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Best Adventures in South America

Best Adventures in South America

Looking for an adventure in South America? With so many unexplored corners, South America is the perfect continent for adventurous travellers. Here’s where to go in South America for a holiday full of action. 1- Chile Chile’s varied landscapes makes it a magnet for explorers […]

5 Hiking Vacations USA: For Adventure Travelers

5 Hiking Vacations USA: For Adventure Travelers

There are plenty of wonderful places around the world to go on a hiking vacation. The USA, in particular, is a huge country and one where there are so many places to find adventure. It’s particularly appealing to hikers as there are so many stunning […]

5 New Adventure Travel Ideas

5 New Adventure Travel Ideas

Bored with the same old destinations? Are you looking for a new travel adventure? Here are five more to put on your bucket list. 

1- Cuba Adventure

A Cuban adventure is a good idea. Why? A Cuba adventure is like traveling through time. You get to see beautiful age-old architecture and vintage cars everywhere! Rent a car, play the song “Havana” as you drive around the city. Stop by a park. Grab a drink at a vintage bar at noontime. Enjoy the white sands of Playa Los Flamencos. Swim in Playa Pilar. Dive the beaches. You can even go snorkeling! In Cuba, you can create your own amazing adventure! Here are some Cuba travel tips to help you with your planning.

2- Bacuit, Philippines Island Hopping

El Nido, Palawan is one of the most pristine locations not yet commercialized for tourists. It’s not as overrated as Philippines’ top beach destination, Boracay. Here, you can still enjoy nature as it is. Swim in the many secret beaches, go boating, diving, and island hopping. You can also rent a motorbike and discover the islands!

3- Bhutan Hiking

Bhutan is known as one of the happiest countries in the world, based on the global ranking for happiness in the World Happiness Report.  A journey around Bhutan is quite an adventure and sightseeing in Thimpu and Paro (here are some places to see in Paro) and other places along the way is a trip you won’t forget. The scenery is absolutely stunning and even though Bhutan is sandwiched between India and China, this little Himalayan kingdom has managed to hang on to its individuality.

Bhutan has 17 hiking trails! Hike some of the mountains of the Himalayas. There are many beautiful Buddhist temples along the way. There are also old settlements for a great cultural experience. You can arrange a short hike or a month-long trek. The Snowman Trek is reserved for experienced hikers only. If you are ready for it, what is stopping you from enjoying spectacular views while testing your endurance?

4- Walk the Julian Alps

There are lots of things to do in Slovenia. One of which is hiking Mount Triglav which is the highest Slovene mountain. Stay in alpine huts and swim in the lakes. The town, Bled, is also charming and medieval. It’s worth a visit. There are also ski resorts worth checking out for winter sports!

5- Sailing in Croatia

Sun, sea, and sand: – these are the three things that define Croatia. Relax, explore, and party— these are the three things you should do in Croatia! 

A sailing adventure with friends is a fun way to explore Croatia. Sail during the day, stop for a swim in the middle of the Adriatic sea, land on the shores of islands and explore the towns, then party at night and repeat! 

8 Best Countries for Adventure Travellers in 2018

8 Best Countries for Adventure Travellers in 2018

Do you love an adventure? Do you love challenges and excitement? Planning to travel this 2018? Here are some countries you might want to check out. 1- Indonesia If you are looking to travel to Asia without hurting your wallet, go to Indonesia! Exploring Indonesia is cheap […]

Packing Tips for Adventure Travelers

Packing Tips for Adventure Travelers

You are going on a trip and it’s not just any trip! It’s an adventure travel holiday! That means you won’t just go around the city and take photo walks during the day and stay at your 5-star hotel at night. You will be doing […]

5 Mind Blowing Trips for Adventure Travellers

5 Mind Blowing Trips for Adventure Travellers

Overseas adventure travels or exploring the great outdoors is becoming a trend. Other than just going to famous landmarks and shopping for souvenirs around the city, adventure travellers want something more. Are you looking for an exciting and unforgettable experience? Here are five overseas travel adventures and outdoor adventure travel ideas, not too far from home:

1- Hiking in Nepal

Nepal is a paradise for hikers or trekkers. If you are one of those adventure travellers who loves conquering mountains and being on top of the world, trek the Annapurna Circuit

Many adventure travellers climb during peak season, but if you want to take it to the next level, try going mid-December. There will be just a few trekkers who are willing to brave the Himalayas’ snow-capped mountains. 

Aside from the natural landscapes, you’ll also experience the culture of the Nepalese who live in the mountains. And it’s less expensive to trek at this time of year too. Accommodation will only cost you a dollar or two, but just be sure you can deal with the altitude. 

It’s not a good idea for first-time outdoor adventure travellers, but it can be done. Prepare well and remember to always listen to your body! Here’s a guide on how to trek Everest Base Camp independently.  

2- Cycling in Italy

You pack everything else you need for an overnight hike or adventure. But have you ever tried carting your bike with you overseas? If you haven’t, maybe you might want to consider it. 

Italy is a great country to discover on a bicycle. It’s a bike-friendly country and cycling is huge there. There are fabulous cityscapes and landscapes. 

You can cycle around the cities or seek out the uphill terrain for more of a challenge. What’s more is that Italy also has drinking fountains everywhere!

3- Driving in Indonesia

Bali in Indonesia is probably one of the best tourist destinations in the world! It’s a paradise. Everyone knows. 

If you are an adventure traveller, you’ve probably been to Bali and surfed the waves of Kuta. However, what you might not have tried is renting a car in Bali! 

The traffic is terrible, that is why scooters are preferred, but, why a car might be more enjoyable is the air-conditioning when you are stuck in traffic.

 If you get past the traffic, driving around Bali is a challenging experience to try.  Some travellers don’t even worry about having a license, as it’s not unusual to hand the officer a few bills. We don’t recommend that so be sure to apply for an international driving license if you want to drive in a foreign country!

4- Hiking the Inca Trail

If you are into hiking and you want to visit Peru, hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. It’s one of the top trails in the world. If you reach the Sun Gate, wow, you can enjoy the view without any clouds hiding the view!

5- Surfing “The Wedge” Newport Beach, California

Most adventure travellers are into surfing. If you are an avid surfer you already know of “The Wedge”. 

It’s the killer because it is so intense that it is only for skilled surfers. It’s not ideal for beginners. 

The waves are so huge and powerful that you mostly have to body surf. 

If you feel that you can take on the challenge, take your surfing adventure to the next level! Remember to stay safe, adrenaline junkie!

10 Essential Items to Pack For An Overnight Hike

10 Essential Items to Pack For An Overnight Hike

For starters, an overnight hike can be a nightmare when packing. You need to travel light (after all, who wants to lug the kitchen sink up a mountain?) but you also need to make sure you bring all the right gear. Here are the 10 essential packing […]

8 Best Hiking Trails Around The World

8 Best Hiking Trails Around The World

The best hiking spot in the world is a debatable topic. For some people, it’s conquering Everest while for others it’s scaling the endless sea of ice and snow of the Jungfrau Mountain Switzerland. For others, it’s the trail at their local valley, three blocks […]

Hiking in Cairngorms, Scotland

Hiking in Cairngorms, Scotland

If you love hiking and are looking for a suitable destination, then you could have many reasons to pick the Cairngorms National Park. It’s possibly the best national park in Scotland for those of us who love hiking. The Cairngorms is the largest national park in the United Kingdom.

Spread over 4,500 square kilometers, it has quite a few fascinating places for hikers to explore, including peaks that an adventurous mountaineer would most certainly love tackling.

However, it calls for the right planning and understanding of the topography and terrain before going in for a hike in the Cairngorms.

Here’s a quick guide.

Look For Passes And Peaks

The best way to enjoy hiking in the Cairngorms is to identify a few passes and peaks while planning your adventure. This will give you a clearer idea about the area you’re planning to traverse.

Among the many such options available, Ryvoan Pass is a place worth having a closer look. It can be reached from the National Outdoor Training Centre near Glenmore Lodge. Ryvoan Pass is a two-mile pass and you will be able to experience and enjoy the green Ryvoan Loch, The local faeries perhaps wash their clothes here and that is why it is green and colourful!

Kingussie To Newtonmore

Another great way to enjoy the Cairngorms is to hike from Kingussie to Newtonmore. The route links the two Badenoch Villages, which are separated only by three miles of land. These villages have a rivalry which is more than a century old.

The five-mile route ends when you follow the Newtonmore’s Trail straight into the village. You will come across quite a few cafes, where you can pick up buns, snacks and other treats.

A Few Things To Keep In Mind

These are two examples of the easier options which the Cairngorms has to offer. One thing to keep in mind is if you’re planning on hiking in winter make sure you have an ice axe, in case you need to climb up a slippery surface.

A visit to the Cairngorms is an experience of a lifetime. The beauty and the variety of flora and fauna are something that will remain etched in your memory for years to come.

Adventure in Canada’s Yukon Territory

Adventure in Canada’s Yukon Territory

Canada’s Yukon certainly is a treat for hikers. Besides being one of the most beautiful places in the world, there are many different types of Yukon hiking trails to suit various levels of hikers. With a population of 37,000 people and plenty of untouched nature, […]

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8 Best Hiking Trails Around The World

8 Best Hiking Trails Around The World

The best hiking spot in the world is a debatable topic. For some people, it’s conquering Everest while for others it’s scaling the endless sea of ice and snow of the Jungfrau Mountain Switzerland. For others, it’s the trail at their local valley, three blocks away from home. Still, others might enjoy the freedom of a week-long trek in Yosemite National Park. It all depends on what you want: scenery, something social, isolation, or a challenge. Taking all these into account, we have created a list of eight of our favourite hiking trails around the world.


1- Kokoda Trail

The Kokoda Trail is an arduous trek through the jungle from the north to the south of Papua New Guinea. This 96-kilometre trail is best known for its history during World War II and is often traversed each year on ANZAC Day in memory of the many soldiers who died there. It’s an arduous trek and many hikers don’t make it back without emergency help.

2- Nepal

Nepal is a good idea if you like engaging in culture. Spend some time hiking through the Langtang Valley, which is not far from the Tibetan border, where you can take in the breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The most challenging thing about hiking in Nepal is the altitude. If you’re concerned about the altitude, check out these top tips to prevent altitude sickness.

3- Zion Narrows, Utah, United States

The Utah Desert is home to some of the wildest scenery accessible to hikers. The sandstone constructions are a result of many years’ of erosion. What remains for hikers to explore is a landscape that looks a bit like Mars, with hills that reach thousands of feet into the sky.

4- Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

The tallest peak in Africa is a gentle summit for inexperienced hikers, with natural beauty and gorgeous contrasts in the landscape. The hike can be done in less than a week and offers some trails that lead you up to the highest view point in Africa. From the parched landscape of sub-Saharan Africa to snowy hillsides, hiking Kilimanjaro is the equivalent of seven hikes in one.

5- Mount Huashan Trail, China

Not for the faint hearted or hikers without a few serious hikes under their belt, Huashan Trail winds above open rock faces. Make no mistake; this trail is one of the most dangerous in the world. But the rewards for completing it are surely worth it.

6- Tour de Mont Blanc, France

The gem of the French Alps, Mont Blanc, gives hikers a fresh view from the highest peak in Europe – 15,000 feet. The snow-capped mountains have forgiving trails that are achievable to many hikers. Along the way, you pass glaciers, lakes and green valleys.

7- Inca Trail, Peru

There is a reason that everybody says they want to do the Inca Trail – it is breath taking. The ancient ruins in the lush Peruvian hillsides are like a time machine into a historical era. Because of the trail’s popularity, it is safe and regulated, making it suitable for hikers of all levels. Some tracks lead up to Machu Picchu, giving more hard core hikers a chance to stretch themselves a bit a long the way.

8- Jungfrau Mountain, Switzerland

You can’t go wrong hiking the Jungfrau region in beautiful Switzerland. Wherever you turn you’ll see sign posted routes leading to summits, lakes and valleys. The range of hikes will keep you busy for weeks. From hiking along streams and through flowering alpine meadows, to more challenging valleys for seasoned climbers, Switzerland will amaze. The good thing here is that non-hiking family members can Jungfrau Mountain Switzerland train.