Scottish Islands, desert plains, wild canyon rivers, deep blue seas and wild Yellowstone valleys – beautiful nature writing has the power to take you to these places of wild and make you ponder your relationship with nature and wildlife. Here are ten of my favourite books that take you into the wild by the sheer power of words.
Winter is coming, at least here in Europe, and with it those long, dark evenings perfect to catch up on reading about your favourite or next travel destination. Here are my top-10 Himalaya related books: From an Everest climb gone badly wrong to finding Zen among mountain sheep to civil courage in deep valleys in Pakistan. Read More
“Aren’t you ever scared?”, I get asked a lot about my travelling by myself, closely followed by “Don’t you get bored?” I don’t and I am not – usually. But I do have my set of hacks and guidelines that so far have helped me make the solo-travel-life enjoyable and incident-free. Touching wood it stays that way. And of course, happy to share my experience. So here is how I stay entertained, happy and safe on my travels.
I love to read and I love outdoor adventures and I love to read about outdoor adventures. So with the weather being all grey and rainy this weekend I put together a reading list to get your wanderlust going and make you want to head for the Western USA and Alaska immediately.
One can never read to many pieces of wise advice before heading out into the wild, I always find. So here is my share of wisdom, or at least things which to know I found useful. As in “Do bring a sewing kit” and “Don’t bring Thoreau’s Walden”.
With evenings being long and cold, movie nights are the way to go. And they are a great source for travel inspiration. Here are seven movies that make you want to leave your couch right away and head outdoors and for new adventures.