Experience the thrill of travel with a journey quite out of the ordinary.
The Japanese Okinawa islands have the biggest population of living centenarians in the world, and apart from the climate and healthy lifestyle, the martial art of Karate, that was born here, may have something to do with it.
Ishigaki island is just one of many in the Okinawan archipelago, but its Blue Coral reef is beyond compare.
Miles of white beaches, sand dunes and blue water. The Caspian Sea offers truly unexpected views. A hundred kilometers from the shore of this sea, which is actually a lake, you can go into a completely different world, including the Torysh Valley, a huge desert expanse of mysterious round stones.
The Torysh Valley is strewn with round-shaped rocks and stones of varying dimensions: from spheres that you can hold in one hand to those that reach up to 3 meters in diameter. There are no studies that prove the exact process of formation of these spheres, but they probably have a volcanic origin.
Burabay National Park takes its name from the lake and the town nearby. Wild nature, in a mosaic of hills, steppes, forests and lakes, stretches for 835 square kilometers. One of the best ways to enjoy this wild nature is on horse back, while there is also a diverse abundance of flora and fauna.
Vladimir Zemblevskiy, a falconer who has been working with birds for 40 years, showed Euronews how a hunt takes place with a 5-year-old male golden eagle in the steppe, not far from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.
Euronews visits Shymbulak, one of the most popular ski resorts in Kazakhstan, not far from Almaty. From December to April it is the winter sports kingdom. In the summer, the mountains turn into a paradise for lovers of hiking and mountain biking, or for exploring the nearby steppes with a buggy.
Just forty minutes from the center of Almaty is the Medeu Alpine sports complex, where you can take the cableway to reach Shymbulak, a natural park and the most popular ski resort of Kazakhstan. In the summer season, the mountains turn into a paradise for lovers of hiking and mountain biking.
Why not see the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara from the saddle?
Sunbathe one day and ski the next! It is possible in Georgia's Autonomous Republic of Adjara
The Mtirala National Park in Georgia's autonomous republic of Adjara is a protected site and a paradise for hiking, bird-watching and adventure!
From breathtaking views to extreme sports, Okatse Canyon has lots to offer visitors
In this new episode of Georgian Adventures, we hop on board a cable car to discover Batumi, one of Georgia's biggest cities and its most popular Black Sea resort
Lia Phutkaradze is a Batumi activist whose NGO "Saorsa" ("freedom") is helping local women and men to get employed or succeed in self-employment at Georgian and international labour markets.
In our Georgian Adventures, we discover Georgia's best-known ski resort, Gudauri, and the activities to be found there. Some are not for the faint-hearted!
Japanese waters are crystal clear and perfect for those looking to explore.
The island of Kyushu is famous for its natural hot springs which bubble up from below the surface.