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Ecotourism in Malta

A guide on how to enjoy the Maltese islands with a green mindset

Ecotourism in Malta

looking into ways to improve not just their backyards but the backyards of the places they visit

Ecotourism aims to conserve the environment and improve the well-being of the local people. "Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people." (TIES, 1990) You may find that you are aware of your... more »

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Things To Do in Hue

Things To Do in Hue

Say to the mausoleums and temples, no to the tickets to enter samey tour destinations, if you have not! Instead, live and breathe like the locals, eat where they eat, and do what they do, in Hue. Cyclo ride Why not? Many tourists reflected ...more »

Hiking to Breathtaking Views in Kotor

Hiking to Breathtaking Views in Kotor

  We found ourselves in the incredible city of Kotor, gazing out to an unforgettable sight hoping it would be forever deposited into our memory bank. The hike up to the Castle of St John’s, also known as Sveti Ivan’s Fortress, is ...more »

More flights to Bali

More flights to Bali

Bali was named Second Best Tourist Island in the world in 2015 by Travel and Leisure magazine, after the Gálapagos Islands off the Ecuador coast in South America. A troll through the Internet shows that Bali is way easier to get to from ...more »

More than a stroll along the prom

More than a stroll along the prom

Stretching your legs can mean as little or much as you want in Tenerife. Local councils are continually opening up and linking more stretches of salty tinged sea views, and one day you might be able to circle the whole island but for now, ...more »

Mischief in Bali

Mischief in Bali

Exciting news for amateur sailors looking for a “live-aboard” holiday in one of the most beautiful places on earth; 7 to 12 days of almost total privacy, with an ever-attentive crew waiting on all your needs. There are still a few ...more »

Phuket Weekend Market

Phuket Weekend Market

If you like bargain-hunting and don’t mind a bit of hustle and bustle, why not try a real-life market. A word of caution: you are stepping off the tourist track and rubbing shoulders with hundreds of like-minded Thais and expat ...more »

Sailing's a cool way to enjoy the Alicante coast

Sailing's a cool way to enjoy the Alicante coast

“There is nothing like lying flat on your back on the deck, alone except for the helmsman aft at the wheel, silence except for the lapping of the sea against the side of the ship,”  keen sailor Errol Flynn said so eloquently, And what ...more »

Shopping in Saigon

Shopping in Saigon

When you think of shopping in Asia places like Hong Kong, Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur stand out above most and shopping in Saigon is often overlooked. It can be great fun and many bargains are waiting to be found, though it's not necessarily ...more »

Things to do in Puerto Banus

Things to do in Puerto Banus

There is nothing quite like sailing on the Mediterranean whist basking in the summer sun, sipping on a glass of something chilled and feasting on a banquet of fresh sushi.  Take a trip to Gibraltar, a tour to see the dolphins or stop off ...more »

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If a holiday isn't a holiday unless you've scared yourself senseless hanging from a rope, clinging from a rock face or diving from a plane then this bunch of travel articles should help provide adequate food for thought. Bungee Jumping, Sky Diving, Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Paragliding and Hot Air Ballooning are just some of the things our intrepid scribes have road tested for you, all in the name of research you understand.

Read first-hand accounts of how it feels to be hurling to the ground, learn how to steer a hot air balloon (tip: you can't) and find out how you too can scour a rock face. Practical advice, tips and even videos are available to inspire and inform, and photos complete the line-up of our action packed insights.

So, go forth and select your next nail biting challenge, because as this selection of adventures prove; there's so much more to a memorable holiday than simply laying on a beach...

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