Adventure experiences in the UK

Adventure experiences in the UK

Are you a dependent of adrenaline? Do you love adventure? Are you planning a holiday to the UK in addition? If the answers to all the three questions are “yes”, you’ve found the perfect source of information. Below I will present you fantastic adventure experiences in the UK. Whether you prefer canoeing, cycling, bungee jumping, sailing, hiking or scuba diving, all these activities can be practiced in the United Kingdom. Sailing around Great Britain, scuba diving near the Orkneys, bung... [ read more ]

Top 5 adventure races in the UK

Top 5 adventure races in the UK

Going on adventure races is becoming more and more popular all over the world. It may not necessarily be some extreme race such as Alaska's Iditarod, but something less drastic and still challenging. Fortunately there are a lot of exciting opportunities in Britain as well. But before we steep into the top 5 adventure races in the UK, take a look at this short video about the immensely cool Atlantic Challenge 2013, a rowing race through 3,000 miles in storm, icy water or anything that com... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Wales

Top 5 things to do in Wales

Bordered by England on the east, the magnificent country of Wales is one of the top destinations for tourists in Great Britain. It is a very attractive country, having spectacular landscapes, gorgeous cultural attractions and colorful history. Wales is home to several national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty, spectacular cities, traditional picturesque villages and wonderful tourist attractions. Known as “the land of castles”, Wales is home to 641 impressive fortresses. The c... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Scotland

Top 5 attractions in Scotland

The country of Scotland occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain, being bordered with England to the south, the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the Irish Sea to the southwest. Scotland lies on a surface of 78,772 km2. If you decide to visit the country, I am sure you won’t be bored, as it has hundreds of natural or cultural attractions. There are so many things to see and to do in Scotland, that you would need several weeks to spend in ... [ read more ]

The best hikes in Scotland

The best hikes in Scotland

Scotland is always spoken of as the wildest country in the United Kingdom, and if you take a look at the countryside, that description seem accurate enough. Scotland's landscape can be craggy, harsh and beautiful in an inhospitable way, and yet people manage to live there just fine and to build some of the most picturesque villages, towns and cities in the isles. Scotland's highlands, lochs and islands are its most emblematic features, but the country is very diverse and there's always somet... [ read more ]

5 active holiday ideas in the UK

5 active holiday ideas in the UK

Some people like their holidays relaxing, lazy and without any sort if physical effort involved, but others might have very different ideas about what makes a holiday fun. If you can never stay in one place for one and you've been accused of hyperactivity on more than one occasion, then lazing on the beach for ten days will sound like a boring chore for you, most likely. To avoid holiday boredom (because you're not allowed to get bored when traveling), activity holidays are a much better ide... [ read more ]

A traveler’s guide to the Channel Islands

A traveler’s guide to the Channel Islands

The Channel Islands are a curious place, as Alice in Wonderland would say. Not quite part of the UK, and not quite anything else either, this small cluster of islands in the English Channel is located closer to the coast of France then the UK, and yet they are British Crown Dependencies, which means that they recognize the Queen as their monarch, but not much else. To put it simply, the Channel Islands are an unusual place: its inhabitants are British citizens, yet the islands are not part o... [ read more ]

Hiking in North Wales

Hiking in North Wales

People who go to Wales expecting some nice, relaxing, and above all, flat walks, will be sorely disappointed. However, if you like challenges, rugged terrain infused with history and legends, and jaw-dropping sights, then North Wales will not let you down. The northern regions of Wales are famous for their picturesque towns, but if you're a traveler with itchy feet and a wish for sore muscles, then you have to take the way of the wild and proceed to do some serious hiking. North Wales is in ... [ read more ]

The best hiking destinations in the UK

The best hiking destinations in the UK

The UK's countryside might look like a poster for domestic bliss and healthy walks, but there's a space left on the British Isles for those travelers too who like to sweat a bit on their way to some far off corner of nature where you can kick back and disconnect from civilization. The highest peak in the UK might not compare to the likes of Himalaya, but there's a fair bit of hiking to be done, from strenuous climbs to trails that even a newbie can tackle. So if you're a hiking addict who's ... [ read more ]

The best sailing destinations in Scotland

The best sailing destinations in Scotland

If you don't care much about water sports, you probably generally associate Scotland with castles, kilts and bagpipes, but if you have the teensiest bit of interest in sailing, you know what a goldmine for sailing addicts Scotland really is. The windy, rainy climate of the country is contrary to walks in the park, but not to hopping on a boat and floating along Scotland's coastline and taking in the magnificent views of the shore. A rugged coastline, lots of lakes and hundreds of islands makes S... [ read more ]