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Forest Villas and Mountain Gorillas

Adventure, EARTH, Inspiration, SAFARI, STAY, Travel

Located in the natural amphitheatre of an eroded volcanic cone, Bisate Lodge offers guests breathtaking views of the Virunga volcanoes of the Afro-alpine forests. It’s here, at Bisate Lodge, guests can experience one of the most humbling moments in their lives – the chance to walk with gorillas.

Image courtesy of Wetu

Lights, Camera, Action

Adventure, Inspiration, Travel

There is nothing quite like getting lost in a film, especially one that inspires exciting destinations. It could be said that a good travel film is the only cure (other than actually travelling of course) for the pesky travel bug. On the other hand, the argument could be made that a good travel film doesn’t cure but feeds the travel bug. No matter which of the two it is those of us with adventurous hearts can resist a good travel movie about as much as we can resist booking a plane ticket. So, with that in mind here are five adventures to be had and the films that inspired them.

Image courtesy of Mopo

Top 5 Luxury Fijian Islands & the Ultimate Family Vacation

Adventure, EARTH, Inspiration, Lifestyle, SEA, STAY, TravelManagers

Made up of over three hundred islands, Fiji is a haven for conservation, sustainability and refined luxury. Found in the South Pacific, these tropical islands sure know how to draw a crowd. With their azure waters, lush rainforests and warm-hearted communities it makes for a perfect family getaway.

Image courtesy of Kokomo Private Island

Where the Wild Things Are

Adventure, EARTH, Inspiration, SAFARI, STAY

From leopards to the black egret, the Selinda Reserve is home to a plethora of creatures great and small. Located on a private 130,000 acre reserve by the banks of the Zibadianja Lagoon in Botswana is the ultra luxe Zarafa camp. Boasting luxury and eco awareness, this safari experience will not disappoint.

Image courtesy of Great Plains Conservation

Balloon Adventures: A Destination For Every Occasion

Adventure, BALLOON, Inspiration, Travel

To balloon is to feel freedom. The first successful balloon ride took place on November 21, 1783 in Paris. Since that success, ballooning has become a thrilling and spectacular way to see the world from another perspective. Whether you’re a thrill seeker, a hopeless romantic or an Eco warrior, there is a balloon ride and luxe destination out there for every occasion.

Image courtesy of Angama Mara

Swim Trekking in the Galapagos Islands

Adventure, Inspiration, Lifestyle, SEA, Swim, Travel

In an unexpected turn of events, a new travel trend is taking over – swim trekking.  Swim trekking is not simply a splash in the ocean then a return to dry land. Instead, the idea is to swim in and around some of the worlds most sublime oceans, lakes and fjords. After all, why only restrict yourself to trekking on land when the siren song of the ocean is calling?

Image courtesy of SwimTrek

The Highlights of India

Adventure, EARTH, Inspiration, Travel

From flavoursome foods to ancient arts, India has always inspired curiosity though its rich culture and remarkable history. Everything about India is bright, colourful and magical. It’s a land of extremes, of vibrant beauty, brilliantly coloured saris, and exotic smells of incense and spice. India has a habit of capturing your heart, leaving you desperate for more.

Image courtesy of Mahesh Balasubramanian Photography

Seven Destinations for a Luxury Family Getaway

Adventure, EARTH, Lifestyle, Travel

Seeing the world through a child’s eyes is seeing magic. Everything is new and exciting. To be able to show your children the variety of cultures, people and landscapes the world has to offer is a gift that will be cherished. With so much on offer, its hard to narrow down where to take your family on holiday. To take some of that pressure off, make your destination choice a simple one and get you planning you trip ASAP, look below for the seven top destinations for family fun.

Image courtesy of Sassy Mama

Daring Divers

Adventure, Dive, Lifestyle, SEA

Below the frozen seas is a life unexpected. Hidden amongst the iceberg sculptures and the soft corals is a diverse and rich marine life waiting to be explored.Ice diving in the Arctic and Antartica offers a unique and almost untouched experience for those daring enough. And daring you must be, for the icy waters are not for the feint hearted. With the right gear and a thirst for discovery, Arctic regions and Antartica could be yours. Here are our picks for the six top spots for ice diving.

Image courtesy of Allways Dive

Angama & Call of the Wild

Adventure, EARTH, SAFARI, STAY, Travel

In Swahili Angama means “suspended in midair”, which is exactly where your breathe will be upon witnessing the vast and impressive landscape surrounding Angama Mara. In the wilds of Africa, set on the edge of the Great Rift Valley and overlooking the Maasai Mara lies this exclusive lodge.

Image courtesy of Angama Mara

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