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7 Reasons You Will Love Cycling in Myra Canyon

The original can be found here: 7 Reasons You Will Love Cycling in Myra Canyon. Please read the original. Myra Canyon in Kelowna, British Columbia is a a scenic cycle route along an old railway with 18 bridges and 2 tunnels with views over the Okanag...

The Best Wreck Dive in Okanagan Lake

The original can be found here: The Best Wreck Dive in Okanagan Lake. Please read the original. Okanagan Lake is famous for water sports, like water skiing, but treasures also lie below the surface as I discovered on a wreck dive of a rail car barge!

Unexpected Travel Highlights in Crete

The original can be found here: Unexpected Travel Highlights in Crete. Please read the original. Travellers can expect incredible richness and diverse landscapes when they travel to Crete, but perhaps just as importantly, open people and delicious fo...

How to Get Stranded on a Thistle Field in Crete and Have Fun in the Process

The original can be found here: How to Get Stranded on a Thistle Field in Crete and Have Fun in the Process. Please read the original. If you are anything like me, Crete makes you think of beautiful Mediterranean coasts, Olive Oil and Ouzo. I had no...

Kalarrytes: Photojourney to a Remote Greek Mountain Village

The original can be found here: Kalarrytes: Photojourney to a Remote Greek Mountain Village. Please read the original.Kalarrytes is a Greek village in the Pindos Mountain Range, located in the Epirus region. Its traditional silver and goldsmith tr...

Kalajoki and Maakalla: Exploring the Lesser Known Side of Finland

The original can be found here: Kalajoki and Maakalla: Exploring the Lesser Known Side of Finland. Please read the original.Kalajoki and Maakalla may not be well-known outside of Finland, but that’s what makes them so special! Admittedly, I had...

Houseboating the Mayenne: What You Need to Know

The original can be found here: Houseboating the Mayenne: What You Need to Know. Please read the original. One of the biggest advantages of houseboating along the Mayenne River in France is that you don't need a driver's licence. Here's what else you...

Houseboating the Mayenne

The original can be found here: Houseboating the Mayenne. Please read the original. A photojourney of housboating the Mayenne from Daon to Laval and back. Monkeys and Mountains - Adventure seeker and explorer by day, luxury seeker by night...

Gelmer Funicular: The Highest in Europe

The original can be found here: Gelmer Funicular: The Highest in Europe. Please read the original. Calling all adrenalin junkies! The Gelmer Funicular located in the Haslital region of Switzerland is the steepest in the world! It starts off gradual b...

HipTrip, the First Travel Film Festival in Romania

The original can be found here: HipTrip, the First Travel Film Festival in Romania. Please read the original. HipTrip Travel Film Festival was the first of it's kind in Romania but it won't be the last. Over 2000 travel movie-lovers participated in t...

Cats Vs the Coliseum: Battle of Rome Attractions

The original can be found here: Cats Vs the Coliseum: Battle of Rome Attractions. Please read the original.I had just enough time to see one attraction during a short stop over in Rome. I debated between the Largo di Torre Argentina, the cat sanct...

The Spirit of Salento, Italy

The original can be found here: The Spirit of Salento, Italy. Please read the original.I left Salento inspired. Not by my usual inspirations, but by the people and their passion for traditions and keeping them alive. And the music. Especially the...

Molise: Italy’s Last Undiscovered Region

The original can be found here: Molise: Italy’s Last Undiscovered Region. Please read the original.Molise is the last undiscovered region in Italy. It's where to go to see a side of Italy you haven't seen before and to seek solitude.Monkeys a...

What It’s Really Like to Visit the Himba People in Namibia

The original can be found here: What It’s Really Like to Visit the Himba People in Namibia. Please read the original.I had two very distinct impressions of the Himba in Namibia when I met them: 1)the women have the most incredible hair I've ev...

Going Offbeat in Meghalaya & Learning Interesting Things

The famous Nohkalikai Falls at sunsetFollowing my quest of “Chasing Monsoons”, this July I visited the state famous for its clouds and rains. For years, Meghalaya captured my imagination and when I finally got to visit, I was blown away by its be...

Travel News – Headlines We’d Like To See

When you start looking through the Travel News section of your local newspaper or other travel related magazines, there is the usual stuff about some new travel company, or the hottest destinations that you really need to see right now before they...

Music and Mountains in Mostviertel, Austria

I usually write about Monkeys and Mountains, but Music and Mountains? This was a first. Check out the unique Wanderbare Gipfelklaenge (Hiking to the Sounds of the Mountains) held in Mostviertel, Austria in June.

Abseiling from the Euromast: The Highest Abseil in Europe

Abseiling from the Euromast, the highest abseil in Europe is so much fun. It's a must-do for all adrenalin junkies when in Rotterdam.

The Zulu: South Africa’s Largest Ethnic Group

The Zulu in South Africa are a fascinating people. They are the largest South African ethnic group who suffered under apartheid when they were considered to be third class citizens.

What Not to Do When You are a Tourist in a Foreign Land

We have had epics written on how to plan the perfect trip, what all to... more »...


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