Heather’s passion for travel began while she was studying photography. During her study she embarked on extended trips across Europe and Indonesia. Initially intent on travel photography, she spent 12 months on a world journey before realising that a career in travel, sending people on trips of a lifetime, was the way forward. Camera in hand, Heather has hiked the Peruvian Inca Trail and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, dived the beautiful waters of Sipadan and the Gili Islands and taken a heli-hiking trip on Mount McKinley in Alaska. Her frequent returns to the Americas means these are just a few of the many highlights of Heather’s travels.
Vast and varied, North America may only contain two countries but is home to a whole world of landscapes, cultures and experiences, meaning that you can find whatever you're looking for in either Canada or the USA.
Complex, contrasting, challenging and ultimately exhilarating, South America was made for travel and adventure. Explore it all in style, from Amazon cruises to Inca trail hikes and luxury Andean rail journeys.
As one of the world's last true frontiers, a voyage to the Antarctic is the chance to channel your inner explorer. Marvel at crashing icebergs and endless snowscapes, all animated by giant whales and vast colonies of penguins.
The Caribbean is a wonderfully mixed bag that offsets clichéd visions of seductive white sands and turquoise seas with dramatic, forested landscapes. Explore our holidays and relax into the rhythm of the island life.
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Wexas USA specialist Heather Harris offers her expert advice on heading off the beaten track in Arizona.
Canada’s most populous and cosmopolitan city, sprawling across the northern shore of Lake Ontario, is known as a gateway to Niagara Falls, and a jumping-off point for the lakes and forests of Muskoka and the Kawarthas and the capital Ottawa. But Toronto is also a destination in itself.
Canada is a country made for train travel, given its size and variety of landscapes that travellers can enjoy from the rails. Rocky Mountaineer offers some standout itineraries for great luxury rail journeys throughout Canada's West.
New England is full of local brands and artisans producing goods that are true to the region's heritage - not only beautiful, but sturdy and functional. These are some of our favourite treats to bring back with us after a New England holiday.
While tourists visiting Canada typically gravitate towards the glaciers and lakes of the Rocky Mountains in the west, Ontario is Canada’s most populous province, home to its capital city, its largest city, its greatest lakes and most spectacular waterfalls.
No roads lead to Torngat; its borders are only open in the summer to boat trips and charter planes making for an exclusive, unspoilt experience.
A huge and unspoilt region, with one of the lowest human populations in the world, Alaska is a haven for wildlife. The vast tundra, mountain ranges, forests and fjords are home to an extraordinarily diverse and abundant fauna, including the Northern version of the Big Five: brown bear, moose, carib…
With majestic mountains, mist-topped fjords, acres of pristine calving glaciers, and forests filled with wondrous wildlife, Alaska's landscape is undoubtedly awe-inspiring. It's an unparalleled place defined by superlatives: biggest, highest, most beautiful and remotest.
The Yukon is a vast and sparsely populated territory in the northwest of Canada and is one of the most diverse and remote parts of the world that I have visited. Famous for the Klondike Gold Rush in the 1890s, where people flocked in their thousands to find their fortune in the gold fields, the Yuk…