Single and Ready to Travel? You’re Not the Only One!

2015 is set to be the year of the Solo Traveller, and if you have always dreamed of travelling world on your own, or with a group of like-minded travellers on an escorted tour, there are 100’s of different options available for your next summer holiday. No longer aimed at the 18-30 market, the Single’s…

Best Adventure Holidays for 2015

One of the biggest travel trends for 2015 is Adventure, and if you are looking to swap sunshine and sangria for cycling and surfing, there is plenty to keep you occupied on our Best Adventure Holidays list! Image courtesy of Ibo Island Hopping Safari, Mozambique Safari: If you have never been on a safari, this…

Southern Africa takes a stand against Ebola

With its formidable landscapes and abundant wildlife, it is no surprise that Southern Africa is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Home of the great Victoria Falls, the Serengeti Plains, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Kruger National Park, Gorilla Safaris, the Okavango Delta, and the world’s highest sand dunes of Sossusvlei, Southern Africa…

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….

Expedition Aconcagua – A Journey to the Roof of South America

Mountain Climbing is much like travelling, in that it becomes addictive once you have a taste for it, so I am very excited to let you know that we have finally added trekking Expeditions to Mount Aconcagua to our ever-growing ‘Expeditions’ portfolio! A mighty mountain in the Andean Mountain Range, some 112 kilometres from the…

Last Chance to Escape the World Cup this Summer!

With just a few days to go until the World Cup 2014 kicks off in Brazil, now is the time to book your summer holiday somewhere idyllic and remote if you want to escape the 24/7 news coverage, flee the constant buzz of the vuvuzelas, and avoid becoming a World Cup widow! There are plenty…

Earth Day 2014 – My Beautiful Earth

Today is Earth Day 2014, and if you love to travel the world, visit exotic locations, take beautiful pictures, and breathe fresh air, now is definitely the time to make a stand and do your own little bit to help the planet. Earth Day began in 1970, when some 20 million American citizens came together…

Anyone for Everest? Base Camp Here We Come!

While I am not one for making New Year’s Resolutions, I do like to step into a New Year with a goal in sight, and after much deliberation we have decided that 2014 is going to be the year in which we cross ‘Climb Everest Base Camp’ off our ever-growing bucket list! It has been…

Have Your Booked Your Flights for Christmas Yet? If not, do it quick!

Having spent most of the past 2 days searching for flights to Kilimanjaro for a Christmas and New Years Eve climb, I have come to the conclusion that early booking is definitely the best way to go! Generally, a flight from northern Europe to Kilimanjaro International Airport will cost you in the region of £700…

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…