How should I pack for a trek? What should I pack for a multi-day hike? What is too much? And what is too little?
As the top of the hour nears in Prague, crowds gather in front of the Astronomical Clock on Staroměstské náměstí (Old Town Square) and wait for the show to begin — all in a ritual that’s happened almost daily for six hundred years of the clock’s life.
Travel. It places us in situations we couldn’t otherwise imagine. It often spurs us to do things we thought we couldn’t do.
Our alarm went off at the ungodly hour of 4:30AM. We were huddled together trying to stay warm against the freezing temperatures of the night in a rented tent that wasn’t quite meant for people of Dan’s height.
Prayer flags at the top of Kongmaru La pass (5130 meters/16,800 feet). Markha Valley Trek, Ladakh Every year we try to go on a big trek, one that takes us far far away and high into the mountains.
We were on our way north, making the long return journey from south of the Antarctic Circle to our final destination in Ushuaia, Argentina.
“Eat an onion from each new place you visit to adjust your body to the local cuisine.” — Words of wisdom from one of our guides on the subtle appreciation of eating one’s way through Iran.
When late afternoon falls and the day comes to a close in Southern Namibia, a ritual begins: the sundowner.
Running on the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Border. Have you ever told yourself that you weren’t able to do something?
The sun sets on another day in Udaipur, India. People gather at the lake’s edge to watch the day wind to an end and to take part in evening puja (prayers).
“Do you ever pinch yourselves and wonder if you’re just living in a dream world?” – One of our Facebook fans sounds off, lending us a little perspective on the world around us and the lives we lead The end of the year is near.
As Christmas and the new year approaches, we’d like to wish you and yours a very happy holidays from an unusually warm Berlin!
We edged toward the end of our road trip visit to friends and Christmas markets in the southern German regions of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria.
Mind-spanning landscapes, Kashmir to Ladakh roadtrip. How a two-day 258 miles bus ride through Kashmir served as my price of entry to Ladakh.
The town of Ubud, Bali. Away from its polished main streets you’ll find little alleyways like this, narrow walkways cast, ditches cut on each side.
Ireland road trip, country roads. When we originally announced our Ireland road trip, we hinted at disclosing all the details of our Ireland itinerary and recommendations.