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4 Reasons Summer is a Better Time to Visit Vail

Posted by on 6:31 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, United States | 22 comments

4 Reasons Summer is a Better Time to Visit Vail

It’s hard to believe that summer in Vail, Colorado, is considered off-season when there’s so much more that’s offered during this time of year.

Vail may have the largest ski mountain in Colorado, but unless you love skiing all day every day, there isn’t much more to do in winter except freeze outside or sit indoors by the fire.

Summer brings a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities, special events, and beautiful weather to Vail, making it the preferred season by locals.

Here are just some of the many reasons why you should make Vail your next summer holiday.

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The Best Outdoor Activities on Long Island

Posted by on 12:45 pm in Adventure Travel, United States | 26 comments

The Best Outdoor Activities on Long Island

While New York City may be a maze of congested roadways and skyscrapers, Long Island offers the perfect escape from city life where you will find all kinds of adventurous outdoor activities.

Stretching nearly 120 miles from New York Harbor to Montauk Point, it is the longest island in the contiguous United States. Because of its sheer size, both in terms of area and population, knowing where to base yourself in Long Island is key.

Ideally located in the heart of Long Island, the area around Patchogue offers accommodation that will allow you to easily visit all the island has to offer.

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Camping 101: What to Pack for an Australian Camping Adventure

Posted by on 1:59 pm in Adventure Travel, Australia, Travel Tips | 24 comments

Camping 101: What to Pack for an Australian Camping Adventure

If you’re off on a camping adventure around Australia, you’re in for a serious scenic treat, not to mention an experience like no other. The landscapes you will see will blow your mind, the wildlife is unlike anywhere else in the world, and camping facilities throughout the country are first class.

Of course, any epic trip needs serious planning and consideration, and when it comes to packing, you need to seriously look at your requirements; this isn’t a trip you want to be missing something from!

What you need specifically depends on how you want to travel, how long you are going for, and how many people you are travelling with, but there are a few common items which should appear on everyone’s list of essentials. The following are the main items you will be needing for your epic Australian camping adventure, whichever direction you head off in.

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What You Can Expect on a Luxury Antarctic Cruise

Posted by on 2:17 pm in Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Blog, Luxury Lifestyle, World | 32 comments

What You Can Expect on a Luxury Antarctic Cruise

There’s travel and then there’s exploration.

Exploring a destination goes well beyond hitting the top attractions and sharing a few selfies on social media. Explorers travel in order to truly learn about destinations and to then share their importance with the world. An explorer looks to protect and give back to the places they experience, not take from or leave a negative impact.

To be human is to want to explore, it’s in our blood. And nearly all of us dream of following in the footsteps of the world’s great explorers. While many of the world’s greatest expeditions are suited to the small minority who are willing to sacrifice their lives for the expedition, there is one incredible expedition that anyone can experience without having to subject themself to brutal conditions.

Antarctica remains one of the least explored and largely untouched regions of the world. But these days it is also one of the very rare expeditions that you can experience in luxury.

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Is Adventure the Way to True Happiness?

Posted by on 8:31 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Opinion | 19 comments

Is Adventure the Way to True Happiness?

Travel is fun and exciting, and typically increases your happiness levels before, during and after the adventure.

Before your trip, a powerful source of joy is the anticipation in planning your adventure. Booking your trip, purchasing cool travel bags, and thinking about everything you will do has been proven to increase happiness for the days and weeks leading up to a trip through delayed gratification.

And of course there’s no doubt that during your travels you’re naturally excited, appreciative, less stressed, and more present; all emotions and states of being that lead to feelings of happiness.

Though what may surprise you is that it is increasingly noted that the changes experienced while traveling can last far longer than it takes for your tan to fade.

Traveling hаѕ a number of long lasting bеnеfitѕ on mental, emotional and physical health that can increase your overall level of happiness.

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Things to do in Strahan: A 4-5 Day Itinerary for the Wilderness of Western Tasmania

Posted by on 7:54 pm in Adventure Travel, Australia, Blog, Eco Tourism, Road Trips | 38 comments

Things to do in Strahan: A 4-5 Day Itinerary for the Wilderness of Western Tasmania

Our recent week in Strahan saw us hike to thundering waterfalls, take a steam train through tangled forest, and cruise through Tasmania’s World Heritage Wilderness Area.

There were long stretches of wild ocean beach to explore, massive sand dunes to conquer, and ruins of early convict prisons set up in Tasmania’s wild west.

Follow this itinerary to experience it all!

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3 Water Based Thrills for Adrenaline Junkies in Canada (Adventure Travel Bucketlist)

Posted by on 10:33 am in Adventure Travel, Canada | 24 comments

3 Water Based Thrills for Adrenaline Junkies in Canada (Adventure Travel Bucketlist)

With Canada’s phenomenal wildlife and bubbling tourism industry, it’s no wonder that countless travelers and residents have chosen this country as their vacation or residential destination.

One of the largest industries, as well as one of the most popular, is the adventure travel and extreme sport industry. People from around the world flock to this country for the wild waters and beautiful scenery, and to enjoy the many exciting adventures it has to offer.

The jagged cliffs and roaring waters give this vast and diverse country its much-deserved reputation for being great for adventure seekers. For those who love being on the water, we’ve assembled a couple of ideas you won’t want to miss out on.

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Three Adventurous Things to Do on Your Next Trip to French Polynesia

Posted by on 9:52 am in Adventure Travel, Blog, World | 32 comments

Three Adventurous Things to Do on Your Next Trip to French Polynesia

If your ideal vacation includes stunning views, luxurious overwater bungalows, and adventure opportunities, this gorgeous place is the ultimate traveling destination.

We’re talking about no other than French Polynesia. The place that satisfies both thrill and tranquility seekers. From the turquoise waters of Bora Bora to the magical Tahiti, French Polynesia is a definite bucket list destination.

Set on having the vacation of a lifetime in this gorgeous location? Then check out these three must-do activities for the adventurous traveler!

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Camping Tips to Get the Most From Your Outdoor Adventure

Posted by on 5:56 pm in Adventure Travel | 32 comments

Camping Tips to Get the Most From Your Outdoor Adventure

Camping is a brilliant way to experience the great outdoors and unplug from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Setting up tents or putting yourself into your unused sleeping bag for a couple of days allows you to reconnect with nature and explore sights that you’ve never seen before.

If you’re traveling as a family, camping is a great option as there is plenty for the kids to enjoy as well. But either way, you want to make the most of your time in the outdoors. Here’s how!

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Things to do in Australia for Your Adventure Travel Bucket List

Posted by on 12:58 pm in Adventure Travel, Australia, Blog | 16 comments

Things to do in Australia for Your Adventure Travel Bucket List

Australia is one-of-a-kind country for many reasons. It comprises the entire Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and countless smaller islands. It boasts a wide variety of landscapes, with mountain ranges, tropical rainforests, and a dry desert.

Australia is the smallest and the driest continent on Earth. Fantastic desert or semi-arid land commonly known as the Outback covers most of the land. Nevertheless, the waters that surround the continent feature almost as much variety in landscapes as the surface: vivid corals, tropical fish, massive rock formations, and historic shipwrecks. Nature here is omnipresent and features a diverse range of unique species as well as the most dangerous ones.

Whether you’re looking for a calm spectating experience, heart-pumping adrenaline rush, or maybe something in between – Australia has a lot to offer. The above combination makes the country a real wonder for tourists from all corners of the world looking for an unforgettable adventure.

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