Category - Hiking


Explore Off the Beaten Path

Exploration comes in all shapes and sizes. From an Arctic hike through the freezing tundra to a bike ride through the Austrian countryside dotted with castles and churches, adventure can be found in all corners of the world.  Turn these miles into memories with your friends and family!  For those who like the peacefulness of […]


Active Travel and Fitness

  We get asked this question all the time – and that’s hardly surprising.  After all, the term “active” implies fit and energetic.  So while we will admit our “active” holidays do require a minimum of fitness, you’d be surprised by the spectrum of fitness levels required. So many people we speak to think you […]


Hotel Spotlight: Arctic Watch

The summer of 2015 marked the 16th season of Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge at Cunningham Inlet on Somerset Island, Nunavut. Canada’s twelfth biggest island, Somerset Island has no permanent residents on its 24786 square kilometers (9570 miles sq). A world class beluga whale observation site, Somerset Island is of particular interest to naturalists and photographers. […]


Active Travel for the 50 +

One of the biggest myths in our business is that active travel is for the super-fit 20 something – who is likely male.  In fact, the actuality couldn’t be farther from the truth! Sure the Tour de France-style biking tours and hard core trekking in the Himalayas do attract a younger demographic, but for your […]


Active Destination Spotlight: Portugal

While sometimes overshadowed by its big neighbour Spain, Portugal punches way above its weight when it comes to appeal. This tiny country – somewhat smaller than Cuba in size – in southwestern Europe combines beautiful scenery ranging from mountainous to rolling groves of olive and cork trees; a vibrant arts culture; great sea-to-table cuisine –and […]


Independent Active Travel

Sometimes you just don’t feel like travelling in a group – it’s a romantic holiday or you want to be just with your family. Or maybe you were never group material in the first place. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a well-organized, successful active holiday. That’s because a number of the wonderful companies […]