Authentic holidays for passionate travellers Est. 1983

If you’re looking for an inspirational and authentic holiday experience that’s tailored to your needs, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve been at the forefront of tourism to Iceland, Lapland and the Polar regions for 35 years and are proud to be one of the UK’s leading independent specialist holiday companies. Our hand-picked range of European and worldwide destinations offer plenty of adventures to choose from, which our team of passionate travel experts know inside out. We’ll work with you to create a trip that perfectly suits your interests, timescales and budgets whether that’s a stunning self-drive, short break, joining a small group escorted tour or embarking on an awe-inspiring arctic voyage.

  • Tailor made holiday specialists
  • 35 years of expertise
  • First hand destination experience
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection
  • 24/7 holiday support

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Our dedicated, passionate travel specialists know our destinations inside out, so when you call us, you can rest assured you'll be getting the very best first hand knowledge and advice available.
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3 Gourmet Western Australia Ideas

Western Australia is home to the Margaret River wine region; the location of food and wine festival, Gourmet Escapes. This is a unique 3-day festival where over 100,000 passionate foodies have attended and with a star lineup of Nigella Lawson, Rick Stein and Monica Galetti and more, we don’t blame them!

8 Penguin species you need to know before travelling to Antarctica

Penguins provide a huge draw for those visiting Antarctica and their status as consummate charmers is richly deserved.

12 of the Best Birdwatching Holidays

You don’t need to be a twitcher. You don’t need to know your guillemot from your gannet, or even own a pair of binoculars. This selection of avian hotspots – in no particular pecking order – will transport you to some of the world’s most spectacular wild places for an unforgettable adventure in the company of beautiful birds!

Should I book an Escorted Holiday to Iceland?

Our in-house travel writer, Will Gray, recently joined our Northern Lights at Husafell tour to discover the benefits of an escorted holiday in Iceland.
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