Time To Travel?

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

Let your mind wander to places near and far with these great resources. Plan a future trip or simply enjoy some armchair travel.

Travel Tips and Tales               

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Wild Island: A Year in the Hebrides

by Jane Smith

This book portrays a year in the life of Oronsay, a remote Hebridean island.  A humorous, first-hand, personal view of island life, both human and otherwise.


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Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys

by Tom Chesshyre

A whistle-stop tour of some of the most exhilarating journeys around the globe.  From Sri Lanka to Iran via Crewe, Inverness, the Australian outback and beyond..




Canyon Wilderness of the Southwest

By Jon Ortner

Straddling the borders of Utah and Arizona, the Colorado Plateau is a magnificent wilderness.  An awe-inspiring visual journey through one of the world's greatest treasures.

Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners

by Travis Elborough & Alan Horsefield

A fascinating voyage to the world's most incredible destinations, showing the modern world from surprising new vantage points

Alexander's Lost World

by David Adams

David Adams travels on an epic 7000km journey from Greece to the borders of China, following the trail of Alexander the Great.


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.

BBC Travel

BBC Travel celebrates the experience of travel, highlighting the people, places and cultures that make this world so wonderfully diverse and amazing.


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.




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