Two of the most overused words in the travel dictionary is “hidden gem”. And what does that even mean anyway? Well I’ll tell you what it means: Laos.
Yes I know I’ve just found another tired way to describe an awesome country but to my credit, all the clever words in the world could not describe the depth of charm and beauty that is Laos.
It has the perfect mix of being laid back and quintessential with a little bit of city life thrown in amongst the hustle and bustle.
Travel isn’t just something you do. It is who you are.
At least that is true for Todd Smidt who has spent many years travelling abroad.
But it wasn’t always that way.
Colorado is one of the most photogenic spots in the United States. It’s got everything a tourist could possibly want from a tourist hotspot: breathtaking mountains, urban cities, wildlife, amazing restaurants, outdoor activities and luxury cabins.
The fall is one of the perfect times to visit New York City. Visiting popular tourist attractions will be less busy with the summer rush finally gone. You miss the dreaded summer heat, but also visit right before the brutally cold winter comes in. You can visit Central Park and watch the leaves start to turn a beautiful red and orange, while surrounded by a concrete jungle. These are the essential items that you will need to bring with you to New York City so that you can get the most out of your trip.
Los Angeles is a city unlike any other. Best known for being the home of Hollywood - the most famous entertainment industry in the world, Los Angeles has a certain charm to it that cannot be replicated elsewhere.
Known colloquially as LA, the city has its fair share of glamour, grittiness and ancient history.
At 5,895 metres it is the tallest mountain in Africa, and therefore it is included among the 7 Summits. The Seven Summits are the tallest mountains on each of the 7 continents.
Kilimanjaro is also known as the rooftop of Africa. Standing on the highest point - Uhuru Peak gives you a feeling of being on top of the world.
Climbing Kilimanjaro is one of the most challenging and yet rewarding bucket list tasks you can do.
The British Virgin Islands is one of the Caribbean’s most spectacular getaways.
One of the first things to hit you when you step off of the plane is the breathtaking beauty. If you’re a fan of white sand beaches, flanked by azure oceans and warm weather, then you’re sure to love it here.
A visit to Iceland feels like you’re on another planet at times. As soon as you step out of the airport, you are practically surrounded by breathtaking scenery and volcanic rocks.
If you choose to trek there, your hikes in iceland will be some of the best and most breathtaking in the world.
Everywhere you look, there are colorful hills, snow-capped peaks, glaciers, waterfalls and of course those famous rumbling volcanoes.
Zaric loves to dance.
Dancing has become such a passion of his, that he has taken his dance skills across the world.
He is no stranger to organising dance expeditions in far-flung places, and so becoming a WiGo Trips Ambassador came naturally to him.
How many places would you travel to if you didn’t have to go there alone?
The fear of traveling alone holds many people back from achieving their dreams - but it doesn’t have to be that way.
Finding like-minded people who want to travel when you do and are able to can be an uphill challenge at the best of times.