Entries in adventure (84)

Monday
Nov092015

Survival School: 6 Species That Cheated Extinction 

Low and behold we have entered the apocalyptic-sounding Sixth Great Mass Extinction, and perhaps we should fear the worst for the more endangered of our animal acquaintances. Yet some animals are refusing to play by the rules. Here are six of nature’s finest who refused to give up despite having the odds stacked against them.

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Thursday
Oct292015

5 Sinister Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous plants are a force to be reckoned with for insects! Growing in areas deprived of nutrient-rich soil, theyare equipped with cunning ways to trap and digest their prey. Among 630 species, five different kinds of trapping mechanisms have been identified, and it may only be a matter of time before these plants develop a taste for blood…

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Thursday
Oct292015

How To... Purify Water

If you’ve ever been travelling in the back of beyond, you’ll be familiar with the usual ways to purify water—purification tablets, chlorine or iodine tinctures, that kind of thing. But how do you keep yourself hydrated if you’re stranded somewhere without even these basic supplies?

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Wednesday
Oct212015

Seeing Double: How Many Orcas Are There?

It is seen as one of the most fearsome marine predators on the planet, and recent incidents at SeaWorld, as well as the 2013 documentary Blackfish, have thrust it into the limelight, but just how much do we know about the killer whale?

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Wednesday
Oct212015

QUIZ: Which Cuisine Are You?

Do you like sweet or savoury? Do you grab the chopsticks or prefer a knife and fork? If you were food, which cuisine would you be? Take the test to find out where your palate feels most at home!

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Friday
Oct092015

5 Places To See The Northern Lights

As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, most of us are eager to one day in our lives see the bright dancing lights in the sky of Aurora Borealis. Except for being close to the Arctic Circle, in order to spot them you also need to get away from any city lights in order to be in complete darkness and see the shimmering light in the sky.

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Tuesday
Sep222015

Quiz: How Travel Smart Are You?

How much do you know of the world? Are you ready to travel to the furthest ends of the earth? Take our quiz!

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Wednesday
Sep162015

Quiz: How long would you last in a survival situation?

We all like to think we'd turn into Bear Grylls if we ever found ourselves stranded in the jungle or in the middle of a desert--but how sharp are your survival instincts really?

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Wednesday
Jul222015

What Travel Job Should You Do?

Dream of getting paid to see the world? Take this quiz to find out which travel job best suits you so you can say au revoir to a 9-5!

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Tuesday
Oct072014

Best Inspirational Travel & Volunteering Quotes

Some motivational encouragement so we have you made list of ten inspirational travel and volunteering quotes to give you that extra push. Remember, life begins at the end of your comfort zone!

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Tuesday
Apr152014

Antarctica: A New Frontier

Antarctica is a frozen, windswept continent, with no permanent inhabitants residing on the frozen planet because of its hostility and remoteness.

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Wednesday
Mar122014

The New Age of Sail 

Have you ever considered that it might be a sailor’s life for you? Well, don’t worry. You’re not the only one. It seems that more and more people have been asking this question, despite it being one you’d more likely expect from an 18th Century runaway. It just so happens that sailing is making a huge comeback.

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Tuesday
Mar112014

Top 10 Adventure Travel Experiences

Travelling or taking a gap year can be a once in a lifetime experience, and this makes us keen to fill it with as many unique activities as possible.

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Thursday
Feb272014

The Most Dangerous Airport Runways in the World

Travelling to a new country, in a remote area of the world, is akin to taking on an adventure. Most of the time, you might not know what to expect when you arrive at your destination.

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Friday
Jan312014

Round the World: 26 UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Sites Not to Miss

To travel the world is to witness new things. Travel, quite literally, opens your eyes to a whole new world and introduces you to entirely new people.

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