Activity Based Travel: Set to be the Biggest Travel Trend of 2018

If your New Year’s Resolution is to get fitter, travel more, and visit those off-the-beaten-track places that you have always dreamed of, you’ll be pleased to know that Activity Based Holidays are set to become the biggest travel trend of 2018. Cycling holidays, trekking holidays, mountain expeditions, and island-hopping adventures are just some of the…

Sporting and Activity Holidays for Autumn & Winter 2014

What with the World Cup, Wimbledon and the Tour de France, we have had quite a ‘sporting’ summer in the UK so far, and if any of these events have inspired you to shed a few extra pounds and get in shape, one of the easiest ways to motivate yourself is with an activity holiday….

Culinary Cycle Tour – Now that sounds like my kind of Holiday!

If you like the sound of a cycling holiday, but don’t like the thought of 10 hours a day in the saddle, and you like the sound of a culinary holiday, but are worried about all those calories, a Culinary Cycle Tour could be the perfect choice for your next holiday adventure! Combing 4-5 hours…

High Adrenalin Holidays – The New Trend for Active Travellers

If you think that Great Britain is a nation of couch potatoes – think again!  A recent poll by the Post Office® found that a whopping 75% of adults aged 18-64 now plan “have a go” active holidays where high-adrenaline sports like paragliding, snowboarding and white water rafting come as part of the package. With…

A-Z of Travel – W is for Writer’s Block!

Since embarking on my A-Z of travel some 22 letters ago, I have written about some of my favourite places on earth, shared some of the travel tips I have picked up over the years, and I hope I have given you a brief insight into the world of a travel mad travel organiser! However,…

Are These the Best 20 Travel Quotes Ever?

I love travel quotes, and while St. Augustine’s “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” remains my firm favourite, I recently came across some modern quotes that lead me to believe that travel not only broadens the mind, but it seems to make us a whole lot…

How to Be a Responsible Traveller

As supporters of the World Travel Market – World Responsible Tourism Day 2013, we feel it is our responsibility to promote responsible travel, and do ‘our bit’ to make sure our holidays, small group escorted tours, and adventure trips are both enjoyable for our clients and beneficial to the local economies in the countries we…

Dancing with the Devil at Victoria Falls

As one of the ‘Seven Natural Wonders of the World’ and one of the largest waterfalls on the planet, it is easy to understand why Victoria Falls attracts visitors from across the globe. A thunderous crashing wall of water that borders the African countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunya meaning “smoke that…