Harbour Bridge – Climbing Over Sydney’s Rooftop

Harbour Bridge – Climbing Over Sydney’s Rooftop

In a town full of panoramic views, you can't miss Sydney's Harbour Bridge because... well, because it's the Harbour Bridge! It isn't the town's highest viewpoint – that's the Sydne ...

Unexpected Sicily – Cava Grande Natural Reserve

Unexpected Sicily – Cava Grande Natural Reserve

If you are travelling in south-eastern part of Sicily you can't miss a trip to river Cassibile's Cava Grande Natural Reserve, commonly known as Cava Grande. This protected area in ...

Outer Hebrids – Journey to the End of the World

Outer Hebrids – Journey to the End of the World

Last summer I arrived in Outer Hebrides, further north than the Inner Hebrides which can be reached through the 'road to the Isles'. The Outer Hebrides are a totally different matt ...

Expectations Of Southern Africa

Expectations Of Southern Africa

By Hannah Lukaszewicz, Blog Editor of Getting Stamped Africa is home to some stunning natural wonders, plentiful wildlife and exotic cultures.  Our overland expedition will take us ...

First Time in Mumbai – A Shocking Encounter with India

First Time in Mumbai – A Shocking Encounter with India

Among the many towns I visited until today, the one who messed up most with my mind has been Mumbai. No traveller, tourist or foreign worker is ever prepared to face such a wave of ...

Vík í Mýrdal – Iceland’s Beautiful Natural Treasure

Vík í Mýrdal – Iceland’s Beautiful Natural Treasure

In the Southern Lands – or Suðurland – one of Iceland's eight regions, a small village called Vík í Mýrdal is located. As for the last statistics, the village counts 291 inhabitant ...

Reggio Emilia – History, Culture and Good Food in Central Italy

Reggio Emilia – History, Culture and Good Food in Central Italy

Reggio nell’Emilia, commonly called Reggio among its inhabitants (you pronounce it 'rejjo'), is an important historic centre located along the ancient Via Emilia of Roman times. It ...

Training in Vietnam for the toughest marathon in the world

Escaping the English winter to live abroad in a warmer climate sounds like a wonderful idea, right? But, how about spending five months training hard in the sweltering midday heat? Running back and forth along the beach, and in scorching sand dunes whilst wearing a 10 kilogram bag on your back? Well, this is how Olly Campbell, from Ringwood, Hampshire has been spending his days in Mui Ne, a beach town in th ...

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Culture and wine in Italy from an american point of view

I first met John in Poland, years ago. I met him and other friends just for chance. Our friendship became so big and so important. Despite the few possibility to meet each other, our friendship gave us the power to be always so close, so near, so bond together. That’ why I thought about John and his new activity in tourism. John first "extended" his vacation in Italy in 2001.  The first few years were a lot ...

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Three times around the world: the interview

Three times around the world: Gap Year The first ever RTW with no money or luggage First ever Interactive RTW Tour It's always a pleasure to know and meet other travellers, especially when it comes to people who have turned their hobby into a business just like Matteo Pennacchi, creator of www.aroundtheworldtours.com Italian by birth, Matteo moved to South Africa when he was only two months old. Since then ...

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First woman to summit all 14 major peaks

GERLINDE KALTENBRUNNER SETS CLIMBING RECORD Reaching the top of K2 on her fourth attempt, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, a 40-year-old Austrian alpinist who resides in Germany, has become the first woman to summit all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks without using supplementary oxygen. Kaltenbrunner reached the top of K2, Earth’s second-tallest mountain, at 6:18 p.m. (local time) Tuesday, Aug. 23. ...

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Travel for Aid – Vietnam to Italy 600 days

  600 days of the sporty-humanitarian project “From Vietnam to Italy by bicycle for the disabled” The non-profit organization Travel for Aid presented the report of 600-day of travelling. The sporty-humanitarian project "From Vietnam to Italy by bicycle for the disabled" is helping Matteo Tricarico to cycle solo across Asia. Starting in Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam on November 9, 2009, Matteo has cycled 20 ...

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From Italy to Egypt and the start of RTW trip

  Changing your life is definitely not just a dream; as many people would have you believe. It is also not as difficult as your would think! Giulia, an Italian woman from Genova can demonstrate this. Tired and disappointed by her job in Italy, she decided to set sail and explore the world. A few months ago she left Italy to start a round the world trip across three different continents including South ...

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Moving to the Philippines: Paolo changed his life

  From Italy to the Philippines: the extraordinary story of Paolo and Juliet Thinking Nomads is all about showing people how to follow their dreams and what it takes to fulfil them; in this interview we recount the extraordinary adventure of Paolo his wife Juliet, and their 3 children, who moved from the mountains of Trentino, Italy, to the beaches of Philippines, in a tale full of emotions, determinat ...

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