Planning a trip to Japan

Traveling to Japan requires planning, whether you are going for a short trip or opting for an extended stay in the country. Your time here is most valuably spent when you have certain things taken care of and can then focus on enjoying the rest of your vacation. Here are a few things to take care of when planning a trip to Japan

Nepal Trip

A perfect itinerary to Nepal depends on your tastes, interests, time and money. Here are a few brief guidelines that would help you zero down upon your ideal Nepal trip:

Where to stay in Bali

Where to stay in Bali, an island and province in Indonesia with beautiful beaches, volcanic hills, lush rice terraces, ancient temples, great nightlife and world's most expensive coffee. Bali has no shortage of hotels and hostels as it's one of the most famous holiday destinations not only in southeast asia but the world.

Cruise Ships - 20 Best in the World

Of all the different holidays you could probably take, there are few experiences as exhilarating as being aboard a cruise ship. You will definitely be spoilt for choices as the options at hand are numerous. There are umpteen cruise lines and while the actual number of cruises running across the world are too many, we will bring to you 20 of the best cruise ships

Best Time to Visit Goa

..is the best time to visit Goa, which runs on a yearly seasonal calendar.A result of this is that prices of lodging, boarding, taxi services and bike rentals skyrocket during the peak tourist season, not to mention the crowds that you have to negotiate..

Casablanca – Places to visit

On a Casablanca tour you can experience the vintage architecture of the Old Medina to the cosmopolitan feel of Morocco Mall and SKY28 bar. For a more cultural trip, you can spend time in the narrow ..

Belize Vacations - A Complete Guide

Find out the why, when and where about Belize vacations in this complete guide. From location, things to do, weather, diving, food, safety, flights, all about Belize is there is this crisp guide.

Marrakech Tours

Marrakech tours can be taken all year round. Besides Casablanca, it forms a major destination for people going on a Morocco tour. The peak tourist season is during May and October, but it's best to visit Marrakech from March to April, but late..

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu – Porters and Welfare

On the Salkantay trek, the job of the porters is not limited to the carrying, but they also have to rush ahead and set up the camp; then, cook food for the group so meals are ready when you get there. After the group is done for the night, they stay behind to pick up the camp and then rush ahead of you to do all of those things over again, all the time while ...

Best books to read before trekking to Machu Picchu

Whether on the Salkantay trek or the Inca trail, in the book, you’ll be able to find detailed explanations of different areas of Machu Picchu because, in all fairness, it’s pity to go all the way up there and have no idea what you’re looking at. Even if you have a guide with you, it’s a good idea to read this book beforehand. That way you’ll..

Tanzania Safari - A Complete Guide

Tanzania Safari, the very word ushers images of a wild and untamed land teeming with the classic African wildlife. Overshadowed by the Kenya safari scene, it remains a hidden gem in Africa. Not only does Tanzania hold about 20% of the continent’s mammal biomass, it is also home to Mt Kilimanjaro and the Ngorongoro crater, which has the densest big wildlife population in the world.

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro - No. 1 Guide Online

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro requires prior planning and research to make an informed decision. This guide provides you all the knowledge to know about, plan and book your Kilimanjaro trek.

Routes for the Machu Picchu Trek - Inca, Salkantay trail and others

Beginning at Km 85, The Classic route follows the Inca Trail as it climbs through valleys, woodland and cloud forest to reach Machu Picchu. You’ll also discover a number of Incan ruins along the way.

Everything you need to know about The Great Wildebeest Migration in Africa

The Great Wildebeest Migration is the greatest wildlife event in the world. During it, every year over 1.5 million wildebeest cross East Africa ( Tanzania and Kenya ) in search of new pastures. It’s the largest wildlife land migration on the planet. Each yearly cycle the animals travel over 1000km. This spectacle brings a huge...

African Safari Comparisons - Kenya or Tanzania or South Africa?

An African safari is a once in a lifetime experience. Here we compare the top three countries to visit on an African safari in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.

The Everest Sherpas - Everything you should know

Although Sherpas make up a proportion of the guides and porters that accompany tourists on Everest treks and climbs, the term “Sherpa” has also become a byword for any Nepalese person doing this kind of work on the mountain. In fact, many of what Westerners call “Sherpas” are not Sherpas in the genetic sense, but instead come from other tribes from elsewhere in Nepal. And large number of porters used on Everest Base Camp treks actually ..

Mount Everest Climbing Routes - insights and conditions on the trail

Mount Everest has over 18 routes that can be used to summit the iconic mountain. However, only two of these have been successfully been used more than twice. The South Col is the more popular of these two Everest routes and..

The Kilimanjaro Experience - an excerpt from Kilimanjaro Diaries

Author Eva Melusine Thieme shares her Kilimanjaro experience. An excellent read for those looking to climb Kilimanjaro. After almost seven hours of walking we glimpse the camp not far in front of us. I admit that I’m relieved to be here. Throughout the afternoon the path has been so steep that it mostly consisted of huge steps, cut into the slope and reinforced with wooden planks so that it felt like we were climbing up a giant and endless staircase. Each upward stride was so strenuous that we walked pole pole

10 Celebrities you didn't know who have climbed Kilimanjaro

10 famous celebrities who have climbed Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. These celeb adventurers who have climbed Kili to raise money for causes and charity range from ...

Mt Kilimanjaro Facts - Which Ones Did You Know?

These Mt Kilimanjaro facts and stories will give a deeper insight about Kilimanjaro, the local people and add to the richness of the story and the history of the highest summit in Africa.

Climb Kilimanjaro and do an African Safari - The Best Tanzania Holiday

The Best Tanzania Holiday includes an African Safari and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the seven summits. If you are already in Africa to climb Kili, taking a few extra days to see the truly wild animals of the Serengeti is a must.

Other Things to do on a Kilimanjaro Trek Holiday

Looking to get the most out of your Tanzania holiday is understandable. The other things to do on a Kilimanjaro trek holiday include Safaris, which the National Parks in Tanzania happily provide, visit the Maasai tribes, see coffee plantations, travel around Moshi and Zanzibar..

How to Climb Kilimanjaro Cheap

Want to climb Kilimanjaro on a budget? There are a few main areas you can save money to climb Kilimanjaro cheap. By booking your trek in advance, you can save on the basic Kilimanjaro trek cost and flight tickets to Tanzania. It also gives you time to get equipment for Kili at the right price.

Climb Kilimanjaro Solo - Everything you should know

Climbing Kilimanjaro solo is tough. Tanzanian laws and protection for porters ensure that you have to take a minimum staff with you, regardless of how experienced you are or how much you pay. This article talks about the various options you have to arrange a solo trek to Kilimanjaro

Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity

Climbing Kilimanjaro for Charity is the epitome of a noble adventure. If you are not vigilant, you may find your hard-earned donations go to the wrong hands. To ensure that you select the right charity for climbing Kilimanjaro or do the charity climb to Kili yourself, here are a set of guidelines:

Books on Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

If you're planning a trip to Kilimanjaro, the following books on Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are for you. Ranging from stories about Kilimnajaro to climbing advice, pictures and training, these will give you the best bibliographical Kilimanjaro experience

Kilimanjaro Guides, Porters and Tipping - Everything you need to know

Kilimanjaro Porters and Guides play a vital role that ensures the success of your Kilimanjaro climb. Unfortunately, many of them live off tips. They carry equipment, supplies and make your meals. Here is a handy guide to know how much to tip each member of your Kilimanjaro support team.

How to get to Kilimanjaro - Airports and other details 2017

Getting flights to Kilimanjaro is the first step in finalizing your Kilimanjaro trek. If you are wondering how to get to Kilimanjaro, the following information will be useful as it details flights to Kilimanjaro airport like Ethiopian Airlines, how to travel to and from Moshi, Arusha and even land routes to them for beginning your Kilimanjaro trek

The Marangu route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes is essential for a successful trek. When hiking the Marangu route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Lemosho and Marangu are described. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Marangu route to Kilimanjaro and how Marangu differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...

The Rongai route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Rongai route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Marangu are described. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Rongai route to Kilimanjaro and how Rongai differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...

The Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Marangu are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro. Lemosho differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...

The Machame route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Machame route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Lemosho are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Machame route to Kilimanjaro

The Shira route to Kilimanjaro

Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Shira route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Machame and Lemosho are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Shira route to Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Trek - Things to know before you climb Kilimanjaro

This article lists down everything you need to know before climbing Kilimanjaro. With resources to help to pack, train, the history of the region, Kilimanjaro's seasons and more, everything you need to prepare for your Kili trek is available here.

Kilimanjaro Packing List - The complete guide 2017

This Kilimanjaro trek packing list blog goes into the details of what you need to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. It will help you plan your packing and choose the right boots for Kilimanjaro, as well as footwear, layers, Sleeping bag, Jacket and all the other things you need on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Routes - a complete guide

Looking for the best Kilimanjaro routes? This blog will help you narrow down between all the routes to Kilimanjaro. Contains detailed information on Machame route, Lemosho route, Marangu route, Rongai route and all the others. Also compares them by duration, type and other details.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro - a guide for women 2017

Ladies trekking to Kilimanjaro often face difficulties getting information about climbing Kili. This blog lists everything women should know about Mount Kilimanjaro, how and what to pack and training for Kilimanjaro.

Nagaland - Hiking and Hornbill Festival in India

Visit Nagaland to learn about the tribes, their ways and the Hornbill Festival. Plenty of adventure and hiking can be done as well!

Kayaking in Koh Phi Phi: A Comprehensive Guide

One of the things to do in Phi Phi Island is to kayak its turquoise waters. Make your Thailand holiday great with this offbeat kayaking adventure.

How Not to get Lost while Camping

Ever wondered what it takes to go camping alone? Arm yourself with basic camping knowledge that will help enjoy the great outdoors better!

Backpacking and Diving in Puerto Galera

Backpacking and scuba diving in Puerto Galera Philippines is a cheap way to adventure holiday in South East Asia. Here is why.

Sailing for beginners: A How-to guide

Guide to sailing for beginners informs you about the basics of sailing. If you have ever wondered what it takes to sail a boat, read this for starters.

Chiang Mai Elephant Camps: The Inside Story

An insider take on Elephant Camps in Chiang Mai Thailand. Read about the relationship Thai people have with the Elephant.

Trekking tips for beginners - A 101 guide

Guide to trekking for beginners informs you about the basics of trekking. What to wear, what to pack, how to remain safe and where you should go trek.

Kilimanjaro Vs Everest Trek - Which is Harder

Comparing Kilimanjaro vs Everest treks is not easy. Here we have tried to compare Everest Base Camp Trek Vs Kilimanjaro Summit Trek for those looking to decide between the two adventures for a holiday. A comprehensive list, this latest post is a detailed look at the two hikes.

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