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Go kayaking in Kotor with Adventure Montenegro

kayaking in Montenegro

The bay of Kotor is possibly one of the most dramatic and perfect destinations for sea kayaking. Jagged peaks rise steeply from the inky bay to over 1,000 metres providing jaw dropping views, and the sheltered bay means waves rarely threaten your comfort. It’s perfect for beginners and the more experienced alike. If you want to spend a morning or …

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Seven Things to do in Kotor Bay that have the X Factor

Muo, Montenegro

Introducing Kotor Bay Montenegro is a tiny sliver of land sandwiched between Croatia and Albania, and is home to Kotor Bay, a great gaping hole that dissects the country resembling a butterfly. It is a stunning magnet for cruise ships and those willing to make the journey overland. Most are drawn by the allure of the old town of Kotor, …

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Let the Kilimanjaro Preparation Begin: A Scramble up Snowdon

Walks on Snowdon

Preparing for Kilimanjaro A friend of mine, Angela, heads to Kilimanjaro in September. As part of her preparation, she invited me to go on a training walk to Snowdon. Now Jason and I have taken the plunge, and booked our own Kili challenge, I didn’t take much persuading. On the Edge This was to be no normal walk up Snowdon …

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The Adventurous Tourist’s Survival Guide To Driving In Albania

The green waters of Blue Eye Spring

The survival guide to driving in Albania Driving in Albania is a challenge similiar to navigating the desert in the Wild West, back in the prohibition era. There are many hazards to test your patience, skill and endurance, so I’ve put together this handy survival guide for driving around Albania. Beware of Albanian drivers Albanian drivers have no respect for road rules. …

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Flying High On My First Helicopter Lesson at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Flying in a helicopter

A helicopter lesson for my birthday ‘I think I’d like to take a helicopter flying lesson‘ one careless, throwaway comment to my husband and here I am months later staring at a voucher for a flying lesson. ‘Oh shit‘, is my first response. Didn’t he realise that was just a dumbass comment that I never actually expected to become reality? …

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