Friday Photoshoot: Sindabezi Island, Victoria Falls Best Kept Secret

There are few places in the world where you can truly escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and be at one with nature, but Sindabezi Island, a romantic retreat in the middle of the Zambezi River, is most definitely one of them. Victoria Falls most exclusive bush camp, Sindabezi Island is only…

12 Day Namibia Overland Adventure: New Tour Released for 2018

Namibia is perhaps, the best place in Africa for an overland adventure, and if you like the idea of exploring the capital city of Windhoek, the sand dunes of Sossusvlei, the seaside town of Swakopmund, the Skeleton Coast National Park, the mountains of Damaraland, and the desert-adapted wildlife of Etosha, this newly released escorted tour…

The Rise of the MBT (Modern British Traveller)

We can be in no doubt that the way we travel has changed over the past 30 years. High street travel agents have been replaced by modern online travel organisers, short-haul package holidays have been replaced with long-haul adventures, and according to new research by Trainline, we no longer wish to be considered as ‘tourists’…

Walking with Lions in the Serengeti Plains

For most travellers, the thrill of seeing lions during their African safari holiday is the highlight of their trip. Every bit as powerful and beautiful in real life as they are on the National Geographic Channel, lions really are the king of the jungle, and yet they are not as easy to find as one…

Climbing Chacaltaya Mountain: A One-Day Adventure from La Paz Bolivia

Situated just 30km from the vibrant and city of La Paz, Chacaltaya Mountain is a must-see attraction for active travellers who want to experience more than just the traditional tourist trails that Bolivia has to offer. Cerro Chacaltaya stands an impressive 5,421m above sea-level, and from 1939 to 2009, it held the title of the…

New Zealand’s Best Bike Rides

If there was one country in the world that was made for cycling holidays, it would have to be New Zealand. Catering for all abilities and age groups, New Zealand offers a remarkable selection of landscapes to suit all cycling activities, and whether you are looking for an off-road mountain bike adventure, or a multi-day…

Friday’s Photoshoot: A Whole Lot of Hippos!

Hippos may not be the most beautiful of creatures in sub-Saharan Africa, and they don’t smell too good either, but there’s something about these fascinating ‘river horses’ that makes me want to watch them for hours and hours. Portly, pudgy, and more than a little bit pungent, the hippopotamus spends most of its day submerged…

Visit Chile’s Lake District: Patagonia’s Best Kept Secret

Often described as the gateway to Patagonia, Chile’s Lake District is a magnificent region of snow-capped mountains, deep blue lakes, lush farmlands, and pretty lakeside towns where you can sit back, read a book, and enjoy delicious home baked cakes while admiring the sheer beauty that surrounds you. While perhaps not as popular as Patagonia…