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Where To See Sloths on Your Costa Rica Vacation

Where To See Sloths on Your Costa Rica Vacation

Sloths are some of the most unique and intriguing mammals on earth. Their narcoleptic lifestyle, glacial movements and inscrutable yet strangely expressive faces make them a unique sighting in the animal kingdom. The beautiful South American country of Costa Rica with it’s lush, verdant rainforests is one of the best locations in the world to get the chance to see these intriguing animals up close and personal. The sloth has become something of an unofficial mascot of the country, and fortunately the local infrastructure is geared towards helping visitors see sloths first hand.

December 6, 2018 | By More
Top Tips For Trekking in Nepal

Top Tips For Trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal

Some of the highest and most beautiful summits in the world are found in Nepal. Many of these summits are only accessible on foot. Trekking in Nepal can be one of the more unique experiences in Asia. A trek in Nepal can be enjoyed by those of varied ages and capabilities, without the use of specialized equipment.

November 30, 2018 | By More
Tips To Know Before Taking Your First Ski Trip

Tips To Know Before Taking Your First Ski Trip

What To Know To Have A Successful First Time Skiing

The people who have been on a skiing trip before know just how much fun they can be. Carving your way down the slopes, breathing in that fresh mountain air, and spending cozy evenings with your friends, beer in hand; it’s all good stuff! So you can see the appeal. But if you’re haven’t yet been on a skiing vacation, then there are some things you’ll need to know if you want to make yours successful. Below, we take a look at a few useful tips that’ll ensure you have all the right pieces in place.

November 28, 2018 | By More
evo’s Top 5 Mountain Bike Trails Less Than 1-Hour from Seattle

evo’s Top 5 Mountain Bike Trails Less Than 1-Hour from Seattle

Love Mountain Biking? Here’s our guide to the top 5 Seattle Mountain Bike Trails.

Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in the Pacific Northwest and a great excuse to get outside and explore with friends, and also get regular aerobic exercise. That said, it’s hard to go if you don’t know where… As such, the crew at the evo Seattle bike store/shop put together a quick list of their favorite mountain bike trails within an hours drive of the city.

October 18, 2018 | By More
5 Top National Parks in the Himalayas

5 Top National Parks in the Himalayas

Top 5 National Parks of Indian Himalayan Region

India is blessed with a generous collection of varying landscapes and serves as the adventure tourist destination for tourists from home and abroad. The Indian Himalayan region is treasure trove of extremely diverse bio diversity and unmatched natural beauty. The high altitude zones serves as home to numerous animals and unique plants, from the endangered snow leopards to the one of a kind colorful migratory birds, this region is a welcoming environment for high altitude flora and fauna which cannot be found anywhere else. If you are planning on exploring nature in its true form then a visit to some of the most prominent national parks of the Himalayan region is a great option for you. The mesmerizing sights and breathtaking views complete with the unparalleled sense of peace makes these Indian Himalayan region national parks one of a kind.

Here are some of the most popular national parks of the Indian Himalayan region which sets it apart from the rest:

September 28, 2018 | By More
The Great Ice-capade: Chadar Trek in Ladakh India

The Great Ice-capade: Chadar Trek in Ladakh India

Ladakh’s sweetheart, Chadar Trek has earned the affection of all who travel her frozen banks. This beautiful, one-of-a-kind journey takes you along the frozen Zanskar River, where the ice itself is your trail!

The nearest connectivity point is the city of Leh, which must be flown into during the winter months, as road transport becomes inhibited by snow during that season. From Leh, the drive is 70km by hired taxi to beautiful Shingra, which acts as the trailhead of Chadar Trek and your entry point onto the Zanskar. With your rations being transported by sled, hidden caves are waiting to be explored and a magnificent frozen waterfall perched at the innermost point of the valley, it’s no wonder this trek intrigues so many.

August 8, 2018 | By More
Switzerland’s Top Alpine Trekking Adventure – Eiger to the Matterhorn

Switzerland’s Top Alpine Trekking Adventure – Eiger to the Matterhorn

Switzerland’s Top Alpine Trekking Adventure – Eiger to the Matterhorn

Switzerland’s famous peaks – Eiger and Matterhorn have the best trekking routes in all of the alpine region. The journey from the world-famous north face to the “pyramid” leads one over high-mountain passes, deep valleys, lakes, forests, and mountain villages.

The trek from Eiger to Matterhorn covers 150 km and reaches altitudes of 3,000m. The trekking routes within these mountain ranges are moderately difficult. All you need is to be fit in order to traverse these iconic routes.

August 1, 2018 | By More
Spectacular Scuba Diving in Cozumel – Everything You Need to Know

Spectacular Scuba Diving in Cozumel – Everything You Need to Know

Guide to Scuba Diving in Cozumel Mexico – Everything You Need to Know.

Cozumel is a tiny little island off the eastern coast of Mexico which offers truly breathtaking diving all year round. It used to be relatively quiet, until a certain Jacques Cousteau visited in the 1960s and proclaimed it one of the best sites to go diving in the world…

July 31, 2018 | By More
10 Breathtaking Hikes Near Las Vegas

10 Breathtaking Hikes Near Las Vegas

10 Best Scenic Hikes to take on your in Las Vegas vacation

Las Vegas gets approximately 42 million visitors every year; most people imagine that the visitors are there to see the Las Vegas strip or try their luck in any of the many casinos littered around the gambling state. But Las Vegas is also one of the most popular destinations for hiking, and contains some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. From the peaks of Mt. Charleston to the fiery red sandstone of the Valley of Fire and Red Rock you can even take a daytrip from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon if you’re looking to check that off your bucket list. There’s no shortage of natural beauty in and around Las Vegas here’s a look at the 10 best hikes in Las Vegas.

July 24, 2018 | By More
Top Scenic Skydiving Locations Around The World

Top Scenic Skydiving Locations Around The World

Top Scenic Skydiving Locations Worldwide

Do you enjoy the thrill of adrenaline and want to enjoy some amazing views? There are few ways to get a more authentic, meaningful, and memorable experience than skydiving at the places you travel to. If you love to travel, (and who doesn’t?) skydiving could be the catalyst for extraordinary trips abroad. One of the amazing benefits of skydiving is that you get a bird’s eye view of each location—taking in more of the sights at one time than you could possibly get on the ground.

July 20, 2018 | By More
Discover Lord Howe Island, Australia’s Secret Hideaway

Discover Lord Howe Island, Australia’s Secret Hideaway

Lord Howe Island-All About Australia’s Secret Hideaway

If you’re looking for the perfect getaway that’s truly away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Lord Howe Island is the perfect choice for your vacation. A true paradise, this island off Australia’s coastline offers spectacular surroundings and complete relaxation with volcanic terrain, sweeping vistas, sandy beaches, subtropical rainforests, and, of course, crystal clear waters.

July 3, 2018 | By More
Discover Bali, Magical Island of Gods

Discover Bali, Magical Island of Gods

Island of gods: why Bali should be on your travel to-do list this year.

Bali is a perfect combination of beautiful settings beyond your imagination. Everything you need for a great vacation such as great weather, local flair, pampering resorts, lively festivals can all be found in this great place.

June 22, 2018 | By More
Visiting Responsible Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

Visiting Responsible Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

My Awesome Trip to an Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Do you want to experience the joy of elephants first hand, but want to do it in a responsible environment? Then you don’t have to rely on doubtful tourism businesses that abuse their animals to perform tricks. In recent years there has been a new ecological and animal-friendly development that lets people experience the joy of elephants, without harming them.

I just want to let you know, that visiting an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai Thailand was the highlight of my trip through Southeast Asia and definitely is a lifetime experience. In this article, I want to share this experience and want to encourage you to visit an elephant sanctuary yourself.

June 20, 2018 | By More
The Ins and Outs of Diving in Koh Tao Thailand

The Ins and Outs of Diving in Koh Tao Thailand

The Ins and Outs of Diving in Koh Tao

There are a number of wonderful features that bring visitors to the island of Koh Tao in Thailand. The white sand beaches and deep blue water are truly sights to behold. There are cliffs perfect for the adrenaline rush of cliff jumping. And the vibrant inland jungle will please hikers, bikers, and explorers of all kinds.

June 14, 2018 | By More
Amazing Wreck Diving Sites in Europe

Amazing Wreck Diving Sites in Europe

The Most Amazing Scuba Diving Wrecks In Europe For Dive Enthusiasts

Not many people know this, but the ocean is home to over 230,000 species of fish, corals, plants, mammals, and other marine organisms. Among all ecosystems in the world, this happens to be the most diverse, with an estimated 2 million or more other types yet to be discovered. To say that the world’s oceans are beautiful is a gross understatement. Apart from the different marine life, another sight that many divers are fascinated with is a shipwreck. Several decades ago, the world’s most prominent mode of transportation was by ship, for both people to travel from one place to another and for the delivery of trade goods. For more than a century, numerous ships sank and their remnants serve as popular dive spots today.

June 11, 2018 | By More
Popular Shimla Attractions for the First Timer Visitors to India

Popular Shimla Attractions for the First Timer Visitors to India

Top Reasons to Visit Shimla in the Heart of the Himalayas

Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas are many beautiful hill stations that are still untouched by the changing environment. One of these charming hill stations is none other than the famous town of Shimla. Right since Shimla was set up in Himachal Pradesh, it has stood proud showcasing its natural beauty.

June 3, 2018 | By More
12 Fantastic Backpacker Gadgets for 2018 That You Can’t Do Without

12 Fantastic Backpacker Gadgets for 2018 That You Can’t Do Without

New Backpacker Gadgets for 2018 that You Can’t-Do Without

2017 was a great year for the small-scale tech industry. The year saw a ton of start-ups putting forward their fun ideas, crowdfunding it, and delivering a masterpiece. This article lists a number of tech devices that you would never have thought you’d need before, and it all fits in the convenience of your backpack! If you are an adventurer planning your next trip, these gadgets will make your travel a lot easier.

May 14, 2018 | By More
Top 4 Belize Must See Attractions

Top 4 Belize Must See Attractions

4 must-see attractions when you visit Belize

It might not have the show stopping reputation that some other tourist destinations have, but it would be fair to say that Belize has soared in popularity over the last few years and is becoming one of the go-to regions for anyone who’s looking to branch out a little on their travels.

May 3, 2018 | By More
Lake Balaton – A Great Day Trip From Budapest

Lake Balaton – A Great Day Trip From Budapest

Things to do around Lake Balaton, Hungary – A Great Day Trip From Budapest

With its picturesque landscapes, vineyards, volcanic mountains and historic towns, Lake Balaton offers all this along with its stunning body of water in western Hungary. The lake is mostly undiscovered to those who live outside the region but it’s great to visit any time of year, with many resorts residing along the shoreline. Just about an hour southwest of Budapest, you can discover Central Europe’s largest lake and see for yourself why it brings in many people year-round.

March 2, 2018 | By More
Top Things To Do in Britain’s Beautiful Peak District

Top Things To Do in Britain’s Beautiful Peak District

How To Make the Most of the Your Visit to the Peak District of Great Britain

Here in Britain, we’re incredibly lucky in the sense that we don’t have to venture far to stumble upon some truly breathtaking countryside. Whether you like to drive, cycle, climb or hike, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors right here at home. Where better to place to start than with the first official national park in the UK? We are of course referring to the beautiful Peak District.

February 28, 2018 | By More