It’s All About Adventure: Travel Ideas Perfect For Explorers

Lake Bled, Slovenia

*This post is contributed by Ellie Jo for Blissful Snapshots. All photos are from Pixabay.

Are you currently in the process of planning your next trip away, and are feeling a little bored of the usual city escape or beach break? You can’t beat a beach break if you want to spend your time away relaxing, or a city escape if you want to shop and soak up some culture, but what if you’re someone who is keen to explore and push themselves to try new things and have new adventures? 

If you’re keen to make more of your next trip, an adventurous break is what you need - something that allows you to get up close and personal with nature, wildlife, or extreme sports. The question is, where should you go - where is best for adventure and exploration? 


Latvia might be a small country, but it boasts over 300 miles of impressive coastline and is home to some incredible forests. Near Jumala, the most popular travel destination in the country, Kemeri National Park is located, which is home to thick forests and an array of wildlife. For anyone with a passion for the great outdoors who loves getting up close and personal with nature, this is the perfect travel destination. You can camp here, bird watch, hike the many forest trails - Latvia is the land of adventure. 


South Africa

For anyone with a passion for animals, South Africa is the perfect travel destination thanks to its incredible national parks, like Kruger National Park, for instance. Made up of 2 million hectares of land, Kruger National Park is one of the world’s largest game reserves and one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. For anyone who loves animals and adventure, a safari in South Africa could make the perfect trip. There are many different safari destinations to choose from in South Africa, but this is one of the best ones.There are all sorts of options to choose from, from guided walking tours to luxury safaris, so there’s sure to be an option that’s a perfect fit for you and your travel buddies. 

South Africa elephants


Stretching from the Alps to the Mediterranean, Slovenia has a lot more to offer than meets the eye, especially for travelers with a love of adventure. As well as offering a range of activities, such as cycling, hiking, and water sports, like river rafting. 

Slovenia sits atop 8000 caves which makes it the ideal destination for caving and climbing. Love the idea of going caving and giving rock climbing a try? Then Slovenia is the perfect place for you to visit and explore - it will give you the chance to explore a new area and push yourself to step outside your comfort zone.  

Costa Rica 

Fancy a more tropical adventure? If you love the concept of heading off to somewhere a little more exotic, Costa Rica could be the perfect travel destination for you. Whether you love the idea of trekking through dense forest, zip lining over a treetop canopy, or wildlife watching, Costa Rica could be the ideal destination. You could even choose to camp in the rainforest, with a guide, of course. 

Love the idea of heading off on a trip that offers a little more adventure than sunbathing? Then heading to one of the destinations above could make your next trip one to remember. 

Costa Rica beaches

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