UK Holidays and Travel

From the Antartic to the Arctic Circle there are now very few places that are inaccessible!

Far East

Thailand, China Japan and Hong Kong have always been popular travel destinations in the Far East. However, there is much more to discover in the diverse cultures of Vietnam - Cambodia - Indonesia - Malaysia and the lesser known territories of Brunei - East Tamor - Burma and Laos.


Thailand offers so much for its vistors. The husle and bustle of the capital Bankok,  amazing beaches of Chiang  Mai and Phuket, rich and varied culture and history, lots of things to see and do and friendly and welcoming people.


The Rich cultural wonder of Vietnam is a beautiful country with the warm waters of the China Sea, Mountain Regions for trekking, paddy fields and the rivers with floating markets selling. There are plenty of historical places of interest to visit.

South America

The rain forests of the Amazon Basin - the famous Copa Cabana beach (Rio De Janeiro) - Machu Picchu in Peru and much more in the other countries of the continent including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela - as well as French Guiana.   


Comprises Australia - New Zealand - New Guinea and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. The majority of the Australian population live on the coast in the major cities of Sidney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and Cairns. 


Has stunning beaches and glorious weather.  Visit Ayers Rock and snorkel on the Great Barrier reef. There are 6 states in Australia all offering exciting tourist opportunities. The country is so vast that planning to explore Australia requires creative planning as there are many options from self drive, great rail journeys from Adelaide to Perth, internal flights and coach journeys between cities.

 New Zealand

New Zealand is made up of two main islands (North and South island) and a number of smaller islands. Major cities include Auckland, Christchurch and the capital Wellington. New Zealand is spectacular with snow-capped mountains, glaciers with fjords and lakes. The South Island of New Zealand is home to some of the best scenery in the World.

When to go

Due to the size of the country there are climate variations for each region. The winter and summer months are usually directly opposite those in the UK. However, in Australia the climate is still mild to hot so it is a country that you can visit at any time of the year.

Central Australia: Alice Springs has a desert climate so it can get very hot, we recommend a visit between March and May

North Territories: Darwin, there is a wet season between November - April when it can become quite humid so we recommend planning your visit during the months between May and December.

Summer there:  November - March

Winter there: June - August (this can be cold in the Southern states).



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