Over the past 12 months, NewsMobile has posted numerousÂ travel storiesÂ from around the world depicting culture, adventure, tradition and lifestyle. From jumping off the Fox Glacier in New Zealand to visiting Hogwarts in real life, we have shared stories catering to every type of travel junkie.
As we bid farewell to 2014, here are our 10 best travel stories.
Best spots to take the leap
These are some of the best-loved skydiving sites, or drop zones, around the globe, each with their own magnificent perspective for your viewing pleasure as you plummet through the atmosphere.
The Best beer festivals from around the world
Do you like beer? Does beer sound like the perfect way to end a long day? Then these festivals around the world are just where you need to be. From the smooth ales to the Mexican Pulque to the strong, dark stout, your mind and mouth will be baffled with the different flavours the world of beer offers.
The Lands of Eerie beckon Â
We take you to the weird and historically haunting places that have a story of their own with undeniable eeriness.
6 Crazy adventures for the thrill seekers
Bragging of your travels has become difficult. Itâ€™s no longer enough to see the world; you have to do it on a unicycle.
Everyone wants the adrenaline rush; no one wants to find the adrenaline. Well, we have found it for you.Â Here are 6 insane adventures for the thrill seekers.
From Hogwarts to Jurassic Park, Fictional places you can visit!
Part of what makes fantasy and sci-fi appealing is that it’s not just a bunch of characters â€“ it’s a whole world. One you want to live in. We bring you the some of the fictional destinations which are based on real places.Â
Common mistakes travelers make in Japan
A little bit of cultural knowledge can go a long way at fitting into Japanese society, making new friends, and avoiding causing unnecessary offence or embarrassment. We look at the most common mistakes and little blunders that label you as a newcomer in Japan
How to be an annoying Tourist
There are ways to be a good tourist. You can be respectful of the people, culture and history of the place you travel to. You can be courteous and follow local customs. But this list isn’t about being thoughtful. It’s about annoying the heck out of the people who live in the place you’re visiting. What are the top 5 ways to irritate the locals?
Young travellers dream destinations
A young traveller wants to explore and experience the sights, flavours and sounds of unfamiliar territories, and with the rapid growth of economies it is becoming a reality. Tourism is booming and according to a report by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), young Asianâ€™s choose France, the US, Australia, Italy and Japan as their dream destinations. We take a look at these countries and the best that they offer.
Tips for the Solitary Traveller
Our daily life is surrounded by people who are dependent on us be it at work or at home. Sometimes we lose our true self, so, many embark on a journey alone of finding ones inner being while experiencing new sights and adventures, with the sense of absolute freedom.
If you plan on doing the same, here are a few tips:
A Home for the Hunted
In the ever depleting world of wildlife one can witness the true beauty of nature at a National Park â€“ which is one of the most enchanting of experiences.
We bring to you a list of the world’s best National Parks.