By Alfonso Tandazo on Nov 16, 2018 in Adventure Travel, Argentina, Attractions, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Going Out, Peru, Regions, South America, Speciality Travel Upmarket travelers are combining of epic adventure activities with unrivaled comfort. By now it’s become clear that luxury travelers are no longer satisfied with routine sightseeing, perhaps returning to their hotel for a massage. More and more it’s about “experiential travel”. Upscale vacationers seek to participate in unforgettable activities, getting out and about for a more authentic feel for their destination. Then too, who can deny the importance of returning home with well-deserved bragging rights after having literally “swam with the sharks” or made contact with a remote indigenous Amazonian tribe? Looking at such adventure options from here in South America, we’ve come up with a short list of five innovative explorations that fit perfectly with some of our … [Read more...] about Combine adventure travel with unrivaled comfort!
Best adventure travel destinations
LONELY Planet has revealed its top ten best-value places to visit in the world for 2019. Its annual Best in Travel Awards are the cream of the crop of exciting, beautiful places to visit around the globe – and its best-value category is good for wannabe adventurers on a budget. The good news is that some of the winners from the awards aren’t that far from home – and even better is that there are affordable ways to get there, too. Read on for the ultimate list of cheap holiday destinations for next year, alongside suggestions from Skyscanner on how to get there and where to stay. 1. Southern Nile Valley, Egypt Egypt has been named in first place on the list - mostly due to its huge amount of historical sites such as the pyramids and temples - and how cheap they are to visit for tourists. The publication said: "If you’re on a cruise, food and land transport will be included; otherwise it’s easy to make inexpensive arrangements for all but a handful of … [Read more...] about Lonely Planet names the top 10 best-value travel destinations for 2019 – here’s how to visit
Travel pushes our boundaries as we discover new places, cultures, and adventures. But many of us stay within the city limits when we travel. We stick within a small radius of tourist-friendly activities, content to travel, without really adventuring. That’s a mistake. Outdoor adventure travel is an exciting way to become better at your favourite activities, experience unique places and their culture, and a great opportunity to try new sports. Adventure travel forces you to expand your horizons in a way that promotes progression and increased creativity. Instead of just experiencing restaurants, hotels, and roadside tourist attractions, take your favourite adventure sports on the road. Sure, you might be comfortable skiing at your home hill, but how do those skills transfer to a place like Niseko, Japan? You might know every berm and rut of your home mountain bike trails, but try riding some classic trails blind in British Columbia. Adventure travel destinations are … [Read more...] about Why you should choose an adventure travel trip
October half term is a great opportunity to spend some time with the children before gloomy November sets in. Not only is it a welcome respite from the longest school term, but it offers good value, compared to the peak summer travel weeks. However, there are some challenges to overcome, especially if you are looking for sunshine. Weather in the southern Mediterranean can be unreliable at this time of year, and you may be jostling for the last of the pricey weekend flights – particularly to popular destinations like the Canaries, Cyprus and Florida. Whether you want to flop in reliable sunshine, explore a new corner of Britain, take the children on an action-packed adventure, or have just a few days to soak up some culture while wandering one of the world's most beautiful cities, we’ve chosen the best destinations below. After each place, we recommend one of our favourite family operators or hotels. It is also worth considering booking independently, or … [Read more...] about The 40 best family holiday destinations for October half term
By Nguyen Quy  August 28, 2018 | 09:54 am GMT+7 Tourists eat out late at night in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy Readers of leading global travel website TripAdvisor have ranked Vietnam third among 10 top adventure destinations in the world. Reporting this, the UK’s Daily Star has listed three of the most popular activities in Vietnam: a half-day Hanoi Food Tour; a full day Mekong Delta bike tour from Ho Chi Minih City; and an evening Hoi An Food Tour by bike. A cup of egg coffee in Hanoi. Costa Rica topped the TripAdvisor list, followed by New Zealand. Vietnam is the only Asian country to make it into the list, which includes Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Portugal, Mexico, the U.S. and Iceland. The U.S. News earlier this month named Vietnam as one of 30 best solo travel destinations alongside neighbors Singapore and Thailand. Earlier this year, TripAdvisor readers ranked Vietnam as one of the 10 best places to go … [Read more...] about Vietnam a top three global adventure travel destination: Tripadvisor