Top 19 travel predictions for 2019

British Airways has revealed its annual travel predictions for the year ahead, selecting the top 19 must-see destinations for 2019. Highly-anticipated events and new routes shape the list, which includes everything from the popular party hotspot of Las Vegas, to the budding land of Osaka and the romantic retreat of the Seychelles. Durban features on Continue Reading

Sri Lanka: Talalla Wellness Retreat

Talalla Retreat, the open-air resort on Sri Lanka’s southern coast, delivers every element of luxury to the high-powered, time-poor executive. Expect to be pampered with good food; spas, treatments and activities; morning yoga classes in a beachfront shala; vast bedrooms with open-air showers; attentive staff, and sunrise and sunset views from a perfect stretch of Continue Reading

Taiwan: Getting around

Taipei is very easy to get around. One of the easiest, cheapest and most reliable ways is the subway or MRT. Built since the turn of the century, it is world-class, comprehensive, clean and reliable. Announcements, signage and maps in English make it particularly simple. As with almost everywhere in Taiwan, personal safety is simply Continue Reading

Mauritius: Festivals

Mauritius spans the cultural spectrum in terms of religion, with Christians, Hindus, Muslims and Buddhists co-existing harmoniously. This melting pot lends itself to a diverse experience for the traveller, who can witness centuries of beliefs and traditions at the various festivals throughout the year.   Chinese New Year Mauritian Chinese celebrate the new year in Continue Reading

Places and Activities

Kigali City Kigali is the dynamic capital at the heart of the country. Peacefully nestled along picturesque hilltops, Kigali is a thriving African city immediately notable for its cleanliness, orderliness and hospitality. Kigali is a great place to begin or end any Rwanda journey as it’s conveniently located in the geographic centre of the country. Continue Reading

Mauritius: Family Holidays

With year-round sunshine, clean and safe seas and plenty to explore, Mauritius has become hugely popular with families and children of all ages. Overnight flights with only three to four hours’ time difference means minimal jetlag and all-inclusive luxury resorts make family travel stress-free. The island’s world-class choice of hotels and fabulous beaches will keep Continue Reading

Mauritius: Not just a beach destination

Mauritius is more than just a beach destination, it hosts a plethora of water and adventure activities for all fitness and ability levels, which can be easily arranged through the resorts, or by visiting the main tourist hubs on the island. Domaine de Rambouillet (tourism-mauritius.mu) is the latest eco-park to open, offering quad biking, mountain Continue Reading