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Antarctica Holidays: Everything You Need to Know

antarctica holidays

Travelling to Antarctica is on many people’s bucket lists. It is the Earth’s southernmost continent and it is almost wholly covered by an ice sheet. Although Antarctica is the coldest, windiest and driest of continents, it is also one of the most beautiful. Majestic icebergs, spectacular wildlife, and incredible adventures, await any explorer willing to travel to Antarctica. This mini travel guide will tell you everything that you need to know about Antarctica Holidays.

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Top 5 Winter Holiday Destinations

Winter holidays

A winter holiday can be a truly magical experience. Discover new countries, try new experiences, and tick items off your bucket list. If you’re looking for winter holiday inspiration continue reading this post! We’ve rounded up the best winter holiday destinations, with recommendations on where to go and when.

How to Spend 24 Hours in Marseille

south of france holidays

Marseille is the oldest city in France. It was founded 2,600 years ago. From the picture perfect streets of Le Panier, to the inviting blue waters of the Calanques, Marseille is home to some of the most stunning gems in Provence. Should you find that you only have 24 hours in Marseille, here is our luxury travel guide. Discover Marseille the Rich Vein Travel way.

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The Beauty of Luxury Rail Holidays

luxury rail holidays

On a luxury rail holiday expect a relaxed voyage from start to finish, as rolling hills and stunning landscapes flow past your window. The beauty and romance of rail holidays has cemented its popularity as one of the best ways to travel around Europe and beyond.

Crowds, long delays, and traffic do not apply when travelling by rail. But exploring the world by train has a ton of other benefits too.

Here are just a few of the reasons why luxury rail holidays are perfect if you’re seeking a hassle-free luxury travel experience.

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Winter Sun Holidays – Where To Go and When

winter sun holidays

Winter sun holidays are all about sunshine, relaxation and beautiful beaches. If you’re about to start planning your winter sun holiday, but are unsure where to go, then keep reading this post!

We’ve chosen the five best options around the world, including some which are just four hours away from the UK, like Lanzarote!

LGBT Travel Tips from Around the World

lgbt travel tips
At Rich Vein Travel we believe that no dream holiday destination should be off limits. In this blog post we’ve caught up with several LGBT travel bloggers to hear from them on their favourite gay travel destinations and why they recommend them. If you’re looking for tips, advice and recommendations, then continue reading this post! To book an LGBT holiday, contact us today.

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Creating an LGBT-friendly Travel Company

Gay Family Travel
As a luxury travel company specialising in tailor-made holidays everything that we do is bespoke. At Rich Vein Travel we understand that the small details make a big difference. So to elevate the ordinary to the extraordinary we ensure that we spend time getting to know you, as an individual. We listen to your wants and needs and then carefully design the perfect luxury holiday with an absolute commitment to quality and excellence. LGBT travel is not an exception, as our standards and commitment to create the perfect holiday are unwavering.

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Solo Traveller Gemma Thompson – In Interview

Solo traveller Gemma Thompson
For part two of our solo travel series we have interviewed Gemma Thompson. Gemma is a solo traveller, and the creator of “A Girls’ Guide to Travelling Alone” which is a free online resource for inspirational travel advice, guides and interviews around solo female travel. Gemma has also turned this passion for solo travel into an inspirational book of the same name. This eye-opening, honest and varied read is the result of contributions from several women of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds each with their own compelling tale to tell based on their solo travel experiences. Read our interview in full with Gemma below!

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Best Destinations for Solo Travel

Welcome to part one of our solo travel series. In this series we aim to shine a light on the ups, downs and downright incredible moments that you can experience as a solo traveller. Solo travel truly is one of the most rewarding ways to explore the world and immerse yourself in new cultures. So although a fear of travelling solo is fairly common for various reasons, we want to show that traveling alone can be fulfilling, life-changing and rewarding.


For part one of our solo travel series we have reached out to some of the world’s most inspirational travel bloggers, to hear from them, on the best holiday destinations for solo travel. Whether you would rather travel solo around a bustling city, or bask in the sunshine on a beautiful beach, here are the best places to travel to alone.

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Albufeira

The Algarve Holidays
Albufeira, a city and municipality in the southernmost region of the Algarve requires no introduction. With average highs of 26 °C between May and September it is the perfect holiday destination for families, golf lovers, groups, and couples looking for a relaxing retreat. The proximity to the UK makes the Algarve incredibly accessible with direct flights to Faro, the closest airport, taking just under three hours. With so much to do and see, here’s our guide to spending 48 hours in Albufeira the Rich Vein Travel way.

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