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  • I had never heard of Hua Hin before we decided, on a stiflingly hot night in Bangkok, to head south to the beach. The few locals we quizzed on where to go unanimously favoured...

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  • Our self-drive holidays offer you complete independence and freedom whilst still staying in control of your budget and schedule. As well as receiving your flights and rental car included in the price, you’ll benefit...

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  • For many people, the mental image of Kenya doesn’t extend far beyond the cast of The Lion King. There is something of a tendency to think that Kenya is defined by one thing and...

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  • Recently voted the ‘most livable city in the world’, Canada‘s epic West Coast city dazzles with soaring skyscrapers, sandy beaches and snow-capped mountains. Follow Canadian Sky’s guide for ten great things to do in...

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  • There is no better way to explore the delights of America for the independent traveller than self-drive or fly-drive USA holidays. We list our top ten road trips available to book with American Sky...

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Krabi, Thailand beach holidays

There is just something about Thailand that seems to put it near the top of everyone’s bucket list. Maybe it’s the idyllic beaches? Maybe it’s the phenomenal food? Maybe it’s the exotic lure of temples and elephants? Or maybe it’s because it’s a place you can find all of this in one place, along with so much more; and nowhere …

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Hua Hin, Thailand beach holidays

I had never heard of Hua Hin before we decided, on a stiflingly hot night in Bangkok, to head south to the beach. The few locals we quizzed on where to go unanimously favoured Hua Hin, adding that it’s the summer residence of the King of Thailand. Feeling royal, we hopped on the next morning’s train.   The King’s summer …

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Dubai in the summer – Turn up the heat on your savings

It’s about that time of year to start thinking about those two magical words. What two magical words? Well, the two magical words that bring a smile and a flutter of the heart to all who hear or read them. The two magical words that immediately transport you to the most breathtakingly beautiful place in your mind upon hearing them. …

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A beginner’s guide to Abu Dhabi

Far more than simply the backdrop to a Sex and the City-style adventure, Abu Dhabi is a glamorous location that offers up pockets of the luxurious, scenic and, at times, fascinatingly bizarre. The home of Khalifa Park, Sheikh Zayed Mosque and Yas Island (the location for the world-renowned Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit) Abu Dhabi has gained a reputation for …

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Tropical Sky blogger Nicola visits The SoCo Hotel, Barbados

The beachside location of The SoCo Hotel is simply stunning; the 24 stylish rooms all have balconies with uninterrupted views of the ocean.  The neutral décor complements the stunning view and little touches go a long way such as an iPod docking station and full-length mirror in each of the rooms.  Although small and intimate with just one pool, bar and restaurant …

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