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Hayes & Jarvis blog


Welcome to Footprints the blog, packed full of exciting tales from our latest adventures, from magical tours to neon-lit city breaks, breath-taking wildlife encounters and paradise island escapes. It’s all here, plus news, recipes, competitions and insider tips from travel-obsessed experts, all driven by a single goal: to transport you to the most spectacular locations in the world.

Battle of the big adventure superstars

a group of people standing on the side of a mountain

South Africa and Canada are both famed for their big time experiences. We asked two Destination Managers, Mark and Jessica, to help us decide whose action-packed destination is best. Let the battle commence…

Discover Nova Scotia - force of nature

Franey Trail

With a population of just one million. yet possessing nearly 5,000 miles of coastline, Nova Scotia offers a wilderness adventure like no other, amid fascinating French and First Nation communities.

Canada’s most breathtaking views

a body of water with smoke coming out of it

Home to natural splendour and wondrous scenery, it’s no wonder Canada is often touted as one of the most beautiful places on earth. Everywhere you turn you’re delighted with postcard-perfect views and photo-worthy landscapes; from craggy mountain peaks and sparkling lakes to pretty cities and thundering waterfalls. There’s no doubt about it: Canada is simply stunning.

Celebrate Canada’s 150th in style

a clock tower lit up at night

Canada sure knows how to throw a party, and with the country’s 150th birthday just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to celebrate. The sesquicentennial festivities are due to kick off from 31st December and run throughout 2017, with everything from music festivals and sporting events to free entry to all National Parks throughout the year.