Campervan weekends, Malawi, Paris by bike, cool sleeps, Harbour House, Cuban cruise, and trolley cases
Friday 08 March 2013
To mark the bicentenary of David Livingstone's birthday on 19 March, Robin Pope Safaris is offering the chance to explore Malawi in his footsteps. The 10-night trip takes in the Majete Wildlife Reserve, Liwonde National Park and the "Lake of Stars", Lake Malawi, pictured, and costs US$3,802pp (£2,376) excluding flights (robinpopesafaris.net).
Explore Paris by bicycle using a new guide that highlights the capital's secret parks, great historic sights and less-visited districts. Paris by Bike has three itineraries with annotated maps, as well as listings for bike rental shops and points of interest, €14.50 (editions-passiflore.com; amazon.co.uk).
The Trevose Harbour House opens in St Ives on Friday. The boutique B&B is on a terrace in the heart of the town, with six bedrooms from £135 per night and an honesty bar. A tea room will follow in the summer (trevosehouse.co.uk).
A new website, CoolRentalGuide.com, launched this week, with a range of alternative sleeps, from tree houses and windmills, to bivouacs and barges, across Europe.
Martin Dorey, aka "The Campervan Cook", is launching campervan weekends in North Devon from May. Three nights cost £320pp (martindorey.com).
Molton Brown celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and is launching a limited-edition collection on Monday, including a Seventies-inspired washbag with shower gel and body lotion, scented with patchouli, rose and saffron, £54 (moltonbrown.co.uk).
The number of Cuban ports served by a Canadian cruise line from December on week-long circumnavigations of the island: Havana, Cayo Coco, Gibara, Santiago and Cienfuegos (yourcubacruise.com).
Muji has launched a set of new trolley cases in shades of taupe and black. They include a 25-litre cabin-friendly case (£89.95) to a family-size 85-litre hard shell option (£219.95) (muji.eu).
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 Game of Thrones season 6: Jon Snow theorists believe Ned Stark's son may have a twin sister
- 2 Artist takes LSD, draws herself over different stages of the 9-hour trip to show its effects
- 4 iPhone 6s camera: features to include 4K video camera and flash for selfies
- 5 A pint of water every day is the key to losing weight, scientists say
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
£23000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The Visitor Fundraising Team is responsi...
£30000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an opportunity to join ...
£30000 - £34000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The Estates Team of this group ...
COMPETITIVE: Guru Careers: A Brand Manager / Marketing Campaign Manager is req...