Travel Blog

If you’re the type of traveller who yearns for adventure, exploring some of the world’s furthest yet least travelled regions of the world, Native Eye has it covered. From Albania to Yemen’s island of Socotra, our small group tours take...
If you’re the type of traveller who yearns for adventure, exploring some of the world’s furthest yet least travelled regions of the world, Native Eye has it covered. From Albania...
26th May 2022
Arguably one of the world’s last travel frontiers, the magnificent Middle Eastern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a challenge to visit for some time.  We've been pioneering trips here since...
18th May 2022
If there’s been one upside of the pandemic, it’s that it’s allowed us the time and space to create exciting itineraries to not just new destinations but to expand on...
24th February 2022
Call them ‘epic journeys’, ‘adventures of a lifetime’ or ‘ultimate road trips’ but the longer adventure (think the overland hippy trail of the 1970s) had gained popularity even before we...
22nd February 2022
This time last year, when we started to look forward to 2020, we made some predictions about what 2020 might hold. With the advent of a global pandemic, all of...
16th December 2020
When most people think of remote island holidays, they probably cast their minds to the Caribbean, South Pacific atolls, or the more out of the way backpacker haunts of South...
22nd October 2020
For some, it’s mountains. Others find their passion in rainforests or exploring the world’s great cities. For us at Native Eye, we have a penchant for the desert. There’s nothing...
8th October 2020
It’s been described as the most colourful dating festival on the planet, a ‘Tinder in the desert’, but each year, in the north-central African country of Chad, the Wodaabe tribe...
12th July 2020
Ten off-the-beaten-track-experiences. Venture further than the mainstream European destinations of Spain, France, Italy and more and you’ll be rewarded not just with a noticeable lack of other tourists, but ones...
11th July 2020
Whilst lockdown has made armchair travellers of us all, we thought that we’d share some of the great modern explorers who have inspired us, navigating places that we travel to...
21st May 2020
There’s a special type of traveller who thrills at the thought of ‘remote.’ Whether its exploring the vast, lunar-like landscapes of Djibouti, following isolated, high altitude roads across the roof...
12th April 2020
It’s one of the most culturally diverse destinations on the planet, with over 600 languages spoken and many more dialects. And, because many of its countries are compact means it’s...
11th April 2020
Native Eye's Michaela Tart joined our Ouidah Voodoo Festival small group tour, taking in Benin, Ghana and Togo. Her i-phone snaps tell a story of a fascinating trip, well off...
16th March 2020
From warding off evil spirits to giving thanks, festivals are a way to unite villages and communities throughout the world, whatever their purpose. For the traveller willing to go further...
31st January 2020
They say that a picture says a thousand words and, as we travelled across Sudan on our recent recce there, we have to agree. The horizons are vast, the landscape...
30th January 2020
Not far from our office, 13 kilometres off the Suffolk coast and quite visible on a fine day, lies a place that doesn’t officially exist – the ‘micro-nation’ of Sealand....
18th January 2020
Whilst Native Eye trips will never be mainstream travel destinations, even at the cutting edge of adventure travel there are travel trends; cities, countries and regions which for a variety...
27th November 2019