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4 Stimulating Outdoor Activities to Try in Hobart

4 Stimulating Outdoor Activities to Try in Hobart

Jan 19, 2017

If you are looking for a place where you can experience thrilling outdoor activities, then head to Hobart. This diverse capital city of Tasmania is the second oldest city in Australia. It is one of the best travel destinations to enjoy a wide range of tours, exciting activities, and breathtaking views. Simply take time to explore Hobart with your loved ones and you will have a great time. The charming city of Hobart has a lot of things to offer to people of all ages. You will surely have fun cruising to its islands, appreciating art, tasting its award-winning wines, and many more. Also, there is a DriveNow car hire in Hobart which you can avail to roam around the city safely and with full comfort. Here are some of the exhilarating outdoor activities while you are in Hobart: Hiking at Mount Wellington In case you love the mountains and would like to appreciate the beauty of nature while in Hobart, you can climb Mount Wellington with your significant other, family, or friends. This magnificent mountain has a spectacular view that you will truly love. There are various tours offered to get to Mount Wellington, so choose one and enjoy an all in one thrilling experience. It will totally be a great way to spend the day. Cruising at Bruny Island Book an island coastal wilderness cruise once you are in Hobart and get a chance to explore the beauty of Bruny Island. In fact, this picturesque cruise is one of the top 100 best trips in the world. It is a once in a lifetime experience that you will treasure all your life because of the fascinating geological formations and local wildlife you will see during the cruise. A day spent here will surely be worth it with your favorite people and that is what an awesome vacation means. Kayaking on River Derwent Most adventurers always love to take their vacation to the next level. And one way to do it is to kayak on River Derwent in Hobart. Paddle downstream through grade 2 rapids and witness the sweeping view of the Wellington Range. The fun never ends as you journey through this...

Best Ski and Snow Centers

Best Ski and Snow Centers

Apr 28, 2015

During the winter seasons, most people around the world enjoy hitting the slopes around the snow covered areas. However, the snow is no longer available during the summer season. If you missed the winter season’s fun in the snow, there are various indoor destinations and snow centers where you can do your moves. Here are some of the most popular ski and snow centers around the world. SnowWorld in Landgraaf This is considered to be one of the largest Indoor ski resorts, not only in Netherlands but also on the planet. SnowWorld has over 5 slopes ranging from red, green as well as blue around its 35,000 square meters of pistes. For freestyle skiers and snowboarders, the Eiger slope is one of the best. There is also a children’s area as well as professional ski lifts to constantly manage the flow of skiers. The complex also has two restaurants that offer food, drinks and even barbeques.(Image by Edgar Vonk) Snow Funpark in Wittenberg The Snow Funpark is over 30,000 square meters and was opened in 2006. It is the Europe’s largest snow park that use state of the art snow machines giving the best experiences on the slopes. The parks best feature is the indoor half pipe that is installed for professionals. This is the only indoor half pipe around the world. The park is designed to host international events as well as professional competitions. The park also offers quad biking, water skiing, tubing as well as a high wire garden. It also has a sports shop center. Ski Dubai This is a luxury indoor snow resort that was opened in 2005. The 22,500 square meters of slope is located in Dubai, the last place you expect to find snow. The park has more than five slopes which are designed for different levels of difficulty, gradients and heights. You can also enjoy zorbing down the big ball run. The park also offers retail shopping, a freestyle zone, fancy cafes, private children parties as well as themed restaurants. SnowZone in England This is one of the award winning entertainment centers in Europe that sits inside the Xscape located in England. This is one of the...

3 New Destinations to Try in 2014

3 New Destinations to Try in 2014

Jun 1, 2014

TUNISIA If you have been at a crossroads wondering where to go for your holidays in 2014, then wonder no more as Tunisia has everything you could ever want in a holiday. From its broad sweeps of beaches overlooked by quaint sugar cubed houses to grand ancient ruins and the extensive golden dunes of the Sahara Desert, it is a complex blend of breathtaking landscapes that make North Africa so enchanting. It is no wonder that its sceneries have enticed the hearts of movie makers and have been the glorious locations for many movies. These incredible sceneries make luxury holidays in Tunisia a popular choice. Tunis is the capital of Tunisia and is an incredible maze of alleyways, fusion of cultures and chaotic souks whose colorful spices and handicraft will force you to haggle for a worthwhile treasure to take home with you that you can place in your home to remember your holiday forever. Having had enough of the city you can venture out to the dazzling Chotta El Jeridsalt pan, walk through the underground tunnel of El Jem to explore the Roman amphitheatre or ride a camel and venture out into the desert sandy dunes. The beach life in Tunisia is also not disappointing as the long rambling coast along the Mediterranean has something appealing for every beach lover.(image by Dennis Jarvis) Tunisia also benefits from a great year round climate with hot summers and mild winters. It is the perfect location for any time of year whether It be to escape the cold and dark winter at home or to work on a fantastic tan laid out on a beach or by the pool in the summer months. ITALY Italy is the kind of destination that one can never get enough of, travelers keep returning each year and in 2014 the trend is unsurprisingly seemingly more or less the same. Its awe inspiring art and architecture, amazing cities such as Venice and Rome soaked up in rich history, stunning historical ruins, sun kissed olive groves and vineyards and the sparkling waters of Lake Como and the Mediterranean keep enticing visitors to explore this boot shaped country.(image by Moyan Brenn) If you...

4 Best Trailing Destinations for Hiking

4 Best Trailing Destinations for Hiking

Apr 29, 2014

Having learnt and practiced the safety precautions and hiking tips, hikers are assured of a breath taking encounters which include interaction with beautiful landscapes and diverse environments. Coming up with such an amazing list of these destinations is not an easy task considering the large hiking environs and different tastes and preferences. However, when you are planning for your hikes these are some of the places that should not miss in your must see travel bucket list. Great Smoky Mountains This is an iconic long distance hiking experience that has earned a lot of popularity around the globe and it is ranked among the top hiking trails around the globe. It is arguably one of the most well known multi day walks in United States of America. It’s a region characterized by rich natural diversity and pioneer history hence obtaining the title of Ancestral Homeland of the Cherokee islands. The area spans a magnificent 202,500 hectares making it the largest wilderness area in the region. It marks the southern climax of the Appalachian chain with its blue grey smoke engulfing the highest peaks of the mountain range. This region boosts a wide variety of flora and fauna with over 130 species of trees, 1500 varieties of flowering plants and 200 types of birds. It is truly a place not to miss out in your trailing calendar. The Heysen Trail For a lover of hiking, this stands out to be a dream of every hiker. The trail which is located in Australia spans a distance of 1200 km making it one of the largest and greatest long distance walks in the universe. Reaching from Cape Jervis on the South Coast of South Australia to Parachilna Gorge in the Flinders Ranges, this trail takes in some of the country’s picturesque landscapes which include stunning coastal scenes, vineyards, bush land and an overwhelming atmosphere. This trail can be broken up into sections which are small enough to accommodate day walkers or those seeking a short light weight camping hike. It is the best place to be!(image by Sue) Everest Base Camp This is the most admirable place that always remains to be a dream of many who...

5 Natural Rock Climbing Sites around the Globe

5 Natural Rock Climbing Sites around the Globe

Feb 26, 2014

Rock climbing is quite an exciting and adrenaline filled activity, one feels the joy after finally successfully ascending the heights and tower the rest of the world. However, only few people manage to get to the top of these world natural towers. There are many natural rock climbing sites you can opt to go and have fun but here are some of the best and mist visit places all over the world. They actually say that there is no mastery in rock climbing, every rock mountain has  its unique challenges and gives you just experience but not certification as a rock climber, this means you have got a job to prove to others that you are up to the task, get to these sites and conquer them all Venezule, Mount Roriama Located on Venezuela, Guyana and brazil border the rock mountain is part of the larger Guiana shield that’s found in Canaima National Park which covers over  30,000 square kilometers. The mountain has some rich factious tales that are associated with it but the reality is that it’s just a pristine of beauty. Mount RoriamaTepui is the world highest mountain plateau that stands at 2810 meters above the sea level. It is also considered to one of the world oldest geological landform that date back to more than two billion years ago. There are a mixture of valleys, fog, lakes, waterfalls, cracks and flora and fauna that you will come across as you ascend. Roriama is perfectly one of South America rock climbing sites but it calls for training and special equipment. Australia, Grampians National Park A gorgeous mountainous area in western Victoria, the park offers many natural trials, beautiful lakes and valleys that you can practice rafting, downhill rock climbing with ropes, uphill rock climbing, canoeing as well as bird watching. The area stands as a well known rock climbing destination and is also ideal for camping in the beautiful landscaped looking forest. You can there after getto Mackenzie falls that will amaze you indefinitely.(image by IFSA-Butler). USA, Arizona, Canyon de Celly Located in the famous Colorado plateau, north of Arizona, there lays the greatCanyon de Celly also called the Death Valley. There...

World’s Best Places to Go for a Hot Air Balloon Ride

World’s Best Places to Go for a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Feb 11, 2014

Soaring over the earth in a hot air balloon is one of the most breathtaking experiences that you would ever have in your life time. As the baskets fills and lifts off the ground one barely notices only later to discover you are cruising over vast tracks of lands at nice speeds gliding like a bird with 360 degree view. Despite the fact that hot air ballooning is a great thrill, it still remains a fact that some places are more fascinating than others. Here are some of the world’s best places to visit as you enjoy the ride. California, Napa Valley Napa is allocated in San Pablo bay and has a generally warmer climate than most other towns. Most renowned for its vineyards Napa is a top tourist destination, it boasts of prestigious hotels, hospitable people and the famous hot air balloon rides. The balloons have designated pilots who will sail you as you enjoy the panoramic view of Napa valley. The feeling of being in safe hands gives you a calm spirit as you enjoy your vacation. Take your family on a ride and they will never forget, you can also celebrate other life occasions like birthdays or even propose for marriage on air. This romantic feeling places Napa in the hearts of many and is the same reason it should be your next destination. Kenya, Maasai Mara Maasai Mara is a national reserve in Kenya that boasts of hosting the eighth wonder of the world. The great wildebeest migration that happens between July to October. You will enjoy watching the migration of zebras, gazelles and wild beasts as they cross the crocodile full Mara River. You will enjoy this spectacular experience on air and the balloon safari rides do extent to the neighboring Serengeti National park in Tanzania. You will enjoy seeing the big five and the breath taking landscape of East Africa. Burma Myanmar, Bagan Having a ride on a hot air balloon over the rich history inclined Bagan is a perfect way to spend your vacation. Bagan is considered to be the capital city of many ancient kingdoms and this is evidenced by seeing the over 5000 pagodas which...