Our Festive Gift Guide for Travel Lovers
Seeking inspiration for gift ideas for the travel lover in your life this festive season? Look no further.
20 October 2023
Our Travel Specialists have curated a list of the ultimate trips for a variety of travel interests. Whether it be a nature lover’s first safari in the captivating Maasai Mara or an adventurous foodie’s journey through Peru's most revered culinary hotspots, our experts have listed unmissable trips from around the world. Get ready to create long-lasting memories for the family on far-flung adventures or surprise your partner with a romantic getaway to the most magical corners of the world.
The festive season is all about giving, and we can’t think of anything more special than the gift of travel. Take a look at the list below for a dose of wanderlust.
For the wildlife enthusiast
The Galapagos islands just off the coast of Ecuador are truly enchanting, with diverse landscapes and incredible wildlife. Hop aboard a premium-class yacht for a truly remarkable journey with expert naturalist guides. Discover a giant tortoise, scout for iguanas and swim with sea lions.
From the wide-open plains of the Maasai Mara to the remote reaches of Laikipia, Kenya is one of the best destinations in the world for a safari. Encounter herds of wildebeest, venture on a search for the "big five" and discover flamingo-covered lakes in the Great Rift Valley.
For the romantic
The Northern Lights are one of Earth's most stunning and romantic natural displays. Cosy up in a private cabin and marvel at the sky of dancing colours in the magical landscapes of Iceland. Activity is growing and expected to peak in 2025, making it the perfect time to surprise your partner with an unmissable getaway.
Gift la dolce vita with a trip to stunning wonders and hidden gems of Italy. Embark on a road trip through the picturesque Tuscan countryside, stopping to explore lush local vineyards, marvel at the sunset during a romantic boat trip in Salento or leap into adventure in the awe-inspiring mountains of the Dolomites.
For the culinary explorer
Discover the gastronomic wonders of Vietnam with local experts, from locally brewed "Bia Hoi" in Hanoi to private cooking lessons on the outskirts of ancient Hoi An. Join your guide on the back of a vintage Vespa in Saigon for a street food discovery amongst the sights and smells of the night market.
Chefs from all over the world travel to Peru for culinary classes and delectable discoveries, making it the perfect getaway for your favourite foodie. With several restaurants named to the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, including Lima's Central as the winner, Peru's culinary scene is full of endless wonders.
For the family
A playground for adults and children alike, Japan offers unrivalled family fun. From endless entertainment and cultural traditions in the neon-lit metropolis of Tokyo to a real-life fairytale during cherry blossom season in Kyoto, Japan promises an impeccably clean, easily navigable wonderland for all ages.
Delve into the art world with a Louvre Scavenger Hunt, where your family can engage in a thrilling quest through the museum's vast collection. Enjoy quality time on the water in the Calanques, stay in especially curated family-friendly hotels and indulge in a delicious chocolatier experience while in France.
Feeling inspired? Get in touch with our Travel Specialists today to start planning a trip to one of the incredible destinations above, with an itinerary that’s totally unique to you.