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Top Five Must See Sights on the River Nile

Posted by on 12:28 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Egypt, Expeditions, Sudan, Uganda, World | 0 comments

Top Five Must See Sights on the River Nile

The river Nile immediately conjures up images of the Pyramids of Giza, and making the distinct journey across the sands of Egypt towards one of the world’s most revered and respected historical landmarks.

But the world’s longest river stretches far beyond Egypt, meandering through Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda, before finding itself at the beginning of the great Lake Victoria.

This guide will show you that there are plenty of artefacts and architecture to be found beyond the Great Sphinx.

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The Pros & Cons of Living In An RV

Posted by on 7:33 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Road Trips | 6 comments

The Pros & Cons of Living In An RV

Living in an RV sounds like a dream, right?

You get to live right in nature, with beautiful scenery (lush mountainscapes, beaches, deserts—you name it!) right outside your window. Not to mention there’s always something fun and new to do!

My fiance Kayla and I lived in an RV for 6 months and we had a blast! But it wasn’t all roses and butterflies. There are pros and cons to living in an RV.

That’s what this post is all about! Let’s dive in.

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Important Things to Know about Backpacking in Nepal

Posted by on 6:27 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Budget Travel, Nepal | 6 comments

Important Things to Know about Backpacking in Nepal

Backpacking in Nepal is an incredible adventure. From intensely chaotic cities, to medieval architecture, and Himalayan trekking, Nepal might be hard to get to, but you’ll probably find that it’s even harder to leave.

Nepal is well set up for independent travel, and has become a mecca among the backpacking scene. It is a culturally rich country that will absolutely enchant you, though it’s definitely a destination that requires prior planning to ensure your safety and comfort.

The following is a backpacking guide to Nepal, with all of the essential info you need to know when planning your trip.

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5 Reasons to Visit Komodo National Park (Indonesia)

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5 Reasons to Visit Komodo National Park (Indonesia)

In the Indonesian archipelago, between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores, lies Komodo National Park. It’s the only place on Earth you can have a close encounter with a Komodo dragon, a unique lizard species often referred to as the last living dinosaur.

In an effort to conserve this rare creature and its natural habitat, the Komodo National Park is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park consists of three major islands (Komodo, Rinca and Padar) that are home to over 2500 of these impressive and fearsome creatures.

Though Komodo is much more than it’s famous wildlife; the islands also boast some of the world’s best diving and snorkelling spots, and landscapes so dramatic the island was recently named one of the world’s “7 New Wonders of Nature.”

With a new airport in Labuan Bajo, on the neighbouring island of Flores, access to Komodo is now just a boat ride away. Here are just five of the many reasons you’ll want to discover the magic this Indonesian gem has to offer.

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Adventurous Treks You Can Take in Nepal

Posted by on 4:17 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Nepal | 8 comments

Adventurous Treks You Can Take in Nepal

To say that adventure is one of Nepal’s greatest attributes would not at all be an erroneous claim to make! From jungle safaris to climbing the world’s highest peak, this small Himalayan nation boasts one heck of an outdoor playground.

While there are opportunities for all kinds of adventure in Nepal, the trekking routes here are some of the most famous in the world, and those who enjoy epic experiences are spoiled for choice.

Whether you’re after the time-honored trekking routes like Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp, or relatively unchartered hikes such as Langtang Valley or the Upper Dolpo Trek, there’s no shortage of adventure.

The following are adventurous treks you can take in Nepal.

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5 Reasons You Should Take an Indian Safari

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5 Reasons You Should Take an Indian Safari

Many of us dream of taking a safari at least once in our lives. And to travel through exotic landscapes and get up close and personal with majestic wildlife really is the experience of a lifetime.

Most people automatically assume they’ll head to Africa to go on safari, but there is in fact another region of the world so rich in wildlife that it might even put some African countries to shame.

India is a land of chaotic charm, but beyond its history, culture, and chaos lies a world of breathtaking natural wonder, where snow leopards roam icy peaks, tigers are the king of the forest, and elephants trek across vast plains.

With cheap tickets to India from most countries in the world, here are 5 reasons you should take an Indian safari.

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3 Reasons to Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Australia

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3 Reasons to Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Australia

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is one of the hottest new tourism trends; you can paddle through destinations like the Maldives, board down iconic European canals, and can enjoy the unique waterways and coastlines via SUP in most countries.

Most people who try stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) are hooked straight away, leading them to buy SUPs for themselves. But even though you can’t pack your board in your luggage, the good news is that you can join classes or pay for a rental all around the world.

One country where travelers can experience SUP is Australia, and from it’s 16,000 miles of coastline, to iconic rivers that flow through the Outback, this offers the unique opportunity to see one of the most beautiful places in the world from a new vantage point.

Visiting Australia? Here are 3 reasons you should jump on a stand up paddle board!

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5 Reasons Croatia is the HOTTEST Sailing Destination of 2019

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5 Reasons Croatia is the HOTTEST Sailing Destination of 2019

My last trip to Croatia was 2007, though I still remember that summer vividly; jumping from the top of ancient fortifications to splash down into the sea, lazily drinking cocktails on the beach, and exploring the country’s island speckled coastline via sailing.

Oh, the sailing!

Croatia has seen a massive increase in popularity of late, but its status as a sailor’s paradise has been known for decades. And, whether you want to rent a boat in Croatia to be your own captain, or jump on a skippered trip just for a day, everyone visiting Croatia should experience sailing.

Croatia is home to more than 1,000 islands, all with amazing beaches, historic ruins, and Game of Thrones style medieval scenery. And of course, connecting them all is the dazzling sapphire water of the Adriatic Sea; so mezermizing that it ‘sparkles with a jewel-like intensity’.

So, take in Croatia’s national parks, and don’t miss its spectacular walled cities. But definitely don’t miss out on the chance to go sailing. The following are 5 reasons Croatia has just been named as the hottest sailing destination of 2019.

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4 Exciting Travel Destinations to Rediscover Adventure

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4 Exciting Travel Destinations to Rediscover Adventure

It’s so easy to get bogged down in a daily routine that we often forget what it’s like to experience adventure. 9-5 jobs, obligations, schoolwork, and family obligations can keep you feeling trapped with no escape.

Do you have a list of places you’ve always wanted to travel? If you plan the time off, and drop an obligation or two, you might be able to get away from your hectic schedule a lot easier than you think.

Feel the itch to travel but not sure what your destination should be? Here are 4 exciting destinations that are guaranteed to help you rediscover your sense of adventure.

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Trekking Essentials: The Beginners Guide to Everything You Need With You On A Trek

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Trekking Essentials: The Beginners Guide to Everything You Need With You On A Trek

You’ve made the decision to head off on a trek … awesome! The world is full of incredible hiking trails, and strapping on your boots is a great way to immerse yourself in nature.

But as fun as trekking is, it’s incredibly important that you head out with the right equipment. This doesn’t always mean you need to spend a tonne of money on hiking poles, or camelbacks, but it’s often the simplest things that are the most important on a trek.

Whether you’re heading on a day walk, or a multi day trek, the following are essentials you should always have with you.

This list covers the basics for beginner trekkers, though even if you’re a seasoned pro, it’s important never to become so overconfident that we forget the essentials.

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