• One of Stalin's Seven Sisters, Moscow. Photo by Eldar

    Russia

    A Very Rough Guide to Moscow

      Russia’s capital city is a cultural hub of Russia, and arguably of the world. Rich in history, Moscow is an essential destination for anyone with an interest in art, architecture or opera. Moscow has the feeling of a city caught between the closed years of the Soviet Union and […]

  • Why Embark on a Microadventure?

    Microadventure, Philosophy

    Why Embark on a Microadventure?

      If you have found your way here to this blog, aptly titled ‘Yearn For Adventure,’ I suspect that you’re either already a pretty adventurous type of person, or you at least have the desire to make room for a little more adventure in your life. If you really break […]

  • Photo by Jonathan Aubry

    Microadventure

    Urban Exploration

      Disclaimer: trespassing is illegal activity and many of these activities are dangerous. Do not try this at home. Try it outside, like you’re supposed to.   Urban exploration is a phenomenon that’s difficult to explain to outsiders, especially as its very existence goes against the traditional ethos of the […]

  • Need Some Inspiration?!

    Travel Stories

    Need Some Inspiration?!

      Something about hearing stories of people who’ve decide to take a break from the norm and embark on adventures, big or small, really gets my juices flowing. Here are a few inspiring adventure stories I came across recently that very much got me fired up to start planning some […]

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    Travel Tips

    Couchsurfing – Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

      What is CouchSurfing? You’ve probably heard of it, but you may not have tried it. CouchSurfing is a free online platform and social networking service which helps users exchange hospitality. In other words, Person A offers Person B a place to crash for the night free of charge. It’s a […]

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Russia

One of Stalin's Seven Sisters, Moscow. Photo by Eldar

A Very Rough Guide to Moscow

  Russia’s capital city is a cultural hub of Russia, and arguably of the world. Rich in history, Moscow is an essential destination for anyone with an interest in art, architecture or opera. Moscow has the feeling of a city caught between the closed years of the Soviet Union and […]

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Microadventure, Philosophy

Why Embark on a Microadventure?

Why Embark on a Microadventure?

  If you have found your way here to this blog, aptly titled ‘Yearn For Adventure,’ I suspect that you’re either already a pretty adventurous type of person, or you at least have the desire to make room for a little more adventure in your life. If you really break […]

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Microadventure

Photo by Jonathan Aubry

Urban Exploration

  Disclaimer: trespassing is illegal activity and many of these activities are dangerous. Do not try this at home. Try it outside, like you’re supposed to.   Urban exploration is a phenomenon that’s difficult to explain to outsiders, especially as its very existence goes against the traditional ethos of the […]

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Travel Stories

Need Some Inspiration?!

Need Some Inspiration?!

  Something about hearing stories of people who’ve decide to take a break from the norm and embark on adventures, big or small, really gets my juices flowing. Here are a few inspiring adventure stories I came across recently that very much got me fired up to start planning some […]

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Europe

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Top Ten Things to See in Gibraltar

  Visible from the Costa del Sol and the northernmost coast of Morocco is the Rock of Gibraltar. Towering above the surrounding Andalusian countryside, it is an impressive sight, and for travellers approaching by air this impact is heightened by the unique experience of the peninsula’s airport landing strip, which […]

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Travel Tips

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Couchsurfing – Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

  What is CouchSurfing? You’ve probably heard of it, but you may not have tried it. CouchSurfing is a free online platform and social networking service which helps users exchange hospitality. In other words, Person A offers Person B a place to crash for the night free of charge. It’s a […]

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Africa

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Top 10 Things to Do in Johannesburg

  With a population of 4 million people, Jo’burg (or Jozi, or Joeys – never “Johannesburg”, unless you want to give yourself away as a visitor immediately)  is a cosmopolitan delight with something for just about everyone. A former gold town and now South Africa’s largest city, Jo’burg gets a […]

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Travel Tips

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Airport Tips & Hacks

  We all know that it’s not the destination that counts – it’s the journey you take to get there. That being said, I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s pretty impossible for airports and plane journeys to appeal as much as the place you’re traveling to. Here are some tips […]

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Australia

Exploring the East Australian Coast

Exploring the East Australian Coast

  The east coastline of Australia takes in thousands of kilometres of breathtaking beaches, rainforests and city destinations. It boasts some of the continent’s most iconic scenery, including the Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef. Vast and varied, it could take a lifetime to explore the classic coastal […]

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