Archive of articles from 2012
Adventure travel specialist STA Travel has released hobbit-sized prices for travel to and around New Zealand to celebrate the launch of The Hobbit – An Unexpected Journey, in UK cinemas on December 13th 2012.
Yann Martel's magical adventure, The Life of Pi, comes to the silver screen this month, a fantastic tale of Pi Patel, the son of an Indian zoo keeper shipwrecked at sea with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a 450-pound Bengal tiger. Fans of the movie can fly off to discover the Indian film locations with Jet Airways.
Perhaps one of the most important dates in the Swedish calendar is December 13th – the Festival of Lights, also known as St Lucia Day.
Whether you’re an adrenaline-junkie or a family looking for child-friendly facilities, we’ve picked out our top ski deals for the 2012/2013 season.
Follow in the footsteps of Peter O’ Toole – of Lawrence of Arabia fame – in Jordan, as the film celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Looking for a really unique experience? Look no further than the brand new ‘Treehotel and Icehotel’ tour from Taber Holidays.
Follow in James Bond’s footsteps this Autumn, discovering the fascinating city of Shanghai with The PuLi Hotel & Spa.
Thomas Cook Tours is offering a 10 per cent discount on its Sri Lanka Exotic Isle Tour, departing London on January 31st.
Premier Holidays is offering a South Africa safari and winelands tour for travel next year for £1,799 per person.
The iconic 156-day Great Himalaya Trail, the world’s longest and most expensive trek (just below £20,000 per person) has just got cheaper.
Do yourself a favour and abandon your lackluster New Year plans in exchange for a truly unique celebration ‘on ice’.
Spend seven nights at the three-star Sousa By The Sea Boutique Beach Resort, Dominican Republic, from only £818 per person with Cheapflights.co.uk.
Post Office Travel Money singled out Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand as offering the lowest cost of living in its recent Long Haul Report.
Want to do something different this Christmas?
The low-cost airline Ryanair has announced that it will release 100,000 seats at prices starting from £18.
This exclusive pioneering itinerary is a once in a lifetime chance to join the experts in the search for the elusive snow leopards of Ladakh.
One Ocean Expeditions is offering a truly unique opportunity to join a 10-day Antarctic trip to study humpback, Minke and killer whales, departing from Ushuaia in Argentina on March 16th 2013.
For a romantic break with a difference, head to the frozen north for a brief encounter with Santa in his snowy Lapland home.
Fabulous for foodies, the Supertravel Ski Gourmet Week begins on January 20th, offering unique creations by innovative French chef Franck Pontais.
Comprised of 120 islands, Hawaii boasts diversity unlike any other island-hopping itinerary.
Malaysia Airlines has launched an Autumn Escapade sale.
The St. Regis Bangkok is offering backpackers and Gap Year guests a last hurrah to mark the end of a travel adventure and cushion the blow of a return to reality.
Those inspired by the Ryder Cup can book two night golf getaways at The Shrigley Hall Hotel Golf and Country Club.
Transun’s Antarctic cruises take you to some of the few genuinely remote travel destinations left on earth letting you follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest explorers like Scott and Shackleton.
Richard Branson and Princess Beatrice may have just completed their Mont Blanc challenge just in time before the end of the season – but if you want to experience Western Europe’s highest mountain there is plenty of time to prepare for next summer!
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