Category: Adventure Travel

Top 5 big cat luxury safaris

Top 5 big cat luxury safaris

Big cats are undoubtedly a huge draw for guests taking a luxury safari anywhere in Africa, no matter if you love birds, elephants or any other type of animal you cannot fail to be over-awed by a leopard padding silently along the edge of a river, or a pride of lions hunting, or that amazing […]

Baby mountain gorilla

Bwindi: luxury for less

Mountain gorilla trekking is, for most people, a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers an opportunity to spend one thrilling hour with extraordinary primates. †Just three countries house these amazing, and threatened, creatures: DR Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. Rwandaís and Ugandaís tourism infrastructure is significantly more developed than that of DR Congo and, as a result, they […]

Top 5 South African lodges

Top 5 South African lodges

South Africa is a leader when it comes to luxury safari lodges which is why we are not surprised that people return there time and time again. South Africa has the best food, best game viewing and best safari lodges in all of Africa Ė the only thing is lacks is the freedom of some […]

Top 3 Summer hikes in the Alps

Top 3 Summer hikes in the Alps

The snow is melting, most resorts are now closed for skiing, only a few resorts can sustain the activity all year round. What am I going to do now that Iíve packed my skiís away? Well, to be honest thereís a lot to do and see and the Alps provide a superb playground for summer […]

Top 5 safari hides

Top 5 safari hides

The safari hide has become very popular as the skills of the amateur photographers who travel to Africa are becoming better and better. This breeds a desire to get as close to the wildlife as possible, without disturbing it. A safari hide is of course the best way of doing this and there are some […]

7 epic activities you can do in the Rockies

7 epic activities you can do in the Rockies

Exploring the Rocky Mountains is one of the most exhilarating adventures youíll ever have; thereís nothing quite like being completely surrounded by beautiful mountains, dazzling lakes and picturesque mountain towns. And if nature isnít enough for you, there are some truly epic outdoor activities to get stuck into, such as zip-lining, sky-diving and walking 918 […]

Photograph of the week: The foothills of India's Himalayas

Photograph of the week: The foothills of India’s Himalayas

The stunning scenery at the foothills of Indiaís Himalayas is a photographerís dream, though the journey to get there, only possible by road, is long and gruelling. This shot looking over the apple orchards at Seetalvan, Himachal Pradesh, takes full advantage of the magnificent light and somehow made it all worth it. Thank you to […]

6 secrets of the Maldives

6 secrets of the Maldives

The Maldives is one of the worldís most romantic destinations, but youíd be forgiven for not knowing it can also be a place, where even the most avid adventurer would be at home. The Maldives is renowned for its luxurious resorts that offer intimate settings, but itís also home to breath-taking dive sights, deserted islands, […]

Some of the best luxury flying experiences in Africa

Some of the best luxury flying experiences in Africa

Undoubtedly, one of the best things to do when travelling to southern Africa is to go on safari. It is a fantastic place to get up close to wild animals, and thereís no more exhilarating feeling than discovering these creatures in their natural habitat. But if youíre looking to make your African holiday a luxury […]

The top 3 adrenalin buzzes in the Alps this Summer

The top 3 adrenalin buzzes in the Alps this Summer

The summer in the Alps is a paradise for extreme sports enthusiasts. For the serious adrenalin junkies, the wingsuit flying craze, has to be the ultimate† mad thing to do. However, this is really only accessible to the very elite. It involves wearing a specialized wingsuit, jumping off a cliff and in effect freeflying for […]

Top 5 things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Top 5 things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown during the ski season is a vast and exciting playground. Ski fields like the popular Coronet Peak or The Remarkables offer challenging slopes for expert and beginner skiers and snowboarders alike, while dining in the town centre as†your clothes dry off perfectly rounds off the day. But what do you do if your sense […]

Brazilís top 6 nature lodges

Brazilís top 6 nature lodges

If you didnít know already, Brazil is a nature loverís paradise with a huge diversity of wildlife and birdlife to excite even the most experienced of enthusiasts. Most of Brazilís best known areas for wildlife and nature are The Pantanal, the Amazon and Iguassu Falls but with such as huge country thereís no surprise that […]

Top 10 safari camps for elephant viewing

Top 10 safari camps for elephant viewing

Elephants hold a huge draw for people on luxury safaris, and itís no surprise Ė these amazing animals have intricate family ties, and human like emotions. Much research has been done on the elephant and it remains one of the most fascinating animals to see on any luxury safari. Elephants are currently being heavily persecuted […]

Photograph of the week: Paddleboarding with sharks in Moorea

Photograph of the week: Paddleboarding with sharks in Moorea

The photographer pre-visualised this half under/half over image before arriving in French Polynesia. Having travelled there before he was captivated by the crystal clear waters and teeming sea life of the area but wanted to include a human element in the shot. His idea was simple, to showcase the growing sport of stand-up paddleboarding amongst […]

A guide to the Galapagos

A guide to the Galapagos

A trip to the Galapagos is likely to be a once in a lifetime holiday so itís important to visit when itís at its best. But when is that? Being on the Equator, it is a year round destination, but with different wildlife and sea temperatures throughout the seasons, certain months suit different travellers best. […]

Top 5 quad safaris in Africa

Top 5 quad safaris in Africa

More and more people are looking for that little bit extra when booking their luxury safari Ė they want to be able to come home and talk about something which others havenít done. Quad safaris are taking off in a big way in Africa and weíre really not surprised. Quads allow you to get into […]

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