Tag: Outdoor adventures

Visiting Blagaj
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Visiting Blagaj, Počitelj & the Kravice Waterfalls

Visiting Blagaj, Počitelj and the Kravice Waterfalls from Mostar is arguably Herzegovina’s most popular day trip – and for good reason. The excursion provides visitors with the perfect blend of history, culture and natural

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Hiking From Matka Canyon to Vodno Mountain
North Macedonia

Hiking From Matka Canyon to Vodno Mountain

Picturesque Matka Canyon, home to numerous caves and monasteries, and Vodno Mountain, known for its towering Millennium Cross, are two of Skopje’s most popular destinations. But few visitors are aware that they’re linked

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Termessos Ancient City Antalya
Turkey

Termessos: Hiking Through the Eagle’s Nest

Just outside of Turkey’s summer tourism capital Antalya is a wholly unique and often overlooked archaeological site. Termessos, built at over 1,000 meters above sea level, was just one of two Anatolian cities

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White Desert Egypt
Egypt

A Night in the White Desert

Egyptian civilization is responsible for many of the world’s greatest stone sculptures. But deep in the remote White Desert, some 500 km west of Cairo, stand hundreds of unique sculptures shaped by nature

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Lake Sevan Armenia
Armenia

The Natural Beauty of Sevan & Dilijan

Lake Sevan and Dilijan are some of Armenia’s most popular weekend getaways. But what about visiting both in a single day? If relaxation is your goal, don’t bother. But if you’re hoping to

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Svaneti Trekking Adishi to Iprali
Georgia

Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli: Part Two

The hike from Mestia to Ushguli, which takes four days, is arguably Georgia’s most popular long-distance trek. And it’s easy to see why. The scenery is stunning and the trek doesn’t get too

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Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli Zhabeshi
Georgia

Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli: Part One

The four-day hike from Mestia to Ushguli is arguably Georgia’s most popular long-distance trek. And it’s easy to see why. The scenery is stunning and the trek is approachable for beginners. Furthermore, trekking

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Hiking to Gergeti Glacier Kazbegi
Georgia

Kazbegi: Hiking to Gergeti Glacier

The climb to Gergeti Glacier is arguably the most challenging, but also most scenic, day hike in Georgia’s Kazbegi region. Standing at over 3,000 meters above sea level, the glacier can be reached

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Gergeti Trinity Church Kazbegi
Georgia

Kazbegi: Hiking to Gergeti Trinity Church

Georgia’s main tourist attractions can pretty much be summed up in two words: mountains and monasteries. It’s no wonder then, why the mountaintop Gergeti Trinity Church has become an icon of the country.

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Southern Great Wall Fenghuang
China

A Walk Along China’s Southern Great Wall

The Fenghuang Ancient Town area has plenty to do and see. One can spend several days in town, exploring its hidden spots and cobblestone backstreets. But if you purchase Fenghuang’s ¥168 ‘through ticket,’ you’ll

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Tianmen Mountain Zhangjiajie
China

Tianmen Mountain: Heaven’s Gate in Hunan

Tianmen Mountain, located in the northwestern part of Hunan Province, is one of China’s most impressive national parks. The mountain is home to a number of geological mysteries, such as a massive hole

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Khao Khanab Nam Krabi
Thailand

Discovering the Caves of Krabi Town

Most who arrive at Krabi airport are eager to head straight to the beach. But the provincial capital, locally known as Krabi Town, is more than just a pass-through destination. From the town

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Mulu National Park Deer Cave
Malaysia

Mulu National Park: Exploring the Caves

Mulu National Park is home to some of the world’s most stunning geological formations – the Clearwater Cave and Deer Cave systems among them. Named after Mt. Mulu, the park is situated between

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Mulu National Park Bat Exodus
Malaysia

Mulu National Park: Exploring the Trails

Mulu National Park is home to some of the world’s most stunning geological formations. Named after Mt. Mulu, the park is situated between the city of Miri in Malaysia’s Sarawak Province and the

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Bako Proboscis Monkeys
Malaysia

Jungle Trekking Through Bako National Park

Designated in 1957, Bako National Park was the first of its kind in Malaysia’s Sarawak Province. The park, situated around the Muara Tebas Peninsula, takes up about 27 square kilometers. In addition to

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