Category Archives: Adventure

Bungee Jumping in Pokhara, Nepal – Everything You Need to Know for Your First Jump!

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci. However you spell it – bungy or bungee, it’s one of those things that doesn’t really ever seem to get easier – no […]

Paragliding in Pokhara, Nepal: An Absolute Must-Do!

Nepal paragliding buddha review pokhara

There are few activities that make it to my bucket-list that don’t get ticked off almost right away but for some reason, though I’d wanted to paraglide for the longest time, I’d not managed to take to the air.  Thankfully, that all changed when a friend and I visited Nepal recently! When we were in […]

Making a Splash – Canyoning in Croatia

Canyoning Croatia

We’ve been fortunate to try our hand at a range of activities (both on this trip and in years gone by) but few compare to the canyoning adventure we were treated to yesterday with Iris Adventures. Canyoning is not only a physical challenge but a mental one as well.  Standing atop a 50 metre clifftop, […]

Tracking Gentle Giants: Gorillas in the Highlands of Uganda

Gorillas in Uganda

Having hiked through 20 minutes of the most challenging terrain we’d ever experienced, we stopped dead in our tracks.  The hushed whispers of the trackers left us puzzled… these walks can take upwards of 4 hours, what had caused us to stop so soon?  Before long, the answer became abundantly clear. A scruff of dark fur […]

Hot Air Ballooning over Luxor, Egypt: Up, Up and Away

With only four nights in Egypt, we had to prioritise our plans.  There was never any doubt that we’d be heading hot air ballooning in Luxor though! Would a week in Egypt have been better? You bet! Did we have an awesome taster from our visit that left us wanting more? Absolutely! When you visit […]