Category Archives: Adventure Travel

Kampong Ayer: The Water Village

Although it is a little-known travel destination, Kampong Ayer in Borneo's Brunei Bay area is the world's largest water village. According to Lonely Planet, it has likely existed for over 1,000 years. At one time, Kampong Ayer's population exceeded 40,000 people. Unique History of Kampong Ayer The complete history of this water village is still mostly a mystery. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why so many adventure tourists are drawn to it. As reported in the Brunei Times, a poem called Read more [...]

How to make your adventure holiday charitable

Charitable vacations are fast becoming the rage. Funding requests for a charitable trip to scale Mt. Kilimanjaro or a bungee jumping expedition to New Zealand are commonplace on various social media platforms. What's the story here? Does your donation fund the person’s trip, or does the money actually go towards the charity? The answer to this question is, it depends. Many companies offer charitable adventure holidays. Here's how it works: you select one of the adventure holidays offered, which Read more [...]

Perth to Perth – Road Trip Australia in style

There can be few more incredible road trips in the world than traveling the length and breadth of Australia. Before you plan your travel to Australia you can get Australia visa by applying online. This vast continent is full of breathtaking surprises, and though much of the interior is desert and bush there are still incredible experiences to be found. Perth A cosmopolitan city on the edge of the Indian Ocean in Western Australia, Perth is the ideal pick-up point for a vehicle that will give Read more [...]

Best Time To Visit Mauritania

In choosing the best time to visit Mauritania, there are always several factors to consider – climate, festivals, peak seasons and budget. Since the country is small and tourism is not yet fully developed then you should always pick a month which assures you of several activities to keep you busy and tickle your interests. Since Mauritania is a desert, you can expect a hot temperature all year round. However, the country experiences a short rainy season which takes place from months of July Read more [...]

The Beginners Guide to Volunteering Whilst Taking a Gap Year

Taking a gap year between finishing school and starting university has become increasingly popular over the last decade or so. It gives individuals a window in which to spread their wings and have new experiences. People choose a variety of activities to pursue on their gap year. For instance, some travel extensively while others do work experience or an internship. One of the most popular pursuits for a gap year is volunteering. Many young people give of their time and energy for good causes Read more [...]