There’s a reason why visiting Santorini is on many people’s bucket lists – it is a truly breath-taking Greek island that will deliver a holiday of a lifetime. It boasts stunning white and blue classic architecture in its buildings, some of the best seafood in the world, quaint fishing ports, and both black and white sand beaches - so beautiful and so unforgettable.
By ST Tangirala
Switzerland is a country full of life and is the perfect destination to visit for all four seasons. It is home to some of the most majestic scenery anywhere else in the world. Particularly appealing are the Swiss Alps and Swiss villages. Perhaps this great backyard is the reason so many international organizations have their headquarters here
Earlier this week I found myself binge watching Netflix's new five-part series, Our Great National Parks narrated by Barack Obama, who prioritised protecting the public lands and waters in the U.S. The show is global-reaching with footage and facts from national parks across five continents,
By ST Tangirala
The Lake District is a natural hiking wonder of England. It is the one place in England where you feel you’re in a dreamlike place not unlike the Alps in Central Europe, the Highlands in Scotland, or even the Rocky Mountains in the United States.
What is it like to travel by train in Canada? What are the great train trips in Canada? Long-distance luxury train travel across Canada is unique, scenic, and rewarding for those who enjoy an unhurried vacation. It appeals to those who appreciate conversations over dining hours or space around you as you read a book or work on your computer. It is especially welcoming for those who can be lulled to sleep by the gentle motion of the train car over the rails.
By Kelly Kamo McHugh
Gerry Kisoun, an Inuvialuit and Gwich’in elder, was born and raised in the Mackenzie Delta area of the Northwest Territories. A former employee of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Parks Canada, Gerry now guides for an Inuvik company specializing in authentic Arctic experiences.
Vancouver Island was chosen as a Top Region by Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2022 list. It was the only Canadian destination to make the globally recognized travel publishing company’s annual list of top 10 countries, cities and regions to visit in the year ahead.
Written by Guest-Blogger: Cindy Aldridge
After spending so much time close to home, many of us are itching for a well-deserved change of scenery, even if it’s months down the road. While it might feel pointless to plan a getaway in the midst of uncertainty, having something exciting to look forward to is a great way to lift your spirits and look ahead.
Tours of Exploration shares 11 budget-friendly travel resources in the sections below, so read on and let the vacation planning begin!
Tours of Exploration is offering some very exciting travel prizes! Presenting our Re-discover Wonder Contest. After a taking a long break from travel, you must be in an adventure dream-state by now! Travel – no matter near or far – offers a sense of discovery both of yourself and of your external environment.
The Northern region is one of my top recommendations for travellers planning a visit to Vancouver Island. I return as often as I can, including plans to take the popular BC Ferries route between Port Hardy and Prince Rupert. The draw for me is the high concentration of wildlife and impactful connections with the area’s First Nations.
By Catherine Evans & Ailish Evans
Click here for Tours of Exploration's very own 3-4 Day Sunshine Coast Trail Getaway.
Despite living on the Sunshine Coast for nearly thirty years, I had never experienced the iconic backcountry hut-to-hut hiking path known as the Sunshine Coast Trail (SCT). This 180 km route stretches from
By Catherine Evans
Click here for Tours of Exploration's 3-Day Tour in Yoho National Park.
The staycation mantra has become the call to travel domestically. My husband and I accepted the invite when we set out to explore our Province with a visit to Yoho National Park, BC.
By Szilvia Paradi
Click here for your own Mount Robson Provincial Park trekking challenge, curated by Tours of Exploration.
July 22, 2020:
This would be a big trekking day. We made our way to the Mount Robson Provincial Park Visitation Centre to check-in to the Berg Lake Trail. The park ranger explains the trail conditions to us – a bit muddy due to all the rainfall, but hike-able nonetheless. She also tells us about a grizzly bear sighting;
If you travel in Guyana, expect to encounter a number of European languages. This reflects the many conquests won and lost and regained as the Spanish, French, English, Dutch, and Portuguese battled for domination over this pocket of Northern South America. The farther off the beaten-path you go, the more the likelihood you will come into linguistic contact with any of the four main earlier inhabitants; namely the Warraus, Arawaks, Wapisianas and Caribs.