10 of the Best European Christmas Markets to Visit in 2021
- 16 September 2021
Beginning to plan your winter getaway? Across Europe, there are a host of magical Christmas markets. From trying mouth-watering international food, to illuminating market stalls, and even a dog outfit trying contest, these markets will certainly make it a Christmas to remember.
We have handpicked our favourites from across the continent that we hope will give you that inspiration needed before the festive season arrives later this year.
Hannah's South African Tour
- 24 February 2020
In December, our travel expert Hannah visited South Africa on a luxury small group tour, where she experienced some of the wonderful sights and sounds the country has to offer. Throughout her trip, Hannah kept a travel diary, showing the amazing activities she got up to during her 9 day stay.
Kimara's Italian Adventure
- 27 November 2019
Howard travel expert Kimara has returned from her trip exploring some of the finest sights Italy has to offer. During her 4-night stay, she came across some of the world’s most famous sights such as Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius and the Colosseum. From a tour of the gorgeous Amalfi Coast, to trying a metre-long pizza, have a read about Kimara’s action packed time in Italy through her daily travel diary.
Hannah's Uzbekistan Trip
- 13 November 2019
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.
The World's best Natural Sights and when you should visit them
- 04 November 2019
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.
Top 10 European walking holidays you just have to experience!
- 04 October 2019
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!
Our Top Holiday Destinations for 2019
- 17 January 2019
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…
Visiting the Venice of the North
- 03 November 2016
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…