Category: Leisure Travel

When travel to the Austrian Alps resumes, Kitzbühel is waiting with a warm Tirolean welcome

When travel to the Austrian Alps resumes, Kitzbühel is waiting with a warm Tirolean welcome

2020 was a year we will never forget, and for many that also meant no holiday at all. Strict travel restrictions are still in place across much of Europe, but as vaccine programmes roll out, we can look ahead to better times, and that means planning that first big trip, reconnecting with loved ones, and […]

5 fun things to do in Mallorca

5 fun things to do in Mallorca

Mallorca really does have it all. With no less than 262 beaches to choose from with a total length of 50 km, Mallorca boasts an amazingly diverse coastline to gladden the heart of every beach lover. Deserted calas, white sandy family beaches or rocky bays… take your pick. Then there’s the Sierra Tramuntana, a spectacular […]

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Italy has thousands of miles of coastland along the Mediterranean. Four seas within the peninsula lap against the country’s sublime shores. Besides, the Adriatic Sea borders the east, the Tyrrhenian and Ligurian Seas are on the west coast, and the Ionian to the south. Beaches and coves boast stunning scenery, great towering cliffs, shimmering clear […]

Stargazing Introduction

6 best camps to sleep under the stars in Kenya

Although the wildlife in Kenya is second-to-none, the stargazing experience is definitely worth mentioning. On a clear night, the stars in the sky are crystal-clear and quite often constellations can be seen. It is said that a naked eye can see up to 2000-3000 stars at a time when you gaze into the sky. In […]

My favorite golf resorts for non-golfers in the American South

My favorite golf resorts for non-golfers in the American South

For golfers and non-golfers alike, these three southern golf resorts provide a perfect luxury getaway. I must begin by stating that I’m not a golfer. I love looking at golf courses, and I’m a fan of the stylish outfits all the golfers wear these days, but a golfer, I am not. That said, golf resorts […]

Finding our mojo in The Great Outdoors

Finding our mojo in The Great Outdoors

Slowly, ever so slowly, the world is waking up from a year of lockdown. Our strange hiatus in our homes has left us with two overriding emotions. First, we feel penned in and cannot wait to get out into the world again. Second, there is a hint of hesitancy, even fear maybe, of going to […]

5 reasons not to write Hakuba off this spring

5 reasons not to write Hakuba off this spring

Yes, the powder days are more than likely behind us for this winter. And while you will probably not be in waist deep Hakuba powder any time soon, there are still plenty of reasons to keep the village in your sights this spring season. Here are my top 5 reasons not to write off Hakuba […]

Bucket-list dolphin spotting across the Great British Isles

Bucket-list dolphin spotting across the Great British Isles

Whilst swimming with dolphins usually conjures visions of Caribbean waters, opulent, far-flung resorts and price tags to match, those opting to staycation this year may be pleasantly surprised to know that there is a wealth of magical wildlife that inhabits the Great British coastlines, year-round. From the wild shores of the Scottish islands to the […]

10 must-visit places and activities in Egypt's Marsa Alam

10 must-visit places and activities in Egypt’s Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam is located in Egypt on the western coast of the Red Sea about 300 km south of the second scuba diving destination in Egypt, Hurghada. It’s known for its beautiful sandy beach and excellent scuba diving spots. Marsa Alam has become a premium tourist destination, especially for scuba divers as its sea is […]

5 questions to ask yourself when buying new skis

5 questions to ask yourself when buying new skis

There comes a time for most snow sport enthusiasts when they ponder the question, “should I buy my own skis”. The answer to that will vary depending on your personal situation, ski goals, frequency of skiing and budget – but if you have arrived at that question, here are 5 more to ask yourself when […]

Pontneddfechan Little Canyon for Wild Swimming in Brecon, Wales

5 places to go wild swimming in Wales

Wild swimming is a release, the likes of which are unrivalled. Such is the nature of wild swimming, it can be done in many different places, be it sea, lake, river or ocean. Wild swimming offers you a unique experience, to feel more alive and to give you time and space in a natural environment […]

9 breathtaking Ecuadorian trekking vacations

9 breathtaking Ecuadorian trekking vacations

As the world slowly recovers from a microscopic organism that has turned our world upside down, borders are gradually reopening. As this occurs, travelers are more eager than ever to head out — safely — on life-changing “once-in-a-lifetime” journeys. One such adventure is trekking along Ecuadorian highland trails back-dropped by magnificent snow-capped volcanoes, stunning river […]

5 favourite romantic retreats

5 favourite romantic retreats

Was Valentine’s Day a looming date you were slightly dreading? Another missed milestone comes and goes. Or perhaps it loomed with dread even in ye olde days of ‘normal’. How many overpriced meals in a fancy restaurant swarming with amorous couples do we really remember? No one can deny this pandemic has forced a shift […]

Child on Porth Iago beach, North Wales

The 5 best beaches on the Llŷn Peninsula

The Llŷn Peninsula is a treasured part of North Wales for many reasons but stands out because of its beautiful views and spectacular, rugged landscapes. One of the most cherished parts of the region is the many great beaches which surround this headlands, outlining the towns and villages of this popular travel destination. With nearly […]

5 reasons why Hakuba, Japan is the best place for an introduction to backcountry skiing

5 reasons why Hakuba, Japan is the best place for an introduction to backcountry skiing

Since the pandemic began outdoor fitness is an industry that has boomed. Perhaps with more time and less ability to spend it on the things that we used to – such as travel – many seem to be focused on self improvement, learning new skills or picking up new hobbies. One industry that has seen […]

5 ski slope behaviours to avoid

5 ski slope behaviours to avoid

Skiing and snowboarding can be enjoyed for a lifetime without incident or injury. That said, there are factors that will increase our likelihood of mishap, and ironically many of these are behaviours or habits that we develop as we gain confidence and skills on the slopes. For the sake of our bodies, our longevity on […]