Time for a Classic Californian Road Trip

Looking for an iconic American road trip experience. Look no further than California’s desert realm, home to awe-inspiring landscapes and warm hospitality. 

Beyond the Wildlife with Wilderness

From trekking to see the mountain gorillas to spotting Eastern black rhino in Akagera National Park, Wilderness offers some extraordinary safari encounters.

Silver Nova Debuts in Alsaka

Silver Nova, the pioneering new ship from ultra-luxury cruise travel brand Silversea, has arrived in Alaska for the first time.

The Man Behind the Travel Brand

Cookson Adventures is one of the world’s most interesting travel companies, organising everything from conservation trips in Antarctica to exclusive retreats in Bhutan. Founder
Henry Cookson shared a few details with Sam Bradley.

Le Jacques-Cartier Bound for French Polynesia

Ponant’s Le Jacques-Cartier will be repositioned to French Polynesia  in 2026 where she will cruise alongside the m/s Paul Gauguin.

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Beyond the Wildlife with Wilderness

From trekking to see the mountain gorillas to spotting Eastern black rhino in Akagera National Park, Wilderness offers some extraordinary safari encounters.

Silver Nova Debuts in Alsaka

Silver Nova, the pioneering new ship from ultra-luxury cruise travel brand Silversea, has arrived in Alaska for the first time.

The Man Behind the Travel Brand

Cookson Adventures is one of the world’s most interesting travel companies, organising everything from conservation trips in Antarctica to exclusive retreats in Bhutan. Founder
Henry Cookson shared a few details with Sam Bradley.

Le Jacques-Cartier Bound for French Polynesia

Ponant’s Le Jacques-Cartier will be repositioned to French Polynesia  in 2026 where she will cruise alongside the m/s Paul Gauguin.

Small Expedition Ship The Glen Rosa Returns

The ultimate Scottish small ship experience relaunches following the refurbishment of the Majestic Line’s Glen Rosa.

Mountains to the Sea

Walk Japan’s newest tour ventures beyond Kyoto City to explore Kyoto Prefecture, the little-visited but beautiful rural hinterland of Japan’s ancient capital. 

Wellness at the Water’s Edge

Nxamaseri Island Lodge, located on a private island in the permanent waters of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, has reopened after an extensive refurbishment.

Hike & Fly Japan’s Southern Alps

Explore Japan’s Southern Highlands on foot and by helicopter with this exciting new Shizuoka itinerary.

New Look for Iconic Desert Camp

Luxury outback camp Longitude 131 at Uluru-Kata Tjuta in Australia’s Red Centre has reopened following a more than US$2.5-million makeover.

Time to Tackle the Kimberley

April marks the beginning of the Kimberley season, when the remote Australian region starts bursting to life with new growth and greenery after the summer rain, and the rivers, rockpools and waterfalls are flowing.

Action Packed Antarctica Season for Aurora

Australian adventure travel company Aurora Expeditions has released its new Antarctica 2025-26 season, which is set to be its most adventurous yet.

These Are Our Favourite New Safari Camps & Lodges for 2024

As we slip into a new year, a host of exciting safari lodges and camps are preparing to welcome their first guests. Here are some of our favourite new arrivals.

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Secret Atlas Launches Sustainable Polar Cruises
Secret Atlas has announced its arrival on the expedition cruise market with the launch of several micro cruises for just 12 guests to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.
Finniss River Lodge Air boat
Australia’s newest luxury retreat, Finniss River Lodge, has opened in the paperbark forests and coastal mangroves of the spectacular Top End region.
Time to Become a Record Breaker

Ever dreamed of hiking through the towering Himalayas? How about soaring above them on an unforgettable, record-breaking glider flight?

The Garden Under the Sea

The Coral Greenhouse, stage one of the Great Barrier’s stunning new Reef Museum of Underwater Art, has been unveiled in Australia.

Nxamaseri Island Reopens With Stunning New Wellness Space

One of the world’s most unique and unusual safari experiences in Botswana just got even better with the reopening of Nxamaseri Island Lodge.

New Vessel for Aurora Expeditions

Aurora Expeditions will welcome its third purpose-built small expedition ship, the Douglas Mawson, in late 2025.

Leica Launches New SL3 Camera

Leica has launched the SL3, the company’s newest mirrorless full-frame system camera.

New Bikepacking Collections From Osprey

Osprey Packs expands its technical cycling pack range with the Escapist collection, and Extended Fit sizes in its Raptor | Raven series.

Swiss Innovation

Three of Switzerland’s innovative brands have joined forces to create the Extraordinary Jacket, a unique garment in the outdoor apparel industry.

Journey Beyond Launches New Gold Premium

Journey Beyond introduces a new style of Australian rail travel: Gold Premium

New Spring Collection From Tumi

Luggage and lifestyle brand Tumi continues to merge world-class design with cutting-edge innovation with its Spring 2023 collection.

World Expeditions Launches New Eco-Comfort Camp on Flinders Island

The team behind Larapinta’s award-winning Eco-Comfort camps has launched a new destination for adventure travellers looking for an eco-conscious walking experience in comfort.

Exploring The Spice Isles

Nick Walton travels to the historic and exotic Banda Islands of Indonesia, once the epicentre of the world’s spice trade, aboard the majestic Mutiara Laut.

Home in the Lion City

Perfect for pre-cruise forays, Citadines Raffles Place Singapore opens in the heart of the Lion City, delivering modern accommodation and the brand’s signature experiences. 

Three Ways to Explore Canada’s Yukon River

The Yukon River in Canada’s north-western Yukon Territory draws paddlers from all over the world, many to take part in the Yukon River Quest.

A Celebration of Local Culinary Biodiversity

Palacio Nazarenas, A Belmond Hotel, Cusco, has appointed 2021 World’s Best Female Chef Pía León as Culinary Director of her new restaurant, Mauka.

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to Launch Starlink Internet

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings will enhance connectivity at sea by rolling out Starlink internet access on its ships. 

The North Face Launches New Hiking Collection

This summer The North Face is launching a brand-new hiking collection, inviting outdoor enthusiasts to fearlessly broaden their horizons.

Taking to the Streets in Tokyo

Tokyo is always best explored from street level, especially when there’s entertainment to be had in its many performance groups.

10 Must-pack Items for Your Next Cruise

Luxury small-ship cruise holidays are booming in popularity and now experts have decided on the 10 must-pack items to take with you on your next trip of a lifetime.

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Your Home in the City of Sails

Located in the heart of the vibrant Brittomart precinct, SO/Auckland is the city’s newest design-driven house of slumber

Returning to the Skies

As the world returns to the skies Nick Walton enjoys the return to regular service on Cathay Pacific on a flight between Hong Kong and Jakarta.

Gateway to Africa

Ethiopian Airlines continues to be a powerhouse of African aviation, with a modern fleet, great service and an ever-expanding network, discovers Nick Walton on a recent flight from Hong Kong to Addis Ababa.

Paradise Bound

Fiji remains one of the South Pacific’s favourite destinations and the South Seas experience begins the moment you board Fiji Airways.

Always First in Style

Despite the decline of first class across the industry, American Airlines still strives to offer the ultimate flying experience in its first class cabin on its new flights between Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

Vancouver or Bust

The cutting-edge business class product available on Air Canada 787 and selected 777-300ER aircraft makes long-haul travel a breeze.