Adventure

What type of adventurer are you? The heli-skiier or big wave surfer or someone who likes to have a gentle kayak in the Arctic. Whether armchair adventure or the real thing, we’ll dish you up a smorgasbord of thrilling itineraries.

What type of adventurer are you? The heli-skiier or big wave surfer or someone who likes to have a gentle kayak in the Arctic. Whether armchair adventure or the real thing, we’ll dish you up a smorgasbord of thrilling itineraries.

LATEST POSTS

Caminito del Rey
Hiking Spain: The Camino De Santiago and Beyond

Ah, Spain! A land of contrasts and contradictions, where the sun beats down on the Mediterranean coast with the same fervour as the sangria flows in the local tavernas. But beyond the clichés of flamenco and paella lies a secret: Spain is Europe’s second most mountainous country.

Polar bear by annie spratt/unsplash
Manitoba’s Marvels: A 2024 Voyage into Canada’s Heartland

In the pulsating core of Canada, Manitoba, 2024 heralds a year resplendent with novel enticements. A symphony of new lodgings, celebratory landmarks, opulent spa indulgences, and enthralling tours await.

Passport by jordan madrid/ unsplash
Passport Perfect?

My departure morning started innocently enough. With eight months left on my passport and a four day work trip to the US, my passport was due for its ten year renewal at the end of December. All good.

Banff Townsite Snow Days Snow Sculpture WillLambert
Banff Snow Days Festival, Canada

Winter enthusiasts heading to Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies between 19 January and 4 February 2024 will get to join in the annual SnowDays festival embracing the magic, energy, and fun that winter brings in a spectacular winter wonderland setting. The multi-day-faceted family-friendly festival is inspired by the iconic setting of Canada’s first national park.

Northwest Territories Blachford Lake Lodge
What’s new in Canada’s ski resorts for winter 2023/24

Majestic mountains and breathtaking landscapes, top-class ski resort facilities, lively après-ski and famous Canadian hospitality, have long made Canada a haven for winter enthusiasts. 

New York Grill at the Park Hyatt Tokyo
Park Hyatt Tokyo Lost in Translation

It’s not every day you can get a travel tip from Bill Murray so do take heed and book a night or two at the elegant Park Hyatt Tokyo which featured in Lost in Translation. Set on the top floors of the 52 storey Shinjuku Park Tower, you can imagine the eye popping views this special hotel offers.

Bhutan
Bhutan’s Royal Highland Festival

Bhutan’s Royal Highland Festival , which is held at 4,000m above sea level, aims to celebrate, promote and preserve the life and culture of the nomadic highland people of Bhutan, support their economy, exhibit the beauty and wonders of the highlands, and laud their resilience.

Robot Dog Hyatt Centric Ginza
Robot pets at Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo

The Hyatt Centric Ginza lobby is set on the fourth floor with a wonderful library that features dark wood and deep copper tones, a Space Invaders machine, and a retro Pacman giving off a hipster-style vibe.

Andaz Tokyo Andaz Bay Suite with model
A bird’s eye view of Tokyo

As I take the lift up the 247 metre tall skyscraper which houses the Andaz Tokyo, I’m glad I’m not a bird. No need to flap my wings as the lift is far more effortless.

SUPPLIER: Helen Orr
Jabiru Retreat opens at Bamurru Plains

Wild Bush Luxury will open Jabiru Retreat – at Bamurru Plains safari lodge on the Mary River wetlands in the Top End of the Northern Territory.

New Snow Miles Weaver
What is new for skiiers at Mammoth Lakes

There is no better way to describe Mammoth Lakes, California. A place so majestic where otherworldly landscapes of craters and hot springs and alpine lakes and tufa towers exist side by side.

Yukon Wildlife Preserve, Bean North, Takhini Hotsprings
The best animal sanctuary in the world is in the Yukon

Ready to set your Instagram feed on fire? Have the camera poised to capture awe-inspiring creatures, including bison, moose, mule, deer, woodland caribou, elk, mountain goats, Canada lynx, and foxes, to name a few in the Yukon.