Category - Active Travel

16
Dec

Myth Busting: What are Active Holidays?

  The words Active Holidays conjure up images of fit 20-somethings, sleeping in tents or other “rough” accommodations, making due with a shortage of everyday conveniences such as toilet paper. But is this really the case? Though active travel is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world of vacations, lots of people still assume it’s […]

15
Nov

The Galapagos: Nature Lover’s Paradise

 Long a draw for the nature buff, birder and wildlife enthusiast, the Galapagos Island are a special destination indeed. There are a variety of ways to experience the islands, but we find most Canadians choose the fly/cruise option. You fly from Canada to Quito, the country’s capital for an overnight, and the next day board […]

15
Nov

Top Bike and Barge Vacations

  Bike and Barge vacations are growing in popularity.  If you are sure of what a Bike and Barge vacation is,  click here for our blog entry on this type of travel. 1) Danube Bike & Barge An Odyssey through Five Countries from Prague to Budapest—Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Slovakia & Hungary. Prague to Passau, […]

15
Nov

Bike and Barging Holidays

  One type of active holiday people can’t seem to get enough of is bike-and-barging (“You can do that?” we hear all the time). Essentially it combines and the activity of a cycling holiday with the convenience of a floating hotel. The word “barge” sounds a little industrial, but believe us, some of these vessels […]

18
Oct

Hottest Active Destinations for 2017

  Looking for the  hottest active destinations for 2017? Well we have them for you starting with incomparable Iceland. At Vision Travel we want to make these destinations even more accessible to you, therefore, we have created some exclusive groups  hosted by Vision Advisors and Managers to Iceland and the Galapagos.  If you would like […]

18
Oct

Ride the Rails with Rocky Mountaineer

  Vision’s exclusive Western Canada tour on Rocky Mountaineer was a huge success. Take some of the world’s most stunning scenery, add in a hassle-free itinerary where every detail was taken care of, add the friendly service of your own Vision Travel escort and you have the recipe for some wonderful memories! That was the […]