Landing a Helicopter on the top of Mount Everest

The extremely thin air on the top of Mount Everest has prevented helicopters from flying on altitudes of over 8000 meters. Until test pilot Didier Delsalle took to the task and made aviation history b...

Travel Words & Vocab >> Wanderlust

We at kickasstrips love the funky travel words that dominate the internet fora and blogs these days. After explaining the beauty of ‘Resfeber‘, today we are introducing you KickassTrips Tr...

6 of the best hiking holiday ideas around the world

If you’re the type of traveler who craves an adventure, hiking is for you. There’s an abundance of beautiful trails across the world that offer challenge as much as they do beauty, and here are ju...

SUP-ing & Kitesurfing Iceland with Nuria Goma

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP-ing) and kitesurfing are regular kickass sports that have been featured on kickasstrips.com. Normally it involves tropical backdrops the likes of Mozambique or palm filled...

Christmas time in Malaga

Thinking about spending some quality and memorable-kickass-holiday time in Spain this Christmas? Then you should definitely check out Malaga, one of the most festive places in Europe this time of year...

Top 1000 Most Inspiring Travel and Adventure Quotes

Good travel quotes never fail to deliver a good dose of travel inspiration. They are capable of really igniting that wanderlust in you and make you start planning your next kickass adventure. For exac...

Take a spin on the world’s Heaviest Bicycle

Most cyclist are looking for the lightest of bicycles to increase handling and speed …and travel lightly. Frank Dose from Germany has taken the complete opposite approach by building the world&#...

Travel Words & Vocab: Resfeber

Anyone who has backpacked extensively, gone on a gapyear trip around the world or just gone on a adventurous journey anywhere has done his fair share of pre-tripping internet research. You start by go...