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New York For Free

  • February 12, 2016
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New York is such an amazing city, and if like most people you’re there for three to four days there are lots of things to do that cost you little or nothing and are must-sees.  Here are a few suggestions:…

Japan - Leaves
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Twelve Months Travel – Part Two

  • February 3, 2016
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July:  Our Twelve Months Travel - Part Two begins in Northern Tanzania (fewer tourists up in this corner) to catch the wildebeest and zebra migration as they move through the spectacular Serengeti, before the majority cross the Mara River into Kenya.  The greatest wildlife spectacle…

Twelve Months Travel - Part One
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Twelve Months Travel – Part One

  • January 29, 2016
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So where are you off to this year?  With the start of the New Year, Webster has been wondering where to wander for the next twelve months.  So here’s part one of Tim Best Direct's perfect year of travel - what’s yours?…

Oman - Wadis
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Top Three Winter Escapes

  • January 23, 2016
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As the temperature is dropping, it’s that time of year where my mind turns to my next trip!  Preferably somewhere hot with options of slipping in a few lazy days to recharge the batteries as well as not missing the sites…

Travel Luggae
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New Arrival – Travel Luggage

We are proud to launch Gerald Webster’s (Tim Best Direct's sister company) new and exclusive Travel Luggage range. Working with Taylor Kent and Co, we have designed and developed a range of luggage that is practical, durable and smart.  Each…

New York
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New York – Part One

  • December 1, 2015
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It can be noisy, crowded and dirty, but I loves the vibrancy of the Big Apple.  Driving across the Triborough Bridge and catching that first glimpse of the oh so elegant Chrysler Building and the majestic spire of the Empire State…

Bird In A Bi Plane
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Bird in a Biplane – Tracey Curtis-Taylor

  • October 27, 2015
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Tracey Curtis-Taylor is almost a month into her latest epic journey, flying from Goodwood to Australia in a 1940’s open cockpit vintage biplane.  This huge challenge is in honor of Amy Johnson, the first lady to fly solo to Australia…

Hand-Engraved Glassware
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Hand-Engraved Crystal Glassware

  • October 9, 2015
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Using diamond, stone and copper wheels, each of the Hand-Engraved Crystal Glassware is engraved free-hand.  The processes are so intricate, it takes many years of training and experience to gain the coveted Certificate of Master Engraving. All glassware in our collection is available as…

Africa At Night
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Africa At Night – Red Filter Spotlights

  • September 15, 2015
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In order not to dazzle wildlife in Africa At Night, various eco-safari camps in Africa, use spotlights with red filters on their drives so the animals go on behaving naturally; hippos, which after dark come up from the river, continue to graze,…

Collective Terms
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Collective Terms of Animals

  • August 28, 2015
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It’s always good to have a few Collective Terms in your back pocket and in my view, the stranger the better!  Here are our top 11 animal assemblages: Sleuth of Bears Clowder of Cats Shrewdness of Apes Cete of Badgers Skulk…

Bruce Little
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Bruce Little – Into Africa

  • August 25, 2015
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Self-taught, instinctual, Bruce Little sculpts to capture the spirit of the wild African creatures he has observed and guarded for most of his life.  His technique captures the essential movement and attitudes of his subjects.  Born in South Africa, Bruce…

Ten Days In Zanzibar
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Ten Days in Zanzibar

  • August 22, 2015
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Who could resist ten glorious days of relaxation and adventure in the breathtaking Archipelago of Zanzibar on the Indian Ocean? Certainly not me, so I jumped at the chance to join a small group of friends.  Together we travelled the island mainly…

Okavango Delta
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Exploring Africa – Okavango Delta

  • August 18, 2015
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The amazing Okavango Delta in Botswana has just been named as the 1000th UNESCO World Heritage Site, as an area of Outstanding Universal Value.  Apart from being a uniquely beautiful place, it is one of the few deltas in the…

Safaricom Marathon
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Safaricom Marathon

  • June 24, 2015
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The Safaricom Marathon is a huge adventure on a tough but stunning course in The Lewa Wildlife Conservany, Kenya.  Founded by Tusk, it’s now in it’s 25th year attracting around 1200 people from over 20 countries.  It's the only marathon…

Whitely Fund For Nature
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Shivani Bhalla and the Warriors

  • November 26, 2014
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The King of the Beasts is in trouble!  He’s under threat, and so are his wife and cubs.  The African Lion population has been declining for decades, and continues to do so.  Estimated only 2,000 lion left in Africa. But…

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