Durango Colorado: A Nature-Lover’s Dream Come True

Durango Colorado

By: Sarah Frey

I recently got back from a wonderful outdoor adventure to Durango Colorado. It is a gorgeous small town nestled within the Animas Mountains that seems to be a quiet haven for rock climbers and other outdoor enthusiasts alike. Whatever you choose, Durango is likely to have your journey waiting. From zip-lining, white water rafting, to hiking, or climbing—whether off-road or on the trail—Durango has plenty of options. If ever there was a place read more

Experiencing a Norway Road Trip along the Atlantic West Coast

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Our Norway Road Trip – the best so far!

Norway is rightfully renowned for its stunning natural beauty.

Majestic Fjords, mountainous snowy peaks, literally thousands of beautiful waterfalls, lush green vegetation, crystal clear blue waters with virtually zero pollution, unspoiled islands, beaches are all wondrous sites you can experience in this amazing country.

Once you get out of the main cities, Norway’s natural assets exist on a grand scale everywhere you look. You don’t need to be a skilled photographer to capture great read more

The Most Popular Himalayan Treks for Women

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By Shanu Pande

Women are the best creations of God. They are gentle yet strong, flexible yet steely, emotional yet calm. Today women are independent, free-spirited, and love to enjoy life from close quarters. There is hardly any domain untouched by women and trekking is one of them.

Many solo females are trekking to the remotest terrains of India. All this seems incredible in an outdoor activity that is challenging and certainly not for the chicken-hearted.

Safety is not an issue for solo female read more

Top 5 beautiful places to explore in Taiwan

By Jules Tan

Did you know that two-thirds of Taiwan is blanketed by forest landscapes? That makes Taiwan a great choice for outdoor exploration. It has hundreds of well-maintained natural trails for hiking, mountain streams for river tracking, and over 1700 campgrounds available for camping.

If you are looking for an amazing retreat, there are many hot springs scattered all over the island.

The best weather to go outdoors is from September to December and March to May. This is when the weather is read more

Taking a Road Trip above the Arctic Circle Norway

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Travelling north on a road trip above north polar Norway is simply a beautiful and unforgettable experience. The natural beauty all around you is immense. There is just so much to see on such a grand scale that much of it takes your breath away.

Driving in winter up there can be quite dangerous, especially if you’re not used to the region, the changing weather and conditions. As we were going to be driving ourselves, my fiancé James and I decided that summer would be the preferred option. read more

Puerto Vallarta: More than Beaches and Margaritas

View of Puerto Vallarta from Cerro de la Cruz lookout, a short, steep hike from the city

By Carley Fairbrother

Two years ago we moved to the rainy west side of the Rockies. While we revelled in the easy-access to spectacular winter recreation, we found the gloomy weather in the valley difficult to swallow. By March, we needed a getaway.

With only a week to spare, we needed something quick, and while the major tourist destinations of Mexico have never had a big appeal to me, we decided that between time and budget constraints, Puerto Vallarta was the best candidate for helping us get read more

The Natural Beauty of the Midnight Sun Norway

Midnight Sun Norway along the road south of Bodo

Heading north of the arctic circle during summer in Norway is where you can witness a wondrous phenomenon known as the midnight sun. Indeed, Norway itself has often been referred to as ‘the land of the midnight sun’, although this can only really be seen way up in the north of the country.

You can also see the midnight sun in other countries such as Sweden, Finland, Russia, Canada, USA (Alaska), Iceland and Denmark (Greenland). This is where the sun does not set during summer months within read more

Embrace the Outdoors in Jodhpur India

Jodhpur, India

By Anahita Irani

Who doesn’t like a little bit of sun and adrenal rush on their holiday? Especially if you are an outdoor person who loves adventure sports. My recent trip to Jodhpur India – The Blue City had been an exciting one. Moreover, because Jodhpur has plenty of outdoor activities to offer in addition to the exceptional winter climate. My excursion just got even more exciting and filled with heart pacing, breathtaking and most amazing activities.

Jodhpur, Rajasthan’s second-largest read more

Best Hiking Trails in Southeast Asia

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Discover 5 Best Hiking Trails in Southeast Asia

By Aline Gollin

People often think of Southeast Asia as a region packed with temples, food markets, and golden, sandy beaches; rarely does it get credit for its impressive trekking or hiking trails. But little do travelers know that aside from the usual tourist spots, Southeast Asia is also home to a litany of lush rainforests, beautiful, natural landscapes, and challenging trails that adventure-seekers will be delighted to visit.

As noted read more

The Natural Beauty of the Lofoten Islands Norway

The Marina at Svolvær Norway

If you don’t mind the cold so much and you love checking out island paradises, the Lofoten Islands Norway just might be heaven on earth for you.

There are few places in Europe that could possibly rival the sheer magnificent beauty of this amazing archipelago. By this, I mean majestic mountains and peaks, deep fjords, colorful fishing villages, open sea and sheltered bays, squawking seabird colonies, fabulous arctic-fresh air and long, surf-swept beaches.

When describing the Lofoten Islands, read more

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