Posts Tagged‘hiking’

One of The Coolest Places I’ve Ever Been: The Adrspach Rocks!

It’s not often that I get to say this, but I am happy to do it any chance I get. Today I went to one of the coolest places I’ve ever been, the Adrspach-Teplice Rocks in the middle of nowhere in the Czech Republic. They are located in the extreme north of the country, just a few miles from the Polish border. What’s so cool about these so called, “rocks”. I’m just going to let the pictures speak for themselves… Occupying just a tiny area in between the even smaller towns of Ardspach and Teplice, these unique sandstone karst deposits…

Top Reasons To Visit Tanzania

mt. kilimanjaro

Africa is a continent that is often misunderstood. In all continents inhabited by human civilization, Africa proves to be the most exotic and mysterious due to its ironies. It is the cradle of human civilization, yet as far as today’s civilization is concerned, Africa is continent rife with poverty and hardship. The song written and recorded by a famous 80’s band Toto titled Africa describes the beautiful geographic locations of Tanzania (ex. “Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti”). One can safely conclude that Tanzania was the African paradise that most people in the previous generations recognized. Tanzania is a…

Top Reasons To Visit Canada

One of the top reasons to visit Canada is its striking similarities with the United States. Both countries have a massive land space and extremely diverse landscapes; from wave-beaten beaches to craggy ambitious peaks. Unlike its North American counterpart, Canada is made unique by its European architecture and culture, having been under the rule of British and French colonials. Canada is the largest country in North America and second largest in the world so it shouldn’t be hard to find more reasons to go there. Reason #1: Natural attractions Canada has a wide range of natural tourist spots and sceneries.…

Top Destinations in Greece

The top destinations in Greece are among the best places one can spend a vacation in the Mediterranean region. One of the obvious reasons for people being attracted to Greece has a lot to do with history. This country is considered to be the progenitor of the entire western civilization. Greece was already the pinnacle culture back in the earliest ancient times, when the Roman Empire was just at its infancy. History is considered to be the highlight of tourism in Greece. Even though most of its mainstream itinerary is fueled by one of the most unpopular academic subjects in…

A guide to walking coast to coast

Nine Standards Rigg on a sunny day

When temperatures take a downward spiral, it’s tempting to send your walking boots to the back of the cupboard and spend the next few months hibernating in front of the fire. It doesn’t make sense to let the weather stop you from engaging in a favourite pastime. Providing you bundle up to beat the chills, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t spend the winter exploring magical landscapes, when nature undergoes a wonderful transformation of ice and frost. If you’re based in the UK, or you happen to be visiting during the winter, a fantastic choice of route is walking coast…

Alternative trekking in Nepal: The Forbidden Land of Mustang

When you hear the words ‘trekking in Nepal’ the first thing that springs to mind is probably Mount Everest, possibly followed by the Annapurna region. While these might be the most famous of the country’s hiking destinations, they’re certainly not the only ones and I think the Forbidden Land of Mustang deserves to be considered. Its name alone conjures up images of a bygone age, but although its title sounds imposing, it is an incredibly peaceful and beautiful region of Nepal to visit. In fact, it borders Tibet and one of the things that makes it so appealing is that…

A Selection of The Top Walking Tours in Spain

When you hear ‘Spain’ most people think of the crowded and touristy Costas, or the Balearic or Canary islands, but there is so much more to this country than its typical seaside resorts. One of the best ways to uncover all that it has to offer is to go on a walking tour – and there are certainly plenty to choose from. We’re going to give you a rundown of three of our favourite options, but if you’d like to see a more comprehensive list click here. Walking in the Picos de Europa The Picos de Europa National Park is one…

Top Reasons To Visit Aberystwyth

coastline in Aberystwyth, Wales

The top reasons to visit Aberystwyth are are a must see. A town found in Wales, Aberystwyth is located close to the convergence of two rivers, the Ystwyth and Rheidol. Aberystwyth has an oceanic climate because of its geographic location on the shores of the Irish Sea. Its various destinations are definitely a must see on your next holiday to the UK. One of the most visited places in Aberystwyth is the Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Centre which is like a small paradise in the Cambrian Mountains. Outdoor activities are abundant in the forest centre such as mountain biking,…

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