Walking Holidays in Portugal, Europe

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Prices from $599pp CAD. Trekking and walking holidays can be enjoyed without a lot of frills and we have some great options if you’re more interested in the outdoors than the hotel star ratings. Self guided means pre-planned and prepaid, but no group or guide. Just you and the joy of walking. See selection. Continue reading

Blue Roads Touring, Premium Small Group Tours

white concrete structure with green and red plants

All Blue-Roads Tours are conducted at a comfortable, leisurely pace that allows you to soak up the atmosphere around you. ‘Fast’ is not our style, in terms of food and transport. We love winding, cobbled streets and rustic routes that lead to restaurants which ooze back-road charm. We handpick our hotels to make sure that they encapsulate the character of the place you’re exploring. Continue reading

Archeological Wonders of Jordan

Petra JOrdan

I heartily recommend you watch this live recording of a Zoom presentation that was attended by over 300 people around the world. Some spectacular photos of sites and a very good round up of how Exodus trips are run. Grab a coffee or tea and relax. Approximately 1 hour. Continue reading

Masai Mara and Gorillas – 15 Days

mountain gorilla photo

The Masai Mara, a vast grassland teeming with animals, has an astonishing amount and mixture of game, including lions, cheetahs and at certain times of the year, the wildebeest migration. Lake Nakuru National Park has an incredible variety of birds as well as a healthy population of White and Black rhinos while Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to hippos, elephants, buffalo, leopards and the elusive tree-climbing lions as well as a huge variety of birds. Murchison Falls National Park is one of the most impressive parks in Africa, renowned for its scenic beauty, spectacular falls and abundant wildlife, including elephants, buffalo, Ugandan kobs (antelope), leopards, and over 450 different species of birds. The highlight of the trip is undoubtedly an hour with Mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. This close-up encounter is arguably the most sensational wildlife experience of them all. Continue reading

Who’s Open to Travel?

The world is a mishmash of entry rules for travellers, yet for the most part destinations are becoming freer. So who’s open to travel? What are the rules? How do you get there? What about insurance? There’s good news. By using a couple very handy tools you can sort through most of the mess. Continue reading

India and Sri Lanka Food Tours

Intrepid Indian Food Tours

These tours in India and Sri Lanka are really suited to anyone looking for the real deal, not filtered by too much separation from what is going on outside the hotel room or bus window. The story teller in the video really captures the essence by saying that what happens on this trip (and really all group trips) takes place between the lines of the written itinerary. Continue reading