Category - Active Travel

15
Sep

Customize Your Trip

We all love looking at the travel brochures and online at the tempting active travel packages, but did you know that the “published” trips are just the beginning? Because almost all active travel companies work with small groups (usually max 16 travellers), they tend to be much more nimble on their feet than the big, […]

15
Sep

8 Other Reasons to Visit Africa

Usually, the number one reason for travellers to visit Africa is to embark on a safari or to climb Kilimanjaro, and while Africa certainly does have some of the most prolific wildlife viewing opportunities and one of the seven summits, there are SO many more reasons to visit Africa! The continent teems with unique landscapes, […]

15
Sep

New Zealand: South Island

One of the hottest “new” destinations for Canadians is New Zealand. And with their summer just around the corner (don’t forget they are on the opposite schedule from us, so January and February are the peak of summer there), now may be a great time to look into a vacation to this welcoming, wee country! […]

11
Aug

Active Destination Focus: Atlantic Canada

  Canada is famed worldwide for its fall colour, and thousands of visitors come to experience the vivid colours we Canucks all associate with the autumn months. This fall why not enjoy a Canadian staycation and take in the scenery in Atlantic Canada? Atlantic Canada is renowned for its hospitality and cultural mix of Celtic, […]

11
Aug

Which is for you: self-guided or group travel?

Most active holiday companies offer a combination of independent (or “self-guided”) itineraries and escorted group tours, which normally top out at 16 or 18 travellers. Each style has its pros and cons which we are happy to share with you. Self-guided: you get the freedom of travelling on your own or with friends(s) and family. […]

11
Aug

5 of the Top Culinary Destinations

The food and flavours of a destination are integral to the overall travel experience, and if you want to really immerse yourself in a new culture, you must also taste it. We’ve narrowed down the top culinary destinations around the world, which offer exceptional flavours, ingredients, and foodie experiences. 1) PERU Peru is widely recognised […]