When thinking of travel and vacations, most people think about the comfort, enjoyment, exotic destinations and sipping lattes and cocktails by the pool or on the beach...
However, there are always those that stand out from the frame of some conventional rules and revel in something completely different and are, in the opinion of many, strange. Many people will prefer to choose a desert island for their vacation, to respite from the crowds and noise of the work, while others will decide to visit popular destinations like Ibiza or Thailand. Many people will choose the comfort of luxury hotels and resorts for their vacation, and yet there are those who can give vent and enjoy the adrenaline and unusual adventures. If you belong to the latter group, we suggest you the best destinations for adventure...
Diving - Great Barrier Reef
Great Barrier Reef is one of the most imposing ecosystems in the world. It is located in the Coral Sea, northeast of the coast of Australia and is one of the largest single structures made by living organisms. It is big enough to be seen even from space. With such proportions, it is no wonder that precisely this location is home to many different creatures: there is thousands of species of fish, turtles and even birds, and many species can be seen only here and nowhere else in the world. Because of these characteristics, this site is perfect for diving. If you choose this option, you must be careful - this reef is a gentle and delicate ecosystem. Fortunately, people have understood the value of its preservation, so that future generations can enjoy this fantastic scene.
Exploring the beautiful scenery of New Zealand
New Zealand is a place where you can enjoy flawless natural beauty, which will leave you breathless with a single stroke. Its beautiful landscapes were perfect for the many films that speak of the mysterious lands and realms beyond the reach of the real world. From the green hills to the places which were shaped by the influence of the mysterious and powerful volcanic and geothermal powers, New Zealand is a paradise for people who want to enjoy the true nature and all its wonders. In addition to its magnificent nature, in New Zealand you can enjoy the exceptional flora and fauna, as the animal world, thanks to the isolation of the destination endemic. The perfect example that reflects that fact is the Kiwi, a flightless bird, which is a national symbol of New Zealand. If a vacation in a destination that looks like it does not come from this world is your dream holiday, New Zealand is the perfect place for you.
Hiking in Yangshuou
Yangshuo is a town located in the southern part of China. Over the last few decades it has become a popular tourist destination, especially for those people who enjoy long walks and hiking. They were drawn by the hearty beauty of the destination and its nature. Particularly striking elements of this part of the world are numerous trails for hiking. In fact, Yangshuo as a city became popular after it was spoken about by Todd Skinner, an American mountaineer. He made several marked hiking trails at the destination, since he had a desire to discover what others have not. The most impressive trail is certainly the Moonwalker, which crosses the arch Moon Hill Mount. Here you can find all kinds of trails, both dedicated professionals and the ones that are perfect for beginners who are just discovering the beauty of newly researched areas and conquering the peaks of mountain ranges.
Rafting on the Zambezi River
After the deafening sound of Victoria Falls, Zambezi River goes further to the east. Its journey goes through the narrow Batoka Gorge, and it has 23 rapids which make it perfect for an adrenaline rush that you will remember for the rest of your life. In addition to the feeling of adrenaline pulsing, what makes this experience unforgettable is the natural environment in which you can enjoy during your ride. The magic of nature and its power, mysticism and energy are what will fill you up, and at the same time you empty the mind will relieve you of all the dark and heavy thoughts.
Enjoying the view from the top of the Himalayas
For lovers of heights and mountains, the Himalayas are a true paradise. No other place on earth has such a high mountain range. In fact, almost all the mountains that are the highest in the world, and which are over 7,200 meters, belong to this chain. If you want to enjoy the magnificent view, you do not have to climb the Mount Everest or any of the other highest peaks in fact. Numerous hiking trails that you will encounter here will take you to a lookout point from which a view of the whole world. At the time when this view before you creates, you will become speechless and realize that all those little everyday worries are completely irrelevant and unimportant. Indulge yourself and enjoy the magic of the moment, and then take that feeling with you back in the exhausting daily routine. If you're in the mood, we encourage you to visit the cities of Tibet and Nepal, as well as their temples that have the charm which cannot be seen anywhere else.
Swimming with sharks in the Bahamas
Scuba diving is a great way to explore the underwater world, but even this can be much better. If you like adrenaline, add sharks to this equation. One of the best places to experience the adrenaline rush is the water of the Bahamas. The waters that surround this destination are teeming with various species of shark: white, bull, tiger, hammerhead and many others. You can swim with them and watch as they feast - and that's as close as you can be with these great sea predators. While enjoying observing a demonstration of their strength and power, you will get jitters and fear, but you can easily soothe yourself when you see your surroundings and realize that the real magic is all around you.
Visit the active volcano Kilauea
Volcanoes and their eruptions are inspiring forces of nature, but still dormant volcanoes are now just ordinary mountains. There are still a number of active volcanoes, which are for most of the time very dangerous. Only a few places exist, where you can see and feel the real proximity of danger and cross the thin line of security which separates you from something truly spectacular. One of those places is Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, which is located on the island of Hawai'i. Its current eruption started in 1983 and there is no indication that it could almost stop. It is active enough to attract attention, so the bravest of them all are always looking for a chance to visit it. If you want to feel first hand passionate and mystical power of nature, Kilauea is one of the best places for such an experience.
Research of Namib, the oldest desert in the world
Deserts are great destinations for those travelers who are looking for excitement. Heat, lack of water and distance from the rest of the world are the elements which make it a perfect destination for those people who want to leave their comfort zone. One of the best places for an adventure is the Namib Desert, which stretches along the coast of Namibia in southwestern Africa. Between 55 and 80 million years old, it is one of the oldest deserts in the world and a large part of its protected as the Namib-Naukluft National Park. In addition to the difficult conditions it contains, it is full of wild life, from the snakes and a variety of other reptiles to insects and larger creatures like gemsboks (subspecies of antelope), and hyenas. Namib Desert has some of the largest sand dunes in the world, which are bright orange sand structures resembling something that comes from the space beyond our dimension.