Travel and Cycling

Contributor: Karthi Pillai Why I really travel… Believe it or not, I did my first international trip 18 years ago, since then I have travelled to 43 countries (some of them more than once) and over 150 cities around the world (I need to double check the city count, could be more :-). For those that know me, they know …

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Happy International Women’s Day

The theme for this years International Women’s Day is Balance For Better. We and Exodus Travel have been pioneering new adventures for 45 years. Now we’re changing the face of the travel industry in a different way: by addressing the gender imbalance amongst our talented, hardworking leaders. Behind the scenes, we’ve been working to empower women to be able to …

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Egypt’s Temple of Hepshetsu

One if the particular highlights of my trip to Egypt was our visit to the Temple of Hepshetsu, or Hot Chicken Soup, an easier nickname to remember, one of Egypt’s most infamous leaders. In Hepshetsu’s time female’s were not permitted to rule Egypt permanently but disregarding protocol, this interesting character seized and held on to power through the rights of …

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Cuba is back!

Earth Wanderer is excited to announce the relaunch of our Cuba tours, effective March 2019. Cuba was one of our top destination in 2016 but due to a licencing issue in 2018 when our partners, Exodus Travels, were bought by a USA company, tours were withdrawn. We are proud to be bringing back our top selling tour on the island …

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A FEWS DAYS IN GENEVA

I spent a few days in early December in the beautiful lakeside Swiss city of Geneva. It isn’t a cheap country to visit but i found a few pleasant ways of exploring on a budget…   FREE PUBLIC TRANSPORT When checking into hotels, guest houses or hostels you are issued with a free public transport card. This gives you unlimited …

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Ban the Bottle

We are loving the Exodus banthebottle campaign, a simple plan that aims to reduce large quantities of single use plastic used by tourists every day. We are loving the Exodus banthebottle campaign, a simple plan that aims to reduce large quantities of single use plastic used by tourists every day. Nearly a million plastic water bottles are purchased globally every …

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Meet Martina: Exodus Brochure Artist

Many people have complimented us on our beautiful brochure covers this year, which feature vintage illustrations of iconic travel destinations rather than the stock standard photographs that dominate most of the industry brochure publications at present.. This year’s Culture and Discovery brochure features an illustration of the magical UNESCO world heritage site, Halong Bay, which is located in the north …

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Galileo Certificate

Galileo is used by travel agents to make either flight, accommodation or car hire bookings. I started my Galileo training a few months ago through Travelport. There are 3 course assessments to complete, first is Galileo Core, Galileo Expert and Galileo Professional. Through these courses you learn how the various ways to making a flight, hotel and car bookings through …

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Finnish Winter Activities

While Finland is best known as a destination to see the Northern Lights, this amazing country offers many other exciting winter activity opportunities to try out such as snow shoeing, river floating, cross country skiing and igloo building. One morning after breakfast during my trip to Finland in April, our group collected all the gear we would need to experience …

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Cradle Sports and Travel Expo

Earth Wanderer is proud to have been appointed as a co-host of the first Cradle Sports and Travel Expo. Expo will be held at Valverde Eco Hotel, Muldersdrift from 08h00 till 16h00 on Sunday, 7 October 2018.   Powered by Travel Counsellors this event will provide a platform to inform, entertain and educate road cyclists, mountain bikers, triathletes and runners …

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