It’s the choice facing every Nepalese adventurer: Annapurna vs Everest. Whose scene reigns supreme? We’ve got the definitive guide.
The subway. The metro. The underground. Das U-Bahn; subterranean transport systems can strike fear into some travellers’ hearts. But experiences of wrong trains, indecipherable maps or armpit-proximity are just minor details – adventure starting and story making one-offs. The subway is a wonderful thing. And New York is one of those destinations that has an underground network with a reputation all its own.
When life gives you lessons, make lessonade.
In the early 1800s, scientists were working on a sci-fi-esque technology that would revolutionise the way people spoke to eachother. And getting nowhere with it. What they had to work with was a current: a continuous, stable electrical current. What they lacked was a way to turn this super-fast electricity into coherent communication. Lots of wacky ideas were put forward, but it wasn’t until the 1830s someone realised the trick might be quite simple: switching the thing off.
From the Roman ruins tucked away amid the seven hills of Amman to the lunar-like landscape of Wadi Rum, Jordan has a little something for everyone. So it should come as no surprise that Instagram is awash with thousands of jaw-dropping Jordan snaps and, thankfully, they’re not all selfies of travellers at Petra!
“Come on,” my bestie said after breakfast at our hostel, “let’s just have a little stroll and see what’s around.”
One of the most popular trekking areas of Nepal has been given the green light by experts three months after powerful earthquakes rocked the country.
Okay, I’ll admit it, I was nervous about using a Japanese onsen. I’m not a big nudist. In fact I think the best time to be nude is when you have a lot of clothes on, and maybe a coat.