Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

Inspiration for your Easter Holidays

When it comes to holiday planning, it pays to think ahead. Many popular destinations are booking up fast for April and the Easter holidays in particular, so our travel experts have compiled some recommendations to ensure you don’t miss out – whether you are seeking action and adventure, peace and solitude, or a traditional family holiday in the sun. Here are just a few suggestions to inspire your plans this Easter:

Rivers in the Desert – Oman

When Red Savannah’s expert on Oman holidays, Ed Granville, recently visited the country, he scratched the surface of the desert to uncover ancient rivers, lost cities and discovered that the desert, in fact, experiences a monsoon season.

Oman Holidays – New Walking and Cycling Opportunities

Oman is a terrific destination for those seeking a little adventure and activity during their holiday. A new walking and biking operation in Oman’s northern Al Hajjar Mountains has now opened up offering some tremendous opportunities to explore this wadi-riven and dramatically mountainous part of the Sultanate.

Half Term Family Holidays

With children back at school it might be time to start thinking about your next adventure together as a family. The October half term can be a lovely time to travel – the summer heat gives way to gentler climes and shoulder season rates make travel all the more affordable.

Whether you are seeking some active adventure to let off steam or somewhere to relax after a hectic first term, see below for a few suggestions or call our experienced team of travel specialists on 01242 787800 for a tailor-made itinerary to suit your family’s holiday wishes.

A Guide to Teenage Family Holidays

When children are young, holidays are reasonably straightforward – a bucket, spade, lovely beach or pool and most children are happy. Teenagers are an entirely different kettle of fish. After all, it’s just so uncool to be seen with the ‘rents’. But throw in the thought that you may only have a couple more summers before they flee the nest, and suddenly it’s worth making the right choice. Red Savannah understands the teen issue. So here are our top suggestions:

Desert and Mountain Holidays in Oman

When Ed Granville visited the Sultanate of Oman recently, he was charmed by the warmth and welcoming nature of the Omanis and by the exotic and culturally rich cities, but it was the vast deserts, with their endless rolling dunes, and the spectacular ravine-riven mountains which most impressed him.