9 Things to Know Before Trekking the Annapurna Circuit

View of the mountains from a teahouse in Thorong Phedi.

Annapurna Circuit has stunning views from start to finish, with a variety of terrain and a good mix of nature and culture. But every trekker must be prepared to face any challenges along the trail. This guide will tell give you insight into what you must know before the Annapurna Circuit trek and help you prepare for the journey of a lifetime!

What to eat in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

South India Thali at Dharamshala.

Dharamshala, the scenic city of Himachal Pradesh, is located in the Kangra Valley of the state. Dharamshala and its many small villages are known for the snow-capped Dhauladhar mountains. While there are a plethora of things to do in Dharamshala, the most favorite activity for some people there is to try the different food of the region.

Where to eat in Bir Billing, Himachal Pradesh

Dessert at Byron Bay Café - Pic by Rachita from Nomllers

It is sad but not a lot of people know that Bir actually has a lot of amazing food spots to try out different cuisines and dishes here. Bir Billing is primarily famous as Asia’s Best Paragliding Site and has many monasteries, treks, etc. for you to check out here. But amongst all this, no … Read more

Hiking Blue Mountains, Katoomba, Australia

View-of-the-three-sisters-in-Blue-Mountain's-National-Park---TheWingedFork

I don’t know why they call them the Blue Mountains? The most asked question during our short trip to this part of the Blue Mountains National Park. We were blessed enough to spend a few days in the Blue Mountains in January, home of the famous Three Sisters. The visibility was excellent during our stay … Read more

From Expats to Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers

The Appalachian Trail - Greg from Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail – 100 Tips, Tricks, Traps, and Facts,

Talking about the Appalachian Trail I don’t know who mentioned it first—me or my wife—but on one of our many hikes in the mountains of Costa Rica’s Central Valley someone blurted, “we should hike the Appalachian Trail.” A year and a half later we found ourselves on the summit of Springer Mountain in Georgia – … Read more

Chandoli National Park Safari with Jungle Lore

View from the top of a mountain in Chandoli national park.

A much-deserved break in the Indian rains at Chandoli National Park “There’s a long weekend coming up. Let’s do a short trip together”, says my friend and boss. Happy me starts dreaming of exotic locations that I cannot afford. Of course, smart boss-friend is also on a budget like me and decides that an easy … Read more