Category Archives: Special Interest

Gap Adventures – Travel Photography Scholarship

Join a National Geographic on-assignment photographer in Antarctica!
Applications close: 4 October 2009

Gap Adventures have joined with World Nomads and National Geographic Channel to give one exceptional individual the chance to go on assignment with renowned wildlife photographer Jason Edwards to Antarctica!

The brief is to photograph the world’s most remote wilderness on Gap Adventures’ Antarctica Classic aboard the M/S Expedition, exploring the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula.

To help you take the best photos, the scholarship recipient will receive AU$2,000 worth of Pentax photographic equipment of your choice.

Your best photos will be published on the National Geographic Channel’s website where they will be viewed by thousands of travellers worldwide, offering you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get your foot in the door of one of the most revered exploration organisations in the world!

Highly regarded for his wildlife and remote landscape photography, Jason Edwards is represented by National Geographic Image Collection.

The competition is open to non-professional photographers and you can apply from any country.  For more details and to enter online, please click the link below:

Gap Adventures – Travel Photography Scholarship 2009

HeliTours Malta

See Malta’s famous landmarks from the air on our exhilarating helicopter tour. You will come face to face with the massive forts and fortifications built by the Knights of Malta, the domes of the many Maltese churches and the sprawling green expanse of the Maltese and Gozitan countryside.

The island of Comino

The flights will take you past the dramatic cliffs of Dingli, archaeological world heritage sites, the beautiful Blue Lagoon, fantastic panoramic views of Gozo and Comino, numerous creeks, tiny bays and caves.  You’ll experience a unique view of the grandeur of Valletta – “The Fortress City Built by Gentlemen for Gentlemen” – and unforgettable views of the “Silent City”, Mdina, the ancient capital city of Malta.  To finish, there is no better way to see and admire the Grand Harbour, the most fortified harbour in the world!

Inland Sea

To find out more, visit the link below:
HeliTours Malta

Golf breaks from Your Golf

Your Golf – putting more golfers on fairways!

If you’re a dedicated swinger while on holiday, then Your Golf Travel has something that will suit you to a tee. Their aim is simple – they offer the best discounted prices and arrange every aspect of your golf holiday, with destinations throughout the UK and Ireland, as well as in Europe, the USA, Turkey, Dubai and many other places worldwide!

Here are just a few of the great deals they have on offer:


Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa 4* , Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, 1 night, 2 rounds of golf – £79


Gleneagles 5*, Bed and Breakfast, 1 night, 1 round of golf – £125


Citywest Hotel, Conference, Leisure & Golf Resort, 2 nights, 2 rounds of golf – £149


Bryn Meadows Golf & Country Hotel, 1 night, 2 rounds of golf – £69


Desert Springs Resort, 3 nights, 2 rounds of golf – £159


Penina Golf & Resort 5*, 3 nights, 3 rounds of golf – £189


Dolce Chantilly 4*, 3 nights, 3 rounds of golf – £229


Poggio Dei Medici Golf Resort 4*, 4 nights, 2 rounds of golf – £309

But if none of those are quite your (golf) bag, then there’s plenty more to choose from – just click on the banner below to find other great deals!

Banner for Your Golf


SpaFinder’s mission is to empower people to find their perfect well-being experiences.

Spas include day spas, stay spas and medical spas.

You can use SpaFinder’s search facility to find the perfect spa for you. If you’re feeling generous you can also buy gift vouchers and give a friend or family member a treat.

Their Gift Vouchers make the perfect present on any occasion all year round, and can be redeemed at hundreds of spas across the UK and thousands of spas across the world.

You can also browse their online lifestyle magazine, and read about escapes, beauty, spa living and well being. There’s also a useful section about spa etiquette.

For more information and to book online, please click on the banner below.


Directline Skiing

Directline skiing are offering up to £100 off online bookings.

They offer holidays in 100s of ski resorts throughout Europe and North America:

  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • France
  • Italy
  • Norway
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • USA

For more information and to save up to £100 when booking online, please click on the banner below.