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Top Mountains in Vietnam That Are Worth Climbing

Although the country is known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities, the mountains in Vietnam are also just as amazing, if not more! In fact, the Northern region of the country is full of impressive mountain ranges that take up a third of the country's land, so it's no surpri...
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Best Indonesia Mountain Treks That You Have to Do

With 17,000 islands, Indonesia is the place to go for pristine beaches, clear waters, and island hopping adventures. What many people might not know is that it has just as many mountains and volcanoes. Indonesia is a geographical wonder waiting to be explored! An archipelago at the junction of many ...
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An Amazing Trekking Experience in Chiang Mai, Thailand | Review

Article Updated: 29/01/2017 Thailand is naturally a popular destination for backpackers. Beautiful idyllic islands, crystal clear waters and the odd crazy beach party. The majority of this frivolity happens down south however, Northern Thailand has just as much beauty to offer, albeit beauty of ...
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Standing Above the Clouds at Phu Chi Fa in Northern Thailand

Standing high up on the edge of the rocky cliff, I look out at the cloudy valley below. I stand in Thailand, but down below me is Laos. This was the view from Phu Chi Fa, the best sunrise spot in Thailand which isn't known to many international tourists. Phu Chi Fa is a 2-3 hour drive from the town ...
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Conquering the Epic Mt. Rinjani in Indonesia

Blood. Sweat. Tears. The first three words that spring to mind when asked about our epic journey to the 3726m summit of Mount Rinjani, the second highest peak in Indonesia. Whilst we have teased ourselves with treks throughout Asia in the past, including taking on The Worlds Deadliest Trail, scaling...
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Useful Tips for Trekking in Thailand

Northern Thailand used to be the revered to as the Holy Grail for Trekking in Thailand before it became insanely popular amongst tourists and travelers. The once isolated hill tribe villages and lush unspoilt rainforests are now overrun with various trekking tours offered by nearly every guesthouse ...
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10 Epic Treks in Asia That You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

From snow capped mountains, stunning lakes, and lush forests, Asia has no shortage of fantastic trekking trails to explore. The beauty of exploring a region by foot is being able to see the untouched natural landscape, remote villages, and local culture which you encounter along the way. So if you’r...
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Beginner’s Guide to Trekking: Everything You Need to Know

One step at a time, you push yourself further than you ever had before. With each step, each trudge, you find a rhythm (although that’s not true in my case). Although strenuous and tiring, if you soldier on, your efforts will soon be replaced with an incomparable feeling of accomplishment as you rea...
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Experience Hiking and Biking in Chiang Mai, Thailand

After traveling all the way to Thailand to spend three weeks with my brother, we wanted to see every side of this beautiful country. Unfortunately this meant only a few days spent in each place. By the time we got to Chiang Mai, we wanted to spend a whole day physically challenging ourselves with am...
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Life Changing Trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake, Myanmar

After being blown away by the temples in Bagan, Myanmar, I didn't think anything could top that experience. However, after spending a few days trekking and making my way to Inle Lake from Kalaw, I stand corrected. After an arduous 3 hour bus ride (trust me, buses in Myanmar are like no other!), I ar...
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Climbing Mt. Huashan: The World’s Deadliest Trail

The Worlds deadliest trail… even the title has a hair raising fervor about it. It’s been on our bucket list for years and we always knew that someday we would dare to do it. However, as we were departing Xian railway station for the Mount Huashan scenic area, the doing part now seemed a little tough...
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The Long Way Up: Experience Climbing Mt. Kinabalu

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. This is true for many travelers, and my decision to climb Mount Kinabalu, on the far north east of Malaysian Borneo, meant overcoming one of my biggest travel issues: My complete inability to plan anything ahead of time.Mt Kinabalu stands at 4,100...
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Off the Beaten Path Trekking in the Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is the luscious, green, natural heart of Peninsular Malaysia no matter what Kuala Lumpur wants you to think.  For me, after a very busy time on the road from South Africa through to South East Asia, Cameron Highlands was a nice break from the manic bustling cities and tourist spots...
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Long Trekking Adventure Up Mt. Pulag, Philippines

Known as the highest peak in the entire Luzon, Mt. Pulag has become one of the most popular mountains to climb for enthusiasts in the Philippines. This climb in extremely cold climate is not for the faint hearted. As a matter of fact, you are now required to show a medical certificate from a license...
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Experiencing a Different Side of Munich, Germany

Although we know that Munich is a vibrant city with many things to offer, as soon as we were given the chance to explore the outdoors, we jumped at the chance to do so. We partnered with KATSET Tours, a new company that offers yoga classes and outdoor tours in Munich.Unlike most of the tour comp...
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Experience a Different Side of Boracay and Explore the Mainland

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the vibrant beach destination known as Boracay is the quiet mainland of Caticlan. A haven of relaxation where you can indulge in outdoor activities or just lounge around in sunbeds laid out by the river. The destination? Nabaoy River. A known escape for thos...