Whatever kind of adventure you are into, southern Italy is a great spot for thrillseekers.
Most visitors to the Amalfi Coast, between Sorrento and Salerno, drive or sail around. However, there are also some great hiking trails to explore, as well as some easy kayaking routes, which will give you a different perspective on one of southern Italy’s most emblematic sites.
If you reach the deep south of the country, head to the town of Basilicata. Here you will find a zipwire that reaches speeds of up to 80 mph, as well as trekking in the Parco della Murgia Materana near the town of Matera.
Get on your bike along the southern coast of Sicily and you will get to see some of the best beaches on the island, as well as important archaeological sites such as the Valley of the Temples at Agrigento. Avoid the height of summer when the temperatures are too high for doing much more than lazing around.
Keen white water rafters should check out Lao River Rafting, a company that operates from Papasidero, a village in the Pollino National Park. The company also offers canyoning, paragliding and quad bike rides, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Literature lovers have the chance to explore book settings across Asia with new itineraries available through Insight Guides. Where might your literary-inspired travels take you? Here are five designations Insight Guides recommends for literary inspiration in Asia.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Regardless of the temperatures outside, a scarf can be the perfect travel companion if the wind picks up, the sun comes out and you need a shield, you need to cover your shoulders to enter a religious house, or you travel to or through a Muslim country and you need to cover up for modesty. But not all scarves are created equal. In fact, some scarves are created solely for traveling.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
When you are hiking, camping or traveling, bag space is a hot commodity. Making sure you bring all the necessities without making your bag too bulky or heavy to carry can be a challenge. Matador helps you solve this problem with its innovative products like the Mini Pocket Blanket.