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Hayes & Jarvis blog


Welcome to Footprints the blog, packed full of exciting tales from our latest adventures, from magical tours to neon-lit city breaks, breath-taking wildlife encounters and paradise island escapes. It’s all here, plus news, recipes, competitions and insider tips from travel-obsessed experts, all driven by a single goal: to transport you to the most spectacular locations in the world.

6 reasons why you must visit Oregon

a body of water

Oregon may have slipped under your travel radar so far, but it's one of the most unique, most spectacular states in the USA with so many fascinating cultural and scenic opportunities to explore.

How to explore the Grand Canyon

Clouds rolling in through the canyon

Clouds rolling in through the canyon

Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park

Explore one of the most iconic landscapes in the world. Beautiful, inspiring and breath-taking no matter what time of year you visit, find out all there is to know about the Grand Canyon.

Bird-watching holidays - the best bird-watching locations

Seychelles Wildlife

Seychelles Wildlife

Explore the world and get close to some of the most colourful birdlife this amazing planet has to offer when you spread your wings and discover our fine-feathered friends. From Sri Lanka to Tobago there's a wealth of extraordinary wildlife to encounter.

Reasons to visit Madagascar - The Eighth Continent

a group of palm trees with Avenue of the Baobabs in the background

Ever wondered why Madagascar is one of the most enchanting places in the world. Take a look at this article and decide whether the Big Red Island will be your next adventure in the Indian Ocean.

First timers visit to South Africa

a person standing in front of a body of water

Lucy explains why South Africa took her breath away on her first visit to the Rainbow Nation. From shark cage diving to gourmet experiences in stunning game reserves, be sure to put this stunning country to the top of your travel wish-list.