Category Archives: Adventure

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

There’s not much that gets me up and out of bed before sunrise – even on three hours sleep though, there wasn’t much that was going to stop me venturing out in the crisp early-morning air on a hot air ballooning adventure. Once the shock of the 3.20am alarm wore off, we clambered out of […]