Far From Ordinary

Adventure in the French Alps

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Bonjour! Et Bonne Année Europe…Alps…wine…cuisine…Hiking…Yoga…stay in a French Chalet. Oui, Oui this is the trip I (Sarah Hoey) am planning. In fact I am taking a day off today from skiing in the Alps to write this. I am in the Swiss Alps teaching skiing to children and will be in...

Scott Wright & Costa Rica

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I just wanted to take some time out to tell you about an amazing fitness opportunity I’m involved in… In April 2015 I’ll be flying out to Costa Rica in Central America. Our base will be the Tierra de Suenos Wellness Centre. The centre is surrounded by hundreds...

Ulbrichs’ Vietnam Fitness Adventure

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Kristopher & Alyx are an inspiring fitness duo, running  Ulbrich Fit and their fitness competition team, Team A to Z while staying active as athletes themselves. In order to continually grow and expand their knowledge they constantly challenge themselves athletically, while...

Costa Rica’s Medicine Man

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Don Cándito Morales is Costa Rica’s well known Medicine Man and Healer.  He comes from a long line of medicine men indigenous to Costa Rica and his ancestors have practised for over 5000 years. Along with his expertise in medicinal plants, his mission is to preserv...

Monica’s Costa Rican Adventure

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My husband and I run the Tierra de Suenos Wellness Centre in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. We were inspired to invest in a property in Costa Rica to feed our passion for adventure, nature and getting back to something simple.  After travelling throughout this beautiful country our...

Get High? Attitudes about Altitude

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Imagine you’re on the trip of a lifetime to Ecuador, home of the highest capital city, Quito, at 2,800m above sea level. You’d want nothing to ruin this experience, right? Illness or generally feeling ‘blah’ is totally unwelcome baggage on holiday. You want to be at your best,...

Winter Break Adventures

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Magical Skiing – Fab for Families Vacation at Are – Sweden’s number one ski resort, great for families with wide, crowd-free slopes, just 220 miles/354 kilometres south of the Arctic Circle. Breath-taking scenery, low sweeping mountains covered with pine forests. A great...

Ryan Phillips On Ecuador: A Fitness Adventure

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I was super excited to learn that I’d be heading up the Fitness Travel Adventure experience in Ecuador next April. I’ve never been to South America and this trip presents the prefect opportunity to not only experience the natural beauty of the continent but also to...

Moroccan Fitness Adventure, Day 5

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As I near the end of my time in Morocco, I wanted to talk about embracing health on your holiday. I hear over and over and over again how people don’t want to really workout on holiday, and I always wonder why. Yes, I am in the health profession and see the value of daily...

Preparing for High-Elevation: The Altitude Centre, with Tara Guerin

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This week, Fitness Adventure Travel has quizzed Tara Guerin, Performance Specialist at The Altitude Centre. Read on to learn why preparing for trips to altitude is the key to a safe and successful adventure of a lifetime....