Category - Active Travel


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 […]


Africa Conservation Efforts with Singita

In Interview with Luke Bailes, Singita Owner and CEO Travel can be a powerful catalyst to educate and protect natural and cultural heritage for future generations – which is part of the reason why The United Nations has declared 2017 the Year of Sustainable Tourism. As part of a year-long series, we’re interviewing experts and […]


10 Tips for Active Travellers

1) Challenge yourself by stepping out of your comfort zone and being open to new activities. Even a slight walk on the ‘wild side’ will enhance the adventure. 2)  Familiarize yourself with the culture of the destination by meeting interesting locals. Learn what’s important to them and what their daily lives are like. You might […]


Digital Detox Trips

When was the last time you disconnected from your devices? If you can’t remember how long it’s been since you took a break from your smartphone, tablet and computer, you’re likely in need of a digital detox trip. We live our lives immersed in a digital world. The Pew Research Center says 73 percent of […]