Latest Blog Entries

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Why River Cruising is Perfect for Non-Cruisers
Think cruising isn't for you? Our CLIA Cruise Master Amy tells you why river cruising might make you think twice about that!
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The Value of Travel Agents
Discover why booking your holiday with Select Travel Holidays' knowledgeable and friendly travel agents has many advantages over booking online
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By Royal Appointment: Palaces & Castles Around the World
Team Select’s Amy picks a selection of palaces and castles around the world - some of which have been recognised by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites - that offer up rich histories, intriguing legends, ornate architecture, and fabulous artwork to admire.​
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From Maasai to Kruger: 10 of Africa’s National Parks
A safari holiday is a memorable travel experience like no other; the anticipation, the excitement, the humbling moments of spotting beautiful animals in their natural habitat. We've picked ten of the best National Parks to be discovered in Africa, from the great salt pan of Namibia’s Etosha National Park to the tree-climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda, and - of course - the Maasai Mara, the birthplace of safari.
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Touring Myths Debunked: Why You Should Try a Tour
Touring and adventure holidays have their own misconceptions to battle, and here Team Select's Amy debunks some of the most common myths, and explains why you should try a tour!
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Flavours, Sights and Sounds of America's South
Discover the flavours, sights and sounds of the great Music Cities of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans from the hot chicken and country legends, bluesy notes and barbecue, to the creole flavours and jazz of the New Orleans
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Amy's Thoughts of the Month: The Dreaded 'B' Word and Travel
​​As we near the end of a week of big Brexit headlines and key votes, our in-house travel writer Amy offers up some of her thoughts, and guidance on travel to the EU
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Travelling on Your Own, But Never Alone: The Rise and Rise of Solo Travel
Are we on the cusp of a revolution in solo travel, with more solo travellers than ever before? How is the travel industry responding to this growing demand? What has changed; are travellers becoming more confident and eager to take the plunge in solo travel, or is this increase representative of a greater choice of more options and more capacity? Are the barriers to solo travel the same, and what steps is the travel industry taking to remove obstacles? - Amy Wright investigates solo travel
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Adventures Across Vietnam: Hanoi, Hue and Hoi An
Team Select's own Mother and Daughter Duo, Rachel and Amy, were recently in Vietnam exploring some of Vietnam's most popular cities, Hanoi, Hue and Hoi An, immersing themselves with small group (or private group) tours with Urban Adventures. Read Amy's blog to find out more...

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