RTW Update – Teahouses and Tigers in Nepal!

Throng La Pass

Further to our last trip update, we parted ways in Nepal.  We had both dreamed of hiking in the Himalaya but those dreams required a bit of an adjustment with Phil’s broken foot.  We each travelled solo temporarily so Phil could rest and allow his broken foot to heal and Thea was able to scratch her hiking itch in the Himalaya.  We also spent some time in the jungles of Nepal searching for tigers, rhinos, and Asian elephants.  Read on for more!

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Kayaking in Antarctica: The Experience of a Lifetime

Kayaking in Antarctica

Kayaking in Antarctica is the ultimate bucket list item.  As lovers of adventure travel, when we found out that we had the opportunity to go sea kayaking in Antarctic waters on our expedition cruise we basically said “shut up and take my money”.  It’s probably one of the coolest, most badass things we’ve done in our lives.  Warning: this post may make you extremely jealous and cost you a lot of money when you decide to book an Antarctica Cruise.  You’ve been warned!

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The Colca Canyon Trek: A Complete Guide and What to Expect

Sunrise at Colca Canyon

One of the most popular tours from Arequipa is the Colca Canyon trek.  The Colca Canyon hike can be done quite easily unguided or guided with a tour group.  It’s quite popular to visit as a day trip, a 2 day tour, or a 3 day trek.  The Colca Canyon in Peru is a beautiful natural wonder that needs to be on your bucket list and this post is a complete guide with everything you need to know about trekking the Colca Canyon from Arequipa.  Read on for more information!

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Antarctica Photography: 9 Tips to Capture the Best of the Seventh Continent

Antarctica-Continent

For most of us, visiting Antarctica is a once in a lifetime experience so to ensure you’re able to capture great photos I thought I’d put together some Antarctica photography tips. Whether you’re shooting in manual modes or auto these tips take into account some of the unique aspects of Antarctica and will help you to make the most of your short time on the seventh continent.  I’ve also put together some recommendations on the camera equipment for Antarctica that you may want to consider if you are planning a trip.

Antarctica is a stunning place and it’s one of a kind on our planet.  The landscapes are on a totally different scale than anything we’re used to seeing in our day to day lives and the wildlife is unique and plentiful.  As such, there are numerous opportunities to take incredible photos in Antarctica.  If you’re not looking for photography tips there are a bunch of pictures of penguins ahead so read on!

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RTW Update : The Ups and Downs of Trekking in Turkey and Nepal

lycian way lighthouse

When we last left off, we had spent a couple of days stuffing ourselves with Turkish breakfasts, baklava, and döner in Istanbul before heading to Fethiye to finish gearing up for our trek along the Lycian Way. Following a couple of days in the pretty coastal city, we set off for our attempt to hike the full 540km trail along Turkey’s Mediterranean coast.

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