When telling friends I’d been on the island of Gozo I was often met with a ‘where’s that’ reaction. It seems Malta’s little cousin is still relatively unknown compared to other more mainstream Mediterranean family destinations.
Without an airport, and covering only 26 square miles, it is immediately apparent when stepping off the short ferry from Malta that this island is a little different. Gozo hasn’t had anywhere near the development of its larger neighbour and retains a wonderful charming ‘older’ and more rural feel.
Fantastic, breath-taking, magical, exciting and adrenaline-pumping. These are all words that I would use to describe one of the most brilliant things I have ever experienced – my first husky safari!
A short transfer away, we arrived at Rebali Riads, our home for the next two nights; and what a home it was. The peaceful, luscious gardens are filled with colourful flowers, which drape from the riads and down to the refreshing swimming pool below… a place I spent much of my time in!
I started my Moroccan journey in Essaouira, which means "little picture" in the Arabic language, and it certainly lives up to its name! With high sea walls and charming alleyways, it is a delight to explore.
Kayaking on the Zrmanja river was a real highlight for me when I visited Croatia earlier this year.
I love being outdoors and experiencing new activities, so when I heard we would be river kayaking- I couldn't control my excitement! After getting equipped with our gear, we took a short walk from the activity centre down towards the river, where our wonderful guide Sanja gave us a full safety briefing and a quick 'how-to' lesson.
I caught up with Laura from our Marketing Team to chat about her experience of whale watching in Madeira. Here is what she had to say:
Madeira is an island well-known for the wine that bears its name and its astounding botanical wonders, but something that not everyone knows about Madeira is that the waters surrounding the island are literally bursting with marine life!
We know it’s hard to make a decision about where to go on your winter family holiday, so why not take some expert advice?
We asked our Activities Abroad and here’s what they had to say:
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