What to pack for an Arctic adventure

Guides
Your essential Arctic packing guide. Photo by Justin Meneguzzi.
View
12/07/2018 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
The Arctic is an exciting and, at times, challenging setting for a polar expedition. Knowing what to pack (and what not to pack) means you won't be left out in the cold and can make the most of your trip in comfort.
Views of the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada range
View

10 things to eat, see and do in Granada, Spain

Guides

Set to the dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Granada is a charming melting pot of Spanish and Moorish cultural influences. And given its closeness to Morocco and the fact it was the last Moorish kingdom to fall into the clutches of Ferdinand and Isabella, it’s easy to see why. More than two […]

09/07/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
Panzanella
View

10 foods you have to try in Tuscany

Guides

What many foreign foodies might not know is that each Italian region has their own distinct speciality dishes and flavours. So much so, that you could even argue that there is no such thing as Italian food! And one of my favourite food regions in Italy is undoubtedly Tuscany.

03/07/2018 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment
Adventure cruising in Greece
View

What to pack for your Adventure Cruise

Guides

Your flights are booked, your visas are sorted, and your cabin’s been secured – all that’s left to do before you embark is pack! Unlike conventional cruises, our Adventure Cruises don’t have a strict dress code. We’d rather you felt at home while on board and so suggest opting for casual attire (although you might like […]

30/06/2018 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment
Woman sitting in front of Lake Como
View

A love story: my Italian Lakes discovery

Features

Experience in life and love tells me that when you’ve lusted after something for a long time it rarely lives up to its promise. But, I need not have worried. Como and, indeed, the entire Italian lakes region is one of those places on this planet where the reality outguns the hype.

27/06/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
A selection of Andalusian tapas
View

8 Andalusian dishes to make you fall in love with southern Spain

Guides

Deep in the south of Spain and just a stone’s throw away from Morocco is Andalusia. A region peppered with rolling hills, unspoiled coastline, snow-capped mountains and winding rivers. Although it’s not just the landscape here that’s diverse, it’s the history too. Ruled by the Moors for centuries, you can still feel their strong Islamic […]

19/06/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
Northern Iceland
View

Why I love North Iceland, a land of small towns and scenic gems

Features

The landscape in this part of Iceland is vaster, steeper and more extreme, but with significantly less tourists. It is an Iceland begging to be explored, with a limitless, choose-your-own-adventure feel.

15/06/2018 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
deck of cruise ship
View

All aboard: why summer is the best time for an Adventure Cruise in the Greek Islands

Guides

Last summer, I went on an Adventure Cruise around the Greek Islands and honestly can’t imagine experiencing these exotic isles at any other time of year.

14/06/2018 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment
Croatia Adventure cruise
View

8 reasons to try small ship Adventure Cruising

Guides

Small ship cruising might sound like a contradiction. After all, cruising ordinarily conjures up images of all-you-can-eat buffets, onboard casinos, and crowded swimming pools. But, this is truly the opposite of an Adventure Cruise.

06/06/2018 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / 3 Comments
Douro River, Porto
View

7 things you should see, do and drink in Porto, Portugal

Guides

Portugal’s northern city of Porto has a cosiness about it, which is only augmented by the kind hospitality of the locals, and the mysterious old buildings that line the narrow streets hold tales of centuries past.

01/06/2018 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
Blog search