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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.

Canada’s most breathtaking views

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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

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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.

Spend the summer in Yukon

a group of people that are standing in the grass

Yukon might be the smallest of Canada’s federal territories, but it’s by no means lacking in its fair share of history, character and adventure.

Discover the Great Annual Migration

Hot air balloon over the Masai Mara

Nakuru National Park

Masai Mara

Witness the struggle for survival in one of the greatest wildlife encounters on the planet featuring over 1.8 million animals in Kenya and Tanzania

7 Best African Safari Destinations

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If you've wanted to go safari to discover incredible wildlife but don't know where to start, here are six suggestions to inspire your next African adventure.

5 reasons why I love British Columbia

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A visit to British Columbia has been on my wish-list for years. I adore the great outdoors and the appeal of the wilderness, amazing wildlife and city-living of the BC region ticks every box.I’ve spent way too much time reading the travel guides and pouring over images on Instagram in the hope that one day I might step foot on Canadian soil.