights
An enjoyable, interesting and sociable week. The Spanish classes were stimulating and mentally challenging and Ana and Celina were excellent and highly professional teachers. (more)Tessa Brown
The lessons and the walks were both very enjoyable and professional. (more)Diana Porter
Muy Buen!! Fantastic! Would definitely recommend! (more)Karen Key
Treehotel and Northern Lights holiday, Sweden
From
£965
excluding flights
The dog sledding was the most memorable. (more)James Harrison
The glass igloo and the Aurora restaurant was the highlight of the trip. We got to enjoy a few hours of clear night sky and a full moon before the clouds came over, and whilst we didn't get to see the northern lights, it was still fantastic. (more)Jodie Potts
The food, northern lights and the moose sightings, also the friendly and most hosptialable reception from all the staff. And oh the accommodation, so warm, clean and stylish with amazing views. (more)Karen Gibson
French Riviera holiday, walking, culture & cooking option
From
€510
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday were the people running the accommodation and the supporting crew who organised all the activities and ensured a comfortable stay. (more)Shalini Menon Venugopal
If I were to pick one particular moment as most memorable it would have to be being in France, mingling with the locals at the neighborhood restaurant and watching France beat Belgium to make the World Cup finals. (more)Deborah Beane
A lovely B&B in a small village run by 2 wonderful people who will do everything to make your stay special and memorable. (more)Karen Sands
Activity holiday in Montenegro
From
£645
excluding flights
It was all fantastic - the wine tasting was just superb, kayaking most enjoyable and the fisherman's lunch delicious. Being given Rakija to taste from a couple's "Stil" at the roadside on the way to Tania's amazing lunch was extremely memorable! (more)Helen Whittaker
Every day provided something special. The scenery everywhere we visited and travelled through is stunning. Discovering and then jumping into beautiful, hidden pools and rivers, whilst on wonderful day hikes, were a joy. (more)Beverly Hipkin
Beautiful country, fabulous hosts, fauna & flora, food & wine, culture, history and good paced activities for various ages & abilities = recipe for excellence (more)Miranda Moodie
Sailing in Croatia
From
€580
excluding flights
My favourite part was sailing through the Adriatic Sea with the wind in my face surrounded by breath taking views. It was nice to have daily activities like snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding, bike riding, swimming, and sea kayaking included in the package. (more)Rachelle McManus
The most memorable was the sailing and freedom to see various beautiful islands. (more)Stephanie Helliwell
The most memorable part of the holiday was the sailing and freedom to see various beautiful islands (more)Stephanie Helliwell
Transylvania holiday accommodation
From
€49
per person per night
There were many highlights - the meals together with the guests, the morning tours and the set up of the room. (more)Nehal Vora
the locale was wonderful - very peaceful and a beautiful peek into a different way of life. (more)Ilana Trachtenberg
The peace and tranquillity of this beautiful valley was stunning. All the staff and guides - particularly Gabo - were friendly and knowledgeable, and did their utmost to make us feel comfortable and at home. Just fantastic, we would like to return to appreciate this special place at another time of year, probably spring or autumn. (more)Clio Whittaker
Albania holidays, small group tour
From
£979
including UK flights
One of the best holidays we've ever had! (more)Andy Wood
The whole trip was fascinating. Everywhere we went in Albania was amazing. Some highlights were the farmhouse luncheon in the mountains, Blue Eye Spring, the archaeological sites... the lake resort at Podredec … to name a few. (more)Neeta Bhadauria
Seeing a new country was the highlight. (more)Liz Rees
Burma sailing holiday, the Mergui archipelago
From
£1,200
excluding flights
Not knowing anything about the Islands off Burma, or knowing anyone who had been, it was all very memorable our week on the catamaran. We had a fantastic skipper, Carlos, who was fun, sociable and very practical in running the boat, with his team. Exceptional, we made the most of it with lots of swimming, snorkelling... (more)Bridget Gladwin
Kayaking through mangroves and visiting fishing villages was the most memorable moment. Excellent. Saw places few westerners have ever seen. Great climate. wonderful swimming. First class skipper and crew. (more)Marilyn Hands
Very good! Just being on a boat for a week was great. (more)Katharina Wieland
Albania walking holiday
From
£1,149
including UK flights
The stunning views at the Valbone pass and the boat trip was the most memorable. (more)Rachel Dixon
Swimming in the Blue Eye and walking over the pass from Theth to Valbona. I loved the holiday, the only down side was that perhaps we tried to pack in too much for the short time we had available. (more)Eleanor Dunn
An excellent introduction to Albania, a country that more should visit, with a very knowledgeable Albanian tour leader (more)Bob Handley
Kerala homestay tour, India
From
£1,660
excluding flights
The backwaters cruise and birding at Thattekad was the most memorable. Excellent. Our tour operator was very helpful. (more)Richard Greenwood
We have many happy memories , the most memorable part was the 2 night stay on the Houseboat and the fantastic scenery/river activity, plus our stay at Dewalokum Retreat, Kodikulam. (more)Lee Mullins
Our driver, Sanil, was always abreast of our itinerary, enormously helpful, punctual and friendly. He made an enormous difference to our holiday. (more)Bridget Taylor
Petra and Wadi Rum by bike, Jordan
From
£1,579
including UK flights
My most memorable moment was walking through the slot canyon that leads to and opens up to the Treasury in Petra. It was a wonderful experience that will rank as one of the best vacations of my life. (more)Donald Stauffer
The scenery is amazing In Jordan, incredible gorges, rock formations as well as good variety. In terms of ancient cultures - Jerash and Petra stand out. The people are very friendly and its very safe. (more)Jill Ford
Action packed, fantastic from start to finish (more)Phil Ely
Arctic diving & Polar Bear Watching Expedition
From
€3,790
excluding flights
Memorable parts? All of it! The extremes of weather, the diversity of animals, the quality of the accommodation and facilities, and something you can't plan for - new found friends! Tips? Don't set your heart on seeing anything specific. Be prepared for the changes in weather. It's not as challenging as I expected - to take account of the huge spectrum of ages and abilities. But most of all HAVE FUN! Local benefits? Not so much the local people, though we did buy a lot... (more)Lisa Thomas
Cuba music holidays
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Participating in the Cuba Music Holiday through the tour operator we used was the trip of a lifetime! Learning from, working with, and performing public shows with a top-rated band in a foreign country is a dream come true for us. We fell in love with Cuba, its people, and its music, and we look forward to returning someday. We'd also like to do another music holiday with this same company. Tips? Study Spanish before leaving home. Practice the music the operator... (more)Bob and Patty Tatum
Ireland holiday by train
From
£760
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Traveling by bike on Inis Mór. No real plans on the island. We just biked around and stopped at anything we found interesting. Great relaxing day. Tips? Go to some of the local pubs, like Garavn's in Galway. Sit at the bar, and have a chat with some of the locals. Much of Ireland has rapidly changed in the lest 10- 15 years, and a great way to understand that is to hear how from the locals. Belfast has some of the best restaurants I've ever been to at such a reasonable... (more)Michael Worthley
Coast to coast cycling holiday in Costa Rica
From
£3,199
including UK flights
Memorable parts? Every day with new discoveries of Costa Rica, beautiful cycling experience, local tour leader Memo and his fantastic crew member Luís and Ronald, and variety of holiday experience in two weeks made this holiday the best I've ever been. Tips? Be prepared for rice and beans three times a day for two weeks ;) Local benefits? Yes, absolutely, in all the trips (including optional) I felt that local people were supported in their business, be it a local restaurant... (more)Agne Bajoriniene
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