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How to visit The Virunga National Park DRC

IRELAND | Sat, 9 Jul 2016 | By riverstrails | Views [378]

This is a how to guide to visiting the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic Of Congo, for a detailed story of my experience please click on the following link https://journals.worldnomads.com/riverstrails/story/141689/Congo-(Kinshasa)/Kigali-... Read more >

Tags: africa, congo, gorilla, rwanda, trekking, virunga

Kigali to Virunga National Park, DRC in 3 Days

CONGO (KINSHASA) | Fri, 8 Jul 2016 | By riverstrails | Views [405]

It was an early start at the Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel in Rwandas Capital of Kigali.After a breakfast of bread and potatoes and the nations finest Tea we jumped on a motorbike taxi to take us to Kigalis Central Bus Station. The station was alive with ... Read more >

Tags: africa, congo, gorilla, lava, mountain, trekking, volcano

Photos: Africa

CONGO (KINSHASA) | Wed, 6 Jul 2016 | By riverstrails | Photo Gallery

A 3 month trip through Africa
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Tags: africa, gorilla, trekking, virunga

Location 19, 20, 21, 22, 23: Moyo Island, Satonda Island, Gili Laba, Pink Beach & Komodo, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Thu, 9 Jun 2016 | By nnystrom | Views [278]

Moyo Island, Satonda Island, Gili Laba, Pink Beach & Komodo, Indonesia:   After 4 nights on Lombok, a few friends and myself ended up booking spots on a 3 night/4 day cruise from Lombok to Flores (another large island in Indonesia).... Read more >

Tags: beaches, komodo, sailing, snorkeling, sunrises, sunsets, trekking

Location 13,14,15: Kuta, Seminyak & Ubud-Bali, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Thu, 19 May 2016 | By nnystrom | Views [215]

Bali- Indonesia When people hear the county name Bali they immediately have an idea of what it may be like.  Bali often gets depicted in a way that alludes to beautiful beaches, lush vegetation and a "zen"-like atmosphere.  After spending ... Read more >

Tags: bali, beaches, trekking

Location 11,12: Kuala Lumpur & Penang, Malaysia

MALAYSIA | Fri, 13 May 2016 | By nnystrom | Views [270]

Kuala Lumpur & Penang - Malaysia Humidity showed itself in a whole new way when I arrived into Kuala Lumpur.  My flight from Phuket got me into KL around midnight and then it was a train and a taxi ride to my hostel.  I was completely ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, malaysia, trekking

My Travel Journal from Jiri to Lukla

NEPAL | Sat, 7 May 2016 | By thesteffenbech | Views [192]

Trekking in Nepal had always been in my bucket list. Mostly because of the things I had heard about the place from many other travel enthusiasts like me. And so to put an end to my anxious wait, I packed my bags and flew to Kathmandu - the capital city ... Read more >

Tags: everest, jiri, lukla, nepal, trekking

Photos: Jiri to Lukla

NEPAL | Sat, 7 May 2016 | By thesteffenbech | Photo Gallery

My photo from Jiri to Lukla Trip
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Tags: jiri, lukla. everest, nepal, trekking

Things to Know Before You Go to Nepal for Trekking

NEPAL | Thu, 7 Apr 2016 | By rauhanjaiswal | Views [298]

Nepal and trekking have become synonymous. There are just so many routes for trekking in Nepal and all very gratifying.  Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek  is one of them. Statistically, it is the mountain regions that get most of the crowd, though ... Read more >

Tags: nepal, trekking

How it all began

IRELAND | Fri, 4 Mar 2016 | By liveanddream | Views [202]

Back in 2014 I attended a talk on trekking to Everest Base Camp with Ian Taylor from Iantaylortrekking and was really intrigued but thought -oh yeah! - that's for other people to do, but maybe not for me - not yet anyway! So, the seed was planted and ... Read more >

Tags: djouce, dublin mountains, glendalough, hills, lough dan, luggala, mountains, trekking, views, wicklow mountains

Winter in Sicily

ITALY | Thu, 25 Feb 2016 | By maria90 | Views [239] | Comments [2]

Since I don’t like the cold winters in Germany, I decided to spend 10 days in Sicily during February. While there were only 2 degree Celcius at home, I have spent 10 beautiful days with up to 20 degrees Celcius. One of the main reasons why I decided ... Read more >

Tags: etna, noto, scala dei turchi, sicily, trekking, valley of the temples, wine tasting

Himalayas - A Journey Through Challenges

INDIA | Mon, 22 Feb 2016 | By prakhartripathi | Views [179]

A Journey Through Challenges  Marking the end of teenage and welcoming the twenties, both being special occasions called for a big and special celebration. What was common here was the factor “special” but what changed on my 20th ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, astrophotography, himalayas, milky way, mountains, nature, snow storm, sunsets, travelling, trekking

Hidden Treasure In Brunei Jungle - A Solo Adventure

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM | Sun, 10 Jan 2016 | By ritchiebasilio | Views [565] | Video

This is my documented video during my solo adventure in a reserved forest in Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei Darussalam

Tags: bandar seri begawan, brunei darussalam, brunei tourism, eco tourism, flora and fauna, jungle adventure, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day Six of the challenge, Summit Night – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Fri, 1 Jan 2016 | By tony_mattravers | Views [427]

We left at 12:20 am, in the full moon. The first hour was a tentacle climb and then we were climbing, following the paths of head torches, switching back, and back, for hours. We caught up with Carole (who had left earlier) which was nice to have the ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day Five of the challenge – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Mon, 28 Dec 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [404]

Woke and I knew we were in the arctic zone; well it was obvious all night.   Today’s four hour walk to base camp at 15,300 ft. it became clear we were allot higher, the air was allot thinner, it was allot colder and the wash of clouds ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, hard work, kilimanjaro, summit, trekking

North African Adventure

MOROCCO | Wed, 23 Dec 2015 | By iain_and_tamara | Views [625] | Comments [1]

There is something very satisfying about arriving in Africa on a ship. It harkens back to a more graceful age of travel when ocean liners were the norm and the minimum baggage allowance would be three sturdy trunks and a full length mirror. We had booked ... Read more >

Tags: desert, road trip, sunsets, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day three of the challenge – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Fri, 11 Dec 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [411]

Did not get a lot of sleep and needed to take some pain killers in the middle of the night, but still woke feeling like I hadn't had much sleep. Watching the sun come up over Shira camp at 12,500 ft, the wind whipping through the tent with stunning views ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Kilimanjaro – Day two of the challenge – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 24 Nov 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [346]

Awoke before the alarm, as I wanted to be on the front foot. If you have followed these blogs you will know it was something I learnt on the trek prep weekend I attended, which stood me in such good stead for this trip and for my business and personal ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Kilimanjaro – The start of the adventure – Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 17 Nov 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [577]

It was sad to say good-bye, sad to see the tears in my wife’s face, from sheer sleep exhaustion and realising that one part of team Mattravers was going away for 13 nights. I had to stay strong, we had discussed moving the date but this was attempting ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking

Time to say thank you - Kilimanjaro Blog

TANZANIA | Tue, 10 Nov 2015 | By tony_mattravers | Views [238]

  I would like to say thank you personally to as many people who have supported me as possible, so have set up a photo and chat about the Kilimanjaro challenge.  I will be talking about the preparation, challenge, highs and ... Read more >

Tags: challenge, charity, frustration, hard work, killimanjaro, panic, panic, summit, trekking


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