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Best adventure travel reads

Best adventure travel reads

There are countless people who have undertaken amazing voyages or activities around the world and many have been turned into some of the most compelling adventure stories of all time. Tales of survival, triumph and exploration, these are some of the best adventure travel reads:

World’s best zip lines

World’s best zip lines

Zip lining can be one of the most thrilling adventures on your travels and provide you unrivalled views. Gliding high above jungle canopies in Costa Rica, dangling over the African bush in South Africa, coasting past the Great Wall of China or zipping across the lush Hawaiian mountains provide once in a life time experiences. So strap into your harness and enjoy us for the ride on the world’s best zip lines.

Top places in the world for white water rafting

Top places in the world for white water rafting

White water rafting can provide one of the most thrilling adventures, battling with some of nature’s most powerful sources. From rafting among glaciers and fields of icebergs, to high mountain rivers, rainforests and the source of the longest river in the world, here are our picks of the best places for white water rafting.

Enjoy an Alaskan cruise with Disney

Family adventure in Alaska with Disney

An Alaskan adventure will be easily accessible for families this summer, as Disney Cruises will be offering Alaskan cruises. The cruise company aims to combine the adventurous spirit of Alaska with the family-friendly experience of a Disney cruise.

Visit Banff National Park in 2011

New travel Canada brochure 2011 launched

The new year has many new adventures in store for travellers planning a trip to Canada, as Tailor Made Travel launches its 2011 brochure of holidays to this wild destination. The new tour programme features a varied selection of exciting travel options.

Explore the Alaskan wilderness

Acclaimed explorer visits Alaska cruise

Adventure-seeking Brits planning an Alaskan cruise next year can look forward to a visit from author, lecturer and naturalist Terry Breen. The well-travelled explorer will be lecturing on board Oceania Cruises' summer Alaska cruises in 2011.

Fishing adventure in Alaska

Angler's paradise - Alaska fishing trip launched

A new luxury cruise, taking fishing fans on a trip of a lifetime, has been launched by Princess Cruises. The new Alaska cruisetour option just for fishermen (and women) is part of the 2011 sailing programme.

Alaska cruises with new adventures

Go off the beaten track with an Alaskan cruise

Alaska's spectacular wild wilderness will offer the backdrop for four new summer 2011 cruises, Oceania Cruises has announced. The brand new summer itineraries will include off the beaten track ports.

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The UK’s best wild swims

The UK’s best wild swims

Wild swimming is not just for those tropical locations in the Caribbean or waterfalls Costa Rica. There are some great open water swimming locations right here in the UK too. Wild swimming has become more and more popular in recent years and with the open water Olympic swim event held here last year it is more popular than ever. So, for those who can brave the cold, here are the UK’s best wild swims.

Interview with a motorbiker in the Himalayas

Interview with a motorbiker in the Himalayas

ActivityAway.co.uk chats with motorbiking guide and director of Extreme Bike Tours, Zander Combe, about motorcycling in the Himalayas.