Every month the handbook features pictures of the local area on the front cover as well as photographs on behalf of Cresta World Travel’s Travellers Tales.We are always on the lookout for contributions from our readers, whether they be photographs taken of the local area or your holiday.
Following a career in the Civil Service, I asked myself what would I like to do next?
With a passion for travel, a career in the travel industry seemed to be the obvious answer.
That was over 20 years ago,… Continue reading
We visited Sri Lanka and the Maldives in January this year, flying from Manchester on Emirates Airlines via Dubai to Colombo and then on to Malé.
Sri Lanka is a beautiful and fascinating country with so many interesting sights to… Continue reading
Lying off the west coast of mainland Greece, Kefalonia – the largest of the Ionian islands – is blessed with glorious sunshine, beautiful beaches with picturesque coves and a relaxed, informal atmosphere.
Kefalonia has carefully resisted the onset of mass… Continue reading
Introducing our newest member at Cresta World Travel – Cat Mayor
I have worked in the travel industry for 26 years. The first half of my career was based locally for a multiple Travel Agent gaining a wealth of knowledge… Continue reading
This is Burma,’ wrote Rudyard Kipling. ‘It is quite unlike any place you know about.’
Amazingly, over a century later, Myanmar retains the power to surprise and delight even the most travelled of travellers. Yangon is no longer the capital… Continue reading
On arrival into Dubai the first thing you notice is the glitz and glamour! Everything is taller, bigger and more ostentatious. Dubai is the playground of the Middle East.
I chose to stay on Jumeriah Beach, where 5 star elegant hotels dominate the picturesque man-made… Continue reading
As soon as the aircraft approaches Iceland you know you’re somewhere extraordinary.
From an aerial perspective you can see the almost lunar landscape of this unforgettable country.
After extensive deforestation of Iceland for building material, fuel and livestock fodder there are few trees.… Continue reading
Most visitors to Canada head west – which is understandable as the Rockies and the surrounding areas are stunning , but the East Coast of Canada has some amazing natural
beauty too and with flight times from as little as 5 ½ hours, it… Continue reading
My first trip to Latin America, specifically Peru was initially met with trepidation but upon arrival into Lima Airport one humid March evening those feelings immediately disappeared. From exotic jungle to coastal desert via the breathtaking peaks of the Andes with Peru’s staggering variety of… Continue reading
With cultural nods to China’s ancient past and all the eastern glitz and promise of Hong Kong, Shanghai is a city with one foot in the past and one very much in the future. It’s enchanting
and beguiling, yet modern and exciting and well… Continue reading