It’s that time of year again when we start dreaming about next year’s travel plans. With that in mind, we’ve selected five destinations from across the world which offer a special reason to visit in 2019, from big events to a new-found sense of optimism.
We’re committed to making sure the experiences we offer take a responsible approach, and that your visit has a positive effect. Read about recent work we’ve completed on our Audley Elephant Policy and our pick of the best experiences that put the wildlife first.
From stargazing to off-the-grid destinations, concierge specialist Elizabeth discusses the trends she’s noticed heading into 2019. She also offers some suggestions, including a truffle hunt, a remote camp for chimpanzee treks and a chance to meet a master weavers.
Our experts decode California by theme, selecting their choice of what to experience, whether you’re there for the beaches, wine touring, wildlife viewing, Californian culture or to embark on a classic Golden State road trip.
As the nights shorten, our travel musings take on a tinge of the macabre. Here, our specialists interpret what it means for a place to be forgotten. They explain why a particular place speaks to them — and why you should visit.
An Outlander-themed tour of Scotland lets fans visit the Fraser grave marker at Culloden Moor, walk in Bonnie Prince Charlie’s footsteps at Holyrood Palace, see the real castle that doubles as Lallybroch and touch the stone circle that inspired the series.
With shorter lines and a calendar packed with festivals, winter can be an excellent time to visit Europe. You can ring in the New Year at Hogmanay in Edinburgh, enjoy the Louvre without any crowds or celebrate Three Kings Day in Seville.