Slow Travel

Slow travel is not a commodity. It’s about you and how you want to experience travel. It’s like a tai chi for travel. Simple, but deep. Breath. Enjoy. It’s not complicated, it’s intuitive.

Are you a slow traveller?

Barge Cruise boat anchored in Loire canal
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We are long time slow travellers and travel advisors and we advocate slow travel to those who are ready to embrace and experience the present rather than…anything else.

Make sure to get in touch with us to walk beside you in finding or making the best choices.

Here are a few ideas to get you started, below.

Slow Travel in Slovenia

Predjama castle

A Land of Honey, Wine, and Dragons It is hard to imagine why this one little country has gone unnoticed… Continue reading

Just Barge Right In

River barging is a new/old way of travel slowly in some of Europe’s most interesting regions. One thing to know, they are definitely not to be confused with river cruises. Continue reading

Portugal Slowly

photo of Sintras, Portugal

Portugal makes for a fascinating country to visit with castles, and quaint villages, one of the world’s oldest universities, a great food culture a world class wine producing region and a people that are genuinely warm and welcoming. Continue reading

Spain Slowly

highilights of northern spain

See Spain slowly with guided, independent or mix and match tours. Luxuriate in quaint hotels and enjoy the tastes of northern Spain, or take to the streets from central hotels. Two types of touring for different experiences in your life journey. Continue reading

Self Guided Travel Takes Off

Remember backpacking? Hostels, dorms, hotels of questionable repute, carrying around your life in a pack, looking for places to sleep as an almost daily chore? Enter the adult version of backpacking. Continue reading

Italy Slowly

Italy is so rich in landscapes, food, fashion, art, architecture that you can experience a lot by focusing your travel in select areas. Continue reading

Ireland Slowly

Ireland Slowly Tours // Travel Website Concept

Make your dream of an Ireland trip come true with small group tours that fit perfectly with both singles and pairs. Book your own bnb or hotel, or let us set them up. Travel on your own terms at your own speed. Here’s how they work. Continue reading

Scotland Slowly

grassland around a mountain

By Sea or By Land Scotland is a slow travel dream destination. So many nooks and crannies to explore, and… Continue reading

Small Group Tours In Europe

Independent Explorer Europe

Small group tours in Europe made of segments that can be bolted together to create to your own personal preferences. Suitable for all ages youth to senior. Student and Senior discounts. Continue reading

Walking Holidays in Portugal, Europe

boat on sea

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

Tiny Exclusive Tours

red portable stove

Tiny tours are a complete rethink on the standard type of tour. In touch with today’s more independent travellers, they are made to order programs that can scale from 2 to 8 people, max. 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

Villas for Couples, Families and Friends

Nicaragua villa

Villas. Think private house somewhere exotic with 1 to 6 bedrooms that couples, families or friends could share. (Some can even come with housekeeping and cook staff.) They are the new way to travel and we can tailor make programs that fit you using our preferred selection of luxury villas. Continue reading

Rainforest River Cruise from Manaus, Brazil

Brazil is a low profile country for Canadians to visit. This is ending now that long standing international trade irritants… Continue reading

Premium Adventures-It’s About Time

Peregrine Adventures Its About Time

Please note that as of September 1, 2021 all Peregrine Adventures are branded as Intrepid Premium. The same commitment to… Continue reading

Southern Italy’s Amalfi Coast Close Up

amalfi coast

Enjoy a new look at the world with an Exodus holiday. Continue reading

Rewilding the Ibera Wetlands, Argentina

ibera wetlands

Wetlands are amongst the most biodiverse and yet threatened ecological zones around the world. This video is the story of… Continue reading

Walk or Cycle the Camino de Santiago

camino Santiago de compostela walking

There are many pilgramage routes to Santiago. Self guided and group trips are amongst the mos popular. Continue reading

Travel Better, Small Ship Cruises

small ship adventure cruising

Many years ago I started including small ship cruise tours in my tours to the tiny and magnificent ports and inlets… Continue reading

Not Your Typical Tuscany

Stones crunch under your boots as you negotiate the trails in Northern Tuscany. The grand vision unfolds and there before… Continue reading

Premium Style Adventures For Experienced Travellers

After years of independent travel on their own, many experienced travellers have discovered the pleasure of touring with a small… Continue reading