Traveling is fun and adventurous and exciting. You experience things that you never thought you could, with new people and cultures, foods, sights and sounds. Traveling makes you feel like your soul is expanding and, often, the more you do it the more you crave it. Sometimes traveling does not quite go according to plan – here are a few of my most memorable travel mishaps.
Mozambique borders South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania- offering you plenty opportunity to travel throughout Southern Africa. Because the country has such a long coastline (2,300 km to be precise) dive sites are plenty, with every site offering a unique diving experience.
Salt pans are some of the most breath taking phenomena in the natural world. They are a photographer’s paradise and offer an experience that is as surreal as it is awe-inspiring. Driving along the pans it is easy to imagine that you are the only people in the world.
Tsuruoka is a prefecture of Yamagata is described as the ‘hidden Japan’. It is slightly off the mainstream tourist radar but offer three sacred mountains, two mummiefied living Buddhas and an aquarium listed in the Guinness World Records.
You never know quite what to expect when you walk into a public restroom. Sometimes you are pleasantly surprised with clean-ish floors and smells of cleaning products, or at the very least those little fragrance cakes that smell like fake pine.
The Gibbon Experience is situated in the Nam Kan National park near Huay Xai, the capital of Bokeo province in Laos.
The Dambulla Cave Temple, also known as The Rock Temple of Dambulla, and Jumbukola Vihara is located about 76 kilometres northwest of Kandy. The area is vast and excellently preserved. Dambulla became the residence of Buddhist monks in the first century B.C.
Bangladesh is the home to the longest natural beach in the world – 125 kilometres to be exact! This beach is accessed via Cox Bazar, a popular tourist destination amongst Bangladeshis. Many visitors opt to travel to Saint Martin’s Island about 9 kilometres south from the Cox Bazar – Teknaf peninsula. Saint Martin’s Island is the only island in Bangladesh that is surrounded by coral.
Bhutan’s Tourism Council has a ‘High value, Low impact’ policy with a minimum daily package requirement. There is also a minimum daily fee per tourist which ranges between $200-$250, excluding Visa fees, but including accommodation, meals, a tour guide and travel inside…
A stop-over is the perfect time to people watch...