Author Archives: Andrew Boycott

Meroe Pyramids Sudan

WHAT A SITE! The Nubian Pyramids

In northern Sudan we’ll find approximately 255 of what we refer to as the Nubian pyramids, built by the rulers of the Kingdom of Kush. The Kushites have a long history in the area, and struggled with the Egyptians for dominance of the region for hundreds of years.

Meroe Pyramids Sudan

The Meroe Pyramids, sometimes referred to as the Nubian pyramids, are located along the banks of the Nile River in the lonely desert of eastern Sudan. There are nearly 200 known pyramids there, and they were built between 2,300 and 2,700 years ago, with many of the pyramids functioning as tombs for the royalty of the Meroitic kingdom.

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Angel Falls Venezuela South America

New Things: New Tours & Dates Added

We’ve got a lot of exciting additions to our tour lineup, including a one-time, limited tour to South America’s wild north coast, new tours to Spain & Portugal, additional dates on tours to Sudan, Djibouti and Ethiopia, Iceland, Central America, and more!

Angel Falls Venezuela South America

Angel Falls are located in Venezuela, and it has the longest uninterrupted waterfall on the planet, at 979 metres (3,212 feet). It has a single drop of 807 metres.

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Zebra plains africa

Upcoming Tours

We’ve got lots of exciting upcoming tours that you won’t want to miss. If you’re wanting to travel in Europe, we have lots on offer. Don’t miss Albania, Ireland, our Nordic odysseys, the Channel Isles or our Adriatic tours. If you’re looking forward to travelling to Asia, we have Japan and Ladakh coming up, and in Africa, there’s Kenya and Tanzania, as well as Southern Africa.

Zebra plains africa

Safari tours are a popular option for travellers to Africa hoping to see iconic African wildlife in their natural habitat.

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Algonquin Resort St Andrews New Brunswick Canada

Accommodation Spotlight – Algonquin Resort

An architectural icon, the Algonquin Resort hotel in St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, is a coastal resort hotel, St. Andrews’ most recognized symbol and likely the most photographed building in New Brunswick.

Algonquin Resort St Andrews New Brunswick Canada

The Algonquin Hotel, located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, was built in 1889, and has a long list of esteemed guests. It is one of the accommodations on our Atlantic Canada tour.

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Moraine Lake Banff National Park Canada

Focus On – Tours of Canada & Alaska!

As a Canadian company, we are often asked why we don’t offer any tours here at home. Previously we were happy to concentrate on overseas destinations and leave tours of Canada and the USA to the many companies that do a great job of hosting the world. But having recently partnered with one of Canada’s foremost inbound tour operators, we are delighted to be able to offer their expertise, experience and passion in line with the Adventures Abroad small group concept, with expert leadership, lots of inclusions, thoughtfully planned itineraries, at a great value.

Moraine Lake Banff National Park Canada

Moraine Lake is an idyllic mountain lake located in Canada’s famous Banff National Park, a short distance from Lake Louise.

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seniors travel insurance Canada over 50s

Travel Insurance: Don’t Leave Home Without It!

Travel insurance (or any kind of insurance for that matter), is one of those must-have items that always comes with a rub—who wants to even consider the possibility of having to cancel one’s tour? Or the possibility of getting sick or injured?

seniors travel insurance Canada over 50s

Travel insurance is as important as your passport when travelling. Don’t leave home without it!

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Upcoming Tours

 The ‘Five Stans’ – Spring Booking Now The next running of our ever-popular tour of the Central Asian states collectively known as the ‘Five Stans’—Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and the Kyrgyz Republic (formerly Kyrgyzstan)—is currently booking up and, as usual, will likely run at full capacity.

iStock_000051765494_Large_The glacial lagoon Jokulsaurloun, Iceland

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