You know those landscape that look too good to be real? The ones that make you scoff, wave your hand and say, ‘Oh stop it.’ Yeah, Alberta invented those. Not only was it shown recently that the Canadian Rockies are the best place to wait out a zombie Apocalypse (good to know), they’re full of the kind of scenery usually reserved for deodorant commercials. In fact it’s one of the few places on earth where views outnumber people.
Fidel Castro, vintage Chevrolets, revolution, rum. These are just a few of the words most commonly associated with Cuba, the queen of the Caribbean.
“Why would you travel through Italy on an organised trip Jane? Europe is EASY”, several friends decried. “We can tell you some great places to go, and you are an experienced traveller.” Well, yes there is truth in that. But I booked on to Intrepid’s “Best of Italy” small group adventure regardless.
Here at Intrepid, we have identified two different types of Easter. The best-known version is Easter, the Christian festival that celebrates the resurrection of Christ. The second is Easter, the four-day weekend that celebrates the resurrection of fun. So if you’d rather be experiencing post-chocolate guilt somewhere exotic this festive season, it’s not too late to do something about it.
Travel in South America is often dominated by the big players: your Brazils, Argentinas, Perus and Chiles. But little Ecuador, sandwiched between the white caps of the Pacific and the humid lowlands of the Amazon basin, is the equal of any of them.
Why wait until the summer for your next holiday? There are countless good reasons to escape in spring – to beat the crowds, enjoy a milder climate and see some gorgeous spring scenes. The trouble is, there’s so much world to choose from, it can be impossible to know where to start. So we thought we’d lend a hand by picking some of our favourite itineraries to undertake in spring. Here’s the top five.
With Halloween fast approaching, things are getting spooky at Intrepid. Several staff called in sick during the full moon and we’re pretty sure there’s a malevolent presence haunting the downstairs coffee machine.