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6 of the Hottest Adventure Destinations for 2018

12.01.2018 15:20

6 of the Hottest Adventure Destinations for 2018

As each new year begins the travel media is always full of suggestions and offers about the newest and hottest destinations which to visit in the following 12 months. The leading publication in the adventure tourism industry Adventure Travel Magazine just published its list of the hottest destinations for 2018 and we are happy to offer you our own tours in some of the listed destinations: 1....


Aqua Azul - The most beautiful waterfalls in Mexico

18.12.2017 20:55

Aqua Azul - The most beautiful waterfalls in Mexico

The Cascadas de Agua Azul (Blue-water Falls) are a series of waterfalls in Mexico. They are situated 69 kilometers from Palenque, near Mexican Highway 199. These waterfalls consists of many cataracts (highest is six meters) following one after another, taken from near the top of the sequence of cascades. During much of the distance the water descends in two streams, with small islands in the...


The Easiest 7000m Peak to Climb

13.12.2017 13:51

The Easiest 7000m Peak to Climb

Lenin Peak is considered one of the less technical 7000 m peaks in the world to climb and it has by far the most ascents of any 7000 m or higher peak on Earth, with every year seeing hundreds of mountaineers make their way to the summit. Lenin Peak is the highest mountain in the Trans-Alay Range of Central Asia, and in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan it is exceeded only by Ismoil Somoni Peak...


Five Interesting Facts About Vietnam

07.12.2017 16:23

Five Interesting Facts About Vietnam

 1. There is no exact date for the celebration of the New Year in the country. Every year this date varies depending on the moon. 2. Vietnam is the second largest rice supplier in the world. 3. The longest cable car in the world is located in Vietnam. It is positioned in a suburb of the city of Danang. 4. Only 10% of Vietnam's roads are asphalted. 5. Local people have no right to play in...


5 Facts About Pamir Highway (M41)

04.12.2017 13:11

5 Facts About Pamir Highway (M41)

1. In 1931 the USSR begins the construction of the Pamir highway aka M41. 2. The highway spreads over 2000km from Samarkand in Uzbekistan to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. 3. Historians claim the the road through the mountains was a part of the famous Silk road and along the way we can see archaeological evidence that support that theory. 4. The temperature here may vary from...


Do Not Underestimate Oman!

30.11.2017 16:36

Do Not Underestimate Oman!

Often neglected by the travelers interested in the region, Oman is one of the few countries where the visitor can experience a genuine Arab culture without all the excessive wealth and ultramodern architecture typical for its neighboring countries. From the open desert landscapes of Wahiba Sands to the lively capital Muscat, Nizwa - the cultural capital of the country, and the Ras al Jinz turtle...


Kotor: Montenegro's Adriatic Perl

21.11.2017 14:29

Kotor: Montenegro's Adriatic Perl

The old town of Kotor is one of the prettiest ones on the Balkans. Unique combination of art, traditions, antic architecture and modern life share a peaceful existence there. The beauty of the town is so addictive, that once you visit it you want to go back again and again. Because of its history and well preserved buildings, churches, fortification system, no wonder Kotor is included in the...


Elbrus: Inactive Volcano in the Caucasus Mountains

14.11.2017 14:42

Elbrus: Inactive Volcano in the Caucasus Mountains

Have you ever dreamt to climb the highest peak in Europe and one of the Seven Summits? Our daily guaranteed departures can take you to Elbrus and you will enjoy the adventure, because it is one of the technically easiest of the higher peaks on the continent! You have two options: Climbing Mt. Elbrus from the North which is for lovers of the untouched nature – no cable cars, hotels and...


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Chernobyl as a travel destination

06.01.2020 17:00

Chernobyl as a travel destination

   About 30 years ago a flawed reactor design in combination with some serious human mistakes led to an accident at the No.4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukrainian SSR. It became the worst nuclear disaster in history and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the evacuation of about 110 000 more. Ever since then it has been a subject of an...


The Silk Road: now and then

31.12.2019 17:00

The Silk Road: now and then

   “The Silk Road” is a term that conjures up fairytale-like images of long camel caravans travelling through bare deserts, of brave adventurers and merchants bargaining in exotic oriental markets. This network of routes, which stretched about 11 000 km (7 000 miles) and connected the East and the West, is a milestone in the development of the modern world and the...


The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

11.12.2019 09:52

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. There are many reasons...


What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

29.11.2019 17:30

What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

Every year on the 19th of January a procession of priests, locals and visitors all chanting, singing and dancing enthusiastically  fills the streets of the Ethiopian cities. It’s the celebration of Timket, or Epiphany – the biggest and most anticipated religious event in the Ethiopian calendar. It commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River and is the day when...