Page, Arizona • Canyons by Kayak

While most people come to Page, AZ to see the Antelope Canyon, there is more to see and do around the area. One of the thing you can do is going on a kayak tour by Kayak Powell. Kayak Powell offers a wide variety of guided kayak tours including a Lone Rock Canyon Morning Tour…

Lombok, Indonesia • Climbing Rinjani

At 3,726m, Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia and it dominates the landscape of the relatively small island of Lombok. This is a very active volcano. There was a spate of activity from 1994 to 1995 which resulted in the further growth of the crater cone of Gunung Baru, since then renamed Gunung…

Cuba • Five Star Pools

Most hotels in Cuba are fairly old, fairly grand, and fairly pricey. Harking back to the golden days of Cuban tourism in the early 20th century the hotels are beautiful, if not in need of a bit of TLC. Costing around 100 CUC (£76) a night this seems a bit steep for the average traveller;…

Fontanellato, Parma • Get Lost in the World’s Largest Labyrinth

The Labirinto della Masone is the biggest labyrinth in the world.  It seems weird, because its location is Casalbarbato, a small suburb close to Fontanellato, in the district of Parma. Apart from the labyrinth nothing happens there; I know it because I live 5 minutes from Casalbarbato and when I discovered that that old and forsaken park…

Boston • It’s Swing Time

When you were a kid, there was nothing better than spending a summer day outside; swinging on swings and playing games with friends. Sadly, one day we all became adults and this past time faded into a sweet memory. Thankfully, some innovative people in Bean Town decided to convert some empty space in South Boston into what…

Bogotá, Colombia • See the City by Bike

Although Bogotá is basically safe for tourists in this day and age, there are still some areas of town that you probably shouldn’t visit, at least not without a local guide. But with Bogota Bike Tours, you can see several zones of the city, learn about the tumultuous history of Colombia, sample some local dishes, and even…

Faroe Islands – A Northern Paradise

The Faroe Islands are a unbelievable and uncontaminated world, well known by bird-watching lovers, but hidden to the rest of the population. There are 18 islands, separated by narrow sounds or fjords. Although they are really close to one another, these islands offer a large variety of traditions, landscapes, culture, and sights. The Faroe Islands are divided…

San Sebastián, Spain – Basque in 2016’s European Capital for Culture

This Tip is provided by English Explorer, Matt Mills There are few coastal cities that I’ve visited which are able to contend with the un-spoilt beauty of San Sebastián, Northern Spain and its Bay of La Concha (the shell). The turquoise water is sometimes calm and motionless, as if frozen, but within minutes the waves…

Nicaragua – Sun, Sand & San Juan Del Sur

This Tip is provided by our Australia Explorer, Kim Chappel San Juan Del Sur, it sure is the tourist hub of the Southern Nicaraguan beaches! Despite its beauty, don’t be fooled, the prices here don’t vary much from its expensive neighbour, Costa Rica. My Top Tips: 1. Don’t arrive on a Friday afternoon without booking…

Brazil – Off The Beaten Track in Bonito

A little known gem situated in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul on the west coast of Brazil is the small remote town of Bonito. Bonito is a great place for more down time, outdoor activities and a good place for getting off the beaten track. It is also perfect if you are wanting…