Author Archives: Paula Martinelli

Hikes in Africa: Explore 13 hidden treks recommended by travel experts

13 Hikes in Africa to explore the best off-the-beaten-treks I think it is time to admit the truth, I am obsessed with hiking and exploring our breathtaking Planet as much as possible. I personally love to find out about lesser-known hiking trails, remote places and avoid the crowds while I connect with nature. For this […]

14 Best off-the-beaten-path hikes in South America & North America (Recommended by travel experts)

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14 Best hikes in North America and South America Trying to decide where to go next to find some of the best hiking in the world, while trying to escape the big crowds? Some of the most off-the-beaten-path hikes in the world can be found while traveling in North America and South America. There are […]

63 Best Hikes in the World: The Ultimate off-the-beaten-path Revealed by Travel Experts

Best hikes in the world

63 Best off-the-beaten path Hikes in the Planet If you are always searching for less crowded places to visit, love to discover hidden gems on our Planet, are a nature lover, and like to combine your vacation with a fitness challenge, you are in the right place.  I invited travel bloggers from all over the world to help me put together this ultimate list of the best off-the-beaten-path […]

Ethical tourism in Halong Bay, Vietnam

  Vietnam has seen a major tourism increase over the last decade, and visitors all over the world have one thing in common: taking a cruise to the UNESCO Heritage site of Halong Bay, because of it’s simply stunning views. But is it still ethical to visit Halong Bay still?    Halong Bay is a […]

Hiking on Vacation: A Complete Fitness Preparation Guide

In this fitness preparation guide for hiking during your vacation, you will find advice on how to prepare for this big adventure, separated in 9 easy sections, from exercises, diet, and many other tips and tricks for you to be in the best shape for your hike during your vacation. Detailed 9 steps to help […]

Jalapão Brazil- A hidden ecological paradise in Brazil (local’s guide)

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Jalapão is a unique destination for ecotourism lovers and ready to reveal stunning experiences. As you travel along the dirt roads, you can’t even imagine the beauties lurking around the region, the dry and unbearably hot savannah gives way to the verdant green paths, mysterious boils, dunes and hills, waterfalls and transparent rivers.

South Africa Safari: 25 Pictures to inspire you

Giraffes at a South-Africa safari

This bucket-list safari in South Africa is a collection of 25 inspiring photos of a variety of safaris I have done during my trip to South Africa. From Kruger National Park to Ado Elephant Park and also visiting private game reserves. I believe that doing a Safari in Africa is something that is included on […]

21 Interesting Facts about Rio de Janeiro (insider’s guide)

  A local’s guide of 21 interesting and fun facts about Rio de Janeiro that you would love to know, and you can only find here.  The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has almost too many bucket-list attractions to count, but a few of them include the original Copacabana, Ipanema Beach, cable-car rides to […]

Planning a Trip to Brazil: A step-by-step travel guide (insider’s tips)

Brazil Travel Guide - All to know before you go

Brazil is a diverse and beautiful country waiting for you to explore. Go beyond Rio’s beaches, and Sao Paulo’s metropolitan allure and see everything Brazil has to offer…

Botswana: A Complete guide of 28 things to know before you go wild camping in Botswana

  Remote…Isolated…Wild! If you are planning a trip to Botswana, the best way to experience the country landscape and wildlife is by driving and wild camping in the remote safaris of Botswana. There is no question that the best way to explore Botswana with a real and authentic experience and explore nature and wildlife, is […]