Having been on Kenyan safaris, road trips in South Africa, and cruises along the east coast of the continent, we were ready to see the less visited Africa – in comfort.The Rovos Rail trip from Dar Es Salaam to Cape Town was to be a dream trip with friends. The voyage was to take us through much of...
I’m in no danger of making any downhill enemies on this blustery mid-February morning at Northstar California Resort near Lake Tahoe. After several days of non-stop blizzard-like conditions, more than enough fresh ‘pow’ has fallen for everyone on this popular hill located midway between one of North America’s funkier mountain towns and one of the world’s most picturesque...
(CNN) — Ever dreamed of owning your own Italian private island? An aristocratic family is selling one in Sicily for a lot less than the price of a Tuscan villa or a Manhattan loft apartment.Isola delle Femmine, a wild pristine atoll near Palermo with a 17th century crumbling stone tower, is up for sale with offers invited of...
Analysis by group tour company On The Go Tours, using data from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation 2018 Tourism Highlights Report has found that Romania is the fastest-growing holiday destination for UK travellers. Between 2007 and 2017, the report found there was a 638 per cent increase in British travellers visiting the emerging European nation. “It’s clear to just about anyone involved in the...
Australian polar guide, Eric Philips, has skied across ice caps on Greenland, Ellesmere Island, Iceland, Svalbard and Patagonia and was the first Australian, together with companion Jon Muir, to ski to both the North and South Poles. Since 2004, he has run his own expedition guiding company, Icetrek, specializing in Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. In 2004, Eric...