31 Sri Lanka Travel Tips: What You Need to Know Before Your Trip

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The four months we spent during our travel in Sri Lanka were incredible, and we recommend the small island as a top travel destination. Before heading to the country formerly known as Ceylon, check our Sri Lanka Travel Tips, with… Continue Reading →

The Wonders of the Phander Valley and Shandur National Park of Pakistan

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As we took the NATCO bus from Gilgit to Chitral on our way to the Kalash Valleys, we passed through the high-altitude Phander Valley and Shandur National Park, a scenic though rough road taking us to high altitudes valleys and… Continue Reading →

36 Best Hikes in Europe for Long Distance Hiking Trails

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The Alps are of course the first mountain range one can think about when looking for the best hikes in Europe, but fantastic long-distance hiking trails are available throughout the continent as well. Hiking in Europe takes you from coastal… Continue Reading →

Exploring the Unique Culture of the Kalash Valley Pakistan

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Among the different regions of the Muslim country, the Kalash Valley, Pakistan, is home to the unique culture of the Kalasha people. As part of our journey through Pakistan, we visited the northern area close to the Afghan border and… Continue Reading →

Machollo: A Traditional Pakistani Village in Baltistan Hushe Valley

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During our trip up the Hushe Valley in Baltistan, we spent a day exploring Machollo, a traditional Pakistani village sitting across the Hushe River from Khaplu. In August, the wheat fields are ready for harvesting, and piles of wheat stood… Continue Reading →

Places to Visit in Islamabad

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While the capital of Pakistan doesn’t have the deep roots and history like for example Lahore, you can spend a day exploring the different places to visit in Islamabad. So whether you just arrived at the Islamabad airport, or finishing… Continue Reading →

Alaska Itinerary 7 days Road Trip: From Mount Denali to Kenai fjords

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Going on Alaska Road Trip is a fantastic experience, but with the massive size of the state and the rapidly changing weather conditions, proper planning is a must, especially if you want to see the best places to visit in… Continue Reading →

21 Best Trekking in Asia: Stunning Asian Treks and Adventures

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If you are looking for some of the best treks in the world, search no further than Asia. Indeed, trekking in Asia will take through the Himalayas, deserts, jungle, traditional villages, and endangered wildlife. With so many options for trekking in… Continue Reading →

How to Cross the Indonesia – Papua New Guinea Border Overland (Jayapura – Vanimo)

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Papua New Guinea is by far the most intriguing country we traveled to, however, one of the most off the beaten paths. Very few travel information on Papua New Guinea is available online. While many visitors will arrive in by… Continue Reading →

Altai Mountains Trekking How-To Guide: Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

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For adventurers looking to explore remote areas, Altai mountains trekking brings you by glacier-fed rivers, snow-packed passes, turquoise lakes, and high peaks. And a chance to hike where few people seldom go, besides the local Kazakh nomads watching over their… Continue Reading →

Top Bonaire Dive Sites: Plan Your Next Caribbean Scuba-Diving Trip

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Bonaire is a top shore diving destination, and for good reasons. The tiny Caribbean Island has a long history of protecting its natural environment, and the Bonaire National Marine Park is a testament to this philosofphy. Bonaire dive sites are… Continue Reading →

The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary Kangaroo Island Tour: What to Do and What to See

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We started our 3-week stay in Australia with a Kangaroo Island tour, exploring the island through a 3-day itinerary. The appeal of Australia was without surprise its abundant and unique wildlife. Kangaroo Island seems to encompass many of what we… Continue Reading →

Top Trekking Adventures: Mountains in Africa

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Wildlife and traditions are probably what come to mind when you think about a trip to Africa. However, for outdoor enthusiasts and avid hikers, the mountains in Africa offer fantastic trekking opportunities. Of course, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania needs no… Continue Reading →

Wadi Rum Desert: Explore the iconic Jordan Desert, Home of Bedouins Nomads

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Since I watched the movie, Lawrence of Arabia, when I was little, Wadi Rum held a unique mystic. A visit to the famous Jordan Desert was high on my travel bucket list, so when I got a chance to travel… Continue Reading →

Kandze Monastery Tibetan Festival: Witnessing Kham Tibet Buddhist Traditions in Garzê, Sichuan Province

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How lucky we were to attend a Tibetan Festival at the famous Kandze Monastery! Indeed, the traditional event occurred just as we arrived from our travel to Garzê (or Ganzi). On the day of the festival, Tibetan clad in traditional… Continue Reading →

A Winter Adventure in the Arctic: Tundra Camping & Dog Sledding

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Dog sledding and winter tundra camping in the Arctic Circle? Count us in! Part of our weeklong Arctic experience with Arctic Chalet was to spend the night in a camp at Jimmy Lake located 50 km (31 miles) north of… Continue Reading →

Exploring Papua New Guinea: East Sepik River Clans Culture & Crocodile Traditions

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Traveling to Papua New Guinea is like exploring the last frontiers. Conditions are rough and challenging. But the country still has deep root into traditions, and its people could not be more welcoming. Exploring the banks of the Sepik River… Continue Reading →

Ultimate Adventure Travel Gear and Outdoor Equipment List

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Looking for ideas on adventure travel gear and outdoor equipment? Need a list of what to buy for your next outdoor adventure? Not sure what to purchase for your travel electronics? Search no more! We all travel differently, and all… Continue Reading →

The Golden Eagle Festival: Deep into Traditional Kazakh Culture in the Mongolian Altai

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One of the reasons we wanted to visit the Altai was to attend one of the traditional eagle festivals near Olgii. The Golden Eagle Festival was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Kazakh culture. What is the Golden… Continue Reading →

Kiteboarding Mannar: A New Sri Lanka Kiting Paradise Unveiled

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While kiteboarding in Kalpitiya has increased in popularity, kitesurfing Sri Lanka is at its beginning with plenty spots waiting to be discovered. Well, search no more! Kiteboarding Mannar will make you feel like an explorer! And if you think the… Continue Reading →

A Guide to Baliem Valley Trekking: How to Prepare your Papua trip

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Traveling to Papua is rough, but highly rewarding. Still an off-the-beaten-path destination, Papua doesn’t see many visitors. Trekking the Baliem Valley is even more challenging, with barely 700 people hiking the mountains per year. If you are looking on how… Continue Reading →

The 48 Travel Apps and Websites We Love and Recommend

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After one year on the road, we compiled a solid list of travel apps we came to love and rely on. Some we used before we left, but since developed a new found love. Others we discovered on the road and came… Continue Reading →

Searching for Wild Orangutans in the Borneo Jungle of Kalimantan

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Indonesia boasts some of the most unique wildlife in the world and is the place to go to see wild orangutans. The islands of Sumatra and Borneo are indeed the only places where you can find the great apes. Borneo… Continue Reading →

Leopards Encounters at the Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is a paradise for wildlife lovers and offers several great parks to observe leopards and elephants in the wild, as well as excellent birdwatching opportunities. Why Wilpattu National Park? While Yala West National Park is Sri Lanka’s most famous… Continue Reading →

A Fantastic 3-Day Camel Trek in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan

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After our few days in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Bruno and I were keen on renewing the desert experience. This time we decided to go on a camel trek in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. We reached Jaisalmer for… Continue Reading →

Our Kazakh Homestay in the Altai: First Night and First Snow

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The snow was falling hard and limited our visibility to only a few meters. Our friend Bek was a cautious driver and slowly navigated the bumps and cracks in the dirt road. It had barely taken us 30 minutes to… Continue Reading →

An Encounter with the Tsaatan Reindeer Herders of Mongolia

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The Tsaatan Nomads, or the Dukhan as they are also known, live high in the Ulaan Taiga mountain range of Mongolia. The region is bordered by Russia to the west, the Darkhad Valley and Lake Khövsgöl (Khövsgöl Nuur) to the… Continue Reading →

Traditional Bowhunting with the Hadzabe Tribe in Tanzania

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The Hadzabe Tribe are amongst the last hunter-gatherers on the planet. With less than 1,000 still alive today, the indigenous ethnic group lives around Lake Eyasi, the Rift Valley, and the Serengeti Plateau. Their way of life changed little in… Continue Reading →

A Face-to-Face with the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda

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The dominant gorilla male sat still, quiet, just a few feet away. His back half-turned. A feeble attempt to ignore us maybe? Or a confidence in his might and reign over his surroundings? Tall and strong, he displayed the patch of grey… Continue Reading →

Travel Guide: Islamabad, Capital of Pakistan

As a 3-week visa stress and our Pakistanese visa finally approved, we finally resumed our world trip! After flying from Europe via Riyadh on Saudia Airlines, we landed in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, and the start of our adventures…. Continue Reading →

An evening stroll along the banks of the Seine River: the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedrale

With the summer comes longer days, the perfect occasion for a stroll along the banks of the Seine River. The most famous French river snakes through Paris and passes along some of the capital’s most iconic attractions, namely the Eiffel… Continue Reading →

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