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  • The Muddy Guide to Antigua

    I escaped the snow in February for a week in Antigua - and with 365 beaches to choose it was hard work (*cough*). The result? Your replete guide to where to stay, put your beach towel, eat and sightsee in this most laidback of Caribbean islands.

  • Need long-haul holiday inspo?

    Have we got gorgeous beaches, chic shacks and twinkly turquoise waters for you. Travel porn incoming!

  • Make your holidays count: 13 trips of a lifetime

    Splashing out on a big celebration holiday? Have we got some travel inspo for you, featuring palm trees, tropical islands, star-gazing, sundowners and private butlers. Bring it on.

  • Peruvian perfection

    Muddy's Sascha just trekked Machu Picchu for her 50th, but managed to shoehorn boutique hotels into her trip. That's our kinda backpacking! Read on for trip of a lifetime inspo.

  • Lush green scenery and a thatched roof hotel with a swimming pool in the foreground

    2 days left to grab up to 40% off luxe Family Hols

    Was summer a staycation washout? In that case you may want to feast your eyes on Turquoise Holiday's Family Sale - up to 40% (yes, you read that right) off stunning holidays in the Maldives, Mauritius and South East Asia. See you on the sun lounger!

  • Muddy’s ultimate travel guide: New Zealand

    Two islands, four million people, one incredible destination. I used to live in New Zealand and Mr Muddy is a Kiwi, so this is a proper Insider's Guide!

  • My Favourite Places: Sue Bell, Turquoise Holidays

    If you’re going to ask someone about their favourite places to stay in the world it sure as damn it should be someone who owns a luxury travel company! So it’s kia ora, bula and jambo to Sue Bell of the awesome Turquoise Holiday Company, specialists in luxury long-haul and exotic destinations, beloved of top travel editors and savvy travelers and – lucky us – local to the area in Beaconsfield...

  • California Dreaming

    If you’re anything like me you’ll have spent your twenties seeing yourself as a groovy, bohemian, independent traveller, floating around far-flung spots and believing that having an itinerary was ‘cheating’. Well, those carefree days are long gone, girlfriend. With three children to herd, a business to run, and barely enough time to indulge in an afternoon […]

  • Caribbean insider

    For those dreaming of escaping to the sun (me, me!), here's an expert guide to the best islands to visit, with the how, where and why.

  • 6 hot holiday destinations to book now

    Bored of going back to the same resort year after year? Whether you're a city slicker, beach-hogger or teen-dragger, explore somewhere new in one of these up-and-coming hot spots.

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