Sports adventures & travel blog

On 5th of February 2019, Chinese along with several Asian communities joined in celebrations of the Chinese New Year. According to the Chinese calendar, the year 2019, the year of the pig was to be celebrated on this day. On a lighter note, this is meant to make anyone who thinks that it’s too late for New Year resolutions feel better. On the other hand, if one of your resolutions this year is to travel the world, then you are in the right place. We are going to look at some of the top destinations in 2019 and the activities to look out for while at it. I hope that you will add some of them in your travel adventure bucket list.

New Zealand

New Zealand may not be the easiest accessible destination, but it is a top tourist destination. It has a good population of not more than four million people which is encouraging for a tourist destination. The weather here is very conducive at any time of the year. The seasons are neither too cold nor too hot. There is a mix of cultures hence very welcoming to visitors not to mention the natural hospitality of its people. Activities to do in New Zealand include:

  • Climbing
  • Abseilen/ Abseiling
  • Skydiving
  • Rafting
  • Canyoning

Morocco

Morocco is a good place to visit if you value simplicity of life. The country has a great terrain that adventurists would find thrilling. Also, if the sense of extreme sports cheers you up, then this would be a perfect fit for you. Moroccans are also hospitable people and very welcoming to tourists of all kinds. It’s a country of vibrant people with more than 70% of its population being youths. Here are some of the activities to check out in this destination:

  • Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Kayak
  • Mountain biking

Patagonia

Patagonia is a region in South America that borders to Chile and Argentina. It may not be as famous as other destinations, but it has its share of fun activities. It is also a less populated area with about two million people. Though the region is in a remote location far from modern hospitality facilities, you have to plan accommodation in advance. Patagonias culture is rich by its Gauchos, who are an important symbol of this region. The following are some of the activities worth trying in Patagonia:

  • EcoCamps
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayak
  • Exploring Torres del Paine

Japan

Over the years, the number of people visiting Japan has been growing at an alarming rate. While factors such as affordable flights attract tourists, the country certainly has unique attraction sites that justify the growing number of visitors. Japans high tech innovations and sky scraping buildings are fascinating to most people and contribute to the huge numbers visiting the country. But there is so much more to see. Here are some of the activities you can’t afford to miss out:

  • Kayaking & Rafting
  • Hiking in Japan
  • Cycling
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Scuba Diving
  • Surfing

Lofoten

If you love adventure, then this archipelago in Norway is a top destination for you. Lofoten also has unique natural events such as the midnight sun and northern lights that visitors love. Additionally, it has favorable conditions for adventurous outdoor activities. Fishing is a common practice among the natives of this place. In fact, the region has families living in the area that depend on fishing. Lofoten`s landscape is a source of inspiration to photographers as well as other artists. Here are some activities to look out for in this destination:

  • Hike
  • Skiing
  • Trek
  • Sail
  • Surf
  • Kayak
  • Cycling

Northern India

India is one of the countries with diverse cultures, and its beautiful landscapes seem to be attracting more visitors every day. It is also a country with many states with every state having a unique identity as well as a sight for the visitors to see. Since the people here have strong faith, it is wise to learn the do`s and don`ts before embarking on your trip. However, there is much to look out for and here are some of the top activities visitors in this area try out:

  • Trail
  • Hike
  • Mountaineering

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a great place for visitors considering its natural landscapes. Also, it is the second largest Island on earth after Greenland. Hence, as a top destination this year, there is a lot to experience at Papua New Guinea. There is no specific time to visit this place because the weather here is great with no experiences of extreme climate. It has not yet been identified by many, this is an advantage because it is more likely than, to be uncrowded.  Here are top activities to check out in Papua New Guinea:

  • Trekking
  • Kayak
  • Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving

Mozambique

Mozambique is becoming a tourist destination for most people, especially in the summer. The locals have observed a rise in tourist numbers over the years. One reason behind this promising trend is the country`s tropical beaches which most visitors would find relaxing. As an African destination, you can`t afford to miss its national park for a chance to watch animals in their natural habitat.  Activities to enjoy in Mozambique include:

  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing
  • Go sailing

Mongolia

Some of the unexplored places on earth sometimes are the best and full of adventure. Mongolia is quite remote, but this is what makes it an adventurous place to explore. Among the major attractions here is the Gobi desert that is one of the world`s largest. You may find it exciting to explore this vast land of dunes on a camelback. Camping is also a great experience in the area; here a camp so you can have an idea. Some of the must-do activities in Mongolia are:

  • Mountain biking
  • Trekking
  • Cycling
  • Explore Gobi Desert

El Salvador

When talk of a top destination, we mean a place with a lot to choose from and lots of learning. The rich geographical features and cultures in El Salvador make it a destination worth trying this year. Places to visit in this country are such as the Costa del Sol, a sandy beach or Joya de Cerén which is a village in the country that is proof of the volcanic action in this mountainous region. The Cerro Verde National Park has the best environment for outdoor activities such as hiking while enjoying the volcanoes and the beautiful view of a crater. While in the country, you will have to try these activities:

  • Hike to Izalco Volcano
  • Surf
  • Sail
  • Trekk
  • Dune buggy Adventure