Posts Tagged ‘Trail’

Remarkable things to do in Krabi

Unlike its louder sister, Phuket, the province of Krabi has a quiet charm. Perched on the southwest coast of Thailand, it is a haven for tourists looking to escape the hubbub and soak in tranquility. Take a rejuvenating trip to the area blessed with some of nature’s most stunning formations…

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Norway’s Scenic Routes

Photos by: Werner Harstad One of the easiest ways to explore Norway at your own pace is on a road trip along one of Norway’s award- winning Scenic Routes, where natural wonders are amplified by art, design and architecture.  Constructed over two decades, the Norwegian Scenic Routes initiative set out…

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On The Edge of Bangkok

Khao Yai National Park is roughly a 3-hour drive from Bangkok and is one of Thailand’s most visited national parks. In terms of size, it is the third-largest in the country, covering 2,168 sq.km. Within the park, you can find some of Thailand’s most diverse flora and fauna, with 2,000…

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Land of Fire: Volcanoes & Hot Springs of Kyushu

Kyushu is appropriately called the “Land of Fire”, as volcanoes are omnipresent on the island. From the Aso caldera in the north to Ata in the south, these volcanic calderas make up much of Kyushu’s mountainous backdrop – from fuming craters to pretty cone-shaped mountains – making for a picturesque…

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Culture in Nature: Khao Sok National Park

For a getaway from Thailand’s popular beach destinations, you can head inland to explore its lush landscape where you can stay with the locals. Located in the southern portion of Thailand, the 738 sq.km. Khao Sok National Park – one of Thailand’s largest – is a lowland jungle that’s believed…

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Trail of the Mezcal

PHOTOS BY: Mexico Tourism Board Tucked into the soaring mountains of Mexico’s far south, Oaxaca (pronounced “wa-ha-ka”) is home to some of the country’s most authentic indigenous cultures, its best food, and (many) of its most famous ancientsites. Historically, the state’s ruggedness made it inaccessible – a fact that’s helped…

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Chugging in the Wilderness

Photo by: Michael W. Sullivan For the first-time Alaska visitor, stepping aboard a train bound for the wilderness might start like any other. The train pulls away from the downtown station, the sound of metal wheels on rails building to a steady rhythm.But within minutes, majestic glaciers, mountains and Alaskan…

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Trekking for Beginners: 5 Essential Tips

Trekking  has become an increasingly popular sport with many embarking on long distances in distant countries. Scale the heights of Mount Kinabalu or trek Barsey for a rush of adrenaline and breathtaking sights! But where does one begin?     If your first time turns out to be less than…

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Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary

India is home to many beaten tracks. From the Nanda Devi trek to the Roopkund trek, these snow-clad swathes of luscious greenery are familiar to avid trekkers! However, India hides her best gems deep in her pocket. On the edge of Northeasten India, Sikkim is a state that is flanked…

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The Gondwana Rainforests, Australia

The Gondwana Rainforests, Australia, can be found stretched over an extensive area between Newcastle and Brisbane. However, it does not exist as one single rainforest! It is an umbrella term for 41 separate reserves which were once part of a giant rainforest. Gondwana? The name Gondwana bears weight in the…

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