Peru: its bigger than Machu Pichu!

Adventure travel in Peru is a destination you really should consider, and really it is more than just the magnificence of Machu Pichu. Amongst other things it boasts the second highest mountain range in the world; Cordillera Blanca. Set mostly within the boundaries of Huascarán National Park, it has more Read more →

Adventure in the Republic of Georgia

If I was thinking about where to go for the next dose of adventure, be it trekking or mountaineering, skiing or mountain biking, or other outdoor pursuits, I really ought to think about Georgia. The country unfortunately saw serious tensions boil-over not so many years back, into the Russo-Georgian War, Read more →

Trek or Climb Everest, Nepal

You can bet of those people thinking seriously of taking-on a once in a lifetime adventure, Everest and Nepal would rank as firm favourites. For trekking, climbing or a more serious expedition, only a handfull of mountains have the pull factor that the worlds highest mountain has. Nepal is once Read more →

Footloose in South America

A few interesting stories surfaced this week, from people on their feet, or the road, somewhere in South America. As adventure goes you can’t get much better than taking a two-year lap of South America in a Land Rover Defender; this is exactly the dream that Graeme Bell, his wife Read more →

Could it be time for Peru?

Tourism is the third largest industry in Peru, and the fastest growing, not surprising perhaps if you consider that the satisfaction rate of tourists has been expressed as great as 94%. The video hopefully may whet your appetite, for a country where there is something for everyone. It has including a huge potential for adventure travel, laced with archeology and culture. Read more →

Kolong Retreat with Jatin Joshi

Jatin Joshi’s cottage is at the Kolong Retreat on the Manali Leh Higway at Keylong, Distt Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh. You will need to acclimatize of course, as with any trip to Ladakh. Most places in Ladakh are above 10,000 feet, making dizziness, headaches and acute mountain sickness (AMS) potentially your bag if you fail to acclimatize. 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 →