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Adventures by Day, Luxury by Night!

adventure travel blogger Laurel Robbins can be found in the mountains most weekends.

I’m Laurel, the founder of Monkeys and Mountains Adventure Travel, a tour company and travel blog to help you plan your active holidays. You’ll find hand-selected, personally tested adventures in nature, along with resources to make your travel planning easy.

I believe that the more time we spend in nature, the happier we become and more motivated to take better care of our planet

About Me: I’m a Canadian living in Munich, Germany with my husband and 2 cats. You’re likely to find me exploring in the mountains.

Check out these curated adventure holidays for your next vacation! 

self-guided cycling tour: Danube River from Passau, Germany to Vienna, Austria
guided hiking tours in Meteora, Greece

Latest Adventures on the Blog:

  • Castle hotel in Isselburg, one of the recommended places to visit in Germany

14 Wellness Hotels in Germany to Check into for Ultimate Relaxation

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

You deserve a break. Check out these 14 wellness hotels in Germany that offer something for everyone. You'll also find 7 tips on how to make the most of your wellness weekend on any budget.

  • Okinawa, Japan is a top travel destination for adventure and nature lovers

22 Photos That Will Make You Wish You Were in Okinawa, Japan

March 15th, 2017|2 Comments

Okinawa, Japan is a bucket list worthy destination that divers, water sport, and nature lovers will thoroughly enjoy.

Wildlife Encounters in Malaysian Borneo

March 9th, 2017|1 Comment

Malaysian Borneo still stands out in my memory as one of my favourite places in the world for experiencing unspoilt nature up close. Getting within sniffing distance of tiny wild piglets, watching proboscis monkeys, seeing rare orangutans - are unforgettable experiences.

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Why Diving in Okinawa, Japan Should Be On Your Bucket List

March 6th, 2017|6 Comments

Diving in Okinawa, Japan offers you so much beauty in its crystal clear waters. You'll find coral, sea turtles, manta rays, whales, and so much more!

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Why You’ll Never Forget Your Haunting Visit to the Island of Inishark

February 27th, 2017|2 Comments

Inishark is a haunting deserted island. If you're looking for a unique place when you visit Ireland, you'll never forget Inishark. Here's why:

  • You'll find that Washington D.C. is a walkable city and has an excellent public transportation system.

How to Plan a Car-Free Vacation in the Northeastern States

February 20th, 2017|2 Comments

This itinerary of four walkable cities in the northeastern states shows you to take a car-free vacation without compromising.

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