A beginner's guide to world travel, we'll be with you every step of the way
The thought of exploring Africa whilst on the lookout for its famed wildlife entices so many travellers to the continent’s incredible, sweeping landscapes. If you’re one of those wanting to experience one of Africa’s enchanting countries, we have fantastic guides on where to go, what to do, and how to spot the Big Five. But it’s not all just about safaris – we’re taking you through capital cities, places to visit – such as Robben Island, African culture and traditional cuisine too.
Safari holidays guide
South africa guide
With a country so diverse and captivating, it’s hard to know where to even begin when you first step foot in beautiful Canada. Thankfully we’ve got some handy hints on where to go for every kind of traveller. Whether you’re a city-goer, a mountain climber, an adrenaline junkie, or even just wanting to see the Canadian Rockies’ breath-taking lakes, our beginner’s guides will help you form the best first-time itinerary for you.
Banff, Alberta guide
Jasper, Alberta guide
Moraine Lake, Alberta guide
Tofino, British Columbia guide
Victoria, British Columbia guide
Churchill, Manitoba guide
You’ll find it hard not to take all your remaining holiday leave and island-hop your way through the tropical Caribbean after reading through our beginner’s guides. With so many effortlessly beautiful islands to see, we’re sure there’s a new way for you to bask in the sun and feel the sand between your toes. There are so many fascinating landmarks, beaches and luxury hotels to experience in the Caribbean; and we have no doubt you’ll be tempted by each island’s charm.
British Virgin Islands guide
St Lucia guide
Far East & Asia:
Asia is growing ever popular with travellers, and for good reason. A vibrant place full of rich culture, interesting history, various religions, and striking natural and man-made landmarks, we know you’ll want to head back here again and again after your first visit. Let us make your first experience an unforgettable one – with excellent beginner’s guides into the region’s vivid countries and what they have to offer, as well as a look into the bustling, aromatic experience of Thai street food markets.
Borneo, Malaysia guide
Chiang Mai, Thailand guide
Thai street food guide
The Middle East is a place of vibrancy, colour, culture, and crazy experiences. Let us tempt you into visiting this fascinating region with our guides on where to go, which extravagant hotels to stay, the amazing culture you’ll be immersed, and the kooky things you’ll see on your way – it’s not just stunning beaches and fabulous shopping districts, but camel beauty contests and dune bashing, too.
Abu Dhabi guide
With so many States to see, it’s hard to know where to start. We’ll make it easy for you to decide with our brilliant guides - taking you through the various landscapes, experiences and cultures each location has to offer. From the best foliage in New England and the abundance of thrilling theme parks in Florida, to the eye-opening scenery of California and Nevada’s Death Valley National Park and the greatest spots for an American road trip – we’ve compiled the best bits for beginners here.
Lake Powell, Arizona guide
Death Valley National Park, California guide
Joshua Tree National Park, California guide
San Francisco, California guide
Red Rocks & Amphitheatre, Colorado guide
Florida golf course guide
Florida Keys guide
Orlando, Florida theme park guide
Atlanta, Georgia guide
Lake Michigan, Illinois guide
Baton Rouge, Louisiana guide
Louisiana outdoor adventure guide
Louisiana waterways guide
New Orleans, Louisiana guide
Acadia National Park, Maine guide
New England fall colours guide
Central Park, New York guide
Crater Lake, Oregon guide
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania guide
Philadelphia South Street, Pennsylvania guide
Mystic Lake, Wyoming guide