Three Must-Visit Destinations for the Adventurous Traveller

The Ultimate Surfing Destination – Canggu, Bali

For lovers of surfing, it has always been about the never-ending search for the perfect wave. What if the perfect wave was also situated in the heart of pure paradise? Located just North of Bali’s main town, Seminyak lies Canggu; a quaint, small beach town which offers an adequate balance of western and Indonesian culture while providing surf fanatics with the best waves in Bali.

The beaches in Canggu have dark grey or black sand which may not appeal as the prettiest beaches to some but for those only interested in the size of the waves, the Canggu beaches are a utopia. The town is known for being home to some legendary and challenging surf spots attracting surfers from all over the world who range from first-timers taking part in their first ever lesson, to pros and world champions.

It’s not just the excellent waves that attract board riders to Canggu. The town exhibits a unique culture which expresses an essence of all things surfing, motorcycles and an artsy, hip dining and entertainment scene. It seems as though every corner has an edgy bar, a fashion forward boutique or a trendy surf shop all while incorporating the much loved and respected Balinese culture.

Take on the Ski Slopes of the Alps – Tirol, Austria

Tirol, a western Austrian state in the Alps that is famous for its ski resorts, attracts many visitors each year who are eager to enjoy the breathe-taking landscapes and take on the renowned slopes. Tirol boasts crystal clear mountain streams, and stunning pastures and is famous for its produce of cheese, beef and trout; all delicious and local delicacies.

The ideal ski and snowboarding conditions amidst the gorgeous Austrian Alps make for the perfect holiday setting whether you are on a family trip or a romantic getaway. Tirol is well-known for its fantastic ski resorts such as the popular Mark Warner Ski Resorts which are family friendly, luxury hotels offering comfort, first-class amenities and top-notch services that include child care.

Whether you are visiting Tirol as a beginner skier or a slopes expert, it is the ideal place with fantastic accommodation options and incredible scenery, the perfect location for an adventure holiday.

Happy Hiking Days – Taupo, New Zealand

The Emerald Lakes

Hiking is the ultimate way to experience an adventure holiday and it seems it is becoming more and more popular these days with more people being motivated to reach the top of that mountain or discover the perfect lookout. When it comes to finding the best hikes in the world there are many “paths” you can choose depending on your preferences.

Whether you like trekking under the hot sun or grabbing your crampons for a steep climb through the snow, New Zealand has something to suit all the preferences of those who don’t dare travel without their hiking boots.

Taupo, a small town in New Zealand’s North Island, which is home to the famous Lake Taupo, is a centrally located area perfect for accessing the surrounding areas which offer incredible hikes and walks.

One of the most famous hikes close to Taupo is the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, which is known for being one of the best day hikes in the world. The 12-mile hike, located within the World Heritage Site of the Tongariro National Park passes over active volcanic terrain of the multi-cratered active volcano Mount Tongariro. The legendary trek takes you on a breath-taking journey through cold mountain springs, an active crater and the famous emerald lakes.

While visiting New Zealand’s North Island, this once in a lifetime hike is a definite must. It is a challenging yet rewarding experience that is guaranteed to create unforgettable memories during your adventure holiday.

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