10 Things to Know that make Trekking in the Himalayas so much more enjoyable

Just some tipps and hints on how to stay warm and hydrated and healthy and happy and how to live that trail life in style and comfort. Read More

After the Bang – Trekking in Langtang Valley

2015 an earthslide buried the village of Langtang, killing over 200 locals and tourists. Four years later the village has been rebuild, and people are desperate for the tourists to come back. A visit there showed us, why this trek is well worth the tired legs. Read More

10 books to get you longing for the Himalayas

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

Mountain Views and Jungle Greens at “Namobuddha Resort”

If you want to escape the dust and chaos of Kathmandu on a quick and easy weekend-getaway, head to Namobuddha Resort near Dhulikhel. The beautiful eco-hotel welcomes you with the coziest little lodges and with delicious vegetarian food – and if you are lucky the universe might just throw in some amazing mountain views too.

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A Taste of the Silk Roads at “Of Silk and Salt” in Patan

From Turkish Menemen Eggs for breakfast to Vietnamese Salads and Peshwari Burgers for dinner, the restaurant “Of Silk and Salt” takes you on a journey along the Hippie trail to the food secrets of the silk road. I had the pleasure of staying with its owners Anne and Jerome during my time in Kathmandu and to talk to them about their restaurant.

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