Life is in the detail

A common greeting in Thai when you want to say 'how are you?' is 'gin kow riang?'- this literally means 'have you eaten yet?' which just goes to show how important eating is in Thailand!

Leonie - Original Diver

Image of Leonie Wright

Leonie Wright

Original Travel Expert

My travels

Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • Learn the Argentine Tango in Buenos Aires
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Trek through Ladakh, Tibet and Bhutan
  • Attend a local Indian wedding

Best Moments

  • Snorkelling in Indonesia with manta rays
  • Seeing the Taj Mahal up close at sunrise
  • Experiencing the organised chaos of the Sri Lankan bus system
  • Watching the relief on a Chiang Mai stall keeper's face when she realised I could speak Thai
  • Walking through the incredible ruins of Angkor knowing it was constructed nearly 1000 years ago and left largely undiscovered until the 20th century

Toughest Travel Moment

  • On a 3 hour bus ride to climb Adam's Peak from Kandy to Hatton in Sri Lanka. The driver clearly was in a hurry and decided the best way to get there was to over take other buses on blind corners with a sheer cliff down one side. Incredible how we zoomed back in to our lane in the nic of time but most incredibly of all were the rest of the passengers who all climbed on board and promptly fell asleep as though it was the most relaxing journey they had ever been on. All we could do was to laugh otherwise it would have been tears! Once arriving in Hatton and with legs completely jellified we decided to splash out on a tuk tuk for £7.50 in order to drive us the further 1 hour to Dalhousie where Adam's Peak is situated. Best. Decision. Ever.

Weirdest Travel Moment

  • During my year abroad in Thailand we were given the opportunity to teach English to female inmates in Chiang Mai prison. This experience was one of the most unusual and interesting things I have done and no different to the rest of Thailand, the prisoners were polite, friendly and courteous. They were so eager to learn English they would even give up paid work in order to come to the classes and for Valentine's day they made us cards with elaborate pop up messages.

Meet the rest of the team

We’re seasoned travellers who combine our personal insights and exceptional knowledge to create memorable trips and experiences.

Image of Nick Newbury

Nick Newbury

View Nick Newbury
Image of Tom Barber

Tom Barber

View Tom Barber
Image of Neill Ghosh

Neill Ghosh

View Neill Ghosh
Image of Dave Lorch

Dave Lorch

View Dave Lorch
Image of Tim Simond

Tim Simond

View Tim Simond
Image of Louisa Fisher

Louisa Fisher

View Louisa Fisher
Image of Jacqui Brooks

Jacqui Brooks

View Jacqui Brooks
Image of Jessica Higgs

Jessica Higgs

View Jessica Higgs
Image of Alex Marchais

Alex Marchais

View Alex Marchais
Image of Helen Mulhern

Helen Mulhern

View Helen Mulhern
Image of Amy Cooper

Amy Cooper

View Amy Cooper
Image of India Tyndall

India Tyndall

View India Tyndall
Image of Charlie Peck

Charlie Peck

View Charlie Peck
Image of Sue Wheatley

Sue Wheatley

View Sue Wheatley

We would like to compliment you for the nice touches you provide. Your responses were always prompt and we always felt you were there supporting us. The return 'pack' sent on your behalf was very nice and a pleasant way to be welcomed home!

Sarah and Kling

Start creating your tailored trip today

Tell us what you want

Our thoughtful experts are ready with ideas, inspiration and advice for your next journey.

Build a tailored itinerary

Working with you we’ll craft an unforgettable trip and tailored itinerary.

We've got you covered

We're here to help with everything while you're away from the smallest to the biggest request.

Inspired by my trips or expertise? We are all seasoned travellers here with the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

Call us on +44 (0) 20 7978 0505

Or enquire online

Newsletter Sign-Up

Get the latest travel advice, information and inspiration in our weekly newsletter.

Brochure Sign-Up

Our beautiful, free brochure is packed with insider information and incredible travel ideas from every corner of the planet.
Get the brochure

About Us

We are a creative luxury diving travel company who take a thoughtful approach to creating tailor-made holidays that perfectly fulfil your needs. Read our story

Planning a Holiday

Talk to our team of thoughtful experts about your travel needs:
+44 (0) 20 7978 0505 Contact us online


If you are a supplier and would like to contact us:
+44 (0) 20 7978 0505

Why Us

Our meticulous planning, in-depth knowledge, honest advice, award-winning service and financial protection all ensure that you will enjoy the most memorable holiday experience. Why us


For all press enquiries, please contact our marketing team:
+44 (0) 20 7978 0505


For all other feedback please contact:
+44 (0) 20 7978 0505