Trekking to Everest Base Camp – Yet Another Bucket List Adventure!

After successfully climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in October 2012, I honestly thought that I would never attempt to climb another mountain again. Don’t get me wrong, it was an amazing ‘life-changing’ experience, but it was also one of the hardest things I have ever done, and the thought of sleeping mountainside in minus temperatures for a…

Bucket List Alert – Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda!

When you think that there are only 700 Mountain Gorillas left on planet earth, the opportunity to see them in their natural habitat is one of the most special and memorable wildlife encounters one could ever wish to experience. Almost half of the Mountain Gorillas alive today live in the forests of the Virunga Mountains…

The Cameron Highlands – Anyone for a Cuppa Tea?

With a ‘cup of tea’ being the national drink of England, you would think that anyone born and raised in Blighty would know quite a lot about it, such as where it comes from, how it grows, and what a tea plantation looks like… To be honest, the only thing I knew about tea until…

Quad Biking in Walker Bay – The Perfect End to a Perfect Day

If you have ever experienced shark cage diving or whale watching in South Africa, you have most probably been to, or heard about, Walker Bay. A gorgeous wind-swept bay located between False Bay and Cape Agulhas in the Western Cape Province, Walker Bay not only attracts some of the largest Great White Sharks and whales…

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…

What You Can Expect on a Wilderness Safari in 2013

If you love adventure, seeing wild animals in their natural habitat, and support luxury eco-tourism, your holiday of choice for 2013 might just be a Wilderness Safari. A company committed to satisfying our dreams of a luxury safari holiday while protecting the pristine land, flora, fauna and wildlife in the countries we visit, Wilderness Safaris…

Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity in 2013

If you dream of scaling Africa’s highest mountain, but need a reason to motivate yourself to do so, why not climb Kilimanjaro for your favourite charity in 2013, and share your amazing experience with those less fortunate. Many well-known charitable organisations offer Kilimanjaro climbs, but they quite often charge a fixed ‘donation’ or set a…

Active Holidays – Our Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Winners!

If you have caught ‘Olympic Fever’ and feel the need to get off the couch and out into the fresh air, it might be time to reserve your place on one of the many Active Holidays now available. From mountain climbing in Argentina to cycling around Europe, there are active holiday’s to suit every age…