Travel With Confidence

Browse by Category

Visit Tuscany The Heart Of Authentic Italy

  • Michelle Jackson
  • 29 October 2020

Few places conjure up beauty with such authenticity as Tuscany. Even the word Tuscany implies a magical place that will whisk you to an untouchable world. ...

Live like a film star on the shores Of Lake Como

  • Michelle Jackson
  • 20 October 2020

The stunning turquoise waters of Lake Como are as dazzling as the stars who flock there to escape the limelight. What better way to enjoy the mountains that sweep down to this lake than in the comfort ...

A Love Affair With Italy Starts In Lake Garda

  • Michelle Jackson
  • 20 October 2020

Are you looking for the perfect location to start a love affair with Italy? The Novel Traveller, Michelle Jackson, enjoys some gems with Travel Department on a guided tour of Lake Garda, Verona and Ve ...

What To Expect On Your Next Holiday In Italy

  • TD Team
  • 28 August 2020

We are delighted to see it’s reopening for tourists and our CEO Sara Zimmerman visited Italy recently to see what a holiday in Lake Garda and Lake Como will be like for our customers this year. ...

Experience the Fjords of Norway

  • Guest Post
  • 18 August 2020

In April 2019 Nenagh photographer Bridget Delaney took a Travel Department holiday to Norway, where her stay exceeded all expectations. ...

Best sights to see on the Island of Ireland

  • TD Team
  • 21 July 2020

Some of the most iconic sights and incredible landscapes in the world can be found right here so check out our selection of the top places to visit on the island of Ireland. ...

5 reasons to visit Montenegro for your holiday

  • TD Team
  • 07 July 2020

Montenegro is small country, but as the saying goes – good things come in small packages! Montenegro offers incredible landscapes, fascinating history, rich culture and delicious cuisine! ...

Highlights of our South African holidays

  • TD Team
  • 13 January 2020

Discover the highlights you can experience with us during our guided holidays to South Africa. ...

5 reasons to visit Poland

  • TD Team
  • 06 December 2019

Visit Poland, it is rich in culture and history, has wonderful architecture and stunning scenery; it is a truly unique country. ...

Top activities to do in India

  • TD Team
  • 29 November 2019

India is the exotic, the unknown and the outstandingly beautiful. It is the home of the Taj Mahal, the Royal Bengal tiger, bustling cities, lively markets, palm-fringed beaches, quiet inland waterways ...

10 Interesting Facts about Berlin

  • TD Team
  • 05 November 2019

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was a momentous moment in history, it marked the end of the Cold War and the Soviet Union rule. The wall was built in 1961, it literally and metaphorically was the ...

Diwali - Everything you need to know

  • TD Team
  • 21 October 2019

The ‘Festival of Lights’, Diwali is a colourful and vibrant religious festival celebrated every year by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and even some Buddhists around the world. ...

Why you need to visit Lisbon

  • TD Team
  • 01 October 2019

The 'city of the seven hills,' Lisbon has a unique look and personality, making it one of Europe's most attractive capitals and it's a must see destination during your holiday to Portugal. ...

7 activities you should definitely do when visiting Iceland

  • TD Team
  • 24 September 2019

The Land of Fire and Ice is filled with natural wonders and stunning sights. Check out the seven activities you must do during your trip to Iceland, which will leave you with memories to last a lifeti ...

10 Fascinating Facts about Japan

  • TD Team
  • 17 September 2019

The Land of the Rising Sun, Japan offers a unique blend of ancient traditions, contemporary culture, modern technology and diverse cuisine. ...

Why you need to escape to Tenerife

  • Travel Department
  • 19 August 2019

If you’re looking for a holiday that combines amazing scenery with a relaxing stay by the sea, then look no further than Tenerife. ...

7 reasons to visit Puglia region in Italy

  • TD Team
  • 13 August 2019

There are many reasons to visit Puglia and it should be your next holiday destination in Italy. The heel of Italy, Puglia, also known as Apulia, is often overlooked by many and unfairly so as it has s ...

Top 8 highlights of an Istanbul city break

  • TD Team
  • 29 July 2019

Formerly known as Constantinople and was once seen as the capital of the world, Istanbul is the fusion point of where East meets West. ...

11 Unforgettable experiences to do in the USA

  • TD Team
  • 04 July 2019

With cosmopolitan cities, stunning coastlines, incredible scenery and some of the best driving routes in the world, the USA has so much to offer and we have fantastic holiday options. ...

8 enjoyable activities to do in Cuba

  • TD Team
  • 19 June 2019

Cuba is the Caribbean destination that has it all; beautiful weather, friendly locals, diverse culture and rich history, there is something for everyone in this incredible country. Here’s our pick of ...

5 Reasons to travel to Cannes

  • TD Team
  • 14 May 2019

Our Cannes & the Cote d’Azur holiday provides total relaxation in picturesque surroundings. ...

7 amazing reasons to visit Northern Cyprus & Cyprus

  • Travel Department
  • 11 April 2019

Cyprus and Northern Cyprus are unique, rich in history, culture and are just waiting to be explored! Here are 7 Reasons to visit Northern Cyprus & Cyprus for your next holiday. ...

7 inspiring Mediterranean destinations for your next break

  • TD Team
  • 06 March 2019

When deciding where to go for your next short-haul holiday, the same places probably spring to mind. ...

Best attractions in Portugal

  • TD Team
  • 24 January 2019

Portugal truly has it all for that unforgettable holiday- a fascinating history, warm, friendly people, great weather and incredible beaches. ...

Sizzling Sorrento

  • TD Team
  • 08 May 2018

The Sorrento Peninsula offers some of southern Italy’s most famous sights. The unique landscape of hills and valleys is adorned with scented lemon orchards and silvery olive groves, with dramatic clif ...

From Limone with love...

  • TD Team
  • 01 February 2018

Located along the northern end of Lake Garda, Limone is set along a backdrop of rocky cliffs with stunning lakeside scenery. It is one of the most picturesque places to stay in Lake Garda, and is a gr ...

Architectural wonders of India

  • TD Team
  • 25 January 2018

The Taj Mahal was built in 1560 by Shah Jahan in memory of his Queen, Mumtaz Mahal, to enshrine her mortal remains. ...

4 vital Indian travel experiences

  • TD Team
  • 02 December 2016

India is a dynamic nation with a deep cultural history that needs to be experienced with your own eyes. Wonderfully different, a feast of sounds, smells and colour, there is nothing quite like India! ...

Highlights of India’s Golden Triangle

  • TD Team
  • 05 October 2016

The Golden Triangle is a classic introduction for any visitor to India. However nothing could have quite prepared me for the fascinating array of sights, smells and colours I would experience on my wh ...

Take a day trip to Sergiev Posad

  • TD Team
  • 21 October 2015

If you are looking for a unique opportunity to be immersed in Russian day-to-day life then look no further than a day trip to Sergiev Posad. ...

Ciao Italia! - our favourite snippets of Italian history

  • Travel Department
  • 07 July 2015

Few countries in the world have such a variable, diverse and colourful history as Italy. Every time we visit, we learn new facts about Italy’s wonderful past. ...

Rome – My Favourite European City

  • Caroline Gallagher
  • 21 April 2015

From the Vatican to the Spanish steps, there are plenty of sites and attractions to see in Rome. ...

5 Reasons to visit Lake Garda

  • TD Team
  • 07 October 2014

Our guide Renate Tielman shares her reasons why you should book a holiday to Lake Garda. ...