Category - Active Travel


10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Thailand

Whether it’s your first visit or a return one, we found ten things you might not have known you could do in Thailand. 1 – Take an insider’s food tour in Bangkok Bangkok’s culinary scene is renowned for flavorful dishes that have achieved global recognition. In fact, Michelin released a dining guide for Bangkok, awarding […]


Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

This is a great substitute from the usual fried spring rolls we are all used to. Refresh your summer with these delicious spring rolls. Here is how to make them.  Ingredients 2 ounces rice vermicelli 8 rice wrappers (8.5 inch diameter) 8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half 1 1/3 tablespoons chopped […]


Fairmont St Andrews

Clifftop views over St Andrews and the North Sea are reason enough to stay at Fairmont St Andrews. In the birthplace of golf, be sure to practice your swing on the resort’s two challenging, links-style courses. Afterward, work the kinks out with a signature treatment in the spa. Guests can also take a stroll around […]


Intrepid Travel and the Galapagos

One of the chief concerns with travel the to the Galapagos is the impact tourism can have on this fragile ecosystem. As travel to this region has more than quadrupled in the last 20 years, it’s prudent to be concerned. The good news is that while tourism can have a negative ecological impact, it is […]


Israel: Beyond the Holy Sites

Israel offers more than pilgrimages to holy places like the Dome of the Rock and the Wailing Wall. In Jerusalem, stroll Wohl Rose Garden (better than a bouquet any day) and marvel at the nocturnal light show screened on the Tower of David’s walls. Explore Tel Aviv’s galleries and museums, or sight “sea” with a […]


What are E-Bikes?

E-bikes or electric bikes are quickly becoming one of the hottest trends in active holidays. Did you know that every 5th bike purchased in Holland is an e-bike? The adoption rate for e-bikes across Europe is growing rapidly so what is all the fuss about? Some cycling enthusiasts are admittedly sceptical about using e-bikes, and some even consider […]