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Welcome to our official travel blog! Be inspired by the extraordinary adventures we embark on to source you the most unique, remote and undiscovered holiday destinations. Experience travel through the eyes of our expert staff and travellers, and pick up some amazing travel tips along the way.
Stretching 4,300km, Chile offers contrasting landscapes, from the driest desert in the world, to massive glacier fields. Filling up the heart are volcanoes, geysers, beaches, lakes, rivers, steppe and countless islands.
Going to Galápagos is one of the best decisions a traveller can make. As one of the most important
natural history destinations on Earth, the first UNESCO World Heritage site, and Darwin’s laboratory, these islands are the magnet that draws all.
Patagonia is a region full of unique wildlife and awe-inspiring beauty that cannot be compared to anywhere else in the world. This remote area is a bucket-list adventure that is worth adding to your South America adventure, or venturing back to ensure you don’t...
For many, Lima is the gateway to a Peruvian adventure and their first encounter with some of Peru’s celebrated cultural offerings. We've put togther the endless list of things to do in the capital city.
Adventure World's Managing Director, Neil Rodgers, chooses his #TTCTopTen from the amazing selection of tours, trips and journeys on offer from The Travel Corporation's Family of Brands.
No doubt it’s a bucket-list destination, but there’s far more to Peru than its ancient citadel. Here, we uncover six more places you must see in this fascinating country.
From the shores of the Galápagos to the jungles of Uganda and beyond, these six wildlife encounters are just a few samples from the recently launched Jane Goodall Collection by G Adventures. These experiences were selected to bring you into close, larger-than-life...
Adventure World's Managing Director, Neil Rodgers, shares his travel goals for 2017 with ten journeys across the globe which showcase the wildlife and culture you can experience with the TTC family of brands.
The 15 finalists of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards were unveiled earlier this month and we're taking a look at the the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations who are driving the sustainable tourism...
Adventure World traveller, Alison, explore the beautiful mountains and plains of Chilean Patagonia and Torres del Paine National Park.
If you’re looking for remote and unexplored wilderness, then Patagonia can definitely tick the boxes, as Adventure World traveller, Alison discovers.
Occupying the southern tip of South America, the region of Patagonia stretches from the very south of the...
The World Legacy Awards Call for Entries was announced today, with applications being accepted now through 20 August 2016. Find out more here
Which books inspire you to travel?
Our Adventure World Sales & Marketing teams reveal much-loved favourites from their childhoods, plus the modern classics which have fueled their wanderlust over the years!
Only an hour and a half’s drive from Santiago, the port city of Valparaíso makes a great weekend getaway from the Chilean capital. We take a look at the highlights of this vibrant city from dawn 'til dusk!
Known as the ‘Paris of the South’, this cosmopolitan city surprises; with stunning architecture, delicious local produce and atmosphere for days. Adventure World’s Alison O’Loughlin gets lost along the avenidas and shares her top five things...
At the end of November, Kevin and Tom (from our Sales and Groups Team) were lucky enough to be part of a tailor made trip to Peru. Here they inform us of their week long adventure…
The 15 finalists of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards have been unveiled, with the winners to be announced on 9th March 2016 at ITB Berlin. Adventure World is proud to celebrate the achievements of the finalists in their committment to sustainable tourism.
Richard Bangs — an adventurer and presenter — is soon to guide a small group of travellers on a life-changing journey through South America’s Suriname.
Explore the Atacama Desert and visit the ski-fields of Valle Nevado, all in one big, colourful week in Chile.
An award-winning photojournalist, Brian Skerry has spent three decades exploring the oceans and trying to capture on film an endangered, but imperative environment as well as the wildlife residing there in order to raise awareness. A man on a mission to inspire...
Adventure World traveller Nathan shares his amazing Central America honeymoon with us.
It is with great excitement that we announce the 2015 National Geographic LIVE! speaker series. Renowned National Geographic explorers and photographers Steve Winter and Brian Skerry will appear across Australia and New Zealand this year to speak at the National...
Some of the world's best wildlife experiences are off the beaten track - but well worth the effort.
Keep up to date with the winners of our Faces of the Globe competition and check out their amazing photos.
Some of the world’s greatest and most understated cities are exciting gateways to lands and locals offering unique experiences and life-changing encounters.
The National Geographic World Legacy Awards are a showcase of operators and organisations that can be a part of your next Adventure World experience.
When travelling I love getting out and about and visiting street stalls and food trucks. I know…sometimes this is asking for trouble but trust me, some of the tastiest foods I’ve ever eaten were found when I wandered off the main track.
Check out part 2 of our Special Intrest Journeys. Unlock the secrets of South American Astronomy, brush up on your Italian, French or Spanish or focus on your mind, body and soul.
Bringing travel, knowledge and culture together, Adventure World launches a series of 12 special interest journeys that are all supported by an ambassador who is an expert in each specialised field.
There are tribes in the world that have managed to slip through the tourism grid, maintaining their fascinating original customs and unique way of life.
Share a travel photo of an extraordinary person that captures the culture of a place and you could win!
Fiona Hunt, Managing Director of Adventure World, shares her ideas on why you should dedicate some time to creating a bucket list and how you can start living out some of your dreams.
Ringing in the New Year doesn’t have to be about joining the gym or making an oath to indulge less and be healthier. If you do things right, it could be about more indulgence and a healthier, happier life.
In celebration of Halloween, here is our spinechilling Top 10 List for the World’s Creepiest Travel Destinations!
With sights set on a better future for travellers and the planet, National Geographic Society have launched a revolutionary initiative: the World Legacy Awards. Adventure World, in conjunction with The Treadright Foundation are now sponsors of this great move to...
Adventure World partners with the Australian Museum to welcome the Aztecs!
National Geographic LIVE! in partnership with Adventure World is proud present Bryan Smith’s Extreme Adventure on the Edge – Vertical feats and the man who can fly.
Approximately 25 per cent of this beautiful country is protected as National Parks, so it's an outdoor enthusiast's playground! See what Adventure World traveller Kristy Prince got up to on her recent trip to the beautiful nation.
We’re excited to share our new logo with our travel partners. With the business undergoing a period of growth and evolution we felt the time was right for an updated logo.
What's the most memorable dish you've eaten on your world travels? Perhaps paella in Spain? Or beignets in New Orleans? We asked some of our food- and travel-obsessed staffers to share their most mouth-watering food memories from around the world. The...
We've handpicked our top five winter escapes that seamlessly combine active pursuits with sheer relaxation and fun to keep that dreaded kilo creep in check!
We’re extremely excited to launch the Adventure World Extraordinary World Trivia Competition. Open to all Australian and New Zealand residents the superb prizes up for grabs include: a $20,000 Adventure World travel voucher (for the holiday of your dreams); and...
We are excited to announce National Geographic photographers and filmmakers David Doubilet and Bryan Smith will appear in Australia and New Zealand in 2014 for the National Geographic LIVE! series, in partnership with Adventure World.
After decades of chauffeuring you off to ballet lessons or footy practice, hosting your birthday parties or nursing you back to health, we think a little spoiling is in order for Mum this Mother’s Day.
Planning on doing some travel in 2014, Year of the Horse? In the spirit of the Chinese Lunar New Year, we've hand-picked some unique holiday packages for each Chinese zodiac sign.
Nestled within the embrace of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Ollantaytambo acts not only as a gateway to travellers on their way to Machu Picchu, but has its own Inca legacy.
"What are you going to do in Santiago?" I was asked a number of times before departing to Chile. "'Not sure," I replied. "I still need to do some research". "Well, make sure you allow time for a day trip to visit Valpariso"...