Category: where to go

Machu Picchu

Share this page on: Although it’s one of the most well-known archaeological wonders of the world, Machu Picchu still holds plenty of secrets and is on our shortlist of must-see destinations on any Peru...

History of Machu Picchu

Share this page on: History of Machu Picchu Archaeological evidence uncovered around the site suggests that the area was first used for agricultural purposes back in 760 B.C.   The war of Vilcambamba Pachacutec in 1440 established...

Things to Do in the Bahamas

They say it’s better in the Bahamas. We tend to agree. Whether you have three days, five days or a whole week to explore, our itinerary highlights the best things to do in three...

Private Islands for Sale Under $500K

How many of you dream of moving to an island? We suggest taking it one step further and buying your own private island. We’ve rounded up 10 private islands for sale under $500K USD...

Why the Florida Keys is Perfect for New Divers

Scuba diving unlocks a new world, one that offers amazing adventures and underwater encounters with some of the world’s most incredible marine species. Exploring beautiful coral reefs full of candy-colored sea fans, schools of...

Kong: Skull Island Filming Locations

Kong: Skull Island, the latest King Kong reboot starring Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson and John Goodman, opens in theaters this weekend. We’ve been curious about this mysterious island in the South...

Top 10 Guest Photos 2015

Share this page on: Photo competitions. They’re not necessarily a good thing for an organisation like us to run, because there can only ever be one winner, and we leave hundreds of other people...

5 Adventurous Facts About Milford Sound

Share this page on: Milford Sound is without a doubt one of New Zealand’s most iconic destinations. When you’re dreaming about your trip, everything’s perfect. You see sunny blue skies, snow capped peaks, perfect photographs and...

The destination is only half the hiking adventure.

Share this page on: Hot off the European trails, Phil Boorman (owner, director and guide for Active Adventures) has returned home to New Zealand after leading the inaugural Tour du Mont Blanc. Having guided for over 20 years across...

Tour du Mont Blanc Guest Reflections

Share this page on: With Nancy’s permission, we’d like to share a note she sent to us, after her ‘Tour du Mont Blanc’ trip with Active Adventures Europe in June. It really sums up why we...

Best time to go to New Zealand?

Share this page on: You know, it’s going to be great whenever you come to New Zealand, and people will travel here for different reasons. So if you’re coming here to ski, you probably...

Our first ‘Dolomiti’ trip

September 29, 2016 By Paul Share this page on: Our final European adventure for 2016 wrapped up just a few days ago – the skies were clear, the meadows were green, the hiking was...