A Short Guide to Wild Camping in Scotland

One of the many great things about Scotland is that you are allowed to camp in the wild. That beautiful hidden beach, that spectacular cliff, that remote little patch of grass by the loch – all yours for the night. Here is a short guide on how to make the most out of your wild camping adventure.

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Dirty Paws – 3 beautiful Hot Springs around Mammoth Lakes

There’s hardly anything better after a day of hiking than letting your sore muscles relax in tub of hot water. Even better when said tub of hot water is a natural hot springs and you get to watch the sun set over the Sierra Nevada. Here are three of my favourite hot springs in the Mammoth Lakes area.

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A Glitter of Green – 5 beautiful Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park

Visiting Yosemite national park for the first time can feel a little overwhelming. The valley might seem like a superbusy Disneyland at times, and the hiking opportunities are endless. So in case you don’t know where to start, here are five easy to moderately strenuous day hikes, that show you Yosemite’s beauty and get you away from the crowds at least a bit. Read More

The “Baby-Trek” in Markha Valley – A taste of the Himalayas in India’s far north

Ladakh – the little kingdom in the very north of India – is the perfect place to get a first taste of trekking on the top of the world. Especially if you start off light with what locals teasingly call the “Baby Trek” because it’s so short and easy. You might laugh with them at first. You won’t anymore when you try to make your way up to that top of the pass at a gruesome altitude of 5260 meters.

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Bamboo Trains and Bat Caves – Cambodia in two Weeks

Tomb Raider setting, ice cubes in your beer to keep it at least cool-ish, tuk-tuk madness on the streets – my recent trip to Cambodia has been a treat. Here is how to make the most out of your time there if you are on the rather short itinerary of only two weeks and still want to squeeze in the lot: from temples to diving to climbing to home-staying with a family. And to top it off with celebrating the Happy Khmer New Year with a water fight that lasts a whole day.

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