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Pumping Adrenaline Rides For The Thrill Seekers
17 Jun 2017IDEASBY SweetEscape

Does the thought of heli-surfing, bungee jumping or parasailing excite the most out of you? Is your idea of sailing beneath the deep blue sea or camping under the high terrain your ideal vacation? Do you pack your sneakers instead of loafers or heels when the word ‘holiday’ comes your way? Then yes, you might be the Thrill Seeker type of our SweetEscape’s Escapist category.

Thrill Seekers love adventures! Especially the one that gets you to connect to the fresh outdoors of nature with some blood pumping activities. Mild trekking don’t really excite you, but you’d scream an affirmative YES at the idea of conquering that challenging cliffs at the break of dawn.

For you, traveling is not simply a relaxing moment, but an opportunity to satisfy your adventurous curiosity. You may relish after the joy of conquering a certain adrenaline-rush activity, but you’ll soon begging for more.

And when you do, tick off these 3 best adventurous destinations we have for you : Auckland, Dubai and Reykjavik.

Adventures in Auckland

Commonly regarded as the adventure capital of the world, Auckland of New Zealand is ready to thrill its travellers with various outdoorsy activities. As a famous metropolitan area, this city is blessed with high canyons, rafting spots, maritime wonderland and more.

Some of the top recommendations for adventures in Auckland include canyoning in Piha where you’ll show some muscles-work in climbing, hiking, and climbing through canyons, waterfalls and pools, bungee-jumping from the famous tri-bridge of Auckland Harbour Bridge, or trying out SkyWalk or SkyJump at Auckland’s Sky Tower.

Daredevils in Dubai

Dubai is probably most famed for its towering skyscrapers, gigantic malls, top notch casinos and everything of the modern metropolitan living. But the dazzling Dubai is currently attracting many adventure travellers, all thanks to its bountiful actions in land, sea and even air.

To begin, experience Dubai Dune Bashing which is one of the world’s best roller coaster ride through the sand or free fall from one of Dubai’s tallest buildings to get your rush of its breathtaking skyline. The Emirate’s desert also offers a giant campsite that also comes with every sand adventure activities. Dont forget the Ski Dubai Snow Park which offers you cool thrilling rides.

The Ravishing Reykjavik

For a one-of-a-kind Artic Adventure, you can’t go wrong with Reykjavik of Iceland. Explore the natural and unspoiled terrains with a multitude of surprises coming your way.

Some of the must-do adventures when in Reykjavik are hike along the gorgeous Icelandic mountains, ice fishing, diving to see the unique underwater sights, whale and puffin watching, to riding an Icelandic horse while taking in the extraordinary landscape. Whichever you end up with, it’s a surefire way to fill up your adrenaline for a long while.

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Real Stories from Real Clients: What Makes You Love SweetEscape?
28 Nov 2019STORIESBY SweetEscape

The idea of getting someone professional to take your photos might not appeal to everyone, but here in SweetEscape we firmly believe that once you tried a SweetEscape session, you'd immediately fall in love with it and would want to book more. No, this is not a marketing campaign, it's a fact! Don't believe us? Check out these real stories from our real clients on why they love SweetEscape so much!

1. The First Timer

Our very own Creative Director, Jalu, wasn't really a big fan of being photographed. However, after 8 months of working in SweetEscape and (naturally) getting exposed to SweetEscape's beautiful photos in a lot of beautiful locations around the world, Jalu started to feel that maybe being photographed isn't such a bad idea after all.

by Grece for SweetEscape in Tokyo

So, for his family holiday in Tokyo this year-end, Jalu booked his first-ever session. What impressed him the most is how easy the booking process turned out to be–just through the app. His interesed was piqued even higher when he met the photographer who was very friendly and easy to converse with.

"I also noticed how professional their cameras and gears were! So it made me even more convinced that my photos would turn out to be great!" said Jalu.

by Mizuki for SweetEscape in Tokyo

When Jalu received the photos, he was surprised at how beautiful the photos turned out to be. His wife loved the session and the photos, his young daughter–which he feared wouldn't enjoy the shoot–also absolutely loved it, even he himself looked good in the photos!

"The photographers really know how to find the perfect angle for you, I never thought my photos would turn out these great!" said Jalu. "I absolutely love it, and I'd definitely book more sessions when I travel to other interesting locations in the future."

2. The 'Seasoned' Lovers

Sheena Buraga and her husband Daniel are truly one of the most unique clients SweetEscape had recently. Their 'Seasons of Love' pre-nup concept is really inspiring, and SweetEscape is proud and honoured to be a part of their love journey from the very start when Daniel first proposed to Sheena in Tokyo (spring), to their pre-nup shots in Nami Island (autumn) and Niseko (winter), and finally to their final pre-nup shot in Siargao (summer).

by Bren for SweetEscape in Siargao
by Bren for SweetEscape in Siargao

"Between May and June 2018 after the proposal, we started planning for our wedding. At first we thought that the photos in Tokyo would be our proposal / engagement photos, and we wanted to capture another pre-nup photoshoot, not with SweetEscape. But when seeing our proposal photos shot by SweetEscape, everybody said that our pre-nup shoots will look less beautiful compared to the super-beautiful photos of our proposal taken by SweetEscape! Considering this, and since we were travelling to Nami Island, South Korea in the autumn, we decided to create this 'Four Seasons of Love' pre-nup concept with SweetEscape!" said Sheena when asked about what made them keep taking their pre-nup shots with us.

3. The Reporter

TV reporter Najla Hilabi always puts an extra care for her Instagram feed; she wants it to look extra neat and beautiful, and this was her initial reason to use SweetEscape. After knowing about us from an Instagram ad, she decided to book her first session for her trip to Prague.

"I don't know if I'd ever go back to Prague again, so I thought it was important to capture my moments there with a proper photography service," said Najla.

by Michael for SweetEscape in Tokyo
by Michael for SweetEscape in Tokyo

What impressed her was eventhough there were some language barrier with the photographer, the photos still turned out beautiful, and the photographer brought her to the hidden gems of the already enchanting city. This, in addition to the beautiful photos she received afterwards, made her book another session for her recent trip to Tokyo.

"I feel that SweetEscape always maintains their standard of quality. You don't just get your raw photos, you get perfectly curated and professionally edited photos, and this careful production process really makes me love SweetEscape!"

by Michael for SweetEscape in Tokyo

So, don't let anything make you doubt us! SweetEscape connects you to thousands of local professional photographers in more than 500 cities around the world, so you can capture every moment and get beautiful photos directly to your devices in just 48 hours after your session. This holiday season, capture more with SweetEscape's JINGLE DEALS, where you can get sessions starting as low as USD 50! Download our app, book your session today and let's #MakeLifeMemorable!