Mont Blanc, Switzerland

Adventure travel is an opportunity to find out who you are by experiencing novelties. I don’t mean the kind of novelties that serve no earthly purpose, like sticky goop in plastic containers. I mean new, original, or unusual travel that tests your mettle (like scotch tape holding your hang gliderRead More →

Himeji Castle with Cherry Blossoms in Japan, Photo by Miya M, color correction by Gorgo, Level-Adjusted by Quasipalm

Asia is home to some of the most resplendent architectural treasures on earth.  So, where should you begin in taking in these wonders with so many worthy (modern and ancient) marvels from which to choose? In truth, it’s a wrenching decision, with each promising a superb adventure.  But fear not,Read More →

Wushan Yangtze River Bridge by Jun Wei Fan (Flickr)

West China provides travelers with out of the world rafting adventure opportunities in the whole of China (pictured above is The Wushan Yangtze River Bridge by Jun Wei Fan). However, the rafting adventure along the mighty Yangtze River is by far the most popular water activity among adventure-sports lovers. IfRead More →

Mount Torq, Borneo

Climbing the Highest Via Ferrata in Mount Kinabalu, Borneo Nothing calls out your inner daredevil like mountain climbing. As T.S. Eliot said, “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” With more than 300 via ferrata (aka, protected climbing) routes inRead More →

Temple Golden Pattaya Thailand Travel Buddha

This new year, join me in making one of your new year’s resolutions be to overcome fear. There are so many of us that limit ourselves and our possibilities just because we’re afraid of the what-ifs in life. This year, let’s work on crushing that. The adventures in Asia thatRead More →

Craving some adventure but are afraid to go for one? Remember that fear is temporary, and regret is forever. Overcome your fear by engaging in some of Asia’s out-of-this-world adventures listed below to experience a feeling like no other. 1.  Dive in and explore spectacular WW2 shipwrecks! – Shipwreck divingRead More →

Pulau Payar - Langkawi by Katja Hasselkus (Flickr)

Pulau Langkawi is one of the most beautiful islands I’ve ever seen. I’ve been there thrice now and I would recommend it without hesitation. What I always enjoy about the island is that attractions and activities there aren’t only restricted to sandy beaches, parasailing, and jet skiing, but rather, alsoRead More →