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Welcome to AdventureFaktory, an online magazine form the Middle East hosted by Thuymi & Mitch. This travel platform is fueled by passions: Adventure, Sports and Wellness. Our team has the goal to inform readers about trends in Adventure, Sport, Fitness, Health & Wellness; all that in the realm of Travel & Hospitality. With our content, we aim to inspire you to enjoy life to the fullest without any fears of the unknown.









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  • DAY 9 WILHELMINA BAY Today was our last day down
  • DRAKE PASSAGE This photo was taken as we were getting
  • DAY 7  BROWN BASE About yesterday After an incredible
  • MAIN LAND ANTARCTICA Day 5 of the trip with EduOutings
  • CAMPING IN ANTARCTICA We keep crossing off things on our
  • USHUAIA Make sure to follow all the details and exclusive
  • DECEPTION ISLAND Well this literally just happened Polar swim in
  • BUENOS AIRES The journey to Argentina has been swift


Where to stay in Shanghai

One of the best views of Shanghai at W Hotel Shanghai

Despite being hidden away from the world until the mid nineties, Shanghai is quickly becoming a financial and technological hub of the globe. It is also making a huge push with tourism, by introducing 144…

Kempinski Istanbul Ciragan Palace

Riverside luxury at Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

Istanbul is a city we have been to several times but still continue to find wonderful places to stay. If you are looking for an Istanbul hotel that has the highest levels of luxury and…

Instagram places in Hong Kong

Ultimate guide of photography in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a photographers paradise. Colourful buildings, tons of coffee shops, a lot of new/olds contrasts, plenty of local moments to capture, food culture, graffitis and high rises for roof-topping. You will probably want…

Where to stay in Baku, Azerbaijan: Four Seasons Hotel Baku

Four Seasons Hotel Baku: More Than Meets the Eye

To be very honest with you, before moving to Dubai we probably never have said the word “Azerbaijan”. The idea of travelling there and to its capital Baku wasn’t something that ever crossed our minds….

Border crossing by car Georgia to Azerbaijan

Crossing the Georgia-Azerbaijan border by car

As much as road trips are fun, border crossing is sure something less enjoyable. You either have too much wait or crazy amount of not important paperwork to do. During our road trip from UK…

AdventureFaktory Intermittent Fasting Guide

Things to know about Intermittent Fasting

We thought that since Ramadan is just around the corner in the Middle East, the large majority of the nations are fasting, we might get in on the action as well. So instead of doing…

Where to stay in the Maldives

Run along a sandbank in the Maldives at Kuramathi Island

Looking for a island in the Maldives that offers absolutely everything for the whole family? While still offering the seclusion we come to expect from this part of the world? Well Kuramathi may be the…

How to travel with a drone

How to travel with a drone

Aerial photography has changed so much in the past few years with incredible new technologies allowing anyone to buy a drone at an affordable price. Many drone flyer fans and photographers start to travel with…

UAE: Dubai Art District @Alserkal Avenue

We ran into the Alserkal Avenue by pure chance, after getting to the Pump Fitness gym in the industrial zone of Al Quoz, in Dubai. As I am still new in town, I zoomed on Google Maps…


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