Category: Adventure Travel

The Blue Hole, Belize

The Blue Hole is a scuba diver’s paradise off the coast of Belize.  If you’re unfamiliar with it, be prepared to be amazed by the video footage below…

Thorntree River Lodge, Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, Zambia

Located in the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, Zambia, Thorntree River Lodge features breathtaking scenery with river views and sightings of a variety of animals on the Zambezi River. Adventure and excitement of the true Africa beckons as views of the unspoilt bush, natural waterholes and spectacular sunsets welcome you with luxury and superb hospitality. […]

Dramatic footage of a skier caught up in an avalanche

Sit back and watch in amazement at this video footage from Alaska. A skier gets caught up in an avalanche and buried alive. Fortunately for him, he lost his glove just prior to being buried, which marked his approximate whereabouts.  He was also with people who were trained in avalanche rescue.  He was rescued in […]

New developments from Zambian Horizons

New developments from Zambian Horizons

Zambian Horizons is a collection of luxury camps and lodges in Zambia’s top national parks and this Autumn saw the addition of a new safari house and a complete refurbishment of their private island retreat. Sausage Tree Camps Kigelia Safari House Recently opened, Kigelia House is the ideal place for groups of friends  and families […]

Luxuriate at Lake Okareka Lodge in New Zealand

Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua, in Rotorua, New Zealand, is the perfect abode of luxury, nestled in a landscape of incredible natural beauty. Far away from the prying eyes of the everyday life, there are countless hours of relaxation and adventures to be had in the most opulent of settings. Go fly-fishing for trout, try […]

Experience owning a Lamborghini racing team

Experience owning a Lamborghini racing team

Cool Victory, a Gran Turismo (GT) motorsport organization that races Lamborghinis internationally, has created a new fractional ownership package that gives its participants an all-inclusive travel and racing adventure experience.   The Fractional Owner chooses an international race location of his or her choice and is championed by the Cool Victory team for a trip […]

Bilila Lodge Kempinski

The Grand Opening of Bilila Lodge Kempinski was celebrated last week in the presence of His Excellency, The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, distinguished national and international guests and dignitaries. The opening represents the first Luxury Lodge for Kempinski Hotels in the renowned Serengeti National Park, an UNESCO World Heritage […]

The Jayavarman from Heritage Lines

The Jayavarman from Heritage Lines

Founded in 2008, Heritage Lines will launch their luxury boutique cruise boat, the Jayavarman next month. Inspired by the golden age of cruise liners, the Jayavarman marries avant-garde French colonial design with enchanting Indochinese architecture to perfection. There are 27 expansive staterooms and junior suites spread over the 4 decks with floor to ceiling panoramic […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Compare prices on UK hotels Luxury hotels and resorts from Kiwi Collection Meet Francis Gimblett, The Wine Adventurer Hotel Babylon is back on the BBC

Flying safaris in southern Africa: 'Out of Africa' revisited

Flying safaris in southern Africa: ‘Out of Africa’ revisited

Take a step back to the romantic appeal of the ‘Golden Age of Aviation’ as you travel through southern Africa in a DC-3. Experienced 4th generation local guides tailor the voyage to the interests of a select group of 14 travellers as you explore Zululand, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa with Travcoa Flying Safaris. […]

New Fairmont bicycle programme in Canada, with BMW Cruise Bikes

New Fairmont bicycle programme in Canada, with BMW Cruise Bikes

In its continued quest to provide guests with a healthy environment to stay fit and maintain a balanced lifestyle, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced an extension of its partnership with German automaker BMW to include a complimentary hotel bicycle service featuring BMW Cruise Bikes. Beginning Spring 2009, Fairmont hotels across Canada will introduce these […]

Beauty in Botswana

Beauty in Botswana

Tuli Safari Lodge was voted Botswana’s Leading Safari Lodge in the World Travel Awards and  consists of  just 8 individually-designed suites and an established team of very friendly staff. Set in stunning scenery with spectacular wildlife, a rich history, sites of archaeological and spiritual significance and fascinating geology, it offers an action-packed adventure that will […]

New 'Explorers Camp' for kids from Fairmont Scottsdale and National Geographic

New ‘Explorers Camp’ for kids from Fairmont Scottsdale and National Geographic

Navigating a GPS to discover desert creatures, going on a photo safari or meeting real-life explorers, the Fairmont Scottsdale is making this summer an adventure. The luxury resort in Arizona is partnering with National Geographic for the first National Geographic Explorers Camp, exclusively for its overnight guests. From 22nd May to 7th September 2009, the […]

Hollywood star Christian Slater returns to Ulusaba

Hollywood star Christian Slater returns to Ulusaba

As part of his ongoing support of Virgin Unite, the not for profit foundation of the Virgin Group, actor Christian Slater returned to Ulusaba, Sir Richard Branson’s private game reserve in South Africa, last week to visit a new classroom built at the Jeremiah Crèche, which he, Branson and guests of Ulusaba and Leopard Hill’s […]

Learn a little with The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii's latest adventure package

Learn a little with The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii’s latest adventure package

A luxury AAA Four Diamond resort, The  Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is  offering a new adventure package which  includes admission to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, plus you can enrol in one of the many classes offered by the Hawaii Volcanoes Institute, an educational arm of the Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and a non-profit organisation […]

Hire a Harley with Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona

Hire a Harley with Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona

Do lazy days lounging by the pool leave you yearning for some fast-paced excitement? Action-loving guests at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona can hire one of a selection of top of the range Harley-Davidson ® motorcycles for some adrenaline-pumping fun – what better way to discover the sunny Costa del Sol and beyond?   The […]