Destinations

Nakuru town hidden gems

Nakuru town As you enter the heart of Nakuru from Nairobi, you can't help but see a pink horizon at the edge of a lake. Like a well painted picture, the small town welcomes you with its clean environs...
Talking shop with expedition leader Ali Liddle Being a great expedition leader isn’t just about making plans, giving briefings, and enduring the occasional sleepless night spent praying for polar bears. It’s also about being a skilled presenter and friendly host,...
With summer officially over and darker days upon us, it’s hard to even think of where to journey on your next holiday, especially with Christmas to save for. Here in Somerset and its surrounding areas, we...

Taking the Polar Plunge

Polar plunge, a bucket list burrrrr There are some human activities that for many people simply defy understanding: We juggle chainsaws, we breathe fire, we fling ourselves out of perfectly good airplanes. And some of us do the polar plunge. In...
After forecasting a certain strength in demand for 2019, STR, a data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights source for global hospitality sectors, is seeing a softening following its August report. In a year-over-year comparison with August 2018, the...
North Norway according to our Arctic expedition guides Out of all the Arctic areas we explore, Northern Norway is probably the most underrated. Falling just inside the Arctic Circle, North Norway is a wildlife-rich span of majestic fjords, enchanting islands,...
From rugged mountains to suave plains, and from large canyons to pristine beaches, the versatile landscape of USA has attracted global tourists over the years. With the ease of travel and extraordinary facilities, USA offers a breathtaking luxury...
Plancius, Antarctica’s moving basecamp It was New Year’s Eve, and I was dressed in a full-body penguin suit, making my way to the buffet. We were three days into our cruise aboard the Plancius, and everyone on the ship...
When Woodstock took place, it was the largest music festival of all time. Organizers expected about 50,000 people, but two days before the festival they had already sold 100,000 tickets. By the end of the three days, it...
How to go on an Arctic or Antarctic cruise like a polar pro Polar cruises are easy to enjoy, but there’s an art to getting the most out of them. An expedition cruise you consider bland, poor, even disastrous, might...