Category: Adventure Travel

New website from CC Africa

New website from CC Africa

CC Africa‘s new responsiblesafaris.com website is  up and running.  CC Africa launched  the website  to celebrate their numerous conservation and community victories, and to highlight how guests can make a difference by choosing to travel responsibly with them. With growing numbers of people travelling to areas of scenic beauty and rich biodiversity such as Africa […]

Greenland kite-skiing expedition

I’m not sure you’d class this as luxury travel but, as someone who has been to Greenland on a couple of occasions, I find it too interesting to pass up. The footage shows a 21-day kite-skiing adventure taking a small team from Narsaq in the north-east of the country to Qaanaaq (don’t you just love […]

Masai Mara migration

Inspiring footage of the migration from Kenya’s Masai Mara to the Serengeti, courtesy of CAT Safaris.

Leaping Great White shark

An absolutely incredible clip of a leaping Great White shark… wow!

Champagne Sunset Wildlife Safari at Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge, Australia

Champagne Sunset Wildlife Safari at Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge, Australia

Opt for a Champagne Sunset Wildlife Safari at Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge  in Australia’s Northern Territory and you will have the opportunity to see opportunity to see Buffalo, Banteng Cattle and Timor Ponies grazing or, if you  look up, you may spot Osprey, Sea Eagle or Brahminy Kite. Finish the day relaxing on their […]

Accessible only by helicopter: Sentry Mountain Lodge, British Columbia

Accessible only by helicopter: Sentry Mountain Lodge, British Columbia

Hailed as one of America’s 10 best adventure lodges, the Sentry Mountain Lodge in the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia is accessible only by helicopter. Curiously not wishing to blow their own trumpted, on their own website they describe themselves as ‘functional rather than luxurious’. This understatement perhaps doesn’t give the full picture – the […]

Discounted rates at The Boulders Resort & Golden Door ® Spa in Arizona

Discounted rates at The Boulders Resort & Golden Door ® Spa in Arizona

The serenity of the Sonoran desert takes centre-stage at this Southwestern resort that gets its name from the 12-million-year-old granite boulder formations dotting the landscape. Whether you’re a golfer, rock climber, tennis player, hiker or into spending all day at the famous Golden Door Spa, The Boulders caters to your inner child and allows you […]

Seadoo Seascooter GTI

Seadoo Seascooter GTI

The Seadoo Seascooter GTI is a big performer in a tiny package. It delivers thrust for a speed of up to 2.5mph/4km/h, down to 100ft./30m depth. The GTI is light enough to carry in one hand (it weighs just 18lbs/8.4KG including battery), making beach diving with a DPV a reality and snorkeling a dream. It […]

Experience summer in the Colorado mountains

Experience summer in the Colorado mountains

Summer in the mountains is delightful, especially when you’re staying in sheer luxury at The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa, and surrounded on three sides by the 14,000-foot-high peaks of the San Juan Mountain Range overlooking the charming town of Telluride. Come summer, the famous ski slopes at the doorstep of The Peaks turn […]

Hennessy Hammock

Hennessy Hammock

The Hennessy Hammock is a piece of kit that’s really worth a closer look  from the more intrepid travellers among us. These mid-air, hammock-like  tents come in a range of types and have picked up  all manner of awards: Best Camping Shelter 2005 from Sea Kayaker Magazine… Best of Show from the USA Today summer […]

Night skiing at Coronet Peak near Queenstown, New Zealand

Night skiing at Coronet Peak near Queenstown, New Zealand

Coronet Peak ski area, near Queenstown, kicked off night skiing  last weekend.   It  is operational from 4-9pm on Friday and Saturday nights and will continue late into the season, and  is the only ski area in New Zealand to offer this unique activity. Night skiing has been on offer at Coronet Peak for over […]

Underwater "flights" with Deep Flight

Underwater “flights” with Deep Flight

Now here’s something a bit different. Graham Hawkes  is arguably one of the deepest thinkers in the world as he’s the  engineer behind Deep Flight from Hawkes Ocean Technologies. Without going too much into the details (see the site for more information!), his vessels are different to conventional submersibles in the way that they control […]

Experience the splendour of East Africa

Experience the splendour of East Africa

The Kenyan travel destination management company Maniago has quickly established itself as one of the leading names in African safaris. Now, with the introduction of their prestigious Luxury Adventure Safari Experience, they have redefined the term luxury. The safari will provide its clients with an unforgettable encounter with the people, wildlife and landscape of one […]

Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 watch

Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 watch

The Casio Pathfinder PAG-80 is no ordinary watch.   It comes with a compass, altimeter, and barometer. In addition, it’s solar-powered (so no need for batteries), has  a world time feature and a great backlight for night visibility.   While it might not be the most elegant-looking watch in the world, it would be great […]

Little Matterhorn about to get bigger?

Little Matterhorn about to get bigger?

Rumour has it that the 3,883 Klein Little Matterhorn is about to get bigger. Local tourist officals in Zermatt are thought to have approved plans for a 120-metre extension which will take it beyond the 4,000 metre mark, with a view to gaining greater prestige. A pyramid with viewing platforms, a restaurant and accommodation is […]

2007 Alaskan cruises with Royal Caribbean

2007 Alaskan cruises with Royal Caribbean

Dog-sledding, glacier-trekking, unparalleled wildlife-watching and so much more! Experience Alaska on a stunning cruise vacation adventure. Royal Caribbean have added a magnificent new port of call (Prince Rupert, British Columbia) and all-new cruisetours to their Alaska sailings for 2007.   You can even journey farther inland and explore Denali National Park and relax in natural […]