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Hiking & Biking

A Two-Wheeled Journey of Discovery in Laos

A Two-Wheeled Journey of Discovery in Laos

Is it the hustle and bustle of daily life, and the need to escape to the countryside for some peace and quiet, that has people increasingly grabbing their leathers and heading for the open road on a motorbike? Whatever the motivation, the fresh air and liberating experience of riding a motorbike has caught the imagination […]

Lifting the Lid on South Korea’s Hiking Pressure

Lifting the Lid on South Korea’s Hiking Pressure

Home to fast-paced and ultra-modern cities, South Korea also boasts some stunning and eminently hikeable hills and peaks, providing the ideal activity for those looking to let off some steam and get out to enjoy the fresh air. However, a once-healthy outward-bound culture has evolved into one of severe competition. In 2015, the South Korean […]

Why Bali Makes The Perfect Family Biking Destination

Why Bali Makes The Perfect Family Biking Destination

Beyond the beaches and swanky resorts, the Indonesian island of Bali is a haven of nature and culture, and offers plenty in the way of adventure and discovery. For the intrepid family looking for a vacation that will take them off the beaten track, the bike paths of Bali beckon. A cycling holiday has plenty […]

Take a Walk on the Wild Side – Hiking in Kazakhstan

Take a Walk on the Wild Side – Hiking in Kazakhstan

As the largest landlocked country in central Asia, ninth largest in the world, Kazakhstan boasts a rich and intricate history full of influences from the many tribes and peoples who have called it home over the millennia. Combine its past with stunning scenery, from mountains and gorges to lakes and valleys, and it soon becomes […]

Hiking in Vietnam

Hiking in Vietnam

Curving around Cambodia and Laos, its east coast reaching all the way up to China, Vietnam is a country of intriguing history and glorious and varied landscapes. With some of the finest and most diverse treks and trails in the region be explored, a hiking holiday in Vietnam is an unforgettable experience. Thanks to deeply […]

Boys’ Trip in Papua New Guinea

Boys’ Trip in Papua New Guinea

Planning an adventurous getaway with the guys? Looking for a destination to challenge and amaze you? Why not get off the beaten path and check out one of the most untouched and exciting places in the world: Papua New Guinea. Discover the rural highlands, tribal communities and rare wildlife of this culturally diverse and unexplored […]

7 Reasons to put Uzbekistan on your “Go Now” list

7 Reasons to put Uzbekistan on your “Go Now” list

Thanks to a long history of occupation by rising and falling empires, Uzbekistan has accrued fascinating layers of ancient, historic and modern cultures, which today lie side by side. From Bukhara to Khiva, Uzbek cities are filled with stunningly-preserved or wonderfully-crumbling architecture, sacred places of worship and formidable edifices of defence, bustling bazaars and peaceful […]

Cycling through Japan

Cycling through Japan

One of the best ways to explore of Japan is on two wheels: hopping aboard a bicycle and pedalling your way through the gorgeous countryside, hidden gems and golden coastlines of this beautiful country. This active, family-friendly holiday lets you weave off the beaten tourist path – while allowing you to guiltlessly indulge in all […]

The Best Hiking in Nepal

The Best Hiking in Nepal

  Nepal is a country of hidden mysteries, from its remote ancient temples to its insurmountable peaks. Alluring and exotic, the nation draws visitors to the beautiful cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara and on into the verdant valleys and foothills of the Himalayas for the matchless scenery and wildlife. What better way to explore this […]