Category - Hiking

9
Oct

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 […]

9
Oct

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 […]

11
Jun

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 […]

11
Jun

Featured Active Destination: New Zealand

It’s a tiny country that punches way above its weight when it comes to active vacations.  New Zealand is about much more than bungee jumping (though the daredevil sport was invented there).  It’s about crystal clear fjords, stunning hikes leading to ocean vistas, swimming in natural hot tubs. The options abound in this country of […]

20
Nov

Walking and Hiking Tours

I’d have to say that the most popular type of active holiday is the walking or hiking tour. The leisurely ones requiring little special equipment and are easy to “train” for. Or for the serious hiker the world is your oyster. So there’s pretty much something for everyone. I’m frequently asked the difference between a […]

19
Nov

Active Walking and Hiking Tours

I’d have to say that the most popular type of active holiday is the walking or hiking tour.  The leisurely ones requiring little special equipment and  are easy to “train” for. Or for the serious hiker the world is your oyster. So there’s pretty much something for everyone. I’m frequently asked the difference between a […]