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Hayes & Jarvis blog


Welcome to Footprints the blog, packed full of exciting tales from our latest adventures, from magical tours to neon-lit city breaks, breath-taking wildlife encounters and paradise island escapes. It’s all here, plus news, recipes, competitions and insider tips from travel-obsessed experts, all driven by a single goal: to transport you to the most spectacular locations in the world.

6 reasons why you must visit Oregon

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Oregon may have slipped under your travel radar so far, but it's one of the most unique, most spectacular states in the USA with so many fascinating cultural and scenic opportunities to explore.

Experience guaranteed luxury in Mauritius

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Discover why Mauritius is still regarded as one of the most idyllic paradise destinations in the world with a glimpse into the luxury experiences the island has to offer.

The best restaurants in the world with amazing views

5.8 Undersea restaurant

5.8 Undersea restaurant

Hurawalhi Island Resort

If food is your passion and you're looking for the most memorable places to dine out in splendour on your next holiday, try these exciting restaurants with the most breath-taking views.

First timers visit to South Africa

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Lucy explains why South Africa took her breath away on her first visit to the Rainbow Nation. From shark cage diving to gourmet experiences in stunning game reserves, be sure to put this stunning country to the top of your travel wish-list.

Honeymoon like a royal

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For inspiration for your romantic getaway, enjoy these stunning suggestions, from the sand dunes of Namibia to the temples of Angkor Wat

The colours of spring and where to see them

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Spring is the season of new beginnings. The earth comes alive again as fresh buds bloom and animals awaken from their winter slumber. Take a trip to a botanical garden or national park, or stroll along tree-lined streets to see your dream destination in bloom. Here are six suggestions for the perfect spring break.