While in Nepal we went jungle trekking on foot and ran into, yup – a wild rhino!
Mount Bromo is one of the most amazing experiences that I have had while traveling. Being that close to such powerful nature was an unreal experience. However, because it is …read more →
When we think of night-time we usually think of, well, sleeping. However, the ocean never rests. At night the ocean comes alive! I used to have a terrible fear …read more →
Since before I can remember I had a fear of the ocean. I was terrified to go in alone- there was something about not knowing what was underneath me that …read more →
When I booked my trip to Nicaragua I knew that I had to go Volcano boarding while I was there- after all, a trip isn’t complete for me until I …read more →
For a short vacation, my boyfriend at the time and I, decided to go on a fun road trip down the west coast of North America. During our trip we made a pit stop that to this day is one of the funnest things that I have ever done!
With the Rocky Mountains rolling through British Columbia- it is one of the most beautiful (if not the most beautiful) provinces in Canada. The province’s slogan ‘Super, natural, British Columbia’ sums it up just right.
When researching what I wanted to do in Sri Lanka I stumbled across Adam’s Peak- it is a pilgrimage consisting of 5,200 steps to the top of the mountain. I immediately rearranged my whole itinerary so that I could participate in this pilgrimage. Okay- so it wasn’t much of a pilgrimage for my friend and I as we both cursed and moaned our way up.
Anytime I can check off the World’s best, highest, oldest anything I am interested. While living in Salzburg, I heard about the world’s largest ice cave and I couldn’t wait to check it out.
When I signed up to go black water rafting on the North Island of New Zealand I honestly had no idea what to expect. Like you- I thought that it would be similar to white water rafting but maybe more intense? I soon found out that this adventure activity unlike anything that I had anticipated- in fact, there was no rafting whatsoever.
On the plane I looked out the window as I watched the ground get farther and farther away. I was sitting there entranced with the scenery and fascinated by how high we kept getting. I was going to fall all the way down to the ground.
Right outside of Queenstown is the first ever official commercial bungy site at Kawarau Bridge Bungy. You can still bungee jump at this site and are even allowed to do it stark naked! They have no also added on New Zealand’s highest bungee jump as well as they canyon swing.
Whitewater rafting- the perfect adventure activity if jumping out of airplanes isn’t your thing. Unless you are a professional you will not do anything to crazy on a white water rafting trip. It is the perfect activity to give you some excitement and adventure but to a lesser degree than bungee jumping.
It is also a great way to see the country that you are in and experience nature in a different way. Whitewater rafting helps you develop respect for mother natures power and beauty.
If you are looking for a little excitement in South Korea then Herb Hillz is the perfect place. Herb Hillz markets itself as an eco-theme park but I would describe it more as a high ropes course. With high ropes and zip lining you can chose either option or a course that combines the two.
Everyone knows that hitchhiking is dangerous. In a lot of places it is even illegal to help protect your safety. As a young, and new traveler, I remember being very …read more →
When a lot of people visit Thailand they often go on an elephant ride. As an animal lover I do not feel right about riding elephants. However, it is no …read more →
Scuba diving is not something that had ever occurred to me. As someone with a great fear of the ocean (as a kid I was even afraid of the deep …read more →
Vang Vieng is a city in Laos that became famous to tourists for its wild ‘tubing.’ The reason for this that is because Vang Vieng took tubing (floating down a …read more →