World Journeys Blog

Resort to Luxury

Stressful work, hectic family life and the sheer daily grind can all be forgotten on a well-earned stay at a luxury resort, or on a wellness journey. Order that cocktail by the pool, take time out at the spa or simply reconnect with nature and a slower pace of life.  Here are five of our […]

The Hidden Corners of North America

The Hidden Corners of North America

Canada and the USA are overflowing with well-beaten paths to big cities and theme parks, but if you step off that path in search of a little quirkiness here, an undiscovered gem there, you are actually spoiled for choice! Here are a few of our favourite hidden corners of North America: Matanuska Susitna Valley, Alaska […]

Arctic vs Antarctica

The Arctic and Antarctic both conjure up images of cold, icy, and far-flung lands but what’s the difference? How can you tell the two poles apart? Where are the penguins? What about the bears? 10 important differences to help you choose the pole for you! 1. The Arctic is sea surrounded by land (Greenland, and northern […]

Ever seen a Rhino fly?

Blog courtesy of Claire Trickett, andBeyond. Have you ever seen a rhinoceros fly? We have (more on that later), and it is miraculous and mind-blowing, yet humbling and heart-breaking. The harsh reality is that one rhino is killed every eight hours in South Africa and if illegal poaching continues at such an alarming, exponential rate, […]

Celebrating the Journey – World Journeys 10th Anniversary

The team at World Journeys were very excited to celebrate their 10th anniversary! World Journeys was launched on 10 April 2007 with the clear aim of moving away from the prevailing ‘corporate’ approach, and getting back to the niche boutique-style of travel the founders loved, selling travel ‘hands-on’ based on their own personal recommendations, including […]

Inspired by Nature

The saying goes “God created the world in 6 days, the 7th day he devoted to Rio”.  Chances are he/she spent at least half of the remaining days on the rest of South America!  From the beaches of Copacabana to Condors soaring over the high Andes, this is one spectacular continent.  If you want to […]

Seventh Heaven

There are only a few rules when you’re on safari 1. Don’t get out of the safari vehicle, 2. Don’t walk around the camp unattended at night, 3. Relax as much as humanly possible, and 4. Calories don’t count when you’re on holiday, so indulge at every opportunity (and boy, are there plenty of those). […]

The Hotspots of Iceland

Iceland is all about fiery volcanoes, bubbling hot springs and dramatic geysers  – probably not what you’d expect from a country on the edge of the Arctic Circle.  Hot spots are actually a recurring theme running through this country of the most unusual and untouched nature imaginable.  Not surprisingly, Iceland is one of the trending […]

Best of the Med’

Buried Roman cities, teetering coastal villages, Venetian palaces, awe-inspiring art and sun-kissed beaches – the Mediterranean has a special magic that always leaves you wanting more! Naturally a cruise is the best way to experience it all. With iconic port cities lining the coast, you can pull in at a unique spot each day, and […]

Wild about Canada

I am a regular visitor to Canada, and I rate the wildlife as exciting as anything you might encounter on safari in Africa.  Whales, deer and wolves aside, you can’t ignore the impressive stature and variety of Canada’s bears.  As they hibernate in winter, summer is obviously the time to go! Aloof and charismatic, fiercely […]