Easter time over the COVID-19 outbreak: a great opportunity to research and plan something new

Dear readers, this Easter (fow who celebrates it) is by no doubt different than any other previous Easter we ever experienced so far in our life, the keen travelers like me are now on stand-by and forced to deal with some other activities, let's say we are just out of the conventional every-day lifestyle we …

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MALANG: not only volcanoes but also waterfalls and hot-springs.

REVISED article about central-east Java of Indonesia

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Dear explorers,

Malang is the name of the town as well as the region which is situated in the hearth of east Java land, this region like Banyuwangi  offers a variety of nature from volcanoes to plenty of waterfalls as well as hot-springs, most of them are not known by any foreign traveler  (I might have been the first brave guy getting there :-D).

Briefly, I summarize for you three key outdoor attractions which worth trip to this region:

  1. Night-Morning hiking trip to Bromo National park
  2. Waterfalls: Coban Putri , Coban Rais , Coban Talun and Coban Rondo
  3. Cangar (Hot-springs).

I personally made the decision to start the challenge with the touristy night-morning hiking to Bromo volcano, here you have two choices to get there:

  1. Rent a proper off-road motor-cycle
  2. Book a basic package tour through your accommodation provider

I went for the second option since I just…

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BEING A WORLD EXPLORER DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC TIME

Dear fellow readers, most of us are aware of the fact that the pandemic spreading the coronavirus prevented us from travelling around the globe indefinitely 😦 However, few of us were lucky enough to afford to travel and stay safely until a certain point, this was my case and I am glad to share with …

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MTB riding: the unbeaten labyrinth of the Danube river

Dear readers, It is time to cover a brand-new topic which is the off-road cycling. Being a passionate cyclist I have grown lots of experiences, especially with off-road cycling! Since I live in Bratislava, perhaps not everybody living in the central Europe knows that along the (long) Danube river we can end up finding multiple …

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Cat Ba: natural park, limestone rocks archipelago and caves.

Dear explorers, after some inland exploration now it is time to switch into a different landscape of Vietnam, so I moved from the inland to the island of Cat Ba by travelling over night from Sapa town. I want to start by saying that May is not the 'ideal' month for the weather conditions, as …

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SAPA: second day OFF the beaten tracks among the remote villages

Following my previous post for the first day of trekking, for completion I dedicate this post for the second day of SaPa adventure 🙂 First of all, the home-stay where we slept was nicely arranged for us foreigners and I was surprised since they even had a western toilet with shower (my guess is that …

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SAPA: first day OFF the beaten tracks in the rice fields terraces and rural villages

Dear explorers, I have finally completed out my 6th journey mission in South-East Asia, this time I dedicated my attention to Vietnam. Unlike my previous deep experience with Indonesia, here I had less time to spend and so I had to draw a narrowed draft plan out of a total of fifteen days, perhaps here …

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Záhorie: the unbeaten north-west area of SLOVAKIA

Calvary in the town of Skalica Dear explorers, a new spring season is just started and soon I had a chance to set off by car with my girlfriend to the north-west area of Slovakia known as Záhorie, the name itself means "by-the-mountains" because it is a extended wooded flat area enclosed by the Little …

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KAPAS island: the golden compromise for snorkeling, trekking or just relaxing.

Dear explorers, Christmas is round the corner and I have finally gotten some time to dedicate a post about Kapas island which is situated on the east coast of Malaysia. East coast map This island is easily reachable by taxi cab from Kuala Terengganu via Marang jetty as shown in the screenshot of the map, …

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South of India: the unbeaten circuit of Andaman islands.

Dear explorers, I finally have the chance to post something new about a brand-new destination focused on the archipelago of Andaman islands. Andamans islands belong to India although are much closer to Thailand, it might sound a joke but it is so 🙂 When I planned it out, my general criteria was to try a …

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