How about Lower Dolpu?

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 →

Thinking of Thailand

A round-up of today’s posts about Thailand from Google+ circles. The current situation seems to be deteriorating quickly but you still got to love Thailand. Make sure you check out the market video at the foot of the post.

Visit Kelimutu on Flores

Where to stay So you want to go? Of course you will be looking for a place to stay.  What about this: Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge, powered by solar energy and set in a valley beside a burbling river with excellent views of Kelimutu, near the village of Moni in Read more →

Getting Ready for the 2014 Winter Olympics

Ice-hockey champion of the Washington Capitols, Alex Ovechkin, has become the first Russian to carry the Olympic torch towards the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The relay with last 123 days and will be the largest in Olympic history, stretching across 65 000 kilometres, 14 000 torchbearers and 9 time zones. As the torch makes its way from Greece through Russia, Winter Olympics fever is heating up. Read more →

Singapore on a Budget

By Craig Hickson Singapore is a large city with many high-end accmmodation and restaurant choices, but there is also plenty to offer the budget traveller.  It is safe and the cleanliness standards are very high and therefore remains one the most popular tourist destinations where you can still be very Read more →