The challenge was on this month, literally. We put a call out for photos of your greatest travel challenge, and you didn’t disappoint. From the icebergs of Antarctica to hiking Gyoko Lakes in Nepal, we received trials, tribulations, contests and close encounters galore.
Happy New Year! It’s mid-January, and those awesome, make-yourself-better, this-year’s-gonna-rock resolutions could well be losing steam. But why should a resolution be hard to keep? How about instead, we set you up with just one New Year’s resolution: to challenge yourself in a city you’ve never been to.
When I think back on it, it was with exceedingly little consideration that I’d decided to hike the Annapurna Circuit. The decision-making process went something like this: I’m in Nepal. Should probs do a hike.
Hands up if this year you just want to have a quiet one, do nothing much and spend most of your time on the couch? Not likely, right!
This isn’t the time to plan a mundane existence. Now is when you want to work out how to make this year even better than your last, so we’ve come up with a list of 8 travel challenges to help make 2014 your best year yet…
Challenge your mind:
Discover the history of Petra in Jordan
An ancient city carved into rose coloured rock with cooling caves, impressive tombs, an amphitheatre and monastery, Petra is laden with a rich history that will boggle the mind. Learn why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and be blown away by its beauty.