Hiking the Himalayas: FITNESS preparation guide

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The Challenges: As I prepared for my adventure to hike the Himalayas mountains in Nepal, I focused on my health and fitness preparation for this challenge, and I am happy to share with you this guide and I hope it helps you to prepare for your personal fitness goal. As a bodybuilding athlete, my regular training and diet looks very …

12 Reasons Your Next Vacation Should Be Your Best Fitness Goal

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12 things I learned from traveling that led me to achieve my fitness goal If you are looking for a fitness goal, you found the answer now. Your next vacation! Yes, it sounds so awesome, right? And it is so true. If you are attempting to achieve a personal fitness goal, you should use your next adventure as a motivating …

Marble Mountain, Danang – a day trip from Hoi An

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A day trip to the Marble Mountain Danang is a perfect destination for a day trip from Hoi An. Located 45 km (28 miles) from Hoi An, it takes approx.. 1 hour by motorbike or a little quicker by car ride from Hoi An. You can rent a motorbike as cheap as US$5 per day or take an Uber drive …

5 Take aways on how to find life balance

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We all travel to some extent. It might be on vacation, for business, , to visit family during special occasions, or even for that bucket list trip of 6 months backpacking somewhere amazing in the world. No matter what kind of trip it is, we all would agree that traveling and fitness do not always necessarily combine. So I decided to …

South Africa Safari: 25 Pictures to inspire you

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Bucket list – SAFARI in SOUTH AFRICA in 25 pictures I believe that doing a Safari in Africa is something that is included on every traveler’s bucket list. What’s not to love about the mix of adventure + animals living in their natural habitat. I started my safari in South Africa at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre with a guided tour of …

ETHICAL & RESPONSIBLE TRAVELER – A complete guideline every world traveler should follow

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While the big question for some people is, “How can I change my life while traveling the world?”, for me this questions has become, “How can I make a difference in the world while traveling?”. The biggest motivation for me to start blogging was not to encourage more people to travel, but primarily to encourage travelers to be ethical and …

Halong Bay: 3 days cruise on a Junk Boat

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What to expect from a 3 days cruise in Halong Bay and how to choose the best options for you Find out what to expect of a 3 days cruise on a Junk Boat in Halong Bay, Vietnam I am here to share my experience. First of all let’s make clear that the Junk Boats are these beautiful old wooden …

Vietnam Travel Tips: Everything you need to know before your trip

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Vietnam at A Glance Vietnam is certainly a country that has a lot to offer with many type of adventures to suit any taste. It’s a great place to visit with your family, friends, as a couple or solo. Vietnam is very diverse and offers a mix of big cities, lush countryside, a rich history, and a coastline with beautiful …

New Zealand: 25 Pictures to inspire you to visit

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Discover the amazing NEW ZEALAND in 25 pictures New Zealand is without any question, one of the most beautiful countries I have ever visited. It is a diverse country, that offers great metropolitan cities, amazing mountains and hills, Ancient Kauri trails, great wine and food, glaciers and some of the best treks in the world. New Zealand offers something for …