Camping food

How to plan your food for hiking

A comprehensive guide to food for hiking, including food planning tips and meal ideas to help you plan and pack for your next hike.

O'Shannassy Aqueduct Trail

10 best walks in the Yarra Ranges National Park

A comprehensive guide to the best walks in the Yarra Ranges National Park, including information on picnic areas, trail access and accommodation.

Wilsons Prom sunset

A guide to Wilsons Prom National Park

A complete travel guide to Wilsons Prom, Victoria, including information on camping and all the best walks, beaches and lookouts in the national park.

Ridge Track

A guide to hiking in the Cathedral Range State Park

The Cathedral Range State Park is one of Victoria’s best hiking and camping areas. The rocky range northeast of Melbourne offers some of the most challenging day hikes with a range of different peaks and stunning vistas of the surrounding area.  Next to the Grampians, I would say it’s one of the best places to … Continue reading A guide to hiking in the Cathedral Range State Park

Gergeti Trinity church

A guide for hiking in Kazbegi, Georgia

One of Georgia's main tourist attractions is the incredibly beautiful Gergeti Trinity Church in Kazbegi. The 14th-century monastery is perched right on the edge of a hill towering above the town of Stepantsminda in northern Georgia. Although the church itself is an awe-inspiring sight, the surrounding Caucasus Mountains are equally an incredible attraction and offer … Continue reading A guide for hiking in Kazbegi, Georgia

Langtang Valley trek

Do’s and don’t’s of trekking in Nepal

Trekking amongst the Himalayas in Nepal is one of the world's great adventures. However, the experience comes with a multitude of things to know before setting off on the trail, whether alone or in a group, independently or with a team of guides and porters. To make your preparation and planning easier for you, I … Continue reading Do’s and don’t’s of trekking in Nepal

Trek report: Markha Valley

Known as one of the most popular and beautiful treks in Ladakh, I decided to hike the Markha Valley during my time in Leh. Popular because it's easily accessible, the trail is not difficult to navigate and it's one of the few multiday treks in the region that can be done entirely with homestays, rather … Continue reading Trek report: Markha Valley

Aru Valley

Aru Valley: Kashmir’s hidden mountain gem

Srinagar left me feeling like I needed to explore Kashmir a bit more instead of going straight to Ladakh, and so I headed to Aru Valley, a place not even mentioned in my guidebook. I’d hardly seen anywhere so green in my life, and it appeared like a landscape that belonged more in Switzerland than anywhere near India.

Hiking up to Kyanjin Ri

Trek report: Langtang Valley

A trek report for hiking the Langtang Valley in Nepal solo, one of the original trekking destinations in the Himalayas. It includes my day-by-day experience on the trail and the nitty-gritty details of organising it, plus a video.