Adventure Travel

My journey into the Democratic Republic of Congo is one for the ages. It’s definitely in my top five most memorable travel experience ever. During my entire life’s worth of travel experience, I can only recall two instances when I was hit with a burst of emotion from seeing one of our world wonders….
Doing the Rwanda-Burundi border crossing is one of my primary goals when travelling to this region of Africa. Why would you want to go to Burundi? According to the World Happiness Report of 2018, Burundi is the unhappiest country in the world. Burundi is also included in the list of 25 most corrupt countries…
Gorilla trekking is the latest trend in travel these days. People want to go to Uganda, Rwanda, or Democratic Republic of Congo to see these amazing yet endangered mountain gorillas. But why should you go gorilla trekking in Uganda as oppose to Rwanda or Democratic Republic of Congo? The simple answer is because it’s…
My adventures on Ethiopian Airlines business class is part of an Aeroplan mini-RTW booking I did for 2019. This flight is the segment where Karen and myself will fly from Bangkok to Addis Ababa to Rwanda. Before I start this “review” with flying on these carriers, I just want to say that no experience…
While booking my Aeroplan mini-RTW miles redemption, I decided to do the United Island Hopper as my final segment of the trip. This flight path is very unique as one United Airlines plane would hop from one Pacific Island nation to the next until it reaches its final destination. The United Island Hopper starts…
Have you ever heard of the ancient ruins of Nan Madol? Neither did I until I booked my Aeroplan Miles to do the famous United Island hopper in the Pacific Ocean. Brief history of Nan Madol   Nan Madol is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the eastern side of Pohnpei, the largest…
I thought I was going to leave Madagascar on a good note. My adventure in this country has been awesome so far. On the day that I was suppose to leave the country, I had one of my worst food poisoning experience ever. At this point, all I wanted was to escape from Madagascar….
If you ever travel to Madagascar, chances are, you’re there to see lemurs and the famous Avenue of the Baobabs. Near the famous Avenue of the Baobabs is the Kirindy Reserve located in the Kirindy Mitea National Park. Travelling from the Avenue of the Baobabs to the Kirindy Reserve We woke up early during…
The number one reason most people travel to Madagascar for is to see the famous Avenue of the Baobabs. The real name of these baobab trees isĀ Grandidier’s baobab – they are also the biggest baobab tree. Endemic in Madagascar, these trees cannot be found anywhere else on Earth. They are also an endangered species…
If you ever get a chance to go to Madagascar, chances are, you’ll want to see lemurs. However, sometimes, doing the lemur safari doesn’t mean you’re going to see them. These creatures can be elusive and hard to find even if they aren’t afraid of humans. Entering the Vakona Forest Reserve After doing the…