Inspiration for Some Unique Activities

Unique Activities

Fancy a city-center infinity pool over 50 floors high? How about some Desert Dune Bashing, or a 4½ km zip line tour over the Panamanian jungle?
Whether you’re into water rafting in Borneo or beach combing in Goa, for inspiration check out these accessible, inexpensive & unique activities at SandSpice.


Panama Canal Kayaking

Panama Canal Kayaking 🛶 Jungle Land Experience

The Panama Canal is arguably one of most important structural achievements ever built. Apart from cutting a slice through a mountain, construction of the canal also ...
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Habal-Habal – Filipino Motorcycle Taxis

Habal-Habal (motorcycle taxi rides) provide an alternative form of public transport, and is available throughout the Philippines. We first became aware of this while walking alongside ...
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Knuckle Mountains

Beneath the Knuckle Mountains

Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is home to some of the richest biodiversity in Asia. Unsurprisingly, this island nation hosts some of the best ...
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Into the Tioman rainforest 🌳 in search of that elusive waterfall...

Into the Tioman Rainforest

Malaysia has some beautiful islands, and Tioman is no exception, located 30 kms off the east coast of the Malay peninsula. It’s quite a journey ...
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Tenerife's Siam Park Sensation

Tenerife Siam Park Sensation

If you are planning to spend some time in the south of the island, then the Tenerife Siam Park sensation is something not to be ...
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Climbing Gunung Raya

Climbing Gunung Raya, Malaysia

Among the most impressive features of Pulau Langkawi in Malaysia are the mountains. The highest of these is known as Gunung Raya, which dominates the ...
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Dubai Desert Safari 🐪

Our short 3-day layover in Dubai included visits to the largest shopping mall in the world as well as to Burj Khalifa - the tallest ...
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Karimunjawa Scooter Rental

Karimunjawa Scooter Rental 🛵 Getting Around

There are 22 kms of ‘road’  between the main port of Karimunjawa and the furthest point north on the island. This is a little too ...
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Bocas Town

Bocas Town Carnival

A water taxi is most people's introduction to Bocas town in Bocas del Toro, though you can also fly directly to their small airport not ...
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Waterfall Rappeling Boquete Panama

Waterfall Rappelling in Boquete 🧗‍♂️

Abseiling down a waterfall might not be everyone's cup of tea, but for an adrenaline rush its hard to beat. Waterfall rappelling in Boquete, also ...
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TreeTrek Ziplining Boquete Panama

Ziplining in Boquete Panama

Ziplining had already been on our hitlist for a couple of years. When planning our trip to Panama, we discovered that the Boquete TreeTrek Mountain Resort ...
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World’s End Sri Lanka – Hotels & Hikes on Horton Plains

The first stage of our journey through Central Sri Lanka would conclude with a visit to the hill town of Haputale, and the World’s End plateau ...
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Goa Beach Hopping

Goa Beach Hopping

One of our favourite activities on visits to Asia is beach hopping. Just pack a lightweight bag with a picnic, grab a hat and plenty ...
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Inspiration for Some Unique Activities

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