Adventure Travel Ideas

Adventure travel inspiration on off-the-beaten-track backpacking destinations and also active travel inspiration from walking holidays around the world to rock climbing and diving/snorkelling adventures.

The Maheno shipwreck on Fraser Island Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Queensland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Independent Fraser Island tours in Australia

It may be the world’s biggest sand island but Fraser Island is also famous for its rainforest and when the Wandering Kiwi family visited this island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, we loved its diversity and uniqueness. The traditional name of the island is K’gari, which means “paradise” in […]

Monsal Trail cycle ride in Derbyshire
Adventure Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, England, Family Travel Ideas, United Kingdom

Cycling the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire, England

Offering sweeping views of the Derby Dales, exciting viaducts and tunnels, interesting history and excellent food options, the Monsal Trail really is the perfect family bike ride! The Monsal Trail is an 8.5 mile cycling/walking/horse-riding path along the former Midland Railway line in Derbyshire, an English county that includes some […]

Children at Bulunkul village Pamir Highway Tajikistan
Adventure Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Tajikistan

25 Photos that will make you desperate to visit Tajikistan

My journey through Tajikistan is some of the most memorable travel I have ever experienced. Bar none. Reading my Tajikistan travel diary reveals some moments of tiredness and discomfort but an overwhelming sense of the heartstopping excitement I felt while travelling through this amazing country. Let me take you on […]

Hiking and via ferrata in the Dolomites mountains Italy
Adventure Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy

Following the Iron Way in the Dolomite Mountains

In 1917 the Mountain War came to an end after two years of bitter fighting between the Italian and Austrian armies in the Dolomite Mountains.  Read about my exhilarating via ferrata in the Dolomites – amid the First World War’s most extreme battle ground. I am hit by a wave […]

Agrinonta bay and beach on Kalymnos Greece
Adventure Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Greece, Greek Islands, Rock climbing travel ideas

Greece: Kalymnos climbing (and relaxing) holiday

The island of Kalymnos lay pink and gold across the horizon as the ferry left the tiny port of Mastichari. Sitting up top the wind was quite fierce and the ferries had not run the previous day because of high winds. But this morning the sea had calmed, the ferry […]

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