Adventure Herald
  • Informed Traveler
    How Millenials Travel Differently

    Ah don’t you just love millennials? These youngsters born between about 1980 and the early 2000s are a generation taking the world by storm. According to United Nations estimates some 200 million of them hit the road each year and you can find them the world over from famous tourist destinations to off-the-beaten path hidden locales. Although they’re […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    2015 Adventure Travel News Highlights

    It’s been a big year in adventure travel and extreme sports, and as 2015 draws to a close we look back on some of the big events that have shaped the year that was, for many intrepid travelers and adventurous souls. Our year in review includes both good and bad news events, natural wonders and natural disasters, […]

  • Adventure Travel Destinations
    Tamilnadu Run About to Kick off in Chennai

    Just a few hours till the world famous Rickshaw Challenge kicks off again, one proclaimed as one of the world’s last 10 real adventures among diving between tectonic plates in Iceland and rowing across Siberia’s lake Baikal. This time, the challenge will start in Chennai in Tamil Nadu on India’s east coast and then go […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Freaky Incidents on Suspension Bridges This Month

    There have been two freaky incidents on suspension bridges this month; one in New Zealand, the other in China. The news comes just a few days after we published an article on scary suspension bridges you DO want to cross, and these two hair-raising incidents are a reminder of just how frightening suspension bridges can be! Nevertheless, while most […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Indonesia Accepts Foreign Help Fighting the Haze

    The tropical beach paradise Indonesia is plagued by huge forest fires that cover not only Indonesia itself but the whole region in a thick haze. After President Joko Widodo has refused international help for a long time, finally Indonesia accepts foreign help fighting the haze. Singapore will provide Indonesia with equipment, personnel and satellite pictures. […]

  • Adventure Travel in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Malawi Introducing Visa Fee

    Malawi, already struggling getting its piece out of the tourism cake in competition with neighboring Zambia and Tanzania, has received a further blow to its tourism industry. From October 1st, a significant $75 visa fee has been introduced. It is assumed, that this rather high fee will keep tourists from visiting Malawi, especially with neighboring Zambia offering […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Yellowstone Hits All Year Visitor Record Already in September

    Already after September Yellowstone National Park has hit a new all year visitor record with 3.8 million visitors. Last September more people were flocking into Yellowstone than during any other September on record. With visitor numbers not seeming to decline and three more months to go, chances are good, that Yellowstone will even hit the […]

  • Adventure Travel in Western Europe
    “The Ridge” – Mountain Biking on the Edge

    In the spectacular mountain biking video “The Ridge” street trial pro rider Danny Macaskill, who usually uses parts of the urban environment for his stunts, returns to his home, the Isle of Skye and raises mountain biking to a level of ridiculous amazingness. Macaskill rides along the Cuillin Ridgeline, a range of mountains, which does […]

  • Adventure Travel in Western Europe
    Germany’s Longest Suspension Bridge Has Opened

    Germany’s longest suspension bridge has just opened, and it’s already attracted thousands of thrill-seekers. The Geierley Rope Bridge is almost 300 feet (about 90 meters) above the Geierley Canyon floor and is approximately 1200 feet (about 365 meters) in length; meaning it’s a long walk – and a long drop! The bridge is held by steel […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Sarah Outen Forced to Quit Atlantic Crossing

      Due to adverse weather Sarah Outen had to interrupt her epic quest to circumnavigate the northern hemisphere eastwards only by bike, kayak and rowing boat. She found herself in the middle of the Atlantic quickly approaching hurricane Joaquin with wind speeds of up to 60 knots and huge waves, which did not leave her […]