Kristin Hanes shares her experience hiking the John Muir Trail in California. How to pack, what to eat and what she did wrong. This is the perfect guide for planning your hike. “The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah, the ants go marching one by one hurrah, hurrah!” The song pounded relentlessly through my head as I concentrated on… Read More
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Wondering what it is like to hike to Trolltunga? Chee of TakeOutdoors.com shares a first-hand account of trekking to Norway’s most famous landmark. “If at first, you don’t succeed…” goes the old saying. Trolltunga Hike – Norway’s Most Famous Landmark Just a half hour after leaving the trailhead by the roadside near Skjeggedal, I was beginning to doubt my idea of hiking Trolltunga…. Read More
If you’re into overlanding, you have several different options to choose from in terms of how you can organize your trip. Y ou can be spontaneous, pack a few bags and cases and head for the wilderness for a weekend. Or you can spend a few exciting months organizing a transcontinental overland adventure and be an independent explorer. A third… Read More
Many people only spend a few days in Bhutan due to it’s $250 per person per day fee. It can be difficult choosing what to see and do to make the most of your money. We’ve created a comprehensive guide of things to do in Bhutan, that showcases the most popular sites broken down by areas and districts. It’s great… Read More
For adventure lovers a Bhutan trek is high on the list. After climbing Kilimanjaro, trekking to Everest Base Camp and tackling the Arctic watershed, we were excited to finally be able to explore the Land of Thunder Dragon. Bhutan Trek to Laya When we were last in Nepal, we considered taking a four-day Bhutan tour to see the famous kingdom… Read More
We were ascending towards the lake through the Kyrgyz steppe but, between plenty of zig-zags and different confusing trails that went over rolling hills, we were not sure if we had taken the right path. We were trekking to Song Kul independently and hoped we were on the right track. Luckily for us, these beautiful mountains are, occasionally, transited by kind Kyrgyz nomads who were always happy to… Read More