A Caribbean Cruise on Britannia; a review with P&O Cruises

Caribbean Cruise Britannia review P&O Cruises - Intrepid Escape 2022

If you haven’t observed this already, I love the concept of taking a cruise. Waking up in a new destination with a list of activities to chose from and fresh islands ready to explore. At least that’s what you get a Caribbean cruise with P&O Cruises, together with gorgeous sunshine, crystal clear waters, wildlife and…

Caribbean Cruise Travel in 2022 and a Covid Checklist; with P&O Cruises

Caribbean Cruise Travel and Covid Checklist for 2022 with P&O Cruises

It’s fair to say the Cruise industry has had a challenging time over the past couple of years. It has been stop/start since summer of 2021 and that has led to a lot of uncertainty for guests. I have a feeling things will pick up in a big way in 2022. At the end of…

10 reasons to visit Kazakhstan in 2022

10 reasons to visit Kazakhstan - Intrepid Escape 2021

I was recently fortunate enough to visit Kazakhstan. I say fortunate as we feel forever grateful for travel these days. We no longer take it for granted. I can see an influx of popularity in the less-popular destinations. I think the pandemic will make people (when they feel safe to do so) start ticking off…

5 Outdoor Activities for a weekend in Kent

Outdoor Activities Kent - Intrepid Escape 2021

My latest UK based outdoor adventure took me to the Viking Coastline of Kent, to explore the outdoor activities on offer for the more active adventurer. This trip was in partnership with Visit Kent, Visit Thanet and Active Ramsgate, who are all very much open for business and welcoming back visitors. Firstly, this was a…

Kazakhstan Travel Blog; Turkestan to Almaty

Kazakhstan Travel Blog - Intrepid Escape 2021-3

So, I just went to Kazakhstan. I really do not know where to start when I talk about my most recent epic trip. Even the word epic does not do it justice. With the pandemic causing chaos on all our international travel plans, it was difficult to see how these kinds of adventures were going…

10 Unique Features & Experiences onboard Sky Princess

Sky Princess unique features - Intrepid Escape 2021

Cruise Ships around the world share several common features to make them successful; The swimming pools, hot tubs, theatre shows, cocktail bars and fantastic dining options. At least I’d expect all of these with a quality Cruise line like Princess Cruises. These are kind of a given. However it’s the unique features on each ship…

Things to do in Athens in a week

Athens - Intrepid Escape

Athens is fast becoming one of the most accessible cities in Europe, and with the rise of budget airlines its not expensive, either to get there or once you arrive. As a country, Greece has received a lot of bad press for its part in the decline of the Euro and its impact on the…

A full Review of Sky Princess by Princess Cruises: plus things to do onboard

Sky Princess Review - Intrepid Escape 2021

I’m becoming quite the Cruise Blogger lately. I’ve always loved this style of travel, ever since going on a cruise when I was younger. Waking up in a different country, opening the curtains or balcony onto a new view, usually a new country. I’d never felt so excited to get up in the morning. Cruising…

3 of Germany’s best hiking trails, in Swabian Alb

Germanys best hiking trails - Intrepid Escape

As an adventure travel blogger, nothing makes me happier than the great outdoors. Be it hiking, cycling or kayaking, if it’s outdoors in nature I’m happy. So, when I was invited to experience 3 of Germany’s most beautiful hiking trails, I was in. I was a guest of Baden-Württemberg Tourism, to explore the Swabian Alb;…

10 things you Must Do in Guernsey: Food, Outdoor & the Islands

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Considering how accessible it is from the UK, I have not visited Guernsey or any of the Channel Islands on my travels. I feel a lot of us Brits fall into that category. The question I am trying to answer is why? Especially having just returned from there and experiencing all Guernsey has to offer….

Iona by P&O Cruises: A complete Guide & Review, plus Things to do Onboard

Iona P&O Cruises Guide & Review - Intrepid Escape

It’s not often you get a chance to be on a Maiden Voyage. Especially not one as huge as the launch of the new P&O flagship Iona. It was made even more special because I’ve been involved with the launch of this ship for nearly 3 years. From my first trip to Norway, to promote…

3 Unbelievable Outdoor Adventures in New Brunswick, Canada

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For me exploring a new destination is all about outdoor adventure. Like many people it is the only way to truly get a feel for a place and experience nature first-hand. It could be hiking or kayaking, or just being on the open road. Outdoor adventure does not come much better than New Brunswick. I…

Dreaming of the Caribbean: 13 reasons to visit Dominica

Reasons to visit Dominica, Caribbean

Call me optimistic but now more than ever it feels like the right time to plan the next adventure. Even if you can’t do it just yet, and all you do is escape for 10 minutes in a little day dream. The planning phase is usually one of the most exciting parts about travel. Scanning…

3 of the best Backpacker Islands in Thailand

Best Backpacker Islands Thailand

If you’re finding yourself with a lot of time on your hands (like me) then this could be the perfect time to research your next trip. So I’ve adapted one of my most popular articles about the 3 best backpacker islands in Thailand. In addition to the backpacker and traveller this article is also useful…

10 Tips for Staying Fit while Travelling

Tips for Staying Fit while Travelling - Intrepid Escape

It’s no secret that staying fit while travelling and keeping active is difficult! Don’t feel guilty about that. If you want to truly explore a new destination then staying fit just falls down the priority list. Understandably so. Having travelled extensively for 10 years, I’m proud to say I’ve managed to stay fit most of…

Dominican Republic Travel Tips: 5 hidden gems you probably didn’t know about

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Let me start by fully clarifying, the Dominican Republic is far more than an all-inclusive or party destination. In fact it’s a little sad that so many people visit the country but barely see it at all. Now, the infrastructure isn’t perfect and travelling around off your own back isn’t ideal here. But you can…

Oman Travel Tips: Incredible Day Trips from Salalah

Oman Travel Tips Day trips from Salalah - Intrepid Escape

On my first trip to Oman I had Salalah firmly at the top of the list of places to see. It was always somewhere I wanted to go, top of an incredibly long list of things to do in Oman. It’s a country that’s not that well-travelled, but that’s changing rapidly. Oman is beautiful, and…

Hike, bike and kayak Sri Lanka with Intrepid Travel

Hike bike Kayak Sri Lanka Intrepid Travel

If there’s one thing I love about group travel, it’s meeting like-minded people from all over the world with one thing in common, adventure! This activity-based trip from Intrepid Travel is one of their famous ‘hike, bike and kayak’ offerings. These are 3 things I love, in fact I just did a short triathlon in Winchester…

10 things you must do in the Dalaman area, Turkey

10 things you must do in Dalaman Turkey - Intrepid Escape

It was my first visit to the Muğla Province of Turkey, and like anyone, I had some preconceptions. I thought Dalaman and the surrounding towns of Marmaris, Feyithe and Ölüdeniz were limited to package holidays and attractions you can find all around the Mediterranean. I was wrong, it has so much more to offer than…

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