RSS Feed

Adventure Travel

Outrageous and extraordinary Yukon events

Outrageous and extraordinary Yukon events

Yukoners are a lively bunch and like to keep active year-round so it's not surprising that the Yukon calendar of events is bursting with festivals and special events. Any time more than two Yukoners get together, it's a party, so just imagine the possibilities for a good time.

Cycle the Planet with Adventure Worldwide

Cycle the Planet with Adventure Worldwide

This week is UK National Bike Week but it’s not just at home that our cycle-crazy country likes to get on two wheels as, increasingly, more and more of us are opting for holidays that include an element of cycling.

Explore like a local in Hong Kong

Explore like a local in Hong Kong

There's no better way to really get to know a city than experiencing it through the eyes of a local. The new, free-of-charge, 'Hong Kong Pals' programme from the Hong Kong Tourism Board, offers visitors the opportunity to meet with a Hong Kong local and get an authentic insight into Asia's World City.

Quark Expeditions introduces land-based arctic adventure program for 2015

Quark Expeditions introduces land-based arctic adventure program for 2015

Quark Expeditions has introduced in its 2015 Arctic expedition line-up, their first-ever land-based adventure.

AITO Inspiration - Out of Reach

Want to truly escape the monotony of a daily routine and disappear to somewhere remote? Here are some unique out of reach holiday ideas from members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO, aito.com).

Enter the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Enter the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Multi-award-winning specialist operator Bamboo Travel has added the kingdom of Bhutan to its portfolio of countries in Asia, with four recommended itineraries from 16 to 18 days in duration.

Mandela's 'Long Walk To Freedom' makes South Africa even better value for money

Mandela's 'Long Walk To Freedom' makes South Africa even better value for money

South Africa has become even better value for money making it an even more tempting holiday destination.

New independent travel tours put Chile on the adventure map

New independent travel tours put Chile on the adventure map

Independent travellers looking to get off the beaten track in South America can now add Chile to their exploration list, with Chile revealed as Rickshaw Travel’s seventh Latin American destination.

Arctic destinations a top holiday pick for 2014

Arctic destinations a top holiday pick for 2014

Major publications globally have declared Arctic destinations among the most desirable places to head in 2014, even as the president of the leader in polar adventures, Quark Expeditions predicts an exceptional year for Arctic tourism. Increased accessibility and tour options, with greater awareness of polar destinations and activities, have piqued adventure-hungry travelers’ interest.

New eco-camps, waterfall tours and a private plane adventure in Western Australia

New eco-camps, waterfall tours and a private plane adventure in Western Australia

Get back to nature with new eco retreats in Australia's only biodiversity hotspot, take a private jet tour of Western Australia's (WA) world heritage sites or enjoy a stylish new hotel and free wifi in Perth, Australia's sunniest city.

Brits looking for adventure, culture and value choose Romania

Brits looking for adventure, culture and value choose Romania

Holidaymakers seeking adventure, exploration and culture are looking at Eastern European countries like Romania to fulfill their needs, according to travel experts at HomeAway.co.uk.

It’s not what I expected - Unusual holiday destinations for travellers

It’s not what I expected - Unusual holiday destinations for travellers

Keen travellers will understand the thrill of a new destination, particularly if that destination is something of an undiscovered treasure.

Wild Burma - a brand new trip from Bamboo Travel

Wild Burma - a brand new trip from Bamboo Travel

Inspired by the BBC Wildlife programme 'Wild Burma', award-winning Far East specialist Bamboo Travel has created a three-week adventure tour of the same name that encompasses many of the very best wildlife opportunities currently available in Myanmar.

Delve into Tibet’s fascinating history from the rooftop of the world

Delve into Tibet’s fascinating history from the rooftop of the world

With its snow-capped peaks and dramatic valleys, Tibet’s remote location has helped preserve its unspoilt landscapes making it a remarkable holiday destination.

Voyages Jules Verne adds seven new tours to its World of Wonders programme

Specialist tour operator Voyages Jules Verne has added a further seven new itineraries to its escorted holidays selection.