Rarotongo sunset, Cook Islands

History of the Cook Islands

Did you know that the Cook Islands were named after Captain Cook? In 1770 he spotted these Polynesian islands from his ship, and the rest is tropical history. The island’s vibrant Maori culture and heritage, combined with pristine white beaches, crystalline waters and dreamy beach resorts, make it the best kept holiday secret in the […]

Beyond Peru’s Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is a wonder that stands out among the lush green mountains of Peru. The ancient ruins tell a mysterious tale about the Inca people – a civilization that faded into obscurity centuries ago. Machu Picchu tours are unforgettable, particularly if you visit around sunset, when the colours of the day’s end paint the […]

Mighty Amazon River and Jungle, South America

What’s Your Amazon Adventure?

The Amazon is one of the world’s greatest treasures. In fact, some people refer to the rainforest as the “lungs of the planet” because the plant life there produces one-fifth of the world’s oxygen. Millions of plants and animal species inhabit the region. The rivers in the forest offer a perfect way to see its […]

Jordan's Wadi Rum

Top 10 Historical Highlights of Jordan

The ancient Kingdom of Jordan has been captivating travellers for centuries, and it shows no signs of slowing down. The friendly Middle Eastern country is brimming with sacred sites and breathtaking and mysterious relics of the past. It has been home to some of mankind’s earliest settlements and villages, and many of the world’s great […]