Queenstown is known as a travel destination for outdoor adventure, drawing people from all over the world for various thrill-seeking activities. And to be sure, if you make the trip you should find something exciting to do outdoors, whether it be jet-boating, bungee jumping, or finally taking that first surfing lesson. But there’s often so much written and discussed all of these adrenaline-pumping activities that some people traveling to Queenstown can forget about what they’re going to do in between adventure! The truth...

For most people, packing can be quite a hassle. However, if you’re traveling with kids, it can be even more stressful and exhausting, even for the most experienced trippers. When you travel with kids, you have to be extra careful and prepared – there’s much less room for improvisation and spontaneity. The stakes of packing for a trip with kids are definitely higher: your level of preparation and organization can definitely make or break your trip. For all those wanderlust parents who want to experience the world with their...

Earlier this month, we celebrated World Mental Health Day and new research has found that a third of Brits felt that camping or caravanning has had a very positive impact on their mental health. 22% believe it has a positive effect on their physical health, and 12% of people believe it has helped them to become closer to their family. The research from Specialised Covers also found that 70% of the UK public believe “outside therapy” should be prescribed to people suffering from depression or anxiety. Those based in London...

Winter is a great time to travel as some of the sceneries you can catch this way are as magical as a place can get. Add to this the spirit of the holidays that are getting closer and closer by the day, and you get a sure recipe for an unforgettable trip. The holidays can sometimes be stressful, so deciding to take it easy and spending the holidays at a lovely destination might be exactly what you need at the end of the year. Every city has its own traditions and celebrates the holidays differently, so wherever you decide to go,...

Road Trip to New York: The Experience of An American Sporting Event New York draws in a large number of visitors all throughout the year. Some come for the fast life, while some for its islands, parks; and whichever reason you have, New York does not disappoint its tourists. The Big Apple also has a lot in store for sports lovers. There is the sports giant, Superbowl, and of course, who hasn’t heard of NASCAR!  All throughout the year, NY city is bustling with sports fans right from Times Square to every nook and corner of the...

4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Portugal For a Winter Break If you’re feeling a winter holiday this year, then you’ll likely have many different destinations in mind. Depending on the type of getaway you’re after, whether it be a relaxing beach holiday or city escape, then Portugal is one of the best places to consider for a winter break. Not only does the country have an outstanding reputation for great weather, with almost year-round sunshine, but it is extremely budget-friendly. Portugal has boomed in terms of popularity...

6 Ways to Travel the World While Studying in College For college students, many things might seem unreachable. We dream about going places or doing so many things we love. However, it might be hard to succeed while in college. With all the studying, projects, college obligations, and lack of money, it’s hard to fulfill everything we’re dreaming of. The same goes for traveling the world. Travelling is one of the best ways to spend your time and money. You widen your horizons, learn about the world, and experience some amazing...

Top 5 Mistakes Tourists Make in New Zealand New Zealand is full of amazing places and sights to see and is one of those hidden gems that are definitely worth your time and effort. However, this sort of trip requires a lot of planning, no matter where you come from and how old you are, especially if you want to avoid some of the most common mistakes tourists generally make when visiting New Zealand. So, here are five of these mistakes, as well as some tips on how to avoid them. Weather conditions This is one of the most common...

Words: Len Rutledge    Images: Phensri Rutledge With geysers, grizzlies, an impressive grand canyon, and great mud pools, Yellowstone National Park in America’s west is dramatic, imposing and at times overwhelming. The world’s first national park, established in 1872, is a wonderful blend of land, water, forest, grassland, wildlife and geothermal features. It challenges your senses and stirs your soul. Old Faithful The first expedition to reach here returned with accounts that were rebuffed by magazine editors and politicians...

The Humpback Whale Come-Back: An Amazing Success Story We have been protecting the Humpback Whale since the 1970s, and many conservationists are understandably very happy with the results, which has effectively removed the species from the endangered list in 9 separate global locations. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA) has confirmed that the numbers of Humpbacks have increased sufficiently to remove them from the endangered list in 9 locations. Complex Intelligence These majestic creatures can migrate...