Whether you’re an avid traveller or someone who just likes to get away from it all on occasion, it’s entirely possible that you will like to take advantage of time away from work to focus on things that you love to do, such as hiking, exploring, art and music or cooking. If you’re planning a great getaway, you might be wondering where you can go that will allow you to exercise your interests as well. Here are a couple great options for travel ideas for thrillseekers.
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Botswana is a landlocked country where many people flock to see some of the area’s most important wildlife. The Okavango Delta is located in Botswana, a hugely important ecosystem of flora and fauna in the area. This is one of the major points of interest in all of Botswana, with a number of safari companies bringing tourists to the area. If you want a real treat of African wildlife, this is the place you need to see. Boat trips are just one of the ways you can explore the area, but any safari operator will provide you with excellent options if you want to add this to your itinerary.
Formerly considered one of the most dangerous countries on the planet due to the cocaine trade, since the dissolution of the FARC, Colombia has grown its tourist infrastructure and industry to become one of the biggest up and comers when it comes to tourism. Not only can you visit impressive beaches, but also cocoa plantations, coffee plantations and beautiful mountain regions where hiking is ample, the people are friendly and you’re sure to have an experience that will leave you with lasting memories.
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If you’ve ever thought about travelling to a truly wondrous location with a deep history and ancient sites, Iraq is one of the best places. While it’s entirely possible to visit some of the more “shady” places such as Babylon which is out of the “safe zone”, parts of Iraqi Kurdistan are perfectly safe and include cities such as Erbil, where you can find high class accommodation and plentiful sources for restaurants and other tourist sites of interest.
Russia has for a long time been somewhat a strange and unique option for travellers who are looking for something new and unusual for trips and adventures. With a number of cities to choose from for exploring including Moscow, St Petersburg and Yekaterinburg in the western part of the country, there’s a whole host of options for almost any class and type of traveller. One of the most interesting and unusual ways to explore the country is through taking the Trans-Siberian Railway across the country from Moscow to…wherever! If you’re feeling brave, why not take it all the way to Beijing? It’s possible!
So if you’ve been looking for some truly adventurous travel options, why not consider one of the choices above? There are literally so many cool, adventurous places to choose from, it’s no wonder adventure travel is becoming more and more sought after. So what are you waiting for? Get those bags packed and pick your top place to explore this year. Enjoy!