Category - Active Travel

9
Sep

Wildlife Travel

When you think of a wildlife-themed tour, you instantly think Africa. No surprise,with its legendary animals we all learned about in our first childhood picture books: zebras and lions, giraffes and monkeys. Of course Africa is full-on when it comes to wildlife, but it’s far from the only continent which attracts fans of fauna. Costa […]

5
Aug

Giving Back on your Holiday

A few years ago, volunteering holidays were all the rage: the chance to combine some volunteer activity with your holiday, making you a “voluntourist”. You could, make a difference by, for example, helping out for a few days in an orphanage. Nowadays responsible tour companies have been rethinking the concept of voluntourism and shifting the […]

5
Aug

Croatia: An Undiscovered Gem

Croatia is one of Europe’s “undiscovered” gems but is certainly not shy about making up for lost time! This small country – shaped like an upsidedown U and bordering the Adriatic Sea to the west, facing the boot of Italy – is punching way above its weight when it comes to active holidays. On the […]

14
Jul

Small Ship Active Holidays

Lots of people think that active travel is only (what we call in the business) “land based vacations.” In fact there’s a ton of really interesting cruises you can do under the active travel umbrella, and in some very cool destinations too. These small ships are for you if you are a convivial person who […]

13
Jul

Active Destination Spotlight: Peru

Peru is at the top of a lot of people’s bucket lists and it’s no surprise: from lush jungles and outdoor markets brimming with colour – not to mention the legendary Incan ruins at Machu Picchu, it’s a country that ticks a lot of boxes. And even though it’s “exotic”, there’s little jet lag for […]

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 […]