A Thousand Adventures

By Pete Of Athousandflights | It's all about the travel experiences: the thrills, the discoveries, the different.

Top Things to Do & Best Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has everything you need for a perfect beach vacation including great food and lively nightlife. We have put together a list of our …

Mexico

Adventure Day Trips from Dublin

Dublin, the lively capital of the Republic of Ireland. Known as a destination with a vibrant social scene, interesting tourist sites, music and …

Ireland

A Taste of Wineries in Portugal with a Viking Douro River Cruise

To be perfectly honest, when Viking invited us to experience a Douro River cruise we had no idea what to expect. Our infatuation with Portugal had …

Europe

A Family Day Trip to America

The streets were deserted when we arrived. Under the cloudless sky the wind was driving dust clouds through the streets of the town. A horse neighed …

Travel

Visiting Europe – 100 Things Every American Should Know

If you’re one of the 12 million Americans heading to Europe this year, this detailed list will help you plan and enjoy your experience to its fullest.<p>…

Europe

Portugal Surf Camp: Learning How To Surf in Ericeira Despite My Fears

Portugal is known as a surfing destination. Its pretty long West coast makes it a hotspot for surfers and a good place if you want to learn to surf …

Beaches

Hiking through the jungle in Ecuador • Travel with Mei and Kerstin

<i>Living in a jungle is not something easy; it’s not something that you just adapt yourself to. And I think that in my case, I didn’t want to …

Nature

Wildlife Safety in National Parks: keeping humans & animals safe

Every year you read about some tourist that didn’t think about if trying to ride a bison or something was smart. You hear about people not paying …

National Parks

Visiting the Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP, Uganda

<i>Here’s a look back into my travel diaries: In 2012, I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the gorillas in Africa.</i><p>I once saw a monkey – …

Wildlife

A Day in Keylong- The Gateway to Lahaul

<i>It had rained incessantly for two days and I was stuck in Koksar, 45 Kms before Keylong. On the third day, the rains subsided and though the sky</i> …

Asia Travel

budget travel in Japan: a rough guide to explore Japan with less than 10$ per day | Cycloscope: bicycle touring planet Earth

do you want to live with the Gods?<p><b>Japan</b> it’s a dream destination for many, but often I’ve heard people considering it impossible because of the high …

Japan

Bed bugs in my hotel, again! Why? What can I do?

<i>After a bad streak of three run-ins with bed bugs within just a few months, I decided to assemble is a collection of things I learned about how to</i> …

5 Crazy Spanish Festivals You Have to Check Out!

Spain has a reputation for loving to party. Partying in Spain doesn’t just mean having a few drinks and dancing to some live music, though. Instead, …

4 Ways to Find Free Accommodation When You Travel

If you find that the cost of accommodation deters you from long-term or even short-term travel – it shouldn’t.<p>There are various <b>ways to find a free</b> …

Asia Travel

Nice ice baby at the Moscow Ice Festival

You might be expecting that living in Moscow you get bored with the snow, the snow machines, the cold, the snow machines, the ice rinks, the snow …

Have you heard of the Latrobe Valley

The Latrobe Valley is a regional centre in the Gippsland region in the state of Victoria, Australia. The Latrobe Valley region lies east of the …

Trotting along Heritage Lucknow through Rumi Darwaza

Whether you are a connoisseur of food or arts or heritage – there is no missing the epic city of the Nawabs – Lucknow. If you leave out the food bit, …

Life afloat

<b>At Sea<br>Gulf of Thailand</b> <b><br>1 Mar 2008</b><p><i>Our ship goes out</i><p><i>My first cruise, aboard P&O Aurora from Hong Kong to Southampton, was a whopper. 30 days of lying</i> …

Hong Kong

10 Things Not to Miss in Indonesia - Insider Tips

Indonesia is a country rich in culture and full of spectacular natural views and landscapes that will stay with you forever.<p>With around 18000 …

Indonesia

12 Things to Know Before Visiting the Blue Lagoon in Iceland ~ Maps & Merlot

When you go to Iceland, there’s one spot that nearly every tourist visits…the Blue Lagoon. Yes, there are better, hotter, less expensive hot springs …

The Ultimate Torres del Paine Packing List

<b>Hiking the W or O trek in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park is at the top of many an adventurer’s bucket list. Planning a trip to the Torres del</b> …

South America

Princess For a Day... at Dromoland Castle, Ireland

Princess For a Day… at Dromoland Castle, Ireland<p>Who doesn’t want to be a princess for a day? To be able to experience a little bit of luxury and …

Explore the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa: A Cultural Treasure in Central Sri Lanka

<b>Polonnaruwa</b> is an ancient city in Sri Lanka and forms part of the “Cultural Triangle” along with <b>Sigiriya</b>, Anuradhapura, Kandy and Dambulla. It served …

On My Way From Hue to Phong Nga: A Tour of the DMZ Vietnam

<i>While remnants and stories about the Vietnam War are present all over Vietnam, I had not actively tried to learn more about it during my first seven</i> …

Vietnam

Slow boat from China

<b>Hong Kong</b> <b><br>26 Feb 2008</b><p><i>Our ship comes in</i><p><i>Say what you like about Hong Kong, but it’s a spectacular place. Even in the smog. We had four days there before</i> …

The Perfect 3-Day Weekend in Zagreb

Luxury comes in many different shapes and forms. And if you pick Croatia’s capital Zagreb for a weekend break, you’ll discover how unassuming things …

A Year with my America the Beautiful National Park Pass

“Your pass has expired.” My jaw dropped. I couldn’t believe it. My America the Beautiful National Park Pass had expired. It feels like just yesterday …

Wildlife Encounters at Orana Park - Christchurch New Zealand

If you think all zoos are alike, you haven’t yet been to Orana Park in Christchurch. Here, at New Zealand’s only open range zoo, endangered animals …

Queensland photographer - Christopher Nobs, Gold Coast

I’ve also been to <b>Cairns with my family</b>.Other than that, I was able to drive to Girraween National Park for camping. The <b>south of Queensland</b> is quite …

Australia