Top 10 things to do in Ibiza

Ibiza from Seafront

Hi, today I will be telling you about an island in Spain where we had our honeymoon in December 2011.An island in eastern Spain, Ibiza is a tourist’s delight. It is in the Mediterranean Sea and 79 km from Valencia. It is famous for its night life and the amazing electronic music. The music is the spirit of Ibiza. It is home to the Balearic an autonomous community in Spain. Ibiza town has been declared a UNESCO heritage site and visited by millions of tourists every year.

Tourists’ have many options in Ibiza town. I am trying to put forward some popular and some lesser known activities.

  • History watching in old streets of Ibiza – You can go strolling in the streets of Ibiza town in the night. Famous for its night life, the city looks like a town right out of Grimm’s fairy tales. Numerous bars, cafe and restaurants are open whole night. The clubs offer a lot for enjoyment. A captivating experience for all with the government making it more family friendly in recent years.
  • Water skiing and Sailing – It is one of the fun things to do off coast of Ibiza. You can go skiing behind a speedboat or do some sailing in a sail boat. You will get a beautiful view of the ocean in all its glory. Especially the skiing is a fun thing to do in these waters with many options available. You can also go speed boating and experience the rush of adrenaline.
  • Eat Exotic Spanish dishes – In Ibiza you can relish the classical Paella, a rice dish cooked most of the times with crunchy snails. Earlier rabbit and chicken were also used in the dish but now seafood has taken over. This is a dish you should not miss. Saffron flavor adds to the taste. The taste is incomparable and many restaurants offer this great dish. Another delicacy is the Spanish black rice cooked with squid. It is really amazing and a must try for people who love seafood.
  • See Es Vedra – A visit to Ibiza is incomplete without visiting the 400 meter high rock in the sea. It looks like straight out of a fantasy movie. It is a natural marvel and best time to watch its beauty is the sunset. The best place for sunset photography. The landscape is jaw-dropping stuff.
  • Fireworks in old town– You should watch the night sky in Ibiza particularly on 15th August 15 is a national holiday and particularly celebrated in Ibiza. If by any chance you are here on 15th August you will get a life time experience. Regular fireworks are also now done round the year for tourism, but none like on 15th August.
  • Drumming party on Benirras Beach – Dance to the thrumming drums and bongos at the picturesque Benirras beach. Each Sunday is a night out where the party starts at sunset and continues till sunrise.
  • Visit to Ibiza Castle– The castle gives a top view of the old town, and is known as Elvissa Castle locally. Built in the 12th Century it is and evidence of architecture in those days. It is a mix of various architectural designs of medieval and even Islamic. Only outside arena is open for visit but still it is worth it.
  • A different kind of bath – You will really enjoy the mud bath experience in Ibiza. The fun come with great beauty effects on your skin. The mud bath will cleanse your skin and remove the blemishes. It works as a therapy. When I took the bath I did not want it to end. It was so much fun.
  • Shop in the old town – There is no limit for shopping lovers. You get an incredible range of things in old town market. Whether it is clothing or little mementos you will love the experience of buying here.
  • Sunbathing at Talamanca – Enjoy the sun in the morning, noon and evening at the Talamanca the main beach of Ibiza town. Lovely sea view and the clear waters will lift your spirits.

There are many more things to do at Ibiza, and one visit will not be enough. Come again and again to this part of the world. Every experience will be a new one.

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Great Adventure Travel Destinations

Trekking in a Jungle

Adventure travel is the travel that is associated with some kind of risk and which requires some physical exertions and some special kind of skills. The adventurous traveler will take up activities like, mountain climbing, rock climbing and bungee jumping on mountainous terrain. It could be snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing or sailing in the seas and oceans, or trekking through a jungle or a desert.

In adventure travel that will involve activities that will challenge you, you are stepping out of the comfort zone. It gives the ultimate adrenaline rush. Adventure tourism involves various kinds of activities that are physically challenging, close to nature and involves cultural challenges. We will try to list the nine destinations that are great for adventure activities. It is not an easy task as there are adventurous spots all over the world.

Dubai the business and the adventure

Sand Boarding

Dubai is the place where the business flourishes. Almost all global companies have their presence here. However there is another side of the place. The extreme motoring across the golden sands of the desert is a liberating experience. The sand dunes offer a great place for sand-boarding and racing.

The desert safari across the vast and sun soaked desert will help you learn about the Eco system in arid deserts. You can also camp in the night, but do not forget warm clothes as it gets really chilly in the night. Do not miss the camel ride, it is quite an experience.

Trek through snow caves in the Southern Alps

Snow Cave Hiking

The fox glacier is 1000 feet above sea level and has snow caves measuring eight miles. Gear up for the ultimate trek in icy conditions. The tunneling caves are mind-boggling, and you can do snow climbing also at the same spot. The glacier rises up to 8000 feet.

Carry snow trekking and hiking equipment and enjoy the blue ice of the glacier. You can also take an aerial view of Mount Cook the highest peak on a helicopter.

Camping and hiking in Romania

Hiking in Romania

Romania is best known as the home to the famous Dracula character created by Bam Stoker. The country is a good place for hiking and camping. The Carpathian Mountains provide a great place for hikers and campers. You can also explore the medieval villages and castles the traditional way – On a horse-back.

The country also offers different water forms in the Danube delta. You can boat through the canals and lakes.  A great place for all kinds of adventures with a difference.

Run with Kangaroos and Play with Koalas, Australia

Kangaroo and Koala unique to Australia

No adventure place list is complete without the mention of the island Continent. With less than 35% of populated land, the place is full of natural Eco-systems. Whether it be the Great Barrier Reef or the Victorian desert you will never run out of options.

The home to unique species due to its isolation from the other land masses, it is the place for adventure tourism. Just come and enjoy the hospitality and most important the untouched nature.