Mount Maunganui Summit Walk

Any trip to Mount Maunganui in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty region is incomplete without making it to the top of the town’s iconic mount for panoramic views. Most locals worth their salt will complete the short, but tough ascent at least once a week, with many making it part of their daily routine. And […]

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Bendy Perfection

In recent years, yoga has become very fashionable. It’s the little black dress of the health and wellbeing industry, with people around the world aspiring to bendy perfection. Instagram is full of yoga ‘celebrities’ with a cult following, and yoga is seen by many as the best way to live a healthy, balanced life. So, […]

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Light and Shadow

Winter sun and snow storms. Nature at its finest. Light contrasting with shadow. The Tirolean landscape was made for winter. Images taken in Oberndorf and Kitzbühel in Tirol, Austria. For more follow Nomadic Maguire on Instagram  

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Mountain Climbing in India

By guest writer Rohit from Trans India Travels There are many different ways to connect to nature. Some people like trekking or hiking, others enjoy rafting and camping. One of the most preferred and popular ways to connect with nature is by peak climbing. The beauty of nature that can be felt on top of […]

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Winter

Winter is here. The mountains are white and the trees are dusted with snow. The air is icy and the nights are long. Autumn has been and gone, and winter has taken its place. The last couple of weeks of the year are always magical. The sun hangs low in the sky, twinkling lights brighten […]

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New Zealand Summer: Bay of Plenty Guide

New Zealand. Aotearoa. The land of the long white cloud. The island nation tucked away in the south Pacific and the inspiration for Lord of the Rings. It’s a dream destination for many, with travellers and tourists enduring long flights to explore beaches, volcanoes, mountains and glaciers. It’s known for its rolling green hills on […]

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Hiking to Ellmauer Tor

Autumn has ended in Austria and the mountains are coated in snow, transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland. The arrival of snow signals the start of skiing and snowboarding as resorts get ready to open to the public. The snow also signals the end of hiking season in Tirol as trails disappear and become […]

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Living in Austria: Mountains and Nature

Living in the mountains and being close to nature is a dream for many. The lure of the Alps draws people from all over the world to Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland. All in search of the idyllic mountain lifestyle in the great outdoors. So what makes the Alpine lifestyle so appealing? Is it the […]

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Discovering Morocco

Morocco is a land of adventure, glamour and mystery. It feels European, African and Arabian, all at the same time. It’s a travel friendly country but with a hint of danger around the edges. The cities revolve around traditions, but are still moving with modern times. Basically, Morocco is an intoxicating blend of deserts, mountains, beaches, cities, poverty and luxury. Visiting Morocco is a dream […]

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The Marrakech Medina

The instructions from the manager seemed simple enough. Turn left out of the riad, then left again to find the main street. We had a little map with the route to Jemaa El Fna market square clearly marked, but within steps of entering the old quarter of Marrakech, we felt lost. Sights, smells and sounds overwhelming the […]

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