The Wayfarers

By Everett Potter Whether it’s hiking on ancient pilgrimage trails in Japan, seeking a glimpse of a snow leopard in the Himalayas or exploring Cuba in a sea kayak, there’s no shortage of incredible new adventures on offer this year. Here are 9 of the best … continue reading

By Everett Potter Walking is good for you, so it’s not surprising that there are travel companies that have made it the centerpiece of their tours. But what exactly is a walking vacation? Here are five myths taken down by two leading walking tour operators. Continue reading …    

By Sara Hudston Hiking the steep climb up to Dow Crag in England’s Lake District, I nearly got left for dust by an 85-year-old. There were six of us on the trail high above Coniston Water on a trip organized by The Wayfarers Walking Vacations. It was the second day

By Richard West “The world is big and I want to have a look at it before it goes dark,” wrote the naturalist and father of our national parks, John Muir. Indeed, sir, which is why as often as possible my wife and I join The Wayfarers for one of

By Richard West After 27 years as a traveling writer I have concluded that the best way to experience a country–its landscapes, history, cuisine, quirks, people, glimpses of daily life– is via foot, drumming the place into the brain pan on a walking holiday. No one plans and executes it

  When my favorite walking company, The Wayfarers, approached me to write their Walk Away Guide, I was honored. Here’s the result … 

One of the best things about attending the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS)  every year is that I get to meet people who run small adventure travel companies from all over the globe. Now wait, this is not as absurd as it sounds. If you live in the United States,

What’s the Deal: The Wayfarers, the premier English walking company, is offering a trip called Downton Abbey, Castle Combe & Avebury Circle. Backstory: For anyone who wants a private tour of Highclere Castle, the real Downton Abbey,this is one of the most delightful ways to do so. The walk also