Readers of my blog, One Foot Out the Door, know my favorite travel mode is my own two feet. But there’s a certain kind of hike that I love more than any other: the circuit trek. Although I’ve enjoyed many out-and-back and one-way trails, there’s something uniquely satisfying about a complete loop.
Latin America Regional Specialist Tanya Rao just returned from our "Argentinian Patagonia: Hiking Glaciers and Exploring Lakes" trip with some great photos that we just had to share!
On the Tour du Mont Blanc, hikers journey through Italy, Switzerland, and France on their quest to conquer the Mont Blanc massif, with its spine-tingling panoramas and quaint Alpine villages. Julia Hendershot, travel expert and adventure coordinator for MTS’s Europe programs, explored the scenic grandeur of the Swiss Alps on her recent tour of Mont Blanc. Read about some of the most defining moments of the trip.
Asia adventure specialist Corinne Edwards takes us on an insider journey through Nepal's scenic Himalayan landscape to Everest Base Camp via the beautiful Dudh Kosi Gorge—one of the most stunning hikes on the planet—and the important Tengboche monastery. With epic views of snow-capped giant Mount Everest on the way, this is one of the world's ultimate adventures!
We're delighted to share the travel adventures of Asia Program Director Julie McCormack, whose 12-day journey through Iran was originally published in the Orinda News. From its mind-boggling history and incredible antiquities, to its warm and welcoming people, this insider story goes deep into the fabric of a fascinating nation.