Category: Experiences

  • Climbing Kilimanjaro – The World’s Most Accessible Summit

    Climbing Kilimanjaro – The World’s Most Accessible Summit

    Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest freestanding mountain in the world. Any reasonably strong and ambitious person is bound to conquer it. Snow-capped Kilimanjaro, floating above the clouds is no doubt one of the most beautiful and impressive sights in the natural world. Even hard-boiled non-believers, in their unguarded moments, empathise with the Maasai who call…

  • Top Trips of a Lifetime to Take in 2024

    Top Trips of a Lifetime to Take in 2024

    What’s your idea of a trip of a lifetime? Is there one location you’ve always wanted to visit or a particular activity that remains top of your ‘must-do’ list? For me it’s got to be the chance to follow the trail taken by Che Guervara on his famous motorcycle tour of South America. The descriptions…

  • Diving in the Maldives: Everything You Need to Know

    Warm ocean waters, stunning underwater views, spectacular white beaches, coupled with a coterie of world class hotels and resorts have propelled the Maldives into one of the world’s top diving and snorkelling destinations. About 700,000 tourists flock to the Maldives annually. It is thought that 1 in 5 specifically travel to the islands for diving.…

  • Hiding Out in Hollywood

    Hiding Out in Hollywood

    After hearing all about Urban Adventures, a tour company hosted by Intrepid Travel, we had to try a tour out for ourselves. Urban Adventures orchestrates small local tours by local guides and aims to share unknown parts of urban areas with travelers. This Hidden Hollywood tour was just a taste of what Urban Adventures has…

  • Cultural Krakow: Experience Culture in the Heart of Poland

    Cultural Krakow: Experience Culture in the Heart of Poland

    Shaking my brother Gareth awake, I told him that we had 15 minutes left to get some hotel breakfast. Groaning,  he staggered out of bed, threw on some clothes and then declared that his head felt as though ten elephants had moved in and decided to have a party. But then, that’s Polish vodka for…

  • 10 Things to Do in India

    10 Things to Do in India

    India has a wealth of opportunities for adventure sports. Such thrills can be combined with more conventional sightseeing. Apart from the activities listed here, you can also try ballooning, heli-skiing, hang-gliding, mountain or rock climbing and even motor rallying. There are even ski resorts in Himachal Pradesh. Birdwatching The country’s diverse and rich natural habitats…

  • Following the Upstate Honey Trail

    Following the Upstate Honey Trail

    Once she started looking for local honey in NYC, Giulia Grazzini found herself surrounded. From rooftop gardens like the one found at COOKFOX, an NYC-based architectural studio, to week-long honey festivals like Honey Fest, New York is full of honey bees and their delicious nectar. But it wasn’t until Giulia took a trip upstate when…

  • Starry Nights in Kenya

    Starry Nights in Kenya

    It was that time to go out again… on a safari. Being Kenyan, I felt lucky to have been to so many places already, and yet I had never run out of places to visit in my country.  The next stop in my adventure series was Loisaba. I’d heard about these so called star beds…

  • Trips of a Lifetime: Incredible Travel Ideas for 2023

    Trips of a Lifetime: Incredible Travel Ideas for 2023

    What’s your idea of a trip of a lifetime? Is there one location you’ve always wanted to visit or a particular activity that remains top of your ‘must-do’ list? For me it’s got to be the chance to follow the trail taken by Che Guervara on his famous motorcycle tour of South America. The descriptions…

  • Where to Spend Christmas: Best 5 Places in Africa

    Where to Spend Christmas: Best 5 Places in Africa

    While you and your friends may not be journeying to West Africa for Christmas this year, the yuletide spirit is nevertheless alive and well throughout western Africa. For many, Christmas is a time for giving gifts, splurging on treats, listening to carollers, attending masquerades, preparing feasts, enjoying family outings at the beach and showing others…