Earlier in the year, our Travel expert Hannah went to explore some of the fascinating landscapes Uzbekistan has to offer. Read her travel diary to see what she got up to on her trip, from the glittering Turquoise Domes of Registan Square to the amazing roof top views of Bukhara.  

Sometimes you need to just sit back and take in what our natural world can produce. From the fascinating animal kingdom to phenomena that illuminates our sky, nature is really something to be admired. Unfortunately, these sights are not around all that often, so in order to see them in all their glory, you’ll need to make your visit just at the right time.

They are peaceful, active and insightful. It's no wonder more and more people are leaning towards a walking holiday each year. But with so many stunning routes and locations to choose from, it can be hard to decide where to go. So, we've done the work for you and put together a list of European walking destinations you must visit!

As the new year begins and resolutions are made, our attention inevitably turns to holiday destinations and the daunting task of deciding where to travel commences. To help you choose we have compiled some of the most sought after and upcoming holiday destinations for 2019. So broaden your horizons, find a hidden gem and tick another destination off the list in 2019.

Safari for beginners


  • 30 November 2016

Our sales advisor Amanda has just returned from an action-packed adventure in Botswana, with African Pride and Belmond Safaris. From leopard tracking to a flight in a helicopter, discover more of Amanda's jaw-dropping experiences and find out what really happens on safari here. 

Must-sees in Myanmar


  • 29 November 2016

Myanmar – formally Burma – a magical gem still shrouded by the mists of time. Or is it? As the country has steadily begun to open its doors to tourists, the secret’s out about this unique and enchanting destination…

In order to give the best possible holiday advice, our team are always out and about experiencing destinations first hand. Jackie from Howard Travel has just returned from a few days of exploring the delights of St Petersburg in Russia. There is so much to see and do in the ‘Venice of the North’, but here is a summary of what Jackie got up to…

A river cruise differs from a traditional ocean cruise in unique ways. From cabins to cuisine, itineraries to innovative design, we have compiled some of the best reasons to river cruise.

With so many new hotels popping up in the United Arab Emirates, it can be hard to know which will best suit your needs. Luckily, we can share with you a personal experience of some of the top hotels in the UAE, including all the details from the number of pools, to the colour of the walls!

Growth of weddings abroad


  • 12 September 2016

More and more people are trading the aisles of the UK for something more exotic when it comes to their big day.