Chris shares with us some of the highlights from her recent Yoga and Surfing holiday in Indonesia. First stop was Canggu in Bali, to test out a venue for our wellness retreat in 2020, followed by a week with SwellWomen on Rote Island. Read for more details of her island Yoga and Surfing adventures.
Introducing Tammy Wade, a friend of Travel Architects, and also owner of iSUP Samui, a water sports business in Thailand. Read on to find out how she made the move from a corporate job to her idyllic island life in the tropics.
Summertime in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains is an outdoor paradise with hiking, camping, backpacking, mountain biking, cycling, boating, waterskiing, canoeing, fishing, sailing, kayaking, white water rafting, golf, horseback riding and more. The only question is… which one?
Morocco – a culture and country so different with something for everyone and not yet overrun by tourists. It’s a mixture of old and new worlds where you’re just as likely to see bread being carried to communal ovens for baking, donkeys pulling carts through crowded narrow alleyways, highly experienced haggling in the souks and taste some of the most delicious food going.
If you’re on a flight to Europe, you’ll most likely transit through one of the Asian/Middle Eastern hubs and while many of us transit onto our final destinations have you thought about enjoying a stopover in Singapore?
There are many cities in England that you can visit that are just two hours from London, using the convenient rail connections. In this blog we feature the cultural city of Liverpool, the historical city of York and the beautiful villages of the Cotswolds - all just 2 hours from London by train.
We’re delighted to introduce you to to Nicole Te, Chiropractic Assistant from Complete Health Chiropractic. Nicole enjoys living an active lifestyle and loves travelling independently. In this feature she shares with us some travel tips for long haul flights and her favourite destinations in Europe.
Named as the World’s Leading Destination at the 2018 World Travel Awards it’s not difficult to understand why with colourful old buildings sprawling up and down hillsides, Lisbon’s trams, stunning azuleojos tile mosaics, great food and wine, surfing – Portugal has it all and more.
Take the time to explore two of the big islands of Japan - Hokkaido and Kyushu - you’ll be rewarded with ancient forests, majestic volcanoes, noodles flowing through bamboo rivers and year-round surfing.
A great holiday doesn’t just happen – it takes research, planning and of course time which can often be in short supply. That’s where Travel Architects can help. Learn more about the benefits of a travel concierge.
Holidays are all about relaxing, exploring, getting active or going somewhere new aren’t they? Well now you can combine this with a new type of holiday – the learning or activity holiday. Becoming increasingly popular worldwide, they combine holidays in a wonderful part of the world with acquiring knowledge and new skills.
Our summer spotlight is well and truly on Puglia this time. In the heel of Italy’s boot, with temperatures above mid-20’s from mid-May to mid-October it’s a great place for summer break with June and September being the best time to visit and avoid the crowds. Read on for some inspiration for a European summer holiday.
While flexible working arrangements were once limited to a small group of people, the increasing ability to structure work to suit your lifestyle is bringing significant benefits. Cathy shares some tips on finding balance with work, life and travel in winter.
Recently we launched our first SwellDay in Sydney with a stunning last day of summer type of feel. The day started with a yogalates class at Warriewood SLSC, followed by brunch and then a surfing lesson….
Imagine a week on a peaceful tropical island, surfing lessons, daily yoga, healthy meals, ocean views and endless sunsets! If this sounds like your kind of heaven - why not join Chris for a SwellWomen Retreat in July.
As the winter months approach, it can be a good time to leave the city behind and explore the countryside in Australia and New Zealand. We’re thinking road trips, gourmet meals, local wines and roaring fires. The cooler weather also makes it a nicer time to explore the outdoors, especially if you’re into hiking, cycling or snow sports.
There are times when I’m happy to travel by myself and times when I would prefer to travel with others but one thing I’m certain about is that I’m not going to miss out because there’s no one else to travel with. Small group travel is a great way to bridge the gap between travelling alone and travelling as part of a big group.
Our guest blogger, Tammy Wade shares some insights from her many trips to Japan over the past twenty years. In this blog, Tammy gives some tips for exploring Tokyo and Mt Fuji as a solo traveller and also shares details of a small, personalised 5-day tour of Tokyo with a real focus on food.
Having no one to travel with is one of the most frequent reasons given by people as to why they don’t travel. For some, solo travel isn’t even considered as they worry about being lonely or unsafe. For those of us who have, and will continue to travel solo, we know it’s completely the opposite!
Like most travellers, when I’ve decided where I’m going I like to read up to know where to go and what to see and do. There are guide books a plenty for this. What I also like to find, though is something which talks about experiences people have had as they’ve travelled.
I’m a bit a Christmas tragic. I love just about everything to do with Christmas (let’s forget the supermarket Christmas Carols that start earlier and earlier every year!) From shopping for presents, to Christmas baking, from wrapping presents to decorating my home, from watching Love Actually to……….
Make the most of the public holidays in April and take a 10 day holiday (but only with 3 days annual leave). In this blog we share the dates you need to book for holidays and also some suggestions of where you could travel - including the south coast of NSW, the Murray River, Kangaroo Island and a few destinations in South East Asia.
Welcome to our first Traveller Spotlight, where we introduce you to someone in our network who inspires us with their passion for life, food and travel. Our first guest is Sara Millikin, a Nutritionist from A Healthy View with a special interest in sports nutrition and adventure swimming holidays.
We spend a lot of time researching and planning our holidays but often overlook our holiday health preparation. I believe holiday health preparation is critical to ensuring you get the most from your holiday. It was essential for my last trip so here’s how I prepared for Sri Lanka.
Flying into Colombo via Singapore to put my head down for the night before the next day pick up to take me to the surf and yoga retreat was filled with excitement, curiosity and question. “Will I actually conquer standing and surfing down a wave like so many people seem to effortlessly do’?