The enchanting, ancient cities dotted along the coasts of the Baltic Sea are what inspire many cruise goers to explore this region by ship. But when is the best time to take a Baltic Sea cruise and what delights should you expect to encounter at different times of the year?
Often described as the spine of South America, the Andes Mountains cut through South America, giving countries such as Peru and Chile high-altitude terrain that is perfect for hiking and other outdoor adventures. But it’s along the Andes in Argentina where unique climatic features and the accessibility of certain peaks have been used to benefit […]
The Galapagos Islands were the inspiration for Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, and serve as an inspirational holiday destination for adventurous and nature-loving couples. The grouping of around 19 islands lies in the Pacific Ocean, with land occupying either side of the equator.
While Chile might be best known as a long, thin country that spans more than half the length of the South American continent, it’s away from the mainland that some of this nation’s most intriguing cultural and environmental places are found. From the internationally revered moai of Easter Island to the hidden wildlife of the […]
For many, a trip to Antarctica, the seventh continent, is the ultimate bucket list adventure. Cruising through the oceans to dock at remote harbors where king penguin colonies nest or where whales breach in the waters along the Antarctic Convergence is an increasingly popular experience.
Regarded as one of the most remarkable stories of adventure of all time, the Shackleton expedition to Antarctica (or Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition as it’s officially known) has since inspired generations of explorers.
While cuisine from Chile might not have the same international reputation as that of neighboring Peru, this country has a surprisingly rich and diverse range of dishes that any visitor must sample at least once. What’s more, Santiago has one of the most vibrant culinary scenes in the country, making it the ideal spot to […]
Paris may be the city of love, but Bordeaux has even more to offer for couples. Located in the south-west of France, Bordeaux is a world-class city break destination with a vinous twist. It’s got everything you could want in a romantic getaway, from historic architecture, gastronomy, bustling nightlife, art and culture. What’s more, its […]
A safari in Maasai Mara National Reserve, one of the most popular protected areas in Africa, is an unmissable way of encountering a huge selection of native wildlife, including all members of the coveted “Big Five” of African game animals.
To take the stress out of planning a Cape Horn excursion with a focus on birdwatching, we’ve compiled some of the best tips. It introduces some of the region’s most typical – and unusual – species, as well suggesting the best places for birdwatching and timeframes, as well as a section on practical information for arranging […]