Category - Active Travel


Featured Active Holiday Destination: Newfoundland

    Fall in love with Newfoundland and Labrador: the colourful houses and stark scenery contrasting with the incredible warmth of Newfoundlanders.  Did you know that Newfoundland is  a great destination for the active traveller?  The island boasts many kilometers of supreme hiking trails and it’s a paddler’s paradise. Lots of travellers pack their binoculars for […]


The Active Family

It’s definitely a thing: You can do a family vacation which is also an active holiday. A surprising number of tour companies put together great itineraries, virtually anywhere in the world, geared to families with kids as young as 3.  (Yes, 3.) It’s a great way to see the world in the company of not […]


Active Destination Spotlight: Japan

It’s easy to think of Japan in terms of serene geishas and gracious tea ceremonies. But the Land of the Rising Sun is actually a great destination too for the active traveller. Yes, it’s a country of perfectionism and organization, of technology and conformity, but it’s also great for cycling, hiking and walking holidays. And […]


Travel by Train

In the past 50 years or so, train travel in North America has been somewhat lost compared to air travel. But it’s nice to see that more Canadians are coming around to the joys and conveniences of travelling by train. For one reason it seems a lot less stressful than air travel which can involve […]


Hotel Spotlight: Spice Island

To be a guest of the world-famous Spice Island Beach Resort is to live in elegant luxury on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The sprawling eight acre property is located just 10 minutes from the airport on world-famous Grand Anse Beach. Owned and operated by Sir Royston Hopkin, K.C.M.G. and family, […]


Active Solo Traveller

Active holidays are a great option for the single traveller: not only are they a great way to meet like-minded people, the small group (usually maximum 15) makes it ideal for anyone looking for the companionship and security of a group with a leader – and every evening seems like a dinner party. These reasons […]