Author Archives: Travel Lexx

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Mount Bromo, Indonesia

Mount Bromo is one of Java’s most famous attractions and one of over 40 active volcanos on the island. Its setting among the stunning landscapes of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park makes it a popular tourist destination. Visiting Mount Bromo should be high on any East Java itinerary and I’ve put together this guide to help make your trip as smooth as possible.

Hiking Indonesia’s Most Active Volcano: Mount Merapi

My plan to have a nap before hiking Mount Merapi failed miserably. After getting back later than expected from a day of sightseeing, I was running late. I barely had time to grab snacks and a shower before the car pulled up outside just before 10pm.

13 Top Tips for Travelling Alone for the First Time

Mustering up the courage to travel alone could be one of the best decisions you will ever make. Exploring new countries and cultures is an incredible experience and doing it by yourself can be very liberating. Travelling solo isn’t something to be afraid of or concerned about.

Capela do Senhor da Pedra: A Cycling Half Day Trip from Porto

Porto’s growing cycling scene makes it easy to escape to explore away from the historic city centre.  After a local’s tip, we decided to pedal further afield to visit the picturesque Capela do Senhor da Pedra (Chapel of the Lord of the Stone).

52 Best Hikes in the World By Travel Bloggers – Part 2: Oceania, The Americas

The second half of my list of the best hikes in the world continues where the first post left off. Awesome travel bloggers, incredible hikes and bucketloads of travel inspirartion. Part 2 is all about some of the best hikes in Oceania and The Americas.

52 Best Hikes in the World By Travel Bloggers – Part 1: Africa, Asia, Europe

Hiking is one of the most fulfilling ways to travel. Breathing the fresh air, taking in spectacular scenery and exploring nature using your own two feet is a great way to experience a destination. I wanted to put together a list of the best hikes in the world but to make it work I needed some help!

Exploring Guinsa Temple and Nirvana Palace, Danyang

Guinsa temple was high on my list of things to see on my trip to South Korea. The headquarters of the Cheontae Order of Korean Buddhism is one of the most striking temple complexes in Korea and after reading about it, I just had to check it out!

Hiking the Notch Trail in Badlands National Park

Badlands NP was the first national park I visited in the United States so I was pretty excited about an opportunity to do a mini hike there. Our group had a choice of a few different routes but I went with the short Notch Trail.