What To Pack For a Hike

Essential items you’ll need to have to be prepared for your backcountry experience to ensure your safety and comfort. Weather can be severe, you might be out longer than expected due to whatever reasons. Knowing what to do is important… Read More ›

Timeless Divinity

  Founded in 996 AD, Tabo monastery is located in the Spiti valley and considered the oldest continuously operating Buddhist monastery in the Himalayas, and certainly one of the oldest in the world. The monastery consists of nine temples, four… Read More ›

I Love Memphis

Memphis is a city on the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, acclaimed for the compelling strains of blues, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll that started there. Elvis Presley “the King”, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary… Read More ›


Magnificent Takayama is also often referred to as Hida-Takayama, a city in the mountainous Hida region of Gifu prefecture. It preserves a traditional touch like few other Japanese cities, particularly in its beautifully preserved old town. The narrow streets of… Read More ›


    Surrounded by dense Odenwald forest 92km south of Frankfurt, Germany’s oldest and well known college town is famed for its baroque old town, vibrant student atmosphere, picture-perfect riverside setting and reminiscent half-ruined hilltop stronghold. The charming old town… Read More ›