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…

Are You Stuck in a Travel Rut? Do Something Different this Year!

If you are about to book your annual holiday to the same destination, same resort and same hotel – you could be stuck in a travel rut, according to a recent study carried out by lastminute.com. A whopping 57% of us have unfulfilled travel ambitions, and while many of us fantasize about seeing polar bears,…

Niche Travel – Tailor Made Especially for You

One of the most resilient and fastest growing travel sectors, Niche Travel is all about creating the perfect holiday – tailor made to suit your interests, your travel dates, and your budget. Until recently, Niche Travel was only available to high-end travellers with deep pockets, but today, tailor-made or specialised travel is available to everyone,…

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…

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…

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…

Countdown to Summer… Can Someone Let the Weatherman Know Please!

If, like me, you are counting the days until summer arrives in the Northern Hemisphere, then you will already know that we have just 18 sleeps to go until we can indulge in the glorious sunshine, daily BBQs, chilled white wines and alfresco lifestyles that come with the summer season…! Well, that’s the hope, at…

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…

Taking the Whiskey Route to the Roof of Africa

With just 82 days (that’s 1,968 hours or 118,080 minutes for those who are interested!) until we set off on our mission to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro, our days our spent training, reading up on Tanzania and the great mountain itself, and wondering what on earth we have let ourselves in for! A journey of self-discovery…