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Month: January 2011

Backpackers code

Backpackers code

Yes, there’s actually an unwritten backpacker code all backpackers must follow. Whether you follow them or not, determines if you’re a true backpacker. The community is wide spread throughout the world. We share the common interest of travel itself. The code is simple and known by most backpackers without having to think about it. Here’s the list: You watch me, I watch you You watch over me and I’ll watch over you. The idea is that we all look after…

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Is Australia still the ultimate backpackers destination?

Is Australia still the ultimate backpackers destination?

Backpacking and Australia really is like fish and chips, or fush and chups for you weird people in New Zealand. Australia hit gold when backpackers started descending upon the country. Everything about Australia made for the ultimate destination to travel to and backpacker tourism helped Australia’s economy to grow. Australia topped the lists of top destinations to visit time and time again but recent years have seen a shift in where backpackers are choosing to travel to thanks to economic…

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The world’s top 10 rollercoasters

The world’s top 10 rollercoasters

The rollercoaster has come a long way since it was first patented in 1885, with the first amusement park ride of this kind appearing at New York’s Coney Island measuring 600 feet long and 50 feet high. Travel website Cheapflights.com has come up with a list of the top 10 fast, fierce and ferocious rollercoasters. 1. Behemoth, Wonderland Park, Toronto, Canada Built in 2008, this US$26 million project turned out to be the fastest and tallest roller coaster in Canada….

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Top 10 Bungee Jumps in the World

Top 10 Bungee Jumps in the World

Tim B Top 10 Adventure Sports Travel Lists Experience the thrill of jumping from a platform hundreds of metres in the air, while catching glimpses of amazing scenery: this is Bungee. Once the bungee cord reaches its limit and springs back, you repeat the fall, albeit at a slower pace. As the adrenalin rush starts to fade you are lowered to safety; now all that is left, is to think when and where your next jump will be. The creation…

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Embarassing Language Mistakes When Travelling

Embarassing Language Mistakes When Travelling

Part of the fun when visiting foreign lands is trying out the local language. In most places, folks will be delighted that you’re making an effort and will support your halting attempts. However, some common mistakes often trip you up. To save you from being accidentally hilarious, here are a few of  most frequent errors … I’m so pregnant! You’re sure gonna miss me. Let’s drink some genitalia! Condoms for breakfast Time for a nice, refreshing…errr… See the full article…

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Travel Experts Predict More Travelers Asia Bound in 2011

Travel Experts Predict More Travelers Asia Bound in 2011

Small Group Journey Specialist Travel Indochina Ready with More Than 800 Departures Leading experts agree: travelers in 2011 expect genuine experiences and life-changing journeys, making Asia destinations like Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam among the top choices for travel in 2011 for even the most discriminating travel junkies. Read more … ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ traveljunkies – adventure travel & activities directory & search engine. Like Google only smaller. www.traveljunkies.com www.facebook.com/traveljunkies101 www.twitter.com/traveljunkies www.traveljunkies.com/blog

Adventure Travel Thrills: world’s top 10 heart-pounding experiences

Adventure Travel Thrills: world’s top 10 heart-pounding experiences

Courtesy of http://mytraveladventure.com.au/ Take a deep breath, get strapped in and feel the buzz. Lonely Planet brings you the thrill-seekers’ list, from its 1000 Ultimate Experiences book. 1. BIG SHOT RIDE, LAS VEGAS, USA This ride, atop the 110-storey Stratosphere observation tower in Las Vegas, has incredible views. The Big Shot runs on compressed air, which, with incredible force, rockets you in your harness from the ride’s base to the top of the Big Shot’s 49 metre tower in just over…

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Best money saving advice

Best money saving advice

Best money saving advice … don’t buy what you don’t need. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ traveljunkies – adventure travel & activities directory & search engine. Like Google only smaller. www.traveljunkies.com www.facebook.com/traveljunkies101 www.twitter.com/traveljunkies www.traveljunkies.com/blog

How About A Trip To Mongolia

How About A Trip To Mongolia

We have 13 top holidays to Mongolia in traveljunkies Just go to www.traveljunkies.com and enter Mongolia in the search box ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ traveljunkies – adventure travel & activities directory & search engine. Like Google only smaller. www.traveljunkies.com www.facebook.com/traveljunkies101 www.twitter.com/traveljunkies