Greece’s Ministry of Tourism announced yesterday a new certification for businesses in Greece offering ‘glamping’ accommodation services.
Why Eastern Europe is the Cheapest Place to Backpack
Eastern Europe is by far one of the cheapest and most convenient places to backpack in the world. Cheap accommodation, free activities, and inexpensive cuisine make it friendly on a student or backpacker’s budget. If you are dying to see the world, then your dollar will stretch the most in any of the Eastern European countries. Here’s why!
Rand McNally Launches New Handheld GPS for Outdoorsy Travelers
If hiking, biking, geocaching, and other outdoor activities are the core focus of your trips, then you ill love the new Foris GPS handheld device unveiled by Rand McNally, a company founded in 1856 that specializing in maps, navigation, road travel and trip planing. This new gadget unveiled at the Outdoor Retailer show is designed for […]
Montenegro Treasures: Lovćen and Njegoš’s Mausoleum
Lovćen is the name for both a national park and a mountain found in the southwestern region of Montenegro. The mountain rises up along the Adriatic basin’s borders and features two imposing peaks.
Fabulous Trekking Ops – the Ladajh Himalayas
For the adventurous of the world, trekking the Indian Himalayas is certainly a dream come true. Himalayan Frontiers Cultural and Adventure Tours announces their offerings for 2011, for the stout hearted who have what it takes to visit the legendary land of Kashmir and Ladakh. From high desert plateau to river valley village, this trekking series is a cultural adventure as much as a physical one. Experience life as it has been for a dozen or more centuries.
The Jewel of Ukraine’s Chatyr-Dag: Marble Cave
Ukraine’s Chatyr – Dag holds untold wonders for the outdoors adventurer, but none more fascinating than Marble Cave. Only very recently discovered, this subterranean marvel is already Europe’s second most visited spelunker site. The three main chambers of Marble Cave are available for visitors to explore via guided tour. For the really adventurous professional explorer, only half the cave has been explored so far.
Winter in Kosovo: Hiking in the Šar Mountains
When visiting Kosovo during the Winter months, one of the top activities worth pursuing is hiking in the Sar Mountains. This Balkans mountain range offers almost unparalleled challenge and breathtaking vistas for the newcomer and veteran hiker alike. The Kosovo Valley below, and Šar Mountains National Park also offer rare encounters with some 20 unusual wildlife species.
Changing Times, Changing Lanes – Spotlight Montenegro
Montenegro proclaimed itself the world’s first “ecological state” back in the 90’s, but only now has the message and initiative reached into the countryside and wilderness areas. A former hazardous waste dump in the country’s wildest and most beautiful area is turning over a new ecological leaf finally. Mojkovac, Montenegro wants to be an Eco-tourism hub for the region.