Welcome to the Imaginative Traveller Blog! This is a brilliant means for us to communicate directly with you. We will be able to keep you updated on the latest Imaginative Traveller news, events, trips, fascinating snippets of info from life on the tour leader front, how our overseas Destinations Managers spend their average day, humorous tales from tours, staff trip reports and just general Imaginative Traveller gossip. So check it out and let us know what you think!
Continuing our Director, Charlie Hopkinson's, journey through Vietnam..
So is it possible to actually meet the love of your life whilst travelling?
Two destinations are celebrating 50 years of independence from the United Kingdom in 2013 - Singapore and Zanzibar.
Looking forward to watching BBC4's documentary of the Sherpas who have climbed Mt Everest this Thursday at 9pm. Often the unsung heroes of any ascent, it is fitting that this study of four of these incredible humans is being shown in the year of the 60th anniversary of Mount Everest. "Climbing Everest with a Mountain on my Back: The Sherpas' story"
Imaginative Traveller, the small group adventure operator with over 20 years experience, has launched its trip-a-month calendar cherry-picking the best global destinations to travel to throughout the year.
It seems everyone is out there writing at the moment. A member of the Dragoman crew, our sister company, has set up a blog site detailing his overland training and current journey through Africa. Dragoman, is also linking up with writer Becky Wicks who
is joining them for the inaugural Rio to Cusco Trans Amazon trip next
month and will be blogging throughout her trip.
It occurred to me whilst watching Jools Holland bring in New Year at his annual Hootenanny, that I never in a million years expected to see on the same stage Petula Clark, Bobby Womack and Adam Ant. Eclectic it might have been - entertaining it certainly was.
Take a look at where you COULD have spent New Year this year (food for thought for 2013.....):
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