Category: Costa Rica

Save $250 on Adventures to 100+ Countries

Save $250 on Adventures to 100+ Countries "Wanderlust: n. a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world." Whether it’s experiencing the Hill Top Villages of Provence Cycling, making friends over a glass of local Italian wine on the Amalfi Coast, taking in the mind-blowing views of the highest peaks in the Dolomites or exploring the fabled region of Bram Stoker's Dracula on Transylvania and the Carpathian Mountains, stepping outside…

Take a look at our new website!

We’re delighted to announce that our brand new and very much improved website is now live. After many hours of work, (lots of coffee and too much chocolate), our great IT Developer, has created our new website, which aims to make it easier for you to find your perfect Breakaway tour online!Our new website is now live, so you can browse through our ever-growing selection of terrific walking, and cycling…

Extend your summer!

After a sweltering summer at home, it’s clear nobody wants it to end. An autumnal escape allows you to extend this rush of sunshine longer into the year – let the good times keep rolling... Why not extend your summer by walking on La Gomera. Experience spectacular coastal walks with breath-taking views of La Palma, El Hierro, Tenerife and Gran Canaria, complimented with exceptional local cuisine. Discover the secrets of Tenerife with soaring…

Our new Winter 2017/Spring 2018 Sun Escapes are now available!

Our new Sun Escapes now available, detailing all our walking & cycling tours that run between September 2017 and May 2018. There is still plenty of sun to be enjoyed; you just need to know where to look! The popular Algarve region of Portugal could be for you, with mild temperatures year-round and beautiful scenery, or the sunny Mediterranean island of Gozo, with its stunning coastline, lush valleys and UNESCO…

Don’t miss out on a Fall escape!

[caption id="attachment_1183" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Islands of Sicily Guided Walk[/caption] Last minute availability on these guided walks means you don't need to miss out on a Fall escape! There’s nothing like a fall vacation to recharge the batteries. We still have availability for guided walks in September and October in selected locations, but you'll need to be quick. Browse our featured tours below or contact us to find your perfect fall…

Blue Flag Beaches: The world’s best beaches you’ve probably never heard of

[caption id="attachment_1121" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Beautiful beach in Tamariu (Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain)[/caption] Blue Flag beaches and marinas are well known throughout Europe, with more than 4000 beaches and marinas in 49 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean and more.  Given the USA doesn’t participate in the voluntary eco-award, the designation isn’t as well known here. The prestigious Blue Flag designation is awarded by the…

Breakaways’ Top 5 Tips for great photos

Fill the screen. Try to fill the screen with the subject you are photographing. Avoid bright lights. Keep your subject out of direct, bright light. Keep it simple. A neutral or simple background helps to bring out your subject. Go to eye level. Approach your subject at eye level for the most powerful shot. Make it spontaneous. Have fun and enjoy the moment! And why not put these tips to…

Visit Powerful Arenal Volcano on Our Costa Rica Wildlife Walk

Don’t be fooled by the lush greenery surrounding its base and the serene lake reflecting its towering peak. Arenal Volcano is a sleeping beast that’s still very much an active part of the Costa Rican landscape. Tour the area and gaze upon this force of nature right from your hotel room when you join us on our Costa Rica Wildlife Walk. Thousands of years ago, Arenal began as layers of…

Tours Photographers Will Love

 There are few things photographers, whether amateur or pro, love more than international travel. And who can blame them? The stunning scenery, the people you see when you’re traveling abroad … all make for fantastic pictorial mementos and a great chance to sharpen your photography skills. All of our tours involve wonderful opportunities for photographers to practice their craft, but some stand out. These are a few of the trips…