All posts tagged: adventure

Places You Need To Visit When Planning A Texas Vacation

Texas is the second largest state in the US, with a huge geographical landscape just waiting to be explored. From mountains and canyons to huge cities packed with tourist attractions, Texas has much to offer any holiday maker. There is a lot to discover, and a short stay in Texas is not going to cover everything. However, we have listed a number of places in this guide which should help you when planning your next vacation. For adventure seekers, to those with an interest in Texan history, there should be something on this list for most tastes. So, whether you stay in a luxury hotel, such as Best Western Premier Energy Corridor or something more rustic, such as a cabin or a guest ranch, find accommodation closest to the attractions you want to visit. The Alamo You may have seen the film, but to gain a real understanding of the historical significance of the famous Texan War of Independence, you should visit this landmark at the heart of San Antonio. 187 soldiers died at the …

Ensure You Have An Adventure Of A Lifetime

It’s easy to fall into the tourist trap when you head on holiday. After all, you can go to an area which is well known as a popular travel destination, and then you can stick around the resort if it’s an all-inclusive holiday resort. But while you might have a good holiday, it’s unlikely to be very memorable. In fact, you might struggle to remember it in years to come. Therefore, here are some ways you can ensure you have an adventure of a lifetime when you next travel. Don’t book anything before you go A lot of travelers sort out their holiday itinerary before they even get on the plane. In fact, they know exactly what they plan to do every day, and where they are going to stay for the duration of the trip. They might even have booked a load of activities to keep them busy. But while there is nothing wrong with being organized, you are bound to have an exciting holiday if you are a bit more spontaneous. After all, …

3 Reasons Why Australia Will Steal Your Heart

Australia is definitely one country which ticks all the boxes when it comes to travel. After all, it has fabulous cities like Sydney and Melbourne which have a ton of attractions, restaurants, and bars to seek your teeth into. And the countryside is amazing with people flocking to the country for a spot of hiking or trekking. The beaches are also top notch with plenty of opportunities to sunbathe and surf. However, there are some other less obvious reasons why Aussie is a fabulous place for your holiday. In fact, here are three reasons why Australia will steal your heart. The amazing people You might have heard that Australia has some of the friendliest people in the world. And if you do make a trip to the beautiful country, you are bound to find out it’s true. After all, they are very welcoming to tourists and make you feel at home. In fact, you are bound to strike up a conversation with the locals while you are in the country. And then you are likely …

5 Unexpectedly Awesome Adventures in the UK

The United Kingdom is a destination that doesn’t often go hand-in-hand with adventure. We think of London and we think of roast dinners, not of tropical islands or snowy mountains, but United Kingdom is an adventurer’s dream location and has so much more to offer than abandoned castles, fish and chips and Westminster Abbey. But first thing’s first; with recent political events, there are many questions flying around about visas and how easy it will be to travel to the United Kingdom from now on. Before you book your flights to experience these epic escapades, check out etias.com or your local government travel advice website to find out if you are eligible for a visa waiver or if there any conditions to entering the UK. Find peace on a tropical island No jokes, the United Kingdom does tropical island escapes, and they do it well. The Isles of Scilly, which are just 28 miles off the coast of Land’s End, are a group of islands which are filled with palm trees and gardens, miles of …

Alternative Adventure Experience You Never Knew Existed

A life well traveled is often known as a life well lived. But there’s only so many beach holidays or backpacking trips that you can do in your life. Whether you’re a fan of doing things differently or your sense of adventure is dying to come out, there are plenty of alternative options to choose from. Camping Camping is something even the most seasoned adventurer loves, but the same old scenery can get a little tiresome. If you like to feel at one with nature, fend for yourself and take in breathtaking scenery, an adventure style camping trip might be just what you’re looking for. Forget the forests, camping out in the jungle could be an experience of a lifetime. Not only will the views amaze you, but the sounds, nature, and wildlife will too. Wilderness Lovers of nature, unspoiled scenery, and natural wildlife will want to think about a wilderness trip. Choosing the type of setting that suits you, you will get to experience a new level of culture, in the most natural of ways. …

Weird and Wonderful Australian Activities That You Won’t Want To Miss

Many people go to Australia for the surfing, sun and sand lifestyle, but there is much more to experience in this magical land than that. Read on to find out where the weirdest and most wonderful things this country has to offer are and why you should pay them a visit. Kolas and Kangaroos There is plenty to see for animal lovers is Oz. Australia is known for its extensive and unusual wildlife, in particular, its marsupial population. After the kangaroo, koalas are probably Australia’s most famous marsupials. Marsupials are hot blooded animals like mammals. But unlike mammals, once their young are born they remain in a pouch on the creature body until they reach a certain stage of maturity. But did you know that Dreamworld on the Gold Coast has a blue eyed one that you can see? Go pay him a visit! Coober Pedy Whether this strange Australian town is more famous for the opals that it mines or the fact that that it is all underground is a mystery. It definitely worth …

Awesome Water Parks Around The World Which Should Be On Your Bucket List!

Going to a waterpark is a brilliant thing to do during your holiday. If the weather is hot, then it’s a fun way to cool off in the sun. There are so many amazing water parks around the world you should visit. Here are a few awesome ones which should be on your bucket list! Aquaventure Waterpark in Dubai  If you are head to Dubai, you need to check out the Aquaventure Waterpark. It’s one of the top rated water parks on TripAdvisor. It’s so much fun as there are so many unique water rides you will want to try. You should also try one of the great zip lines across the park. If you are feeling brave, you should try one of the slides which go through a shark-filled lagoon! If you fancy relaxing after the water rides, there is also a pristine beach to chill out on. Aquaventure. The Atlantis, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Sunway Lagoon Water Theme Park in Malaysia Another awesome water park that should be on your bucket list is …

5 Less Well-Known Places You Need To Visit In America!

Millions of people visit the US every year to go to popular places such as New York, Vegas, and Florida, but some real gems are less well-known places to visit. Here are 5 less well-known places you need to visit in America. Wyoming One top place in America you may not have heard about is Wyoming. It’s a stunning state which is full of mountains. It’s also home to several national parks that are a must-see if you love nature. Yellowstone National Park to the north of the area has some amazing rivers and canyons. You can also visit Grand Teton National Park, which is great for hiking and fishing. You will be able to spot some elk, bears and eagles, and as this article reveals, the awe-inspiring landscape is something you don’t want to miss. Oklahoma City Another less well-known place in America you need to visit is Oklahoma City. It’s full of history that you will want to find out more about. You can visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial, which is dedicated to …

Why The Kimberley is Australia’s Hidden Gem

Holidaying in Australia is something that really does reward the passionate traveler. Every country in the world has its attractions, but in Australia your wanderlust will be rewarded in spades. There is much to see and do in the cities, but for people who travel in the hope of seeing something remarkable, it’s once you step into the wilder country that things get special. If you aren’t Australian, then it can be easy to think of the country as Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Outback. Easy, but unfair. The less beaten track deserves more than to be condensed just “the Outback”. One of its most remarkable areas, the Kimberley, is filled with delights you should definitely sample. If you are someone who appreciates natural beauty, then the Kimberley has everything. It’s one of those perfect holiday experiences. Listed below are some of the reasons you’ll never regret visiting. The Horizontal Waterfalls Nicknamed the “Horries”, these are a stunning natural phenomenon. Described by no less an authority than David Attenborough as one of the natural wonders …

Three Fun Ways Of Travelling Around The USA

Route 66, The East Coast and Yellowstone Country Park are all famous American travel locations. These locations are known to people all over the world, but what is the best way of travelling to these sites? See our selections below, to help you make the right travel choice for your American trip. By bike One of the most fun ways of travelling around America is to do so by bike. Many people choose a motorbike for this adventure. The type of bike you pick will depend on your skill level and personal taste. You could go for a performance bike or an American classic, like the iconic Harley-Davidson Low Rider. This particular bike has featured in lots of films and TV shows. So, if you feel like you want to absorb as much American culture as possible, choose this option! Just imagine cruising along the highway, with the wind blowing your hair! You could even get a leather jacket and bandana to go with it! Another way of biking around America is to go on …