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Why Do You Travel?

What do you love about travel? What is it that makes your heart sing when you look at a travel brochure or an advert on TV for a holiday? Do you travel for pure hedonism, for relaxation, to conquer a mountain, to getaway from everyone or to reconnect with your family/friends in a meaningful way? .

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5 Amazing Treks To Do in Sri Lanka

If you are like the thousands of people who have discovered that being active on your holiday is key to coming home feeling both rested as well as invigorated then we are here to help you find the right trek for you. If you are going to Sri Lanka on a holiday, here is a list of 5 different treks that the No Roads team have tried and tested! They vary from easy/moderate through to ones that are for a more seasoned trekker. No matter what your fitness or motivation level you will find the right trek for you. Adam’s Peak Adam’s Peak or Sri Pada is the most popular trek in Sri Lanka. It is culturally the most important mountain in Sri Lanka to all religions.

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Sri Lanka Trek

Kokoda Trekking Tips

You are thinking about or perhaps you have booked your epic journey to take on the Kokoda Trek. It is an incredible trek with significant importance to all Australians and one that will test your physically and mentally! Before taking on Kokoda you need to prepare yourself in terms of training as well as what to expect and how to make the very most out of your trip. Here are some trekking tips that will help your trip one you will remember forever (for all the right reasons!). 1. Pack Light! You really really don’t need a change of clothes every day.

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Nepal's Top 10 Treks

Nepal is known for Mount Everest, yet excellent trekking routes can be found throughout the country. Pristine landscapes wait to be discovered, and mountain villagers reward trekkers with steaming mugs of tea and heaping plates of dal bhat. Before setting out on the trail, assess your fitness level, expectations, and the amount of time you’d like to spend in the wild. While some treks cater to travelers –coffee shops, apple pie, double espressos, and billiards tables – other routes are less developed and provide sparse accommodations at best.   Choose your route before arriving in Nepal so you can make the most of your holiday.

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Annapurna sanctuary trek

Secrets of Nepal's Most Explored Towns

Though Nepal is known for her mountains, urban areas provide visitors feasts of cultural and culinary delights. Since most travelers have limited time to spend in the main cities, we set out to uncover hidden treasures demanding to be explored. Whether you find yourself with an extra day in Nepal’s developing capital Kathmandu or arrive early in Pokhara, the lakeside hotspot of hippies and fashionistas, enjoy some of our favorite – and unique – travel experiences.   Kathmandu   1. Warm up on indoor rock Before you set out on the trails, get some climbing practice in at one of Kathmandu’s many indoor rock faces.

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Street scene Kathmandu man on a bike

Why You Shouldn't Do The Normal Machu Picchu

Why we don't do the typical Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu: If you want to do a Sacred Valley tour, how do you choose who to travel with?There are hundreds of companies offering “the” Sacred Valley tour. But we prefer to do it a little differently. We believe in quality over quantity. We believe that you get what you pay for. We do not try to offer the cheapest Sacred Valley tour.

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Crowded Inca Ruin

Why Land Based Galapagos May Be A Better Option?

When you’re planning your trip to the Galapagos, there’s certainly a lot to think about, but it all starts with one simple question: Cruise or Land-based tour? Cruises are a very popular option for many travelers, but land-based tours are increasingly becoming an excellent alternative. There are many reasons a land-based tour is preferable to a cruise. With No Roads, you will:   Rest and relax in our comfortable boutique hotels instead of on a cramped boat. Spend much less time moving from place to place, and more time having fun. Enjoy flexibility and freedom to do what you want, when you want.

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Galapagos accommodation

One Week Adventures

It's the middle of winter in the Southern Hemisphere. The days are short. The weather is foul. You're still at work. How bad could life get? There is hope! If you can manage 1 week away (that's right just 1 week) we can guarantee that we can recharge your batteries and offer you something that you won't be able to stop talking about.

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Camping in the Komodo Islands