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Embracing new experiences

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Embracing new experiences

In the sky

Sugarloaf Mountain peak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Got a head for heights? You can't beat a good view. Take your holiday to the next level and get airborne with these inspiring ideas…

Taste experiences

Lunch in the Italian countryside

From authentic pizza in Naples to New Zealand's vineyards, tempt your taste buds with good food, fine wine and more.

By rail

Railway bridge in Porto

Take to the rails and experience the best holiday by train. If you're looking for a break that doesn’t involve getting behind the wheel, a holiday by train could be perfect.

Artistic adventures

Artist painting outside

Why not explore your creative side next time you take a break and experience another culture, too? Unleash your inner artist at one of these amazing destinations.

Natural adventures

Puffins sitting on a rock

Don’t let David Attenborough have all the fun – from orangutans to giant tortoises, there’s a world of incredible wildlife out there...

Wonder beneath the waves

Akumal Bay, Mexico

From Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to whale watching in Canada, we’ve rounded up some incredible marine experiences.

Archaeological adventures

Parthenon Temple, Athens, Greece

Open a window on the past with an archaeological holiday. Explore the amazing sites of once-mighty kingdoms and follow in the footsteps of ancient Greeks and Romans.

By road

Sunset over Route 66

Ready for a road trip? Put your pedal to the metal and get away - We’ve got four inspirational destinations for driving holidays that will really get your motor running…

Luxurious treats

Massage oils

Will you get pampered in Jamaica, have a massage in the Maldives or unwind in the mineral-rich waters of Hungary’s thermal spas?

Water sports

Rogoznica harbour

Whether it’s being active, having fun or simply relaxing, read on to discover something that could float your boat...

Winter breaks

Snow in Central Park, New York

Enjoy the white stuff with our round-up of inspirational wintery activities, from visiting Europe’s charming winter markets to catching a colourful display courtesy of the Northern Lights.

New Year

Fireworks at Champ de Mars, Paris

Have a light, bright New Year’s Eve - Dazzling firework displays and stunning light shows are a great alternative to the traditional house party. Here are five ideas to help the New Year glow with a bang…