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Black Tomato

Cutting-edge travel experts

Black Tomato is a high end tailor-made travel company that specializes in putting together truly exceptional experiences around the world. We share our expertise and inspiration to help people fulfill a need or emotion through travel. We don’t travel for the sake of ticking off destinations. We travel for a purpose, to find somewhere happening, or to disappear from it all for awhile. That’s what we’re all about: taking you to inspiring destinations that satisfy an emotion, not just another stamp in the passport.

Arizona's Adventureland

The rugged jewel of the American Southwest, Arizona is filled with both beautiful and truly epic landscapes that promise breathtaking adventure. Expansive mountain ranges, winding canyons, and lush desert crisscrossed with robust walking trails, and even the opportunity to soar above otherworldly desertscapes--this state simply begs exploration.
12/06/2017 11:18 BST

Toronto In 24

24 hours is barely enough time to scratch the surface of Toronto, a sprawling city of never-ending allures - but we'll give it a good go for those of you in need of some snappy city-inspo. From your first sip of morning coffee to your last evening cocktail (and every amazing thing between) - this is Toronto in 24.
08/06/2017 11:17 BST

Seattle - Three Reasons To Go

Seattle and Washington State will always be high on our list when recommending a great all-round destination brimming with a variety of experiences. And for all those not yet convinced, here are three undeniable reasons you should go...
21/02/2017 13:36 GMT

Top Sustainable Travel Experiences for 2017

Sustainability is here to stay. It's been one of the biggest travel trends in recent times, and the UN has even declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. Galvanized, an increasing number of hotels, restaurants and destinations are taking action to help make tourism better for everyone. So, with sustainable travel firmly in mind, we've sorted the eco-wheat from the chaff to showcase some of the best sustainable experiences across the world right now.
09/02/2017 13:08 GMT

The Adventure Seekers Guide To The Palm Beaches

With beautiful year-round climates and incredible landscapes, The Palm Beaches lends itself to outdoor adventure. Add to this an array of fascinating underwater marine life, impressive waves, stunning cycle paths and scenic hiking routes, and you'll understand exactly why this US hot-spot is fast becoming a highlight for adventure-aficionados.
08/02/2017 11:25 GMT

Zurich: Where Old Meets New

Delve into the city of Zurich and you'll find a city where old meets new and where historic districts meet up-and-coming neighbourhoods. This is not a destination solely for business, but a mecca for the culturally attuned and lovers of creativity.
13/01/2017 14:51 GMT

Chile Through The Lens

Boasting over 2,600 miles of untouched coastline, wild yet beautiful national parks, towering volcanoes and indigenous wildlife, Chile is undoubtedly a photographer's dream. From the urban vibrancy of Santiago to the magic and mystery of Easter Island - these are just some of the places every budding photographer or prolific instagrammer should add to their bucket list...
22/12/2016 11:41 GMT

Jordan's Top Eco Hotspots

With so many iconic historic ruins and world wonders, it can be easy for Jordan's immense nature reserves to fly under the radar. But from desert to mountain, wetland to forest, Jordan is leading the way for the eco-conscious traveller with its beautiful and diverse range of landscapes and community-benefiting experiences, all under the protection of the Royal Society of the Conservation of Nature (more affectionately known as the RSCN). So, with the big focus on sustainable travel for 2017, we're shining a light on the best reserves and eco-chic stays in Jordan.
09/12/2016 16:35 GMT

Botswana's Big Five And Where to Spot Them

The infamous Big Five - the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhino and the buffalo - are all incredibly special creatures to see in the wild. Thanks to a rich water supply from the Chobe River and the Okavango Delta, Botswana is one landlocked African gem that can almost guarantee a glimpse of some, if not all, of these legendary animals. You just need to know where to look...
09/12/2016 16:30 GMT

Aruba's Most Photogenic Spots

Where better to improve your Instagram portfolio than the unbeatably blue isle of Aruba? At Black Tomato we're huge fans of this Caribbean idyll, which truly has something for everyone. We headed out there recently to capture its many different dimensions on camera and these are just some of the spots you shouldn't miss the opportunity to snap...
13/10/2016 12:36 BST

Coastal Australia: The Human Perspective

Let's face it; despite Australia's inland allures, its stunning wineries and endless rolling landscapes; it's pretty hard to stray too far from the country's iconic coastlines.
14/04/2016 16:41 BST

Bermuda's Top Four on the Water

British colonial gem of the North Atlantic, Bermuda is an island idyll of blushing beaches and crystal clear, cerulean blue waters. Surrounded by the sounds of the ocean and with an economy that was historically built upon a mastering of the waves, Bermuda lives and breathes for the waters that lap upon its sandy shores.
10/02/2016 11:58 GMT

Natural Beauty and Urban Living in Alberta

Famed for its natural wonders and cosmopolitan cities; trips to Alberta will require you to split your time evenly between the urban and the rural if you're to get a true sense of this wonderful destination. And if you're not sure where to start, here's how we think you should experience it...
09/02/2016 16:48 GMT

Our Top Cultural Experiences in Puerto Rico

From kicking back in a salsa bar to learning about local cuisine in a cooking class, Puerto Rico is a hotbed of cultural experiences, and whilst we love whiling away the day on a spectacular beach, we can never resist the opportunity to sample some local life. Here are some of our favourite local Puerto Rican experiences...
16/12/2015 15:42 GMT

Québec: From City to Slopes

Québec is the perfect destination for those looking for that romantic winter wonderland. Steeped in history and traditional French culture, whether you're drawn to the twinkling lights of Old Québec or the magnificent mountains that surround it, this snowy haven is our destination of choice this winter.
11/12/2015 16:32 GMT

Best Beaches in Jamaica

vWhether you're after a romantic getaway or a good old Jamaican celebration, we've rounded up the best beaches on this magnificent island.
26/11/2015 15:05 GMT