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Do you know anything about 'the big five' of Alaska? Read Holland America's blog to find out about these majestic animals, from the mighty grizzly bear to mountanous dall sheep!   GETTING TO KNOW THE BIG FIVE ANIMALS OF ALASKA   Alaska is home to what is commonly known as The Big Five, which includes grizzly bears, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and gray wolves. One particular spot stands out as the best choice for seeing all five: Denali National Park. Whe...

Cruising has become the fastest growing sector of the travel market. The big advantage is you are paying for your accommodation and meals in Pounds, with only a small amount of local currency needed so you are safeguarded against all the recent currency movements. Of course, it doesn’t have to be 7 days in the sun; there are many exotic itineraries from the Arctic to the Antarctic to far reaching places around the world. Experience a river cruise throughout Europe, up the m...

Happy Halloween! Europe has more than a few spooky places to discover, have you heard of The Chapel of Skulls in Poland or occult experiments within the walls of the eeery Houska Castle in the Czech Republic perhaps? Read more from DFDS Seaways blog on the 10 Spookiest Locations in Europe below!... [caption id="attachment_2302" align="alignnone" width="150"] The Chapel of Skulls, Poland[/caption] 'Europe is home to some seriously spooky places, with its endless ...

In October's My Watford News collumn we featured Japan as our bucket list destination, find out more about this most striking and mysterious land with the highlights from Katie's trip earlier this year...   The bright lights of Tokyo   Heading out to Japan at the beginning of May, we just missed the cherry blossom season but were still met with the incredible natural beauty and mix of ancient and modern cultures that Japan has to offer. Travellin...

Are you a cricket fan? The much anticipated England Cricket Tour to India 2016 will be taking place this November and December. With England’s forthcoming overseas tour to India the team have so far encountered mixed results so far this year and the India test series could be a challenge, England could use all the home support they can get! The 1st test will be in Rajkot with the 4th test in Mumbai, finishing in Chennai: 1st Test - Rajkot: 9th to 13th November 2016 ...

Head to Europe for more than just its fantastic culture, food and history: we love Osprey Holiday's blog about their top luxury spa's in Europe for the most indulgent city breaks in the continent! http://www.ospreyholidays.com/blog/best-luxury-city-spas   'Europe is home to some of the world's most sophisticated, stylish and luxurious spas. Below is our top pick of five of the best luxury city spas that encompass anything from ‘One of the 25 Wonders of the Wo...

Can you guess where? As the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula, this tall narrow country is one of few offering such varied culture, history and stunning natural landscapes. Imagine French-colonial houses to Chinese temples, street food to high-end restaurants. You’ll learn to walk amongst mopeds in chaotic harmony, measured for your own bespoke clothing, or learn of its less peaceful past at the museums. With over 2000 natural limestone islands,...

Food fight! Locals and tourists have just enjoyed the annual La Tomatina, the world’s biggest food fight in Bunol, Spain. Tens of thousands of revellers make their way to this small Spanish village geared up for a day to remember! The atmosphere building up to the ‘fight’ is like one big street party, with the occasional water fight added in just for fun. At approximately 11am the onslaught starts when huge trucks of tomatoes roll through the street dropping their loads...

This is a country of incredible beauty, climatic and cultural contrasts. Discover vivid colonial and native histories, plus exceptional safaris and unique experiences. With its cosmopolitan lifestyle and semi-desert wildlife, one of its famous Capital cities sits at the base of the immense Table Mountain. After exploring the incredible scenery from above if you’re feeling adventurous try your hand at a number of extreme sports including abseiling! This country as a whol...

On 9th July Grove Travel enjoyed taking part in the 10th and final Starlight Walk in aid of the Peace Hospice! In an interview with the Peace Hospice, Kate says "It is in remembrance of one of our clients who was also a friend who recently passed away from Cancer, we thought it would be nice to do something positive in her memory". Read the Peace Hospice's full interview with our Manager, Kate here: http://www.peacehospice.co.uk/viewnews.asp?newsID=663 We are very ...