Sea To Summit

18 Jul 19
Pip's Trips

This is more of a rant than my normal posts!  So I am currently job-hunting after nearly eight months off work. Seven months of those months were spent travelling and one month was spent having two holidays. I am now in the process of meeting recruiters and am having to explain that eight month ‘gap on […]

18 Jul 19
WolfsLair

On Stupid People People are stupid. Especially the lameoids in California. Berkeley, California, which historically has been known as the center of radical, forward thinking, open for new ideas intellectuals, can now be known as a COS (Center of Stupidity). The city council there has decided to ban such offensive words as “manhole” and “manpower” […]

18 Jul 19
Global News

The work to get the deal over the finish line comes after two difficult years marked by a rough renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

18 Jul 19
Arcynewsy

3.50pm BST15:50 Simon Yates wins the stage! The British Mitchelton Scott rider launches his sprint going into the corner and wins the sprint to the line. updated at 3.50pm BST 3.48pm BST15:48 500km to go: Pello Bilbao leads, waiting for somebody to make a move. 3.48pm BST15:48 1.3km to go: The leading trio keep working […]

18 Jul 19
Cheap Eco Wanderer

It was my second week of living with my host family in Quito, Ecuador and we were all gathered around the dining table discussing Rucu Pichincha.  At the table were the two middle-aged Ecuadorian sisters who acted as my host moms, my two host sisters who were also learning Spanish (one from Switzerland, the other […]

18 Jul 19
Africa safari mongers

Is hiking Mount Elgon part of your Africa safari schedule on your safari Uganda? Situated in Eastern Uganda, Mount Elgon National Park is one of the best mountain biking destinations in the country. Tourists interested in hiking safaris Uganda normally choose Mount Elgon because it is easy to hike compared to the Rwenzori Mountains. Mountain […]

18 Jul 19
FishingBooker Blog

For anyone planning a bucket list angling experience, not a lot of things can compare to a fishing road trip along the Alaska Highway. Especially if you’ve never been to this part of North America before. As the 1,400-mile highway traverses a number of incredible fishing spots, you’ll be greeted by some of the most […]

18 Jul 19
WOW TRAVEL

The Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda is blessed with vast expanses of pristine beaches, lagoons, and natural harbors. No surprises there as it lies between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Antigua boasts of having 365 beaches, one for every day of the year, and as such, attracts a larger number of visitors. […]

18 Jul 19
FOLLOWING HADRIAN

After less than a year spent in Rome since his arrival in the capital as the new emperor, Hadrian made a journey into Campania, the southern region of Italy where Greek civilization had once flourished. A passage in the Historia Augusta gives a chronological order of the events and states that the journey came after […]

18 Jul 19
hebspeaks

Do you have a lot of money, plenty of time on  your  hands, a lot of endurance and enough hubris to fill up the Marianas Trench? If you said “yes” to all of these things, then maybe you’ve gotten it into your head to climb the highest mountain peaks on every single continent in the […]

18 Jul 19
Lyon Offside

The OL Academy fields are legendary. On just about any given day, the Academy fields are populated with future superstars, male and female, promising youngsters who are surely just a few years away from dominating European football, just like Alexandre Lacazette and Wendie Renard, or Karim Benzema and Amel Majri before them. And then there was me, […]

18 Jul 19
Russia News Now

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) shakes hands with Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Washington, July 17, 2019. (By AP) The Bahraini regime plans to host an international conference led by the US with a focus on what the tiny kingdom and its allies call “Iranian threats” to the security […]