Adventure travel in Hawaii is hot and happening. Granted, America’s 50th state is well-known for destination weddings and tiki drinks, but there are also activities suitable for every level of adrenaline as you explore these legendary Pacific Ocean islands. From helicopter rides and jet boat tours to stand-up paddle boarding and whale-watching, Hawaii has never offered more exciting adventures.
Hop on a horse, strap on a pair of skis or climb aboard a chopper to experience an unreal adventure in the USA or Canada. These are the once-in-a-lifetime experiences to inspire and reinvigorate.
It's mid-March and I'm perched along the Grand Parade in Cork City, near the River Lee — one of many urban rivers that punctuate Ireland's major cities. But I'm not paying much attention to the water. I'm waiting on people — several thousand of them — to flow past in the St. Patrick's Day parade, full of bright costumes, music and movement.
Few cities reward a food odyssey more than Bangkok, where you can find new culinary delights at seemingly every food stall and restaurant in the city. A trip through the whole of Thailand is immensely rewarding if you have the time and money, but you don’t need to leave the capital to experience the might of Thai cuisine.
From the Seine to the Spree, Europe’s waterways pass through some of the continent’s most iconic destinations. Steeped in history and culture, they reveal the cities they occupy in all their glory, and there are few lovelier ways to experience a destination than dining on its rivers and canals. Read on for some of the best places to do just that.
From quaint, picturesque villages to bustling cities with abounding culture, Europe boasts an array of experiences within mere miles of one another. We caught up with Pam Hoffee, Managing Director of Avalon Waterways, to discover how travellers can immerse themselves into all Europe has to offer without sacrificing relaxing.
When you think of Dutch food, do you picture a raw herring or a big wedge of Gouda cheese? You should absolutely try these classics on your visit to Amsterdam, but don’t miss the chance to dive deeper into the city’s food culture with these can’t-miss local dining experiences.
If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways.
North America’s national parks and national monuments offer a treasure trove of wonders just waiting to be discovered on your next hiking adventure. Here are some of the best trails across the USA and Canada to add to your trekking bucket list:
It’s freezing outside – the snow’s falling and there’s no end in sight till April… maybe even May. So what can you do to find somewhere warm and sunny – why not change your hemisphere? When it’s winter in the north it’s summer in the south, and we’ll show you the best places to find the right amount of sunshine.
Consider yourself a foodie? Always in search of under the radar culinary destinations that defy stereotypes and exceed expectations? We have the perfect spot in mind! Alaska may not be the first place you think of when imagining an epicurean’s dream locale,
European river cruising offers something for all types of travelers. From wine lovers to history buffs to hiking fans, any personal interest can be met with a customized, themed itinerary. Travel in your own personal style while also meeting like-minded cruisers
Flinging a few old outfits and flip flops into a wearable 50-liter sack has long-been associated with students, budget travellers, dirty bus rides, dorm rooms and what’s essentially tremendous amounts of discomfort. The way we travel has transformed within the last few decades, and backpacking is going through a renaissance that has travellers of all demographics trading in their wheelie bags for rucksacks, without compromising comfort. And North India is the perfect place to start.
Talk all you will about “Cool Britannia” with its trendy designers and of-the-moment pop stars. But sometimes, it’s just more interesting to meander down the lanes of the past. And if there’s one thing the British Isles have plenty of, it’s the past.
It’s no surprise Mexico is one of the most visited countries in the world. 35 UNESCO World Heritage sites, friendly people, sunshine, tacos, and tequila – need I say more? If you want to explore the Yucatán Peninsula away from the resorts of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, these popular places are a good place to start.
We know you’re probably well aware of the tourist hot spots in Sydney – with the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach, Botanical Gardens, Sydney Tower, and the Blue Mountains (to name a few), there’s a lot to get through!
Perhaps you’ve tasted a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc like Oyster Bay, but little else is known about the country’s wine throughout North America. While Australian Shiraz and Chardonnay hog the Australasian limelight,
In the immediate vicinity of BMW Group headquarters, you will find a diverse range of fascinating activities. Join one of the guided tours to discover the fascination of the brand and product world of the BMW Group.
Few things can rival the experience of looking up to see a night sky covered in dancing ribbons of light: the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. These mysterious lights draw thousands of visitors to Alaska during the winter and shoulder seasons, when night skies are dark enough for the colors of the aurora to shine through.