Posts Tagged ‘USA’

San Francisco Calling – Catherina Van Coillie

Travel is in Catherina Van Coillie’s blood, taking her across the globe from her native Belgium. Her latest ‘home’ is the city of San Francisco, where she guides visitors around the city’s many cultural sights and beyond. 

Taking the Open Road in the USA

Is there a place on earth that can beat the vast expanse and wild beauty of the USA for a totally unforgettable road trip?  We’re not sure there is.  Road trips are becoming increasingly more popular with couples and families and there is no better way to switch off from the stress of work and mundanity of everyday life, than to drive through this mammoth country, with the windows down (and preferably roof off), the wind blowing through your hair as you sing along with Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.  In the USA, you are spoilt for choice with awe-inspiring rock formations, immense national parks and rugged coastal roads.  Everything here happens on a huge scale; not only the vast open road and seemingly endless horizons, but the cars themselves and the portions served in the restaurants along the way.

Sapphire Panning, Ranches & Wildlife in Montana

Certain high-adrenalin sports are meant to be addictive, but surely nothing is as addictive as sapphire panning. Certainly high adrenalin plays no part, but once you have found that first sapphire amongst the thousands of pieces of gravel, dust and stone, there’s no going back. You will be hooked forever with an addiction that no amount of psychiatry or counselling will cure!

Alternative Christmas Holidays

Whether you have a perfect family gathering in mind or an escape from seasonal obligations, the Christmas holiday period offers a wealth of opportunity from bucket list adventures to a relaxing dose of winter sunshine. How about New Year with the Maharajah of Jodhpur or waking up in a private Omani desert camp or a beautiful log cabin in the Rockies? Our destination specialists have a myriad suggestions for a Christmas and New Year  to remember, not a turkey in sight.