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  • Young Monk

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…

Top tips for visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites

a person standing in front of a stone building with Angkor Wat in the background

If you're hoping to take in a World Heritage Site on your next trip, here are 10 tips that you should remember for some of the top attractions worldwide including the Taj Mahal, Petra, Easter Island, Mount Fuji and the Great Wall of China.

The colours of spring and where to see them

Yellow Red Tulips Parliament Hill in distance

Spring is the season of new beginnings. The earth comes alive again as fresh buds bloom and animals awaken from their winter slumber. Take a trip to a botanical garden or national park, or stroll along tree-lined streets to see your dream destination in bloom. Here are six suggestions for the perfect spring break.

48 hours on a Texan ranch

Trail ride

Trail ride


Fulfill childhood dreams and ride into the sunset on your very own ranch holiday in the USA, exploring the breath-taking North Texas Hill Country, sampling authentic Texan cuisine, canoeing, fishing and toasting s'mores over the campfire.

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.