About Karen Waters

Highly experienced member of staff with a wealth of travel tales to tell! Karen will regale tales of Island hopping through the Greek Islands, elephant trekking in Kenya and climbing Sigariya rock in Sri Lanka. However she is just as at ease sipping a Mojito watching the sunset in The Maldives or Dominican Republic.

Specialising in organising weddings abroad, whether it’s just the 2 of you or you want to take the whole extended family and ex mother-in-law, Karen will help smooth out the process!

Having very generously been given a month off to tour Australia she is also an expert when it comes to all things Antipodeon.

Although flying is part of the job, Karen still prefers the scenic and somewhat closer to ground travel of the train. Ask her about our great range of holidays travelling quickly and comfortably by rail to every corner of Europe.

Check out her travel blog for more information. She would welcome your call if you have any questions

The world’s best rail journeys


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Train journeys offer a more relaxed pace of travel and often evoke a feeling of a bygone era, with elaborately decorated carriages and the opportunity to mingle with like-minded people. There are countless rail journeys across the world all of which offer something different, but for me there are a few that really stand out. Here are five of my …

Top 5 experiences in Thailand


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There is so much to do in Thailand that it might seem a bit overwhelming at times. It is one of the most popular holiday destinations to visit in Southeast Asia, offering amazing beaches, tantalising cuisine and beautiful culture. Have a look at some of the best things to experience in Thailand. Island Hopping Renowned for its many islands, Thailand …

Barbados & St Vincent


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I can definitely say I started my trip in pure style, as I entered the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse I was greeted by some extremely friendly faces with a selection of breakfast options and bubbly, only to be made better by a complimentary spa treatment – definitely took away the standard pre-departure stress. Feeling relaxed, I then boarded my Virgin Atlantic …

Top 10 white-sand beaches in the world


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Bora Bora, Tahiti It’s billed as the most romantic island in the world, and it’s hard to find any reasons to argue with that. Private over water bungalows provide sublime relaxation. Mount Otemanu rises into the sky like spires of a castle, inviting you explore the fantastic panoramas above the glistening beaches. Matira Beach is enchanting while also being exciting. …

Top 6 cities to enjoy in mainland Europe


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1. Siena, Italy This picturesque town is often overlooked in favour of nearby Florence and Pisa, but this is definitely an Italian highlight. There are loads of great boutiques to shop in and some lovely cafes out in the open air. Go later in the summer – July and August – to see the historic Palio bareback horserace in the …

Turkey


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As a travel agent one thing we always hear from our customers when we mention Turkey, is that they’ve ‘never really fancied it!’.. And I must admit I had always thought the same. That is until my trip there last year, now i have been completely converted! I loved everything about it, from the welcoming locals, to the traditional food and …

Here are the five things smart travellers should be doing this month


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1. Explore Europe. In much of the Mediterranean, there’s no better month for sightseeing than May: The days are long, the weather is optimal, the summer crowds haven’t yet arrived, sites are open, and festivals abound. 2. Save 25% on Weekend flights. Fly on Saturday morning (instead of Friday) and return on Tuesday (rather than Monday). While weekend airfares are rising, …