Travel Time

It's time to getaway and escape to that perfect destination.

Let your mind wander to warmer places with these great resources. Plan a future trip or simply armchair travel. Relax and leave the cold behind. 

Travel Tips and Tales 

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First Crossings: Historic NZ Adventures Brought to Life

by Kevin Biggar

Based on the TV show, First Crossings, this book follows modern-day adventurers Kevin Biggar and Jamie Fitzgerald as they recreate extreme journeys of pioneer New Zealand explorers.


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Australia in Style: Unique Australian Travel Experiences

by R. M. Williams

From private islands and remote resorts to working cattle stations, this glossy coffee-table book showcases some of Australia’s most unique five-star accommodation.




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Jungleland: A Mysterious Lost City, a WWII Spy, and a True Story of Deadly Adventure

By Christopher Stewart

Journalist Christopher Stewart tells both his own story and the legacy of 1930s explorer and spy Theodore Morde, in a new attempt to locate the fabled city of Ciudad Blanca in the impenetrable jungle of Honduras.

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries
Africa's Top Wildlife Countries

by Mark Nolting

Plan your dream African safari with this guidebook. It compares wildlife reserves in 18 countries including Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Monty Halls' Island Escape: Life in the Outer Hebrides (DVD)

by Monty Hall

Join Monty Hall, marine biologist and a volunteer wildlife ranger in the Outer Hebrides, as he travels the length of the western isles, to seek out and experience the very best encounters in one of Britain's most beautiful and remote landscapes.


Conde Nast Traveller [Magazine]

Be inspired by Britain's premier travel magazine. Some of the world's best travel writers and specialists share their secrets, tips and recommendations.

Recommended Websites 

A selection of websites to help you plan the perfect holiday.


Make this your first stop when planning your holiday. Candid reviews from fellow travellers, free travel guides and tips on getting cheap airfares, accommodation and more.


Lonely Planet Travel Guides and Information

A great way to explore the world, purchase a travel guidebook or an ebook from this website.  Lonely Planet is a very successful, trustworthy travel guide and a much loved global brand.

National Geographic Travel

View some useful features on this website including top picks for travel, daily stories and tips, a weekly featured destination, travel blogs and much more.

Paris Top Ten : No1 Site for Everything Paris

by Sophie and Paul

Pick and choose from an impressive range of 'top ten' lists, put together by Sophie and Paul.  They cover every kind of attraction from their favourite top ten Parisian churches to their pick of the top ten Tattoo shops!


Plan your perfect holiday with this directory to historic destinations. Explore ancient sites and tourist centres around the world. The fabulous search function lets you search by country, time period or historic event or battle.