My #TTCTOPTEN for 2018
I’ve been fortunate to have travelled to some of our planet’s far flung destinations both professionally and personally and despite having set foot on all seven continents, I still find that I am inspired to experience new horizons each year. This year is no exception, with my Top 10 Trips chosen from the abundant selection from The Travel Corporation’s Family of Brands. I hope you enjoy my #TTCTop10 and you’ll find some inspiration to explore the beauty of our blue planet at TTC.com
Island-hopping along the scenic coastline, exploring hidden coves and majestic fjords, strolling the charming cobblestone streets and colourful timber houses, uncovering the ancient history and cultural legacy of three Scandinavian countries – what’s not to love about this magical 14 Day trip through Denmark, Norway and Sweden with Trafalgar?
What better way to explore France like a local than on a river cruise with U by Uniworld? With a daily selection of activities, excursions and events to choose from, this trip offers the perfect combination of iconic sites and hidden gems, all from the comfort of your stylish home away from home, The B.
One of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, Bushman’s Kloof combines two of my passions – culture and heritage, and wildlife and wilderness. Located in the northern Cederberg Mountains only 270kms from Cape Town, Bushman’s Kloof is a sanctuary for over 130 ancient Bushman rock art sites and is home to 150 kinds of birds, 750 plant species and over 35 species of mammals.
Learning the secrets of Tuscan cuisine, exploring the canals of Venice and the chance to experience a bygone era of luxury on the rails with a journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient Express is the ultimate in bucket list experiences!
ME to WE donates 50% of its net profits to their charity partner, WE Charity, so every trip contributes to international development efforts in the community you visit. This trip gives you the chance to participate in a sustainable international development project and connect with community members by experiencing daily life in India. Visiting India would also offer an opportunity to see first hand the work that Wildlife SOS – India are doing to promote animal welfare, in conjunction with TTC’s TreadRight Foundation.
This self-drive itinerary explores some of the locations made famous by Game of Thrones, from the beautiful avenue of beech tress which date back to the 18th century and the spectacular coastline with the unique rock formations of the Giant’s Causeway.
Combining the chance to learn more about Maori culture with the amazing pristine wilderness of Fiordland National Park, this journey showcases the best that New Zealand has to offer.
Exploring a country through my tastebuds has always been the perfect way to experience my destination like a local, and this wine journey through Portugal and Spain combines authentic gastronomy with tastings of some of the regions finest wines.
The Big Apple is always a good idea, no matter how many times you may have visited this iconic city, there is always something to see and do, from the magic of Central Park to the architectural highlights of the Empire State Building and of course, the Statue of Liberty!
The atmosphere of the world’s biggest party makes this a must-see spectacle, with the chance to witness the spectacular costumes, dances and songs of the samba parades through the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro.
Where will 2018 take you?
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