Kevin Rawlins

Congratulations Kevin, you’ve won a thirteen night trip to Thailand! With our Thailand with the Family: Elephants & Islands itinerary – you’ll spend your first few days exploring the backstreets of Bangkok by bike, feed majestic elephants at the Elephant Park and aid in their rehabilitation, kayak along peaceful rivers in the lush Khao Sok and chill out on the tropical island of Ko Phangan.

Not lucky this time? That’s ok, we’ve got plenty of amazing experiences to get you excited for your next adventure!

Jungle & wildlife experiences in Borneo

From meeting orangutans at the Sepilok sanctuary, snorkelling with sea turtles around coral islands, or watching thousands of bats emerge at dusk from one of the world’s biggest caves, Borneo is full of real “Attenborough” moments. While Borneo is synonymous with adventure, the Malaysian side is also easily accessible. You can get away from civilization but still travel in style if you’d like, enjoying plenty of chances to see fascinating flora and fauna along the way.

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Discover vibrant Vietnam

From it’s sweeping tropical beaches and it’s heady cityscapes to it’s dazzlingly green countryside- it’s the ideal choice for parents travelling with older children. You’ll learn Vietnamese on the streets of Hanoi, make your own traditional lantern and try your hand at farming with a local family. You’ll finish your trip chilling out on the serene beaches of Palm Island. Pure bliss!

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Bio-diversity and plenty of activities in Costa Rica

Want to take the family a little further afield without the super-long flight? Well, we’ve got the answer! With British Airways’ direct flights to San Jose, jetsetting to a jungle-fringed paradise has never been easier. You’ll journey into the jungle to spot tropical wildlife, visit a smokey Volcano and zip through the cloud forests of Monteverde. Phew!

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Bali with the family: Bikes, boards & beaches

Discover Bali beyond the bright lights of the famous beaches by giving your kids an insight into the real Asia. You’ll cycle between rice terraces and visit mystical temples tucked between the hills. Want something truly memorable? Stay with a local family, try your hand at a spot of farming and even learn to surf together on a paradise beach. Who says family holidays have to be by the book?

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Colourful cultural contrasts in Malaysia

A sunny cultural patchwork with a rich heritage and mouth-watering cuisine, Malaysia is a land of colourful contrasts. You’ll go on a cycling tour of Malacca, experience cosmopolitan KL and even go on a wildlife-spotting night safari. Want something very meaningful? Learn all about local life and try your hand at the traditional art of batik painting before resting up on the Perhentian’s paradise beaches.

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Warm and welcoming adventures in Cuba

Cuba is the perfect destination for a laid-back family holiday. You’ll tour Havana’s cobbled streets by classic car, stay in cosy local homes and explore the hidden waterfalls of Las Terrazas eco-village. Want to come home super chilled? Relax on the white sands of Varadero whilst the kids enjoy a splash in the pool. Pure bliss!

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Meaningful Travel

How To Travel With Meaning - Ethically, Sustainably & Responsibly

22nd February 2017 by Jennifer

We often talk about travelling with meaning, but what do we mean by that? Watch Jennifer's talk from The Holiday and Travel Show - Destinations Show.

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5 Tips for a meaningful Thailand adventure

22nd February 2017 by Friends of Rickshaw

We’re all about experiencing the authentic culture, so here's five tips for a meaningful, responsible and ethical Thailand adventure.

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