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.

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 […]

Cruising the Marlborough Sounds New Zealand web
Adventure Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, South Island

A boating adventure in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds is a beautiful part of New Zealand that I had never properly explored before so when friends invited us to spend a few days on their boat in the Marlborough Sounds during our trip to New Zealand we jumped at the chance! Looking at a Marlborough Sounds […]

Views of Squeaky Beach Wilsons Promontory Victoria Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Victoria

Wandering in Wilsons Promontory National Park, Australia

Wilsons Promontory National Park is one of Australia’s natural treasures and a place the locals like to keep to themselves. This pristine wilderness on the southernmost tip of the state of Victoria is affectionately referred to as ‘The Prom’. From floating down the river on an inner tube (or try […]

CLimbing Mt Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo
Adventure Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Malaysia, Rock climbing travel ideas, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Malaysia: Is climbing Mount Kinabalu worth it?

Climbing Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Malaysian Borneo, is a popular experience for travellers visiting Malaysia. Tens of thousands of people reach the summit each year, from teenagers to grandparents and I’d like to share my experience of climbing Mt Kinabalu. A big reason for the popularity of the […]

Rangitoto Island from Auckland beach New Zealand
Adventure Travel Ideas, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New Zealand, North Island

New Zealand: A day trip to Rangitoto Island, Auckland

It’s hard to miss Rangitoto Island when you visit Auckland. It forms part of almost every view you’ll see, its broad, volcanic shape draped gracefully along the horizon of the Hauraki Gulf. Usually with a few yachts decorating the foreground. Taking the half-hour ferry trip from the central Auckland waterfront […]

Etosha National Park, Namibia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Botswana, Hiking Travel Ideas, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia

The best Africa safari holiday ideas

Whether you want to travel from the Cape to Cairo, or enjoy a classic luxury safari holiday in east Africa, safari holidays give you an unparalleled opportunity to see African wildlife in its natural habitat. Here are a selection of safari holiday ideas for the best wildlife experience in Africa: […]