18. 12. 2014

Manon Ossevoort drives her Tractor – in 10 years – from Holland to the South Pole

Manon Ossevoort, adventurer, theatre maker and mom – or Tractor Girl as she is known by now – has made a trip that defies the word kickass. She started 10 years ago with...

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13. 12. 2014
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Have a Roller Coaster ride through your future house

A smaller trip, through your own house, in a roller coaster, but so kickass that it has to be covered here nonetheless. Selling your house these days is quite a hassle. If you...

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11. 12. 2014
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1.5 year spinning selfie time-lapse travel video across Europe

GoPro travels videos are an inescapable phenomenon in the world these days. From Highfiving across the world, dancing badly around the world, growing an epic beard while hiking the PCT or walking across China. Now...

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02. 12. 2014

Chinese Woman gets Drunk on BaiJiu (白酒), Takes a dip in Yangtze River, Wakes up 75 km Downstream

Drinking BaiJiu – the default Chinese ricewine/vodka with a 50% alcohol percentage – is a compulsory drinking tradition for Chinese people while having dinner with friends or any other celebration whatsoever. 57-year-old Shen...

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01. 12. 2014

Abgefahren: How a 10-Month Motorcycle Trip turned in 16 Years around the World

Abgefahren – which translates to ‘Departed’ in English – is the German name of a book by well known world travelers Claudia Metz and Klaus Schubert covering their most unlikely 16 year trip...

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30. 11. 2014

Starbucking: Man travels to drink a coffee in every Starbucks in the world

Some people are addicted to Coffee. They drink it in the morning, afternoon and even just before going to bed. This ‘brown gold’s’ caffeine injection fuels them into greatness. A lot of kickass...

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29. 11. 2014
Simon Reeve, Tropic of Capricorn

Simon Reeve circles the World 3 times following the Equator, Tropic of Capricorn & Tropic of Cancer

Simon Reeve is quite a traveler as he has made it to over 120 countries. But he wanted more. So he tried to convince the BBC to send him on a trip around...

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27. 11. 2014
Kelly Slater surfs a Table

Kelly Slater Surfs on a Table, a Door, Guitar Case, Sled and Snowboard

Kelly Slater is literally the most kickass surfer in the history of competitive wave surfing. He is known for his competiveness and agressive style which has won him a record 11 World Championships...

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27. 11. 2014
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Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Crossing of the Bass Strait between Australia & Tasmania

Stand Up Paddle boarding – aka SUP – is one of those sports no one heard of a year or ten ago. Now it is one of the hippest boarding sports in the...

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17. 11. 2014
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Around the World in 80 Dinners…..or 800

Cheryl and Bill cashed in their whopping 440,000 frequent-flyer miles, packed 5 little bags with more food and cook books than clothes, and hit the road on a 3-month culinary odyssey around the...

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16. 11. 2014

Around the world in 80 Jobs

In another take on the popular tagline ‘around the world in 80 ……..’ Turner Barr has come up with a work and travel variant: Around the World in 80 Jobs. Work and travel...

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14. 11. 2014
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Ari Fararooy’s American Road Trip from a unique perspective [VIDEO]

Ari Fararooy is one of our favourite kickass experimental travel videographers. He has come up with many an original take on a normal backpacking trip. Now he has released an experimental video of...

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13. 11. 2014
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Teddy Bear & Google Vice-President Alan Eustace beat Felix Baumgartner’s skydiving record

In 2012 Felix Baumgartner broke the world skydiving record in his highly publicized Red Bull Stratos event. With the backing of million of dollars in sponsorship by Red Bull Baumgartner was taken aloft...

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04. 11. 2014
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Gullible’s Travels: The Adventures of a Bad Taste Tourist

British journalist and humorist Cash Peters, for years traveled his way around Europe and America for a hilarious and hugely popular BBC public radio series The Bad Taste Tours. It followed him visiting...

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01. 11. 2014

Horse Powered Wakeboarding New Zealand

We all know the kiwi’s got a special gene for inventing new adventures. They were the ones after all who crossed the Cook strait in bumper boats! Now Chloe Phillips-Harris a one of...

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30. 10. 2014

Why Do All the Locals Think We’re Crazy? A DIY Caribbean Kayak Adventure

Why Do All the Locals Think We’re Crazy? is the true story of three firemen from the Midwest who decided to break out of their mid-life routine and take their mischievous senses of...

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26. 10. 2014
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On a Penny Farthing from Land’s End to John O’Groats

Land’s End to John o’ Groats is the traversal of the whole length of the island of Great Britain between two extremities; in the southwest and northeast. It has always fascinated people and...

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16. 10. 2014
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Three Norwegians break world record by visiting 19 countries in 24 Hours

A team of three Norwegian travel madmen – Gunnar Garfors, Tay-young Pak and Oystein Djupvik – broke the world record of most countries visited in 24 hours on September 21, 2014. They managed to...

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13. 10. 2014
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Watchtower of Turkey: a Hollywood Blockbuster style 3-Minute Visual Travel Treat

Filmmaker Leonardo Dalessandri recently spent 20 days in Turkey travelling almost 2,200 miles with his camera equipment in tow, capturing the video and time-lapse clips he eventually compiled into the 3-minute visual journey...

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07. 10. 2014
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Around the world in 80 Seconds

This amazing video by Romain Pergeaux and Alex Profit shows a journey around the cities of the world in 80 seconds through stop-motion. It was shot with a Sony HX5V compact camera, and...

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30. 09. 2014
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10,000 Miles around Norway to create an Epic 5-minute Motion Time-Lapse Video

You must really love your country if you travel over 10,000 miles in half a year to document its landscape and scenery in a video just 5 minutes long. But if that country...

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28. 09. 2014

A game of Cricket on top of Mount Kilimanjaro

A group of international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Kilimanjaro. The teams, including English bowling legend Ashley Giles...

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21. 09. 2014
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Amelia Earhart Flies Around the World completing her namesakes mytical journey, 77-years after

On July 2, 1937 famed aviator Amelia Earhart went missing over the Pacific. At the time, she and her copilot Fred Noonan, were attempting to circumnavigate the globe aboard her Lockheed Electra aircraft...

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20. 09. 2014

Aurélien Dupuis Fakes a Cycling World-Tour by Vélib – the Paris public rental bike

Zilla van den Born recently made world headlines with her Fake Facebook Trip to Thailand in which she photoshopped herself traveling through South-East Asia – while in reality she sat home in Holland...

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19. 09. 2014
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FunForLouis >> A kickass World Adventure in 2-Minutes [Video]

Well-done Adventure and travel videos are never short of inspiration. Hence we can never get enough of them here at KickassTrips. And ‘FunForLouis’ has lived up to this job with an amazingly kickass travel...

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19. 09. 2014
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Cathy’s Crazy Red Lion Pub Crawl: Cathy Price travels to have a drink in every ‘Red Lion’ Pub in the UK

Cathy Price, from Preston, Lancashire, has paid a visit to 500 different pubs named ‘Red Lion’ in Britain. In fact, she’s made it her life’s mission to visit every single Red Lion in...

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17. 09. 2014
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Woman Travels the World with Cardboard Cutout of Her Late Father to Show Him the Places He never Saw

25-year-old Jinna Yang lost her father to stomach cancer two years ago. Although completely devastated by the loss, she decided that it was not too late to travel the world with her dad....

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15. 09. 2014
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Racing up 11,674 steps on the world’s longest staircase at the annual Niesenlauf

In Switzerland, not too far from Bern, there is a mountain named the Niesen (2363 m). Its almost perfectly triangular shape gave it its nickname of the Swiss Pyramid, and it houses the...

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14. 09. 2014
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Breakdancer Kapstand goes Around Paris by One-Handed Handstands!

Kapstand, a 29-year-old break dancer, has won Instagram fame for epic photos of him performing one-armed handstands in front of Paris’ most well-known monuments. He is not the first one to gain internet...

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13. 09. 2014
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Naked in Dangerous Places: The Chronicles of a Hungry, Scared, Lost, Homesick, But Otherwise Perfectly Happy Traveler

Cash Peters is in BIG trouble. He’s been given his own travel show on TV. Just one problem: he suffers from terrible phobias and food allergies. Now he has to go around the...

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13. 09. 2014

Riding the Ultimate Taxi

Everyone has ridden a taxi somewhere in the world. But only few have ridden the best taxi in the world…aka the Ultimate Taxi! Jon Barnes transformed a “Plain Jane” checkered taxi cab almost...

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11. 09. 2014
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Finding the Game: a 3-year Global Journey Finding local Pickup Games of Football

Away from professional stadiums, bright lights, and manicured fields, there’s another side of soccer.  Tucked away on alleys, side streets, and concrete courts, people play in improvised games. They play for the love...

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09. 09. 2014
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Turkey Jump – a 2 week Backpacking Trip in 1 Kickass Minute [video]

Ari Fararooy is an apt traveler with with some real kickass filming and editing skills. Each time he goes on a trip he comes back with some great and inspirational footage. His latest...

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09. 09. 2014
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Diving into the Active ‘Marum’ Volcano on Vanuatu

Geoff Mackley has quite a job, hobby and passion: he is the world’s authority on diving into and filming active volcanoes. And for that he travels the entire world! In 2012 he made a...

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07. 09. 2014
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If Tomorrow Starts Without Me [video]

Sometimes videos are just a collection of imagery that is too impressive to try to match verbally. Below is one of those. Stunning footage with a more then kickass voice over will give...

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06. 09. 2014

When Dogs Fly: Dean Potter takes his Dog ‘Whisper’ Basejumping

BASE jumping with a dog … it sounds like a completely crazy idea. But that’s just what one of our longtime adventurers has done Dear Potter is one of the world’s most renowned...

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06. 09. 2014

Around the World in 80 Clips

The world is an amazing place. It is diverse, bright, shiny, fun, crazy, beautiful and above all wonderfully kickass. The video below shows all of that in a 2-minute clip put together by...

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05. 09. 2014

MotoTub: Driving a Bathtub around Almaty, Kazakhstan

It is said you get the best ideas while taking a bath or a shower. And with all this ‘bathing inspiration’ indeed some kickass bathtub ideas have emerged. Previously Mervyn Kinkead sailed a Bathtub...

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04. 09. 2014

Stuart Kettell Pushes a Brussel Sprout Up Mount Snowdon with His Nose

49-year-old Englishman Stuart Kettell became the first man to something you have never ever dreamed off: He pushed a Brussels sprout up Wales’ highest mountain – 1,085m high Mount Snowdon – using only…...

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27. 08. 2014

Driving with A Red Phonebox on top of a Classic Mini – From London to Mongolia

The year was 2008. Two British wannabe adventurers decided the world needed an adventure as never seen before. One so foolish and noble that it would redefine the future of adventure travel. And...

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