Unimaginable Travel Horror Stories: When Travel Goes Wrong

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Travel is supposed to fun. Depending on your expectations, that time can be exciting, relaxing, chill, or anything in between. But sometimes, travel goes wrong. And it does, additional challenges can turn the unfortunate events into travel horror stories. From… Continue Reading →

Melting in the Iran Desert Dasht-e Lut: Hottest Place on Earth

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The Lut Desert Iran, also called Dasht-e Lut (meaning Empty Plain in Persian) is a massive salt desert close to Kerman in Iran. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the hottest places on earth! We included a trip to… Continue Reading →

17 Top Trekking in Peru: Inca Trail and Beyond

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While the Inca Trail trek is probably what comes to mind when thinking about Peru trekking, the country is home to thirty-seven peaks over 19,685 feet (6,000 meters). Famous Peru mountains include the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Huayhuash. From… Continue Reading →

Complete Alaska Itinerary: 10 Days from Anchorage

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rentaPlanning to a trip to Alaska and looking for itinerary suggestions? We got you covered with our suggested Alaska Itinerary: 10 days that will take you from Anchorage to explore some of the top attractions in Alaska. With such a… Continue Reading →

Hormuz Island Guide: What to See & How to Travel

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A popular destination, Hormuz Island was a welcome rest on our Iran itinerary. The salty air and the warm temperatures of the Persian Gulf were a different experience after the dry and cold landscapes of Northern Iran and Central Asia…. Continue Reading →

Top Sri Lanka Kitesurfing: Kalpitiya Spots and Around

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Kalpitiya boasts two wind seasons, making it one of the spots with the most kitesurfing days in a year. The many lagoons are perfect for beginning kiteboarders, whereas the nearby ocean and the several islands in the bay are better… Continue Reading →

14 Best Things to Do in Shiraz Travel Guide

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One of the oldest Persian cities, references to Shiraz go back to 2,000 BC when the city of Tirazis was mentioned on Elmative clay tablet. With so much history in and around the ancient town, Shiraz is a vibrant city… Continue Reading →

How to Travel Turkmenistan: Transit Visa 5-Day Itinerary

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Crossing into new Central Asia destinations, we visited Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, before going to Iran. Given the Turkmen tourism policies, we had to plan our itinerary on the 5 days a Turkmenistan transit visa would allow. The small country is not… Continue Reading →

Off-the-Beaten-Path Uzbekistan: A 3-Day Aral Sea Tour

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As part of our travel in Uzbekistan, we decided to add an Aral Sea tour to our visits of Bukhara, Khiva, and Samarkand. The shrinking of the Aral Sea is a known world crisis, and we felt it was essential… Continue Reading →

115 Recommended Gear for Hikers, Travelers, and Outdoor Enthusiasts

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Looking for ideas on adventure travel gear and outdoor equipment? Need a list of what to buy for your next outdoor adventure? Not sure what to purchase for your travel electronics? Search no more! We all travel differently, and all… Continue Reading →

Exploring the Pamir Highway and Wakhan Corridor: Travel to Tajikistan Roof of the World

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No visit to Tajikistan is complete without a trip along the Pamir Highway. And that’s where we headed mid-October. What an incredible journey, and one of the highlights of our travel through Central Asia so far. Pamir Highway Adventure Traveling… Continue Reading →

Incredible Travel Photo Books from our Trip around the World

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Many of you asked us what we were doing we all the photos we take through our travels. Well, we decided to turn our photographs into books, and are proud to present our new Travel Photo Books. These photo albums… Continue Reading →

A 3-week Australia Itinerary: Road Trip to National Parks and Wildlife

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Australia is an island, a country, and well, a continent. So think large, broad, massive, when it comes to travel in the famous destination down under. With so much to explore, you might have a hard time planning your travel… Continue Reading →

31 Sri Lanka Travel Tips: What You Need to Know Before Your Trip

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The four months we spent during our travel in Sri Lanka were incredible, and we recommend the small island as a top travel destination. Before heading to the country formerly known as Ceylon, check our Sri Lanka Travel Tips, with… Continue Reading →

Exploring the Unique Culture of the Kalash Valley Pakistan

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Among the different regions of the Muslim country, the Kalash Valley, Pakistan, is home to the unique culture of the Kalasha people. As part of our journey through Pakistan, we visited the northern area close to the Afghan border and… Continue Reading →

Alaska Itinerary 7 days Road Trip: From Mount Denali to Kenai fjords

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Going on Alaska Road Trip is a fantastic experience, but with the massive size of the state and the rapidly changing weather conditions, proper planning is a must, especially if you want to see the best places to visit in… Continue Reading →

Top Bonaire Dive Sites: Plan Your Next Caribbean Scuba-Diving Trip

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Bonaire is a top shore diving destination, and for good reasons. The tiny Caribbean Island has a long history of protecting its natural environment, and the Bonaire National Marine Park is a testament to this philosofphy. Bonaire dive sites are… Continue Reading →

Top Trekking Adventures: Mountains in Africa

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Wildlife and traditions are probably what come to mind when you think about a trip to Africa. However, for outdoor enthusiasts and avid hikers, the mountains in Africa offer fantastic trekking opportunities. Of course, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania needs no… Continue Reading →

A Winter Adventure in the Arctic: Tundra Camping & Dog Sledding

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Dog sledding and winter tundra camping in the Arctic Circle? Count us in! Part of our weeklong Arctic experience with Arctic Chalet was to spend the night in a camp at Jimmy Lake located 50 km (31 miles) north of… Continue Reading →

Exploring Papua New Guinea: East Sepik River Clans Culture & Crocodile Traditions

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Traveling to Papua New Guinea is like exploring the last frontiers. Conditions are rough and challenging. But the country still has deep root into traditions, and its people could not be more welcoming. Exploring the banks of the Sepik River… Continue Reading →

The Golden Eagle Festival: Deep into Traditional Kazakh Culture in the Mongolian Altai

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One of the reasons we wanted to visit the Altai was to attend one of the traditional eagle festivals near Olgii. The Golden Eagle Festival was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Kazakh culture. What is the Golden… Continue Reading →

Kiteboarding Mannar: A New Sri Lanka Kiting Paradise Unveiled

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While kiteboarding in Kalpitiya has increased in popularity, kitesurfing Sri Lanka is at its beginning with plenty spots waiting to be discovered. Well, search no more! Kiteboarding Mannar will make you feel like an explorer! And if you think the… Continue Reading →

A Guide to Baliem Valley Trekking: How to Prepare your Papua trip

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Traveling to Papua is rough, but highly rewarding. Still an off-the-beaten-path destination, Papua doesn’t see many visitors. Trekking the Baliem Valley is even more challenging, with barely 700 people hiking the mountains per year. If you are looking on how… Continue Reading →

Searching for Wild Orangutans in the Borneo Jungle of Kalimantan

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Indonesia boasts some of the most unique wildlife in the world and is the place to go to see wild orangutans. The islands of Sumatra and Borneo are indeed the only places where you can find the great apes. Borneo… Continue Reading →

A Fantastic 3-Day Camel Trek in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan

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After our few days in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Bruno and I were keen on renewing the desert experience. This time we decided to go on a camel trek in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. We reached Jaisalmer for… Continue Reading →

Traditional Bowhunting with the Hadzabe Tribe in Tanzania

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The Hadzabe Tribe are amongst the last hunter-gatherers on the planet. With less than 1,000 still alive today, the indigenous ethnic group lives around Lake Eyasi, the Rift Valley, and the Serengeti Plateau. Their way of life changed little in… Continue Reading →

A Face-to-Face with the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda

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The dominant gorilla male sat still, quiet, just a few feet away. His back half-turned. A feeble attempt to ignore us maybe? Or confidence in his might and reign over his surroundings? Tall and strong, he displayed the patch of grey fur… Continue Reading →

Top Things to Do in La Paz Mexico

Less known than Cabo San Luca, this little gem sits on the Peninsula of Baja California Sur. Featuring a desert climate, La Paz offers a dry, warm and sunny weather most of the year. While the city is no Cabo San… Continue Reading →

Weeping the Glory of the Most Famous Cathedral in Paris: Notre Dame Cathedral

On that evening of April 15, 2019, the face of Paris changed forever. The most famous cathedral in Paris was on fire. As we watched live, the hundred-year-old roof of Notre Dame Cathedral burned and the famous “flèche” that made… Continue Reading →

46 Best Hikes in South America for Long-Distance Trekking Adventures

Finding the best hikes in South America is not hard. Deciding which one to choose is. From easy to challenging and anything in-between, check out our list of best treks in South America. For treks in other parts of the… Continue Reading →

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