This short doco will leave you with major wanderlust (and van envy)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 12 August 2015

Flying on 747s and staying in hotels isn’t the only way to travel. Today, there’s a whole community of people travelling together through the wilderness in clunky old vans. These are the #vanlife enthusiasts.

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Take a ride through the Jamaican forest on a custom-made bobsled

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Friday 10 July 2015

While lying on the beach all day sounds like the perfect way to spend your vacation in Jamaica, there’s actually more to this Caribbean island nation than you thought. Into adrenalin rushes? This is definitely the place to be. Make your way to Ocho Rios on the north coast of Jamaica and explore the rainforest. Except, instead of trekking through the rainforest, why not take a custom-made Jamaican bobsled through?

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Venture to Fiji and check ‘swimming with manta rays’ off your bucket list

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Friday 10 July 2015

If you’re looking for your next adventure, forget the hustle and bustle of crowded city streets for sightseeing and head to the pristine waters of the Fiji Islands. Tucked away in the South Pacific, this extraordinary paradise is home to more than 330 islands and offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to swim with manta rays.

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Astounding new video from extreme photographer Krystle Wright

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in Video on Thursday 14 August 2014

‘With adventure photography, there are no sidelines to hold you back from the sport. To capture adventure you have to be part of it, I’ve paraglided at 7000m above the Karakoram Range in Pakistan, swum in 10ft waves off Indonesia, and camped on a frozen fjord in the Arctic for a month. Every trip throws […]

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James Squire Rogue Tales stories: Straight lined and flat out

Jake Sheridan Contributor

By Jake Sheridan in New Events on Friday 22 November 2013

An everyday adventure. Sometimes you need to escape the trappings of the mundane and just go out into the world. No plan. No worry where you’re going. But adventure can require money and planning, we had none. So what do you do? You get your bike, you pick a direction, and you cycle in that direction as far as you can.

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Get behind the wheel of a tank in Christchurch

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By Nikita Goldovsky in Cool Travel on Thursday 3 January 2013

Experience real tank-driving adventure. Located in Christchurchland, New Zealand, Tanks For Everything puts regular civilians in the driver’s seat of a 52-tonne Centurion tank. Go on a simple joy ride around the track or take out your pent-up anger with some good ol’ car crushing.

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Stop motion about 3 months of hitchhiking in America

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By Benjamin Jenks in Video on Friday 13 April 2012

I spent a year hitchhiking around the USA, and despite my Nana thinking I was going to get murdered and diced into tiny pieces, I actually had an amazing time. This 162 second video is a photo documentation of the last three months of my trip, when I hitchhiked from the Pacific to the Atlantic […]

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