Kilimanjaro: Grom & Team Ascent the Shira Plateau

The team hiked for about four hours before reaching out next camp that sits on Shira plateau, which is an ancient lava flow.

How to support the local economy in Nepal as a tourist

Kinjal Bajracharya, a local carpenter from Bungamati – today he says business is bad because of cheap imports from China and rising rents – buying directly from him means the local economy is directly supported How you can really help local people in Nepal Many people ask me how they can “help Nepal” either before they go on holiday or when they are there. The local economy is generally where people feel they can help the most. Tourists often feel that they prefer …

3 Days in London: My Itinerary & Guide

With only 3 days in London, you can actually experience a lot of the culture capital. My British friend David Angel from Delve into Europe shares the perfect 3-day London itinerary. London is one of a very small, select group that can lay claim to being a truly great world city. The capital …

Packing and Route Tips for Climbing Kilimanjaro

East Africa is renowned for boasting many breath-taking attractions, from the beauty of the Serengeti to stunning Tanzania beaches like Kendwa and Nungwi. However, there’s one thing that undoubtedly attracts adventure lovers more than most, Mount Kilimanjaro. Mounting climbing can be a daunting experience, especially when you’re stood at the foot of Africa’s highest peak. However, there are a series of routes available to anyone who takes on the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro. Naturally, some routes are more treacherous than others, and are approached from different points, so this article offer some insight what you…

Video: How to Filter Water in the Backcountry

Staying hydrated is vitally important when in the backcountry, but you can’t always trust the water that you find there, even if it looks clean. That’s why knowing how to filter water while hiking and backpacking is such an important skill to have. In this video, the experts at REI show us exactly how we can make clean drinking water no matter where we go. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Mysterious Chefchaouen: The Blue Pearl Of Morocco

Exploring Chefchaouen in Morocco Chefchaouen, Morocco Welcome to Chefchaouen, the blue city of Morocco. It’s famous for all the houses and shops painted different shades of blue. A magical place to get lost in with your camera! The sun beats down mercilessly, setting every color around me ablaze – and since everything is blue, I feel like I’m walking above the clouds in a mythical sky kingdom. But this …

17 Things To Know Before Driving In Iceland (Plus Car Rental Tips)

Things You Should Know About Driving in Iceland Iceland Ready for an epic road trip driving in Iceland? Renting a car is the best way to experience this beautiful country. But there are a few things you should know before you start your adventure. So you’ve embraced your inner Leif Erikson, and you’re finally planning a trip to Iceland! Welcome to the club. Road tripping around Iceland’s Ring…

Kilimanjaro: Grom & Team Visit Ngorongoro Crater and Maasai Village

Today we visited Ngorongoro Crater, considered by some to be the eighth wonder of the world.

Teej: festival for women in Nepal

Women dressed in red saris during Teej in Kathmandu Celebrating Teej in Kathmandu Teej or the festival for women was celebrated today in Nepal. I went along to the celebrations in Kathmandu to give you an idea of what it’s like. Teej or Hartalika Teej is celebrated in August/September throughout Nepal by women. It is a Hindu festival that is also celebrated in North and West India. In Nepal the Teej is celebrated over three days. It is known locally as the “women’s festival”. Although celebrated by women it’s not a specifically a celebration …

Falkland Islands Tour

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What to Know Before You Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

You can’t just wake up one morning and decide you want to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Even though you are a hiking enthusiast and are very excited at the thought, climbing this mountain requires some preparation. Although you probably know what to expect, there are several situations that could surprise you. And because you want a great hiking experience, here are some things you should know before climbing the highest mountain in Africa: 1. Choose the dry season Although climbing Kilimanjaro is always possible, you should make sure to go during the dry season…

Space Tourism to ISS – from ESA Columbus Control Center

The ultimate travel destination, the International Space Station ISS, is located at 400 km above earth:As of 2018, more than 530 people have traveled to outer space, but less than 180 people have traveled to all 193 UN-countries. Outer space has been defined as any flight above 100 km (the Karman Line), according to the FAI. I went on a tour to the Columbus Control Center by the European Space Agency ESA and Deutsches Luft- und Raumfahrtzentrum DLR in Oberpfaffenhofen near MUNICH (their call sign next to HOUSTON and MOSCOW) … … in order to enquire about …

Video: Safe Haven – The Story of Building a Climbing Gym in Urban Memphis

Climbing can be an escape for many of us, both literally and figuratively. No more is that evident than in this video, which tells the story of an urban climbing gym located in Memphis, Tennessee. No one thought building a climbing gym in this setting was a good idea, and yet the team behind it went ahead anyway. Now, it is having an impact on the lives of those in the neighborhood, possibly… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

My Linux environment and the apps I used to replace MacOS

I’m subscribed to a bunch of Linux-focused websites and subreddits. I love reading articles about peoples setup, applications they use, and how they customized it. It has taught me a great deal about Linux and as a newcomer into the OS. I’d like to contribute back by sharing what I use. Keep in mind that many applications I use focus on web development. Images Flameshot: I replaced the default screenshot tool with Flameshot. Pressing Print Screen now opens Flameshot.As someone that often works with clients, I needed a tool that quickly captures screenshots and gives me …