Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track

Hiking a glacier in New Zealand

 Overview: New Zealand is all about the great outdoors! It’s a hiker’s paradise that includes turquoise rivers, swinging suspension bridges, and majestic mountain views. And just north of Wanaka, on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, I enjoyed the most scenic hike of my life…all the way up, up, up to the stunning …

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Prague: Six Sights for Saturday

Bridges over the River Vltava

 Overview: Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a real gem of Europe. A drop-dead gorgeous city, this post from Suzanne, of travel blog Sightseeing Shoes, it’s a list of the cannot miss attractions. Here’s what Suzanne has to say about the post: ‘On a short city break, you have to narrow down everything you …

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Rocky Mountain National Park Top 5 Day Hikes

Guide to hiking the Rocky Mountain National Park

 Overview: Rocky Mountain National Park, the name alone conjures up images of a rugged terrain, ideal for hiking and all kinds of adventure activities. Luckily, that’s exactly what it is. Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park I actually lived in Colorado for a while so I can say from experience that this is one of …

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Exploring 7 Cultural Points in Sri Lanka

Seven cultural suggestion while visiting Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is very much on the rise as a destination, and rightfully so. For over thirty years the country was suffering a civil war, but since that has ended, it has quickly proven a popular spot for visitors with a rich and diverse cultural history as well as offering great value as a destination. …

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The Flag Lowering Ceremony at Wagah Border

The Flag Lowering Ceremonay at Wagah Border

 Overview: It goes without saying that one of the best parts of travel is the unusual traditions and ceremonies you encounter on your path. This post from Prasad, on his blog desitraveller, highlights one of those such ceremonies. A show of pomp and bravado “Somewhere between Amritsar in India and Lahore in Pakistan is Wagah Border …

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Myanmar (Burma): The Ultimate Guide to – All you need to know!

Myanmar visitors guide, what you need to know before you go

 Overview: Ultimate Travel Guide to Myanmar (Burma). You can find everything you need to know for your trip to Myanmar. Transportation, accommodation, cuisine, or visa information.You can also download a map of the most interesting places to visit. Submitted by: Matej Matej’s Blog: Czech the World Read the full post: Ultimate Myanmar Guide Are you …

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Scary Voices in Mayerling, Austria

 Overview: Part travel blog, part ghost story, all fun read, this post about Mayerling, a small town in Austria close to Vienna, comes from Abby on her travel blog The Winged Fork. It tells the story of Abby and her sister’s trip to the Heiligenkreuz Abbey and the surrounding Vienna Woods. The Winged Fork in Austria “Where? …

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Recreating The Beach Trail in South Thailand

Following in the footsteps of The Beach and visiting the stunning beaches of Southern Thailand

 Overview: For fans of Alex Garland’s iconic travel novel, The Beach, Southern Thailand is a playground. So many beautiful islands and beaches, including the one that allegedly inspired the book, Maya Bay in Koh Phi Phi. Finding Paradise in Southern Thailand These days it’s getting harder and harder to find the undiscovered gem, a hidden …

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Amazing guide to Hanoi – from tourist to local

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and guide to visiting Vietnam

This is possibly the only guide to Hanoi you will need. It lists the major attractions as well as some that are a little more off the beaten path. It also has a very good tip about beer corner (my favourite spot in Hanoi, clues in the name). It’s from Brazilian travelling duo Nat & …

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