Category: Speciality Travel

5 reasons to visit central Spain

5 reasons to visit central Spain

The epicentre of Spain defines so much of the culture that flows from here to its borders and coastlines. Journey into the provinces that circle Madrid and you will discover a way of life that has refused to bend to the demands of mass tourism. Segovia, Avila, Toledo, Cuenca, Soria; these provinces are pure Spain. […]

6 wild destinations to counter cabin fever

6 wild destinations to counter cabin fever

What better antidote for being cooped up inside – or indeed the drudgery, din and dusty air of the city – than the great outdoors? Nature affords us the perfect contrast to crowded urban living. In small doses, such as a few stolen moments in a back garden brimming with flowers, it’s a blessed (if […]

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 […]

The best honeymoon lodges in Tanzania

The best honeymoon lodges in Tanzania

Tanzania is a country of great beauty, from the incredible Great Migration in the Serengeti to its secluded and isolated wilderness areas, a honeymoon of any type is possible here. Seeing as a honeymoon is arguably the most important holiday anybody’s life, it is imperative that it is perfect. Below you will find some of […]

Cruising Croatia's sparkling seas with sailing yacht Navilux

Cruising Croatia’s sparkling seas with sailing yacht Navilux

Find freedom under the Mediterranean sun this summer and roam wherever you please as you discover the wonders of the Croatia charter grounds with modern sailing yacht NAVILUX. Croatia is where east meets west, and millennia of being between some of the world’s ancient superpowers has left behind a legacy of magnificent Roman and Greek […]

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 […]

5 unforgettable activities in Uganda

5 unforgettable activities in Uganda

Uganda is one of Africa’s most diverse countries. With so much to offer, travellers often miss out on some of its best bits as they rush off to neighbours Kenya and Tanzania. Obviously, it is the primates that steal the headlines in Uganda, however with Covid restrictions making multi-destination travel tricky, you can be sure […]

Gorilla trekking: Uganda versus Rwanda

Gorilla trekking: Uganda versus Rwanda

Coming face-to-face with a family of mountain gorillas is an exhilarating experience. As the largest of the primates, a silverback gorilla can stand as tall as 1.8 metres, and can weight up to 180 kilogrammes. With this in mind, it’s no wonder that a gorilla trek can be a very nerve-wracking experience, but the local […]

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 […]

Kenya safari: A love affair with the wild

Kenya safari: A love affair with the wild

Love, romance and adventure are all part of a timeless story best experienced through the hidden delights of the luxury Kenya safari. While it might have changed in many ways over the last 100 years, the magic of safari is still very much alive and intimately connected to the essence of the original safari. Falling […]

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 […]

5 great reasons for ‘green season safari-ing’

5 great reasons for ‘green season safari-ing’

Why would you want to travel in an ‘off-peak’ season? It is a glorious time of year when spirits are lifted and both animals and humans alike feel the relief of drought-ridden land now receiving the promise of new life. It can be felt on the scented air, there is nothing like the smell of […]

5 amazing rail journeys around the world

5 amazing rail journeys around the world

A journey by rail is one of the most romantic ways to travel. And, as passionate Bradshaw’s devotee Michael Portillo will attest, it’s also a fantastic way to discover remote landscapes, communities and cultures across the globe. In the early days of the luxurious Orient Express, just a handful of train rides could claim to […]

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 […]