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Immerse yourself in Japan

Think Japan and up pops images of geisha, sushi and neon-lit mega cities. Maybe sake too and a tea ceremony. Whatever images Japan inspires you, it’s safe to say that they will be uniquely Japanese. It’s one of the great

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Experience the Full Kiwi Adventure

Picture yourself sitting by the pool relaxing after hard days sight-seeing, a good book in one hand and your favourite tipple in the other. Around you are the well-manicured lawns of a subtropical garden with views the Coromandel Hills and

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Florida: Family Fun in the Sun 2018

When it comes to family holidays, Florida, and Orlando in particular, are top of the list for many, and it’s easy to see why. Children have theme parks galore that they can roam around to their heart’s content, and the

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A first timer’s guide to Japan

A country of contrasts, with its ancient traditions, state of the art technology, the most modern of cities and stunning mountain scenery. Discovering this mix of wonders is a major part of what makes travelling here so appealing. Where to

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Stockholm: The city that has it all

Deciding on a holiday destination can be as stressful as trying to get a toddler out of the front door on a tight deadline. Maybe you’ve already visited some of the more famous European capital cities; from Paris to Rome

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Road Trips: The world is your oyster

When it comes to longer holidays, there are two types of people; the ones who spend their two weeks away lying on a sun-lounger, immersing their feet in the golden sand and being waited on 24/7 by a staff member

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Great Road Trips of the USA

The USA continues to be a top seller in the UK tourist market and it is easy to see why with such stunning scenery, awe inspiring Canyons and some of the world’s most Iconic manmade structures. With so much to

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Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia

Travelling around Sri Lanka will be high on many a person’s bucket list of places to visit, this pear shaped island in the Indian Ocean, directly south of India is without doubt one of the friendliest and most beautiful islands

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Which cruise suits you?

The cruise market continues to grow at a pace, with more ships than ever before, the choice can be bewildering. At Amity Travel we have our very own cruise expert; Elaine Puddicombe who has amassed a serious amount of knowledge

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8 Great reasons to visit South Africa

With its pristine coastline, a phenomenal climate and awesome adventures ranging from shark-diving to historic trails and wine tasting, South Africa is guaranteed to provide you with the unforgettable journey of a lifetime. Here are just some of the many

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AMA Waterways River Cruise

Elaine was recently lucky enough to experience a night on the AMA Waterways Sonata River boat in Amsterdam courtesy of APT and AMA Waterways. Read her River Cruise blog here! The AMAsonata was docked within Amsterdam very close to the

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Thailand…The Land of smiles!

The Thai people are friendly, helpful and nothing is too much trouble. This is my second visit to Thailand and the same can still be said! We visited in the more reasonably priced low season At this time you can

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I love Cancun!

I’ve always viewed Cancun as a number one favourite destination for young party goers on their summer breaks. Well, when I researched it and saw the many luxurious hotels on offer I was pleasantly surprised and knew it had to

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Where to go on Safari

For most people visiting Africa on Safari, (especially for the first time) would like to see a wide and diverse range of animals,  arguably Kenya and Tanzania will be top of most people’s list for doing just this. However for

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New Zealand – a very personal experience

Stunning scenery, miles of beautiful coastline, helicopters over Glaciers, eerie fjords, wineries, sulphurous geysers, the list seems almost endless. All of this is what attracts so many people to New Zealand, but what is it that  makes so many return

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Australia: Where the Summer never ends

If you don’t want this fantastic summer to end, head down under this winter where you will find not only superb weather but pristine beaches, vibrant cities, stunning scenery, weird and wonderful wildlife, in fact you will find all this

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Cape of Plenty

The Western Cape of South Africa, a vibrant land full of energy and natural beauty, the dynamic of this truly beautiful country offers a wide range of interests and adventures from the breathtaking landscapes of Table Mountain and the open

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Blooming Marvellous Holidays

Strolling through wildflower meadows, admiring rare exotic flowers blooming whilst enjoying the peace and quiet of a country garden, the British public seem to love nothing better than walking around the many gardens and country estates that Great Britain has to

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The British Lions Roar Down Under

The British Lions Roar Down Under In June 2013 The British Lions Rugby team will be touring Australia and it makes for a really good excuse to head down under, not only do you get to see some great rugby,

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Brunei, a kingdom of unexpected treasures

Brunei Darussalam located on Borneo, one of the world’s bio diverse islands with a jungle that is 70 million years older than that of the Amazon Rainforest. Brunei offers beguiling mix of Southeast Asian and Islamic culture that has a

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Cruising with your local specialist

If you are looking to take a cruise for your next holiday, there has never been a better time to book. The cruise market is one of the fastest growing areas of the travel industry; and whilst you may expect

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New York: More than just a city

NEW YORK CITY & THE LAID BACK DELIGHTS OF LONG ISLAND Manhattan with its instantly recognizable skyline helps make New York a one of a kind destination, whether it’s your first or fiftieth visit there is always something new to

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Find yourself in South Africa

Amity’s Sue Taylor has recently returned from a trip to Cape Town and the Garden Route as a guest of our friends at Travel2. Here are her reflections on this amazing opportunity… Situated on the south western tip of Africa,

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Polar Bears of Churchill

Canadian Bear Necessities Each year, in the fall, on the west shore of Canada’s Hudson Bay, Polar Bears gather along the shore on the outskirts of Churchill, waiting for the bay to freeze in order to begin the annual hunt

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Magical Mystical Maharajas Express

Imagine a rail journey in the style of royalty, experiencing the mesmerising wonders of India from the palatial surroundings of your luxuriously appointed private cabin aboard the Maharajas’ Express. Disembark to immerse yourself in the country’s rich history, cultural treasures,