Best Destinations to Visit in New Zealand

New Zealand often features at the top of many travellers must see destinations and it’s not hard to understand why. With snow tipped mountain peaks, luscious forests, stretches of coastline and green as far as the eye can see, New Zealand has some of the world’s most breathtaking and magnificent landscapes. So, apart from Auckland […]

Essential Kit for Hiking Mount Kenya

Whilst thousands of people and ‘average tourists’ successfully climb Kilimanjaro every year, that doesn’t mean it’s not a serious undertaking. People often assume it’s not technically difficult. Whilst it does not require crampons and ropes and other specialised mountaineering gear that other mountains of such a height do, it’s still way above 5.000 meters so […]

Merengada: Revealing the Sweetest Festival in Spain

For six days in February, Vilanova i la Geltrú, a small port town located just an hours drive from Barcelona, comes to life. The music of 100 competing Spanish bands from around Catalonia fill the packed town square. A half dozen parades wind up and down the towns main boulevards and thousands of locals and […]

What Wat is the Best Wat?

For six centuries Angkor Wat temple and the area surrounding Siem Reap was home to the rulers of the Khmer Kingdom, one of the mightiest civilisations in South East Asia. Like Choquequirao or Borobudur temple, little of what they built has survived the test of time. The largest pre-industrial city in the world is now […]

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