The Gokyo Lakes Trek itinerary: The ultimate guide

The Gokyo Lakes Trek itinerary: The ultimate guide

This post offers you the ultimate Gokyo Lakes trek itinerary. The Gokyo Lakes trek in Nepal is a wonderful trek that brings you to a chain of six turquoise, glacial-fed lakes in the Everest region. At around 5000 meters it is the highest freshwater lake 

The Mani Rimdu festival in Nepal: a tourist guide

The Mani Rimdu festival in Nepal: a tourist guide

Mani rimdu is one of the biggest festivals in Nepal celebrated among the Sherpa communities in the Solukhumbu province. A region that is famous for Mount Everest and the very popular Everest Base camp trek as well as the Gokyo Lakes trek.  The Mani Rimdu 

The Jiri to Lukla trek: hiking to Everest

The Jiri to Lukla trek: hiking to Everest

This post is about the Jiri to Lukla trek. The Jiri to Lukla trek was once the start of the famous trek to Everest. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first people to climb Mount Everest, even started their hike in Kathmandu.  It was only 

Bardiya National Park in Nepal: a travel guide

Bardiya National Park in Nepal: a travel guide

Bardiya National Park is the biggest proof that Nepal is much more than mountains alone. Besides the high peaks of the Himalayas, Nepal also has lush jungles full of wildlife. One of my favourite jungle areas is Bardiya National Park. Bardiya National Park lies in 

Nepali food guide: the best food in Nepal

Nepali food guide: the best food in Nepal

This post is all about the best food in Nepal. Every visitor to Nepal will get to know dahl bath. Rice with lentils is the national dish of the country. However, if it comes to food in Nepal there is much more to taste than 

Why you should visit Lapland in October

Why you should visit Lapland in October

Are you planning to visit Lapland in October, but are you doubting whether this is a good time to visit?  When I planned my own trip to Lapland in October I was discouraged by the information online. Autumn was off season. The weather would be 

Swedish Lapland itinerary: a road trip

Swedish Lapland itinerary: a road trip

In this post I will share with you my Swedish Lapland itinerary. Lapland is one of the last remaining wilderness areas in Europe. Sweden’s northernmost and largest province is also the most remote and sparsely populated. To put things in perspective, it’s about the size 

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

This post is all about how to get to Lapland. A dream destination for those wishing to visit some of Europe’s most remote and wild spots as well as for those trying to see the northern lights.  How to get to Lapland sounds like an 

Stockholm to Lulea by train: Lapland express

Stockholm to Lulea by train: Lapland express

The Stockholm to Lulea train is one of the best ways to travel to Lapland in Sweden. Lapland is a large area that stretches over Norway, Finland, Sweden and even parts of Russia.  I had always wanted to go to Lapland, but getting there seemed 

The best things to do in Luleå Sweden

The best things to do in Luleå Sweden

Luleå might be one of the most underrated cities in Sweden. Far north and close to the arctic circle it requires a certain dedication to get there. But with daily night trains it isn’t that difficult. Yet, most travellers that go to Swedish Lapland tend 

Gammelstad church town in Sweden: a travel guide

Gammelstad church town in Sweden: a travel guide

Gammelstad church town easily competes for the most scenic village in Sweden and it was one of the highlights on my trip to Swedish Lapland in October. The cute red cottages and large medieval church attract its fair share of visitors, but its location far 

Jokkmokk Sweden: Laplands cultural capital

Jokkmokk Sweden: Laplands cultural capital

Jokkmokk in Sweden is a small town just north of the polar circle. Despite the increasing popularity of arctic tourism, Jokkmokk, like Lulea, is often overlooked by visitors to Swedish Lapland. A pity, because there are many reasons to include a visit to Jokkmokk in