Action Packed New Zealand

This guest post was written by Sophie Collard | Photo provided by oemebamo on Flickr

Surf through some  last minute hotel deals and pack your bags with waterproofs and hiking boots, this is going to be wild. New Zealand is a really diverse country. It’s home to the clearest rivers, the most awesome mountains, and to national parks spewing sulphur and covered in giant ferns like the ones in Jurassic Park. Aside from the greenery and volcanic activity the diversity includes, it makes it a perfect adventure travel destination.

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How to Get Off the Beaten Path in Three Easy Steps

Above: A filipino jeepney, not unlike the one that we rode in. Photo courtesy of Richard Messenger on Flickr.

Emilie and I arrived Cebu city one humid February afternoon with the intention of leaving the next day to find a village where there we could get away from other travelers.  Over breakfast I thumbed through our Lonely Planet’s section on the Visayas. The book made it clear that the island of Cebu was too touristy for our mission. The closest island, Bohol to the south, would be less touristy, but would also be a difficult place to get away from other travelers. As I scanned the map looking for an alternative I noticed a speck in the straight between the Cebu and Bohol. It was labeled Cabilao Island.

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Five Adventure Travel Destinations for Thrill Seekers

Most holidaymakers look for a quiet beach where they can relax. For some, however, this kind of holiday lacks the excitement and adventure they’ve been looking for all year. So here’s a collection of the five holiday destinations that will get your adrenaline pumping, from either excitement or a little element of danger.

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British Columbia, Canada Adventure Travel Guide


British Columbia, Canada


British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province, bordering on the Pacific Ocean to the west, Alberta to the east, Alaska to the northwest, the Yukon and Northwest Territory to the north, and the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana, in the United States, to the south.

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