OUR FAVOURITE HOTELS WITH KIDS CLUBS IN EUROPE

We've rounded up a selection of our favourite hotels in Europe with kids clubs. These are the ultimate family-friendly hotels that have something for everyone.

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Elephant in the Zambezi River

As home to the famous Victoria Falls, one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, Zimbabwe is firmly on the map for tourists. However, the country has far more to offer the intrepid traveller in 2024 with an abundance of life-enriching safari experiences and adventures to be had. Here our co-founder Nico Heath shares his favourite camps in this vibrant country.

WHAT'S HOT IN ZIMBABWE IN 2024

Father and son on holiday

Planning a family holiday can be a bit like trying to get your toddler to wear a raincoat on a stormy day – surprisingly challenging. After decades of personalizing luxury holidays for families all over the world, we’ve put together a solid step by step process on how to plan a family vacation. Get our 5 best tips for planning a family holiday from booking your vacation, to preparing for your journey, to arriving at your destination.

5 TIPS FOR PLANNING A FAMILY HOLIDAY

View of Amazon river and rainforest in Ecuador at sunset

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Venture into the Andes at Hacienda Zuleta. Sail the Galapagos on the Integrity yacht, guided by a 50-year veteran. Encounter giant tortoises, Waved Albatross, and playful sea lions. Explore the Ecuadorian Amazon aboard the Anakonda yacht, swim across borders, and witness diverse wildlife. Support sustainable tourism with Anakonda Amazon Cruises and relax at Hacienda Zuleta, a haven in the Andes.

UNVEILING ECUADOR & THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS WITH DESTINATION EXPERT OLIE

The Pangolin Men

When a small elephant rescue centre in Zimbabwe was asked if it could help save a trafficked pangolin, little did they know they would soon be at the forefront of protecting one of the most endangered animals on Earth

THE PANGOLIN MEN OF ZIMBABWE

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Photographer Alwyn Chong paddled 400 kilometres along the crocodile-infested African delta.

CANOEING DOWN THE OKAVANGO DELTA

Overwater villa in the maldives

Where should you drop your bags for the best sunset views over the turquoise waters of the Maldives? Read on to find out…

6 BEST OVERWATER VILLAS IN THE MALDIVES

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Our exclusive team of explorers, writers and adventures share their experiences
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Adrian Hayes

Adrian Hayes is a British record-breaking polar explorer and adventurer. The former British Army Gurkha Officer speaks fluent Arabic and Nepalese. In the past eight years he has climbed Everest, K2, the North Pole, South Pole, travelled the length of Greenland by kite-ski and the Arabian Desert by camel. The Double Guinness World Record holder now inspires others by giving keynote speeches.
Carolyn Boyd

Carolyn Boyd

Carolyn Boyd is the award-winning editor of France Magazine, and The Times’ main expert on travelling in France. She has also written for The Independent, The Guardian and several other publications.
Stuart Butler

Stuart Butler

Stuart Butler is the author of the Lonely Planet guidebooks to Kenya and Tanzania. In 2015 Stuart and Josphat Mako, a Maasai friend, spent six weeks walking across Kenya’s Maasai lands and talking to people about contemporary Maasai life, wildlife and conservation. Stuart’s book about this walk and the people he met, Once We Were Lions, will be out in early 2017.