The major stories in travel for September are great news for fans of cruises, the Caribbean, and walking holidays.
Tributes also poured in from around the world in memory of Queen Elizabeth II.
Keep reading to find out more.
New Caribbean cruise lineup for 2023
Planning ahead for some 2023 winter sun? Make sure to look at Holland America Line’s new itinerary of Caribbean cruises.
Itineraries range from seven to 16 days, departing from Florida and calling at some bucket list-worthy destinations such as Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago.
The highlight of these cruises is the visit to Half Moon Cay, an exclusive and ‘virtually untouched’ private island in the Bahamas celebrating 25 years under the stewardship of Holland America Line.
A walking festival to celebrate wild Scotland
Every keen trekker knows that Scotland is the place to go for the most breathtaking views in the UK. Moffat Walking Weekend is a festival that celebrates one of the less-explored areas of southwest Scotland.
The three-day event is in its second year with a diverse itinerary for all to enjoy. From guided walks to whole-day trails to ambles around town, they’ve got it all.
The highlight of the weekend has to be the Dark Sky Walk Moffat is the only Dark Sky town in the UK, which is special recognition for places with very low light pollution. So, what better place for a stargazing experience?
Feeling inspired? Grab your boots for Moffat Walking Weekend, it takes place from 30 September to 2 October.
Iconic landmarks pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
The world was rocked by the news that Queen Elizabeth II passed away aged 96 on 8 September 2022.
In her memory, iconic landmarks around the world – including the Empire State Building and Christ the Redeemer – were lit up to commemorate the life of the UK’s longest-serving monarch.