The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square surrounds quadrangles revealing courtyards and temples.
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 →
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 →
Bonito, Brazil. Costa Rica. Dominica. Kenya. Palau. Clue: It’s not having F1 circuits. Read more →
“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.
On Saturday, 19 July, the Myanmar people commemorated Martyrs’ Day, the day General Aung San and other ministers were assassinated. This happened in 1947, the year Burma gained independence from Britain, a process in which the General was deeply involved. His daughter, Aung San Suu Kyi, was 2 years old Read more →
A trip around Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture Japan, and I could just handle that breakfast, fresh from the Sea of Japan.
Is that a Yoga position? I hear you ask! No, its a 12 day trek, moderately strenuous, along the lower part of Dolpo. With stunning landscapes, the excitement rises as you climb three high passes: Kangmara La (5115m), Numa La (5159m) and Baga La (5190m). The trek passes through Read more →
Palampur – It’s in Northern India. A hill-station in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh, famous for Tea and Paragliding, but with a lot more on offer. Not least of course the natural beauty of the Himalayas, but also there are stunning temples and buildings built in the Colonial Read more →
The seven finalists of the 2014 National Geographic Traveller Photography competition have been announced. So if your into photography with a travel or geographical perspective keep abreast of the Telegraph site which doubtless will have the results soon after the event at at the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show Read more →