There are some great options for day trips from Berlin, whether by train or by car. City breaks, cultural sites, outdoor activities like hiking, sailing, medieval towns – there are plenty of options.
Namibia doesn’t really come to mind immediately when you think of your first trip to African continent. But the dramatic desert landscapes and red dunes, stunning sky-scapes with thousands of stars, wildlife at Etosha National Park, and endless stretches of wild scenery made it a memorable trip.
Andaman Sea is one of well-known scuba diving spots in the world. Read about my experience of getting a PADI Open Water Certification at Havelock island in the Andamans.
Hiring a local longtail boat and being out on the open ocean, hopping from one island to another, having local food makes for a perfect day in Thailand.
Gulmarg is a great place to learn how to ski. Good beginners’ and intermediate slopes, availability of ski instructors and gear, good ski resorts and pristine views all made our family adventure memorable.
Black River Gorges National Park showcases the volcanic origins of Mauritius spectacularly with dense forests, several waterfalls, and deep gorges. It is home to ‘Seven Coloured Earth’ – a prominent tourist attraction and one of the oldest rum distilleries in Mauritius. I highly recommend a day trip to the largest national park in Mauritius.