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Things to Do on a Budget

A look into activities on Phuket to do without breaking the bank

Things to Do on a Budget

You may have tight purse straps, but you can still make the most of your vacation and have FUN!

Many people perceive Phuket with its luxurious and exclusive beachside resorts as well as extravagant activities to do as a stomping ground for the rich and sometimes famous.  For those of us who are not amongst the jet setting and well-to-do crowd and, hmm... more »

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Mt. Agung Out of Reach

Mt. Agung Out of Reach

Bali's sacred Mount Agung volcano has been closed to climbers for two months starting from Tuesday, September 9, 2014.   The mountain's closure to hikers and climbers is connected to the Pancawali Krama Wana Kertih Ceremony underway ...more »

Bali Ferry Tariffs Increase

Bali Ferry Tariffs Increase

Sea travel is the principle form of transport for most of Indonesia’s 246,000,000 people. The country is the world's largest archipelago with over 17,000 islands and numerous ports across the islands. Passengers from Bali board ships in ...more »

Bali to Borneo

Bali to Borneo

Come to Bali for a holiday and you are guaranteed to have a wonderful time. However, Bali is also a hub for travellers heading to other parts of the vast country that is Indonesia, covering over 17,400 islands and offering a vast array ...more »

Lake Skadar - National Park

Lake Skadar - National Park

The largest lake in the Balkans, its vast waters circled by dramatic karst mountains and packed with wildlife, Lake Skadar is arguably Montenegro’s best kept secret.  Offering 400km2 of protected wilderness to explore, it’s a ...more »

Live Escape Games in Berlin

Live Escape Games in Berlin

The sensation that has been sweeping the world has hit Berlin with four live escape games opening their doors in the last 6 months. If you have no idea what I am talking about, you are not alone! Until a few weeks ago, I too was a live ...more »

Sire Beach

Sire Beach

Imagine an azure blue sea, a broad ribbon of white hourglass sand, and a grove of coconut trees swaying in the gentle breeze. The spellbinding backdrop to the scene is a jungle-clad landscape and the soaring peak of Mt Rinjani, ...more »

World's toughest yacht race sets off from Alicante

World's toughest yacht race sets off from Alicante

Waves taller than buildings, icebergs, freezing nights and scorching hot days are just some of the challenges facing the teams taking part in the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race. For the third time, the toughest yacht race in the world starts in the ...more »

What is Felabration 2014?

What is Felabration 2014?

The Felabration festival takes place around the world. It usually comes up during the birthday of the late Afrobeat Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. This event is attended by most Nigerians as well as fans of the afrobeat legend round the ...more »

Top 5 Wanaka Activities

Top 5 Wanaka Activities

Between the soaring, snow-tipped peaks of the Southern Alps, the rugged glacial valleys of the Mount Aspiring National Park, the world-class ski fields of Treble Cone and the stunning Lake Wanaka that the town overlooks, it’s easy to see ...more »

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Adventure Articles

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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"Once you step onto the road, and you don't keep your feet, there's no telling where you might be swept off to" - J.R.R. Tolkien