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Visit Scotland & Ireland Through a New Lens

wilderness ireland

Designed by locals and delivered by local legends, specialist tour operators Wilderness Ireland and Wilderness Scotland have launched 7 new trips for 2019 bringing travelers to destinations recognized now more than ever. These new small-groups tours debut in May 2019 and include unique adventures such as hiking Ireland’s Wicklow Way, cycling the North Coast 500, photographing the vibrant landscapes of the Highlands, spotting wildlife…

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Lapland: Visiting the Far North in Norway, Finland and Sweden

Visit Lapland

Ever dreamed of dogsledding in the Arctic or seeing the Northern Lights dance above your head? If you have, Visit Lapland has launched a new website for adventure seeking travelers to independently plan and book the widest range of Arctic activities across the Lapland region. Designed to make booking activities secure and researching Arctic travel trips quick and easy, Visit…

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Glamping with White Sand & Turquoise Seas in the Arctic

Lofoten glamping

Off the Map Travel have launched a new Arctic glamping experience under the Arctic midnight sun where guests will stay in a Lavvu, an indigenous Sami tepee, next to white sandy beaches and clear turquoise seas. The new experience also includes the chance to fish for your dinner and learn traditional Scandinavian wilderness cooking – all located above the Arctic…

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NEW Yoga + Cycling Tour of Provence with Ride & Seek

Provence village biking

Ride & Seek is offering a brand new cycling and yoga tour in the Provence region of France featuring several of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (meaning “the most beautiful villages of France”). The six-day tour offers cycling options to suit all skill levels and daily yoga practice in the morning and afternoon with celebrated yogi Tania Brown. The…

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Freewheel Holidays Suggests Islands as the Perfect Self-Guided Cycling Escape 

Freewheel Holidays Sardinia

An international specialist in self-guided bicycle vacations suggests that island escapes – on two wheels – can be the perfect antidote to the stresses of daily life. Freewheel Holidays (www.freewheelholidays.com) maintains an extensive portfolio of self-guided tours of European islands. These adventures include, among others, inn and/or bed and breakfast accommodations, bike rental (often with electric bike options), luggage transfers,…

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Freewheel Holidays’ Offers European Castles Self-Guided Bicycle Vacations

FreeWheel Holidays

Curious about castles? A UK company specializing in self-guided bicycle vacations throughout Europe offers itineraries from Italy to Denmark that reveal secrets of courtly lives on the other side of the moat. Freewheel Holidays’ self-guided tours include, among others, inn and/or bed and breakfast accommodations, bike rental, luggage transfers, route maps and notes, services of a tour host including welcome…

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Top 10 Unique Travel Experiences in the Alps

Alps hiking

More than ever, North Americans will be heading to Europe this summer. Most of those travelers will be Millennials, the largest generation on the planet today. Millennials travel more than any other generation—more than Baby Boomers. They crave one-of-a-kind experiences, inspiration, authenticity—and a good deal. The Alps speaks to those travelers with an independent and explorative nature. It’s a place…

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Ireland, the Place to Be for St. Patrick’s Day

vagabond tours st patricks day

Departure dates of two early spring 2018 adventures in Ireland are thoughtfully scheduled immediately after St. Patricks’ Day celebrations in Dublin on March 17. This means that before joining a tour, guests of Vagabond Small Group Tours of Ireland (https://vagabondtoursofireland.com/) can have the best of all worlds Irish. On their own they can partake of St. Patrick’s Day events March…

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