Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa (as its nickname of “the rooftop of Africa” would suggest) and is the worlds highest stand alone mountain. The path up the mountain is more of a walk than a climb, which makes it sound easier than it actually is. Don’t be lulled into a false sense […]
When it comes to motorbike adventures one of the most iconic trips in Southeast Asia is to traverse the length of Vietnam. The most popular option is to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi (or vice-versa) which covers a distance of anywhere from 1700KM to 2400KM, depending on which route you take. Taking […]
[Sathorn Unique Tower (photo by Matthew Karsten).] In Bangkok there is an abandoned skyscraper that is known as the ghost tower. The Sathorn Unique Tower was constructed during the 1990’s and it was nearly completed until the 1997 Asian financial crisis brought construction to a halt. While there hasn’t been any reports for a solution […]
[Mt Kinabalu] Mt Kinabalu is the highest peak in Malaysia and is a popular climbing challenge in Southeast Asia. At 4,095 metres (13,435 ft) the mountain is an impressive site when viewed from Kota Kinabalu (the closest city to the mountain). It’s often claimed that Mt Kinabalu is the highest mountain in Southeast Asia, but […]
If watching The Motorcycle Diaries or Long Way Round had you wanting to jump on a motorbike and hit the road then here are some more sites to whet your appetite. And if you think that you don’t have what it takes to be a long distance rider, do not be discouraged; you don’t need […]
If you have the travel bug and dreaming about your next getaway then why not pass your time by entering some travel competitions. We have listed sites that compile travel competitions and giveaways, as well as travel sites that run regular contests. Sites listed are free contests which vary from entering an email address, liking […]
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