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Family sitting on surf boards in the sea at Surfers Lodge Peniche in Portugal

Surfing in Portugal

The coastline of Center of Portugal region www.centerofportugal.com is 279 km long and is filled with paradise surfing spots. During Summer time, smaller boards are appropriate for surfing waves, sometimes smaller and softer. During winter days, bigger boards are an essential condition for surfing more powerful waves or even guns for surfing giant waves. Some […]

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Really deep snow on the roof of a wooden hut

Deep Days – The Top Ten Ski Resorts With The Most Snow

The Alps are currently enjoying one of the best starts to the season in living memory with storm after storm bringing meters of fresh, fluffy white stuff to the region. It really is impossible to overestimate just how much snow there is in some areas of the Alps right now. We’re talking deep, Japan-style deep […]

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Snow covered roofs of Tanau C in Baqueira Beret

Sangria And Skiing: Baqueira-Beret In The Spotlight

Look out Chamonix, Jackson Hole, Verbier and Whistler – there’s a new kid on the ski block and it goes by the name of Baqueira-Beret! At this point you’ll either be nodding knowingly if you’ve heard of Baqueira or frantically googling because you have no idea where we’re talking about. Having visited the resort for the […]

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Triumph motorbike rider on the edge of the Western Front

The Story Behind Summit & Blue : Interview With MD Richard Edwards

Summit & Blue was born out of a desire to explore and go on an adventure. Four years ago, our MD Richard Edwards made the bold decision to go it alone and set up an adventure travel business in an extremely competitive market. We sat down with Richard to find out a bit more about the origins and goals of the company, […]

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Travel Hacks – Tips & Tricks for Smart Packing

Enjoy going on holiday but hate trying to squeeze all your gear into your case? Take the stress out of summer holiday packing with these awesome travel hacks by someone who clearly has a lot more time on their hands than the rest of us! Our top tip – pack once and then pack a second […]

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Skiing in Scandinavia: Is Åre The Best Ski Resort In Europe?

Arguably the best ski resort in Scandinavia, Åre (pronounced aura) is a snow-sure destination located 220 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Whilst temperatures can be a tad chilly here from time to time, Åre is a warm, welcoming and trendy place with excellent skiing, fine dining and a cosmopolitan vibe. Think pine-scented saunas, pristine slopes, […]

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Travel Inspiration: The Surf Club Keros, Greece

Ideally positioned in one of Europe’s best surf spots, Surf Club Keros is a mecca for kiteboarding and windsurfing, luxury lodge and spa all rolled into one. The eco-friendly, luxury safari tents come equipped with private verandas, LCD TVs, Nespresso machines and most importantly, endless ocean views. Take a look around then get in touch and we’ll send […]

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Beyond The Ski Resort – Experience Winter Away From The Pistes

This just in! There’s so much more to winter than going up and down the slopes of a ski resort. Beyond the pistes lies a whole new world of fully immersive, frost-laden, life-affirming activities that are guaranteed to knock your icicles right off. Here at S&B, we’re big believers in the ‘whole’ experience. If you […]

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Summer Hidden Gems

We believe there’s no better way to spend your summer holiday than by exploring inspirational landscapes by bike, foot or water, experiencing new activities with people that make you smile, and watching the sun go down at the end of the day really feeling that you’ve earned your glass of something cold. The following handpicked […]

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Finding adventure across the world to share with those who seek the thrill of a holiday like no other. For me there is always a new destination to explore or a new adventure to have in a familiar place. Join me as I introduce you to new challenges in new places, give you advice on enjoying your adventure holidays, keep you up to date with special offers and competitions and share my favourite adventure pictures and videos from across the Internet.

Richard Edwards, Managing Director of Summit and Blue