Category: Adventure Travel

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7 alternative safaris to take you off the beaten track

To come face-to-face with the incredible wildlife that walk this planet is surely one of the greatest adventures. But thereís more than one way to enjoy a safari these days than just sitting on a jeep. If youíre looking for a real heat-thumping wild encounter that gets you closer and takes you off the beaten […]

10 reasons why Bali is TripAdvisor's top destination in the world  for 2017

10 reasons why Bali is TripAdvisor’s top destination in the world for 2017

To those well-acquainted with Bali, this award has been a long time coming. In 2016, TripAdvisor named Bali as the 5th Best Island Destination in the World. Then last month Bali was bestowed the title of Top Holiday Destination in the World for 2017. To put this in perspective, London is 2nd, Paris 3rd, Rome […]

Canada's west brings you the best outdoor activities this Spring

Canada’s west brings you the best outdoor activities this Spring

Now Spring is finally underway, itís time to start thinking about fresh adventures. There is no better place to spend time embarking on some of the most exciting and enticing outdoor experiences than in the great outdoors of western Canada. For a Spring getaway, Canada certainly breaks the mould. With its sweeping vistas of visual […]

How to plan a gorilla trek in Africa

How to plan a gorilla trek in Africa

There is something special about trekking to see mountain gorillas in the remote rain forests in Uganda Rwanda & Democratic Republic of Congo. That unique feeling and realization that they are just like us, living in closely attached family groups, evidently headed by a “parent”, the dominant silverback serving as their protector and defender. Though […]

Top 7 destinations to see wildlife in its natural habitat

Top 7 destinations to see wildlife in its natural habitat

As wildlife is now becoming more endangered than ever there are many different nature preserves that are doing everything they can to protect the wildlife. All of the hotels below are not only luxury places to stay and see wildlife in their natural habitats, but they are also assisting in the conservation of National Parks […]

5 Kenyan parks to find the endangered rhino

5 Kenyan parks to find the endangered rhino

Kenya is known for its authentic and natural parks that make it a top safari destination. But few people are aware that Kenya also plays a very big role in conservation efforts. The rhino, being an endangered species, has had the Kenyan government making great efforts to see that it protects it. Rhino sanctuaries have […]

3 of the best luxury wildlife lodges in the Ecuadorian Amazon

3 of the best luxury wildlife lodges in the Ecuadorian Amazon

The Ecuadorian Amazon canít be beaten when it comes to exploring the wildlife of the country; rich with 25,000 specifies of plant life and the chance to see hard-to-find pink river dolphins, itís easy to find yourself lost in the natural wonders you can find here. Itís one great experience to come here and see […]

My Namibian top 5

My Namibian top 5

Iím really lucky to have visited Namibia many times over while guiding for an overland company. Although I eventually settled down in East Africa, Namibia is where I fell in love with the continent and is still one of my favourite countries in the world. So when I had the opportunity to go there on […]

5 of the best adrenaline-infused activities in New Zealand

5 of the best adrenaline-infused activities in New Zealand

New Zealand is a place of vast landscapes, from volcanic mountains, glaciers, rainforests, emerald lakes to pristine beaches. Given the great diversity, itís the perfect place to get adventurous. Numerous insane excursions can be found on the islands, and the laid back, friendly mentality of the area balances it all out for the perfect vacation. […]

Thrill-seeking adventures on Vancouver Island

Thrill-seeking adventures on Vancouver Island

Whatever your age and whatever your passion, there is always a little part of us seeking adventure. With such a huge variety of landscapes on offer, Vancouver Island is the perfect place to pick and choose your adventure. This island off British Columbiaís coast is the size of Scotland, and packed full of varied landscapes. […]

10 days of luxury on a Kenyan safari

10 days of luxury on a Kenyan safari

Kenya, besides being considered the cradle of mankind, is one of the finest Ė if not the best Ė country to do an African wildlife safari vacation. It is even referred to as the home of African safari. With its prime game parks, one can only marvel at the destinations. But you need more than […]

9 of the best volcanoes to visit

9 of the best volcanoes to visit

What more says adventure and jaw dropping experience than the sight of an erupting volcano. The sheer splendour of watching the natural vibrant glow of molten rock seep or explode out of the earthís crust is incredible and quite simply never gets boring! Across the globe we have many accessible volcanoes in near and far […]

8 top picks for a scuba diving adventure of a lifetime

8 top picks for a scuba diving adventure of a lifetime

Most of us are satisfied with exploring new countries or destinations, but are you fascinated by marine life and the underwater world? Do you love to snorkel, or is Scuba Diving more your thing? There are hundreds of great places you can go and learn or just simply try Scuba Diving for the first time, […]

9 interesting facts about Antarctica

9 interesting facts about Antarctica

Why the heck would you head to Antarctica? Most of us get our fill of snow and ice at home, thank you very much. Isnít that all there is to see around the South Pole? As it turns out, not even close. Antarctica and the nearby islands are part of an amazingly vital ecosystem that […]

5 breathtaking activities to experience in Malindi and Watamu in Kenya

5 breathtaking activities to experience in Malindi and Watamu in Kenya

Kenya coast is one of the most sort-after vacation destinations in the world; it scores high on world travel awards as a frontier beach destination due to its clear and clean white sandy beaches. The warm climate there attracts lots of travelers during winter seasons. Luxurious accommodation around this area include; Lion Under the Sun, […]

7 extraordinary ways to enjoy a luxury adventure in Iceland

7 extraordinary ways to enjoy a luxury adventure in Iceland

Extraordinary landscapes have already cemented Icelandís place as an adventurerís paradise. But while plenty of countries have glaciers and mountains, or even active volcanoes, there are few destinations that can boast as many incredible and rare experiences, all in one place. From heli-hopping across unreachable mountaintops or walking in lava chambers, to diving between tectonic […]

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