Glacier hiking offers a more adventurous spin on traditional hiking and can be done on every continent except for Australia. Whether you love nature, a physical challenge, or simply being outdoors, glacier hiking is a great way to feed your sense of adventure. New Zealand is home to some of the most stunning glacier landscapes in the world, and there are over 3,000 of them to choose from by some estimates, making it one of the top places to begin with glacier hiking.read more
Oslo is known worldwide for its stunning natural beauty, being surrounded by forests, lakes, and the fjord, collectively providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and boating just minutes from the city center. While many people visit Oslo to dine on incredible seafood, visit the city’s numerous museums that include the Munch Museum which displays the works of Edvard Munch, and possibly to see its architecture like the Oslo Opera House, there’s no denying that Oslo’s nature reigns supreme and is the biggest drawcard that entices people to come.read more
As the highlights of the last winter season become a distant memory, it’s that time of the year when many international ski resort employers in Canada, USA, Europe, Japan and further a field begin thinking about recruiting for the upcoming seasonal roles.
While some positions are filled just before or during the early stages of the season, most of them are advertised and snapped up far before the snow arrives. If you’re considering working a ski season, here are some valuable tips to help you set things up for the perfect winter.read more
Turkey’s thousands of miles of coastline dotted with numerous ports have made touring the country by way of cruise ship an easy and affordable option. Many of these seaside towns offer cruise ports and a wide range of attractions for travelers such as the Ephesus ruins near Kuşadası or arranging a day trip excursion to places like Pamukkale and Hierapolis. Let us dive into Pamukkale and Hierapolis in greater detail since it’s a stunning landscape of white travertine terraces and mineral springs referred to by many as the “cotton castle”. Pamukkale, together with the Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis have been recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and are located near the town of Denizli which is easily accessible to travelers.read more
Adventure holidays are all the rage when summer rolls around, and the weather allows you to spend time outdoors. Not only are they incredibly fun, but you can get out into nature and explore and enjoy your surroundings.
If you’ve never been on an adventure holiday before, you may not know what to pack. Fear not; here is a list of all the essentials you will need to have the best possible and most comfortable trip.read more
Whether you’re an experienced camper or just getting started, there’s something special about taking your first solo camping trip. You have the chance to take in nature at its fullest, make your own decisions during the journey, and get a little closer to finding yourself along the way.
Though it can seem overwhelming to go on such a grand adventure alone, preparation is key for ensuring everything runs smoothly and safely. Here are eight tips to help make your first solo camping trip easier and stress-free.read more
Most people live their lives in big cities, chained to jobs, mortgages, and motor vehicles. It’s a convenient life, but it has nothing to do with what nature evolved the human animal to enjoy. We should be spending 90 percent of our time in nature, but modern life prevents that.
The consequences of our loss of interaction with nature are severe. Many people feel depressed in big cities, wishing they were somewhere else, but they don’t know why. We spend most of our time in front of screens, in artificial environments, and under constant stress which makes us feel disconnected from our ancient roots.
Our biology is the same as it always was, but in the last 100 years, our surroundings have been transformed. As such, we feel a profound sense of loss and disconnect from the natural world. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We can rediscover our joy of being outdoors by making some simple changes in our lifestyle and mindset. Here’s what you should be doing.read more
Outdoor travel can be an exciting and enriching experience but requires careful planning and preparation. One key element of a successful outdoor trip is choosing the right clothes. However, selecting outdoor travel clothes that are both functional and stylish can be a daunting task, especially for women.
In this article, we’ll discuss the ultimate guide to choosing stylish outdoor travel clothes for women that meet your trip’s practical and fashionable needs. There’s no need to sacrifice on comfort or style, and have to choose one or the other. You can have them both!read more
Raise your hand if you crave adventure! You won’t need to lug gear or cook your own food either – not on a cruise adventure.
That’s right. Cruises are offering ever more adventurous experiences, especially in destinations like Alaska. Add a zip line, bike, hike or fishing excursion to your activity list. At select ports, you can fish on a shore excursion and have your Princess Cruise’s chef serve your catch to your family at dinner. Exactly the way you like it.
There are more cabins for solo travelers too. That’s good news for gal getaways as well as for multigenerational groups with a grandparent in tow. My experience on ships is it’s easy to connect with other travelers. Whether I sit at the bar, request to have dinner at a larger table, or join active shore excursions, other passengers are welcoming.read more
When determining the speed of the wake boat for wakeboarding, most people think that the bigger the wake, and the faster the boat the better, but there’s much more. Finding the “sweet spot” for your wake boat’s speed isn’t only to ensure the satisfaction of the wakeboarder, but it’s also about the safety.
Even though you’re surrounded by water, accidents are ineradicable. Especially when you’re new and try to eyeball the speed, things could get ugly fast. It’s because falling on the water while you’re wakeboarding isn’t the same as falling into still water.
When you are wakeboarding, the wave created by your boat is called a “wake,” which has a density of over 800 times more than still water. Hence, crashing onto a wake will definitely hurt a lot more than just falling into the water. That’s why knowing the ideal speed for your wakeboarding is essential.read more