The top 5 castle hotels in Scotland

Whenever visitors are asked what they love most about Scotland, castles often comes top of their preference list. This doesn’t come as a complete surprise. After all there used to be more than 3,000 castles in Scotland with Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye being the oldest one and the ancestral home of the […]

Open in Siem Reap – Part 2

As the tourism industry in Siem Reap battles to survive it’s now the perfect time to visit for a long weekend or staycation. OK, that’s only possible if you’re in Cambodia right now but for those of us that live in ‘The Kingdom of Wonder’ we are blessed with some excellent rates at some of […]

Missed opportunities: 5 ways to celebrate when we can gather again

By Jenny Wilkinson on Jan 25, 2021 in Asia, Ecuador, Europe, Italy, Regions, South America, Spain, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Western Europe Have you watched landmark dates come and go without the festivity you had always hoped for? Was a 40th birthday spent in your pyjamas at the kitchen table, waving at friends on Zoom? […]

6 reasons to enjoy a private fly-in safari in Namibia

Namibia is a land of contrast, with landscapes ranging from the rusty coloured sand dunes of the Namib Desert, to the rocky Damaraland and the lush sceneries of the Caprivi Strip… Etosha and the parks in the Caprivi Strip are great for game viewing, but Namibia is also home to some desert-adapted wildlife, such as […]

7 ways to make a splash in Mallorca

Let’s face it, one of the first things we do when we arrive at a hotel is check out the pool, and boy do the hotels of Mallorca have some good ones! Some of these swimming pools are about blurring the lines between the man-made and the natural with stunning infinity pools and others allow […]

The luxury villa dining experience

Food is an inseparable accompaniment to any travel or holiday experience. In luxury villa accommodations, dining is taken to a whole new level of exclusivity and personal touch. While some diners make reservations, drive themselves to 5-star restaurants, and wait for a table, villa vacationers instead have the restaurant experience brought right to the very […]

7 top Ecuadorian haciendas for stays in 2021

Here, in the pint-sized South American nation of Ecuador, 2021 will see the continued opening to some of the most amazing — yet safe — nature vacations. Situated well away from the congested cities and crowds that you might prefer to avoid are several luxurious haciendas – jewels in South America’s crown with breathtaking landscapes […]

Unique wildlife experiences to look forward to after the pandemic

By Kristof Eyckmans on Jan 21, 2021 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Alaska, Asia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Featured, India, Indonesia, North America, Regions, South Africa, Speciality Travel, USA By now most of us have become so eager to travel that we would even consider taking dodgy low cost carriers and indulge in all-day buffets […]

Untamed Botswana: an unparalelled wilderness experience

Blessed with some of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth, Botswana is one of Africa’s most exquisite safari destinations. It is perhaps the finest region for seeing predators and big game in great numbers that you can follow on exclusive game drives, mokoro tours, walking safaris and boat trips. To the north, the Okavango Delta […]

Sapphire ice cave in Iceland

If you haven’t heard about the ‘Sapphire’ ice cave in Iceland yet, you will once you arrive. It’s worth coming to Iceland for that reason alone. Add in the Northern Lights, a snowy landscape and a remote location (perfect for social distance holidays) and you have an incredible trip awaiting you. So this blog post […]

How Next Vacay Can Help You Prepare for Your Next Trip to Madrid

Madrid is the capital city in Spain and is known for its stunning architecture, historical significance, and vibrant culture. If you’re planning a trip to this beautiful part of the world, using Next Vacay can help you save on flights. Learn more about preparing for your next Madrid trip and what Next Vacay can offer […]

8 free events and activities to try in Oslo

Norway’s sophisticated capital of Oslo conjures images of stunning architecture, a vibrant culinary scene and Viking museums, but it’s often thought of as being an expensive city to visit. However, if you’re heading to Norway on an Arctic expedition, it would be an incredible shame to miss out on what Oslo has to offer. That’s […]

Island-hopping in St Vincent and the Grenadines

Consisting of over 32 islands and cays, only nine of which are inhabited, St Vincent and the Grenadines have been appropriately dubbed ‘the jewels of the Caribbean’. Famed for secluded beaches, crystal-clear water, and sublime dive sites, most of this sprawling archipelago is only accessible by boat, making it an ideal spot to take a […]

5 colourful destinations to brighten your day

These five corners of the planet captivate with their beautiful hues, from cherry-blossom pink to jungle green. When you picture your perfect holiday destination, which colours spring to mind? Do you imagine emerald forests, azure oceans, golden sands? Colour can have such a profound impact on the character of a place and its attraction to […]