Five Adventures to add to your 2016 Travel Bucket List

If you are looking for things to add to your adventure travel bucket list, read on! Bucket lists  give you something to work towards, and also something to look forward to. If you don’t already have a travel bucket list, here are some ideas to get you started.

Ski in the Alps

alps2-2For every level of skier, a trip to the Alps belongs on the bucket list. The natural beauty of Europe’s classic mountains is justifiably world-famous. For beginners, the Alps might seem like a daunting destination but the learning curve is an enjoyable one with some ski lessons (no shortage of these in the Alps). Once you’ve mastered the basics, it’s all downhill from there.

Visit the Pyramids

The Pyramids of GizaEgypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza  is one of the Seven Wonders of the World.  A trip to Egypt will transport you back in time and give you an opportunity to experience the epic and enigmatic creations of one of history’s most prolific civilizations. There is so much to see in addition to the pyramids – don’t pass up the Sphinx – and modern Egypt is a cultural revelation with beautiful art and extraordinary cuisine.

 Climb Kilimanjaro

Mount KiliminjaroAlthough you may need to train for this one, an ascent of Africa’s highest peak is not technically difficult and can be a life-changing experience. Tanzania is a fascinating country with myriad opportunities to observe wildlife, explore the rich culture and find yourself far from your comfort zone. Climbing Kilimanjaro is a challenge – and an adventure – that you will never forget.

Walk across the Great Wall of China 

great wall2-2The Great Wall of China is incredibly beautiful – and almost inconceivably immense . If you are going to be travelling in Asia, a stop in China to trek across the Great Wall needs to be on your list.  And it’s not called the Great Wall for nothing –  this beautifully constructed fortification, built over a span of 1800 years, actually consists of a series of walls that stretch for some 20,000 km across the Chinese countryside. Better put on some sturdy walking shoes!

Party the night away in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas StripLas Vegas is a popular bucket list item – the glitz, glamour and excitement of the desert metropolis is something that many find irresistible. While there you can take in entertainment in all its forms – music, magic, comedy and of course,  Vegas’ famous casinos. But if you’re not a regular player of casino games, you can practice at home via an online casino, and do some research about the different casino games and the best strategies to win. has a lot of great articles that may be useful in helping to get you ready for a night on the Strip.

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