Living by My Rules: About Transport, Border Crossings and Visa

July 28, 2014 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Travel

Traveling is the best thing in the world, but there are some important differences between traveling on your own or with a group. When traveling with a group there are some rules to live by you don’t want to mess with. It’s a little like Mother Nature, don’t obey her rules and things can get […]

Tour Leader: Things We Need to Know and Things They Will Tell Us Anyway

About the things we need to know. Before a tour starts, I have a to-do list that I go through a few days on beforehand. This is to get back into the being-on-tour mode which is a little different from the I-can-do-whatever-I-want mode. On this list are all the things that I need to do […]

Tour Leader’s Guide on How to Prepare for Trekking

April 28, 2014 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Travel

Is it difficult? Thatʼs usually the first question I get about a trekking during a tour. Sometimes a few days before the trekking and sometimes already on the day the group arrives. Not the easiest question to answer since the consideration if something is difficult or not depends on so many factors and is very […]

Tour Leader: Somewhere in the Middle, Somewhere within

April 25, 2014 by | Filed Under: Responsible Tourism, Travel

Somewhere in the middle. Thatʼs usually the position of a tour leader during a tour. We sit on our own little tour leader island that is floating around the different countries connected to similar islands of agents, transportation companies, guides, hotels, local people and of course the travelers. We travel with the group, but we […]

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