Postcards from the hills: Grenada.

You might not have considered Grenada if the thing you really get off on is hiking, but you might want to think again. Some recent Google+ activity made me take a look around; recent tweets, and blog posts add to the testimonial. Trails follow lake shores and some are rugged Read more →

The word from Adelaide.

Cyra of Gastronomic Nomad fame says hello now she is back home! “The first Sunday back in Australia we go down to Adelaide’s Rundle Street Mall. We walk hand in hand, down the busy pedestrian street, just like many other couples doing the same thing. We are dressed casually, me Read more →

Shimla / Manali: a good region for an introduction to the Himalayas?

Welcome to Shimla. On arrival at Shimla airport, railway station meets our representative and proceed your tour to the capital of the mountain state of Himachal i.e. Shimla A quant little hill up in the Shivalik foothill. Shimla’s salubrious climate , easy accessibility and numerous attractions have made it one of the most popular hill stations in northern India .On arrival, check into your hotel and rest of the evening sightseeing of various places in and around Shimla such as Sankat Mochan temple, Vaishno gufa, Vice regal Lodge( built in 1885), The Glen ( picnic spot),Annandale, Christ Church (built in 1844), The Gaiety Theatre( built in 1887), The Scandal Point and the heart of the city, the Mall. Read more →

Everest Basecamp Trekking with Chandra Niraula


Mount Everest; standing at an Elevation of 29028 ft.
(8848 mtr.) is the Highest Peak in the world. Atop which
the climbers feel as if they are standing over the cloud
in the sky. Sir Edmund Hillary and Late Tenzing Norge
Sherpa first climbed this peak on May 29, 1953, after a
long relentless effort. Read more →

Camping and Overland Adventures in Alaska and Canada

The Overland Vehicle Overlanding in Africa and South America is well known and many companies offer overland-style trips. But what about North America? North America has remote and beautiful places to visit and long distances to cover (especially in Alaska and Canada). Why not do it in a vehicle that has Read more →

Jeju City’s Red Elephants, Black Pigs, Sea Urchin Soup and MasterChef.

South Korea has to be worth going to for the food alone. I never made it to Jeju Island on my last trip there but these recent posts on Google caught my eye, and I thought they might give you some ideas should you find yourself in Jeju City or elsewhere on the island. Read more →

Expedition to the edge of the world!

Kamchatka, in the Russian Far East. Not a place for mortal men. Unless you were fortunate enough to be on the Spanish Highs team that recently visited with a Berghaus sponsorship and the aim of Skiing volanoes. Read more →

Life is for the living!


“30 seconds have changed my life”

Mountaineering really does have its ups, but the downs can hold life and death in the balance and the guys at Antropovision certainly have gained a perspective on this having come through one of those negatives. This video tells of how one man’s close encounter with death has altered his relationship with the mountain but not dimmed is love for it.