12 incredible destinations around the world where you can have a unique and thrilling experience on a hot air balloon ride
Travel off-the-beaten-track in Abruzzo Italy
Abruzzo is a an off-the-beaten track region of Italy that you should add to your travel bucket list for when you feel comfortable and ready to travel abroad again, especially if you have your heart set on an Italian vacation. Whether it will be your first trip to...
Where in the World 19
Where In the World?Do you know where in the world you'll find this volcanic moonscape? The centre of the island is dominated by the third largest volcano in the world at 3,718 metres high. You can drive close to its summit and then hike the moon-like landscape or take...
Mas Palomas: there’s more to Gran Canaria than these huge dunes
There’s more to Gran Canaria than Mas Palomas, but you can’t go on vacation on this volcanic island without a visit to this popular tourist attraction. Walk through the huge dunes to get to the white sand beach on a hot afternoon and you’ll start to feel like you’re in the Sahara – I know, because I’ve done just that.
Zakynthos, Zante, Greece
Zakynthos is an extinct volcanic island with stunning coastal cliff views, white sand and volcanic beaches, juxtaposition of ancient with modern Greek architecture, lush landscapes and vineyards, Greek traditions, cuisine and culture!
St Helena: a tad off-the-beaten-track
Not to be confused with other St. Helena’s, yes, Saint Helena (or St. Helena), a volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, is a little off-the-beaten-track, but if that’s what you’re looking for in a vacation, then this tropical island destination could well be ideal for you, especially if you want to get away from it all.