Category - Active Travel


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 […]


The Pleasures of Pole Walking

  A hobby – almost a lifestyle – that started in Europe is making its way to Canada, and with great results. It’s called pole walking, and if you aren’t a convert yet, you may have noticed folks striding along using poles not unlike ski poles.  What gives? For starters, there’s a great health payoff.  Canadian […]


Tahiti: Immerse Yourself in a Bubble of Blue

  The South Pacific is for so many of us a dream destination…surrounded by warm crystal waters, life takes on a dreamlike quality. Far from the rat race, stress slides off you and you wonder why the world can’t be like this every day. Which is why you might want to think about a Paul […]


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 […]