Cycling in Georgia

Cycling in Georgia

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Cycling in Georgia

10 Days Starting and ending in Tbilisi

Visiting:

Tbilisi

,

Uplistsikhe

,

Vardzia

,

Akhalkalaki

,

Kakheti

,

Kvareli

,

Velistsikhe

Tour operator:

Explore!

Physical rating:

Medium, Moderate

Special diets catered:

Vegans, Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

CGE

Group size:

4 - 16

Age range:

14-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:

$2350

$2244 (USD)

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Tour Overview

A cycling adventure in the Caucasus - a beautiful land steeped in history that straddles two continents. Travelling by bus and bike, we explore ancient Silk Road cave towns, castles and the wine producing region of Kakheti to visit local farms, vineyards and try the delicious cuisine. Cycle Georgia - Discover beautiful landscapes and countryside from the saddle Tbilisi - Explore the picturesque Old Town of Georgia's capital Georgian food and wine - Superb food and the birthplace of wine

Highlights

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    Cycle Georgia - Discover beautiful landscapes and countryside from the saddle

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    Tbilisi - Explore the picturesque Old Town of Georgia's capital

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    Georgian food and wine - Superb food and the birthplace of wine

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icon Day 1: Join trip in Tbilisi

Location:

  Tbilisi


Accommodation:

  Hotel, KMM


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Arrive in Tbilisi and transfer to the hotel. There are no planned activities for today, as most flights from London are scheduled to arrive in the very early hours of tomorrow morning. Please note that we cannot guarantee that your hotel room will be ready for immediate check in if arriving on an early morning flight this morning.

If you would like to receive a complimentary airport transfer today, you will need to arrive into Tbilisi International Airport (TBS), which is a half hour drive from the hotel.

icon Day 2: In Tbilisi, full day sightseeing. Visit ancient Mtskheta

Location:

  Tbilisi


Accommodation:

  Hotel KMM


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Our Leader plans to meet you after breakfast in the hotel reception at 8:30am for the welcome meeting followed by an exploration of Georgia's cosmopolitan capital city on foot. We start our visit in the old quarter at the Church of Metekhi, before continuing through narrow lanes past cafes and restaurants to the Synagogue, Sioni Cathedral and Anchiskhati Church. We continue, now in the newer part of town, on to the fascinating Georgian National Museum of History, before taking a stroll along Rustaveli Avenue, where we can admire the architecture of many grand buildings that line Tbilisi's main street. We take the cable car to Narikala Fortress overlooking the city, from there we walk down to the brick-domed Sulphur baths. This afternoon we drive for about an hour to Mtskheta, the spiritual capital of Georgia. Here we visit Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, founded on the site chosen by St. Nino as the place for the first church in Georgia, and Jvari Monastery (6th century) - both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Later we return to Tbilisi for the evening.

No cycling today.

icon Day 3: Cycle to the Silk Road cave town of Uplistsikhe

Location:

  Uplistsikhe


Accommodation:

  Marinas Guesthouse


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Leaving the capital this morning, we drive for about an hour back to Mtskheta. Before we start our first cycle ride there will be some time for fitting to ensure all are happy with our bikes and to make any minor adjustments. Our cycle route follows the Mtkvari river and the valley opens up the more we ride. There is passing traffic near the villages and towns we pass through, especially for the first part of the route and the traffic thins out in the second half of the ride. We plan to stop along the way for a picnic lunch before we reach our destination in the cave town of Uplistsikhe. Here an entire town of streets, churches, palaces and residential buildings has been carved into the mountainside. Dating from the first millennium BC, it gradually grew to be an important city on the Silk Road trade route. After exploring what remains of this unusual place we drive on for about 2.5 hours, stopping briefly in Gori to see where Stalin was born, to Akhaltsikhe where we stay in family run guesthouses. Georgian cuisine is famously good with influences from Asia, Europe and the Middle East. There are a variety of vegetarian dishes but many dishes are meat based. Food and wine are central to Georgian culture and feasts can last for hours where the role of the toastmaster is important.

Our total cycling distance today is approximately 61 kilometres (total 640 metres accumulated ascent and 520 metres descent).

icon Day 4: Ride from Akhaltsikhe to Vardzia cave town

Location:

  Vardzia


Accommodation:

  Valodias Cottage


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


After yesterday's warm up ride we tackle a few more hills and ride slightly further on today's cycle through beautiful landscape to one of Georgia's most significant sites, the cave town of Vardzia. Our route follows the Mtkvari River upstream for the entire day. The first 48km of today's ride, until we reach Khertvisi fort, is along the road that leads to Turkey and Armenia and there are some trucks and articulated lorries in the passing traffic. The start of the ride has gentle ascents and descents until after the dam when these become more pronounced. We will stop to view Khertvisi fort from the outside before carrying on the final 17km on a quieter, undulating road with some steeper and longer ascents to finally reach Vardzia. We will check into our family run guesthouse and have a very late lunch on arrival before exploring this remarkable site later in the afternoon. Bigger and more dramatic than Uplistsikhe, Vardzia was cut into a cliff face by King Giorgi III in the 12th century as a stronghold against the Turkish Sultanate (the Turkish border is only 10km away). Vardzia was subsequently developed by his daughter Queen Tamar, who created a cave monastery that became a centre of Georgian culture. This network of caves once numbered 3000, with up to 19 tiers in some places. Much of it was destroyed after a huge earthquake in 1456 and only about 600 chambers survive. There are numerous churches, meeting halls, refectories and wine cellars, all interconnected by tunnels and stairways.

Our total cycling distance today is approximately 65 kilometres (total 870 metres accumulated ascent and 560 metres descent).

icon Day 5: Ride from Vardzia to Akhalkalaki. PM optional Khinkhali dumpling making

Location:

  Akhalkalaki


Accommodation:

  Hotel ArtSegi


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This morning after breakfast we retrace our tracks and enjoy a scenic ride back down the valley to Khertvisi Fortress. From here we re-join the same road from yesterday that leads to the border and we start the gently-graded, 30km long ascent to Akhalkalaki where we spend the night. The ascent follows the Paravani River, with some short steep sections and the final few kilometres have potholes. Much of the area we visited today and yesterday lies close to the border with Turkey and was a controlled military zone in soviet times. Nowadays the Soviet military base is closed and this small town is largely populated by ethnic Armenians, as it once belonged to neighbouring Armenia. Akhalkalaki sits on the edge of the Javakheti Plateau, a volcanic plateau over 2000 metres in altitude with large grassy plains and lakes. In the afternoon there is the option to learn how khinkhali (dumplings) are made - a popular Georgian dish.

Our total cycling distance today is approximately 46 kilometres (total 830 metres accumulated ascent and 380 metres descent).

icon Day 6: Pedal past Lake Paravani and across Georgian 'Siberia'; bus back to Tbilisi

Location:

  Tbilisi


Accommodation:

  Hotel KMM


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


We start the day with a drive of about 1.5 hours to Lake Paravani where we get on the bikes. Georgia's largest lake is located on the treeless plains of the Javakheti Plateau, known locally for their harsh winters where temperatures can reach 30 degrees below zero. In summer this area of lakes and nature attracts many birds and you can see crane nests in the villages. Our first 5km are spent riding across this impressive landscape before a sweeping descent on smooth tarmac leads us towards Tsalka, and the route flattens out with small ups and downs and some sections of road with potholes and broken tarmac. After a break to visit the small local market in Tsalka our route ascends out of town and we plan to stop for a picnic lunch with views. The roads are quieter in the morning for the first 30km and then become a bit busier after Tsalka. There is a short and steep descent after lunch, into more forested hills, then flat before a long descent to the end point of the ride. Although we climb a few hills the general tendency today is downhill. At the end of the ride we drive for about 1.5 hours back to Tbilisi.

Our total cycling distance today is approximately 74 kilometres (total 520 metres accumulated ascent and 1700 metres descent).

icon Day 7: Cycle over Gombori Pass into Kakheti wine region. Learn about Qvevri and try Chacha

Location:

  Kakheti


Accommodation:

  Family Hotel Telavi


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Travelling east from the capital this morning we drive for about 1.5 hours through forested countryside into the central mountains. Back on our bikes we start our ascent of the Gombori Pass, the most challenging part of the holiday. The first few kilometres are gentling ascending through the trees and the final 10 km of the ascent is steep with some very pronounced sections. It isn't a race and the support vehicle is available today (and every day) in case anybody wants to opt out of the uphill. There will be passing traffic throughout the ride today. Our efforts are rewarded with fine views from the Gombori Pass (1620m) and there is a short trail leading to a viewpoint above the café. We plan to have our picnic lunch here before starting a long descent through the woodland into Kakheti, Georgia's wine region, with the Caucuses looming beautifully ahead of us. We drive the steep final 3km (optional cycle) to our guesthouse overlooking Telavi, a small town in the foothills of the Tsiv-Gombori mountain range. Georgia is one of the oldest wine regions in the world, has been producing wine for over 8000 years and the traditions of wine are inseparable from the national identity. We spend the next few days discovering more about Georgian wine. This afternoon we visit a local master craftsman who will show us how Qvevri are made. Large earthenware vessels, Qvevri are buried underground as part of the traditional Georgian wine making method. This traditional method has largely been replaced by modern ways. We will also get the chance to try Chacha (Georgian grappa).

Our total cycling distance today is approximately 39 kilometres (total 1020 metres accumulated ascent and 1110 metres descent).

icon Day 8: Ride past vineyards to Kvareli; wine-tasting

Location:

  Kvareli


Accommodation:

  Chateau Kvareli


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


After breakfast and before leaving Telavi we visit the local food market where stalls are loaded with local produce. Today's cycle ride starts out of town and leads us on largely straight, flat roads with passing local traffic, past vineyards to the small town of Kvareli. Our first stop is at Gremi Fortress - once the capital of Kakheti province in the 16th and 17th centuries, Gremi served as a trading town on the Silk Road. Our next stop is to visit the old monastery at Nekresi, using a local bus up the steep access road. We plan to have a picnic lunch here before continuing the final section of the ride that ends with a gentle ascent into Kvareli. In grape harvest season (early Sept to early Oct) we may have the chance to have a go. Later this afternoon we can relax and enjoy a wine tasting visit in Kvareli.

Our total cycling distance today is approximately 45 kilometres (total 280 metres accumulated ascent and 600 metres descent).

icon Day 9: Cycle to Velistsikhe village; visit family farm for typical Georgian food

Location:

  Velistsikhe


Accommodation:

  Hotel KMM


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


We commence our final cycle ride today, on a relatively short ride to Velistsikhe village, on relatively flat and straight roads with passing local traffic. The ride ends in Velistsikhe and then a short drive takes us to the 18th century town of Sighnaghi, perched on a ridge overlooking countless vineyards below. After a wander around town we drive a short distance to enjoy our final family hosted lunch with a view. We also plan to see how traditional Churchkhela Georgian sweets are made and should have the chance to try a Georgian favourite - Mtsvadi (Shashlik) - meat barbequed on a fire of vine branches. After a final included wine tasting we drive for around 2 hours back to Tbilisi for our final night in the capital.

Our total cycling distance today is approximately 31 kilometres (total 150 metres accumulated ascent and 180 metres descent).

icon Day 10: Trip ends in Tbilisi

Location:

  Tbilisi


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


The trip ends after breakfast at our hotel in Tblisi.

There are no activities planned today, so you are free to depart from Tbilisi at any time. If your flight is departing later in the day luggage storage facilities are available at our hotel. If you would like to receive a complimentary airport transfer today, you need to depart from Tbilisi International Airport (TBS), which is a half hour drive from the hotel.

What's Included

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    Accommodation

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    Fully Guided

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    Meals – Half Board

    Breakfast: 9 Lunch: 6 Dinner: 3

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    Bike

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    Country Entry Visas

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

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Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Trasnfers are included on the first and the last day of the trip

Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

Yes

What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

Moderate

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

Yes

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    2 nights comfortable guesthouse 1 nights comfortable homestay 6 nights comfortable hotel

    Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    Yes

    What is the maximum group size?

    16

    Are e-bikes available on this trip?

    No, but a support vehicle accompanies the rides throughout the tour.

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    No

    Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Transfers are included on the first and the last day of the trip

    I'm going on a walking/cycling trip-do I need to train?

    It will depend on the grade and how fit you already are. Check the trip page for details of the walking or cycling grade and how far you’ll be walking/cycling each day. For moderate or challenging trips in particular we’d recommend doing some walks or cycles before you leave to build up your fitness and prepare you for the distances being covered.

    Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    We have a wide range of ages nationalities on our small group trips and they come from all walks of life.

    Should I get travel insurance?

    Yes–it is a condition of booking that you are fully insured when travelling with us

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    At Explore, we're the experts in adventure travel. Our small group adventure holidays have been running since 1981. Today, Explore is one of the most trusted travel companies in the UK with over 500 trips to more than 120 countries.

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    Yes, but there are no concessions for doing so, and we must have a record in your booking advising as such before the trip departs.

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    We want to be as clear as and as honest as possible about what happens if you decide to that you no longer wish to travel on your trip. Our booking conditions have details of the costs you’ll incur when you cancel-these charges depend on how long it is before your planned departure.

    What is the accommodation like?

    We choose comfortable accommodation in the best locations possible. We opt for small, local and family-run accommodation where we can, as opposed to large chain hotels. We typically use hotels that are the equivalent of European 3-star, and you’ll usually have an en suite room. Occasionally, where we want to get off the beaten trail we may stay in more basic accommodation.

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    Sustainability is embedded within the fibre of Explore, it emanates from the inside out. But as we enter a new decade it is clearer than ever that our world needs help, and Explore has created a sustainability strategy based on the 2015 UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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    Our flexible booking and safety policies mean you're protected before and during your travels with us. Receive a full refund if your trip is cancelled, transfer your trip free of charge up to 10 days before departure minus any irrocoverable costs.

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    All our trips require some level of active participation. This could be on a cultural trip, trek, safari, expedition or voyage. It is in the interests of all members of the group that everyone should be capable of fully participating in the activities of their chosen trip.

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    Final documents will include a comprehensive trip itinerary, climate and country information, budgeting and packing advice visa and passport information and details on optional activities available.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Yes on most of our trips. Most trips are based on customers sharing twin-bedded rooms. If you book a group trip as an individual, you will share a room with someone of the same sex. However, on many trips we offer the opportunity to pay a supplement to pre-book a single room, known as our single room option. On some trips a single room will be provided every night, on others it will be provided o

    Do we have to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to travel

    It’s now a condition of booking a trip with us that customers should have one of the following before they travel - — Be vaccinated against COVID, having received the full recommended course, and allowing enough time for immunity to take effect. Full vaccination includes any booster required to keep the vaccine valid. — Have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR) within 72hrs of departure.

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Explore will only offer hotels that have specific COVID-19 protocols in place and comply with local government guidelines. We will ensure these measures include; enhanced room cleaning, ventilation, social distancing, regular cleaning and disinfection of high frequency touch points in public areas, food safety, staff re-training and minimising contact within the properties.

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Cycling in Georgia

Mountain bikes (Ghost) were excellent - all quite new, and it wasod that a spare bike was carried in the mini bus, which was used when the ball bearings went ....more

Mountain bikes (Ghost) were excellent - all quite new, and it wasod that a spare bike was carried in the mini bus, which was used when the ball bearings went on my son's bike less....


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Rosemary

13-Aug-2019

Cycling in Georgia

I think the cycling trips will continue to improve as small and large hitches are ironed out. This is only the second cycling trip to run. I'm sure ....more

I think the cycling trips will continue to improve as small and large hitches are ironed out.

This is only the second cycling trip to run.

I'm sure things will become smoother as many more cycling tours occur.

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Debbie

18-Jun-2019

Cycling in Georgia

Overall a great trip.

Overall a great trip.


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Maeve

13-Aug-2019

Cycling in Georgia

The picnic lunches were excellent.

The picnic lunches were excellent.


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Tony

13-Aug-2019

Cycling in Georgia

Nika was especially careful in alerting us to potential hazards on the road: before busy or potholed sections, or downhills with loose gravel, he always gave clear warnings. V ....more

Nika was especially careful in alerting us to potential hazards on the road: before busy or potholed sections, or downhills with loose gravel, he always gave clear warnings.

V attentive also to need for suncream etc, withod weather briefings less....


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Paul

18-Jun-2019

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Cycling in Georgia

10 Days Starting and ending in Tbilisi

Visiting:

Tbilisi

,

Uplistsikhe

,

Vardzia

,

Akhalkalaki

,

Kakheti

,

Kvareli

,

Velistsikhe

Tour operator:

Explore!

Physical rating:

Medium, Moderate

Special diets catered:

Vegans, Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

CGE

Group size:

4 - 16

Age range:

14-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:

$2350

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    French Polynesia

  • About them:
  • Outdoor and adventure travel blogger. Love hiking until I'm hiking, then I remember I'm a city girl.

Dolomites

Italy

What do you love most about Dolomites?

"The stunning scenery! It's simply one of the most breathtaking places on earth."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"The best way to see the mountains is hiking! There are plenty of iconic walks including Seceda and the Tre Cime loop. You can even stay in rifugios along the way and see the sunrise over the peaks. "

@Realworldrunaway 's Top Tips

"Rent a car! Getting around by public transport is tricky and some of the best hikes are a little far apart. "

About Our

  • Content Creator
  • Countries Visited:

    27 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Italy

  • Dream Destination:

    Japan

  • About them:
  • Professional Avoider Of The Real World 🌍Adventure traveller ⏰ Helping you travel around your 9 to 5! Favourite destinations include Mexico, Vietnam, Utah, Laos and Italy!

Cuba

What do you love most about Cuba?

"Cuba has an undefinable magic to it. It dances to its own beat. A constant juxtaposition -dilapidated but dignified, timeworn but elegant. A wonderful fusion of Caribbean and Latin cultures."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"•Visit Habana Vieja •Take trip out west to Valle de Viñales •Experience Trinidad •Visit a live cabaret show •Tour Habana Vieja in a classic car •Enjoy a slice of paradise at Playa Las Tumbas"

Must pack items for Cuba

"•Do bring cash - USD or Euro, not credit cards •Do pack a few portable charges - power goes out periodically. •Rain coat/umbrella for any season. •Pack “your spontaneity” and go with the flow… "

Favourite time of year to visit Cuba

"Any time between October - April is a great time to visit. The island has a beautiful Caribbean climate where the days are warm and sunny with very little rain, particularly in Havana or on the coast."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Treat yourself and chat with a stranger or two! Cuba is one of the world’s safest countries to visit. It’s a wonderful and enriching way to get a real Cuban perspective and make new friends too. "

About Our

  • Travel Photographer
  • Countries Visited:

    174 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    India

  • Dream Destination:

    Mauritania

  • About them:
  • A visual storyteller and avid explorer. l have travelled to over 170 countries and territories on all 7 continents (and lived in 12) l believe the world is changed by our example and not our opinion.

Abruzzo

Italy

What do you love most about Abruzzo?

"This area is among the most beautiful in Italy for admiring foliage. We are on the border between Lazio and Abruzzo and here it's possible to admire Autumn in its maximum power."

About Our

  • Content Creator and Travel Photographer
  • Countries Visited:

    19 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

  • Dream Destination:

    New Zealand

  • About them:
  • I am a software developer, content creator and traveller. I am constantly looking for adventures, living my life and sharing the sensations it gives me every day.

Alicante

Spain

What do you love most about Alicante?

"Alicante is the perfect size; the city centre with bars, restaurants and shops is only a few minutes walk from the amazing beach and waterfront where you can sunbathe, swim and relax!"

Any must-dos for first-time visitors to Alicante?

"Be sure to climb the historic Santa Barbara Castle above the town centre for panoramic views. Take some drinks and enjoy the sunset for a true Alicante experience!"

Favourite time of year to visit Alicante

"Spring or Autumn are both great times to visit, the weather is warm and sunny. There are also fewer tourists about so you can better enjoy the beaches and bars."

What else can I see in the area?

"The whole coastline north and south of Alicante is stunning, with sandy beaches and amazing rock formations, or you can take a day trip on the ferry to the heavenly island of Tabarca!"

Favourite way to spend a day in Alicante?

"Head to the beach and play some volleyball at the free public nets, jump in the sea to cool off between games and then stroll to a local bar for tapas and a jug of tinto de verano in the evening."

About Our

  • Hospitality & Tourism Specialist
  • Countries Visited:

    26 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Spain

  • Dream Destination:

    Croatia

  • About them:
  • Originally from New Zealand, I am a travel and tourism specialist always looking to explore new places and live new experiences.

Portugal

What do you love most about Portugal?

"There's always something new to explore in the Algarve area, hidden beaches, natural arches, caves and more"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Waking up early to go surfing will make your day!"

@iamjenn.y 's Top Tips

"Visit Playa Falesia, it's such a unique beach!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Portugal is such a small country, you can do day trips to nearly anywhere! For example, spend a day in Porto and do a port wine tasting!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Strolling around the narrow streets of Lisboa"

About Our

  • Travel Photographer
  • Countries Visited:

    26 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Mexico

  • Dream Destination:

    Brazil

  • About them:
  • Travelling is my biggest passion as I love to get in touch with new cultures and languages. Photography is my second biggest passion so I capture landscapes & people

Morocco

Must pack items for Morocco

"Warm clothes as it gets really cold in the desert at night as well as up in the High Atlas Mountains"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Aït Benhaddou is one of the most stunning places I've ever seen! A city completely built out of clay!"

What do you love most about Morocco?

"I love all the crafts and art that people sell on the streets"

@iamjenn.y 's Top Tips

"Spend at least one night in the Sahara Desert – it will be incredible and you even get to see the Milky Way!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Exploring the streets of Marrakesh "

About Our

  • Travel Photographer
  • Countries Visited:

    26 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Mexico

  • Dream Destination:

    Brazil

  • About them:
  • Travelling is my biggest passion as I love to get in touch with new cultures and languages. Photography is my second biggest passion so I capture landscapes & people