May 2013

A Morning at the Farmers’ Market in Honolulu

Setting the alarm for 5:30am seems to have become the norm lately. So many thing worth doing here in Hawai’i happen early in the morning: photo...

31 May 2013

Would you like to be our photoreporter for one night?

On the warm evenings of July, thousands of “travelers” reach Castellazzo (suburbs of Milan) to attend a music festival with plenty of national and internationa artists:...

28 May 2013

Amazing Myanmar : Inle Lake

Lake Inle in the Shan State is the second largest lake in Myanmar which covers 44 square miles (116 km squared) and is at an altitude...

28 May 2013

Japan – Minami Ioto (South Iwo Jima)

In May, Japanese climber Kazuaki Amano, 2009 winner of the Piolet d'Or, was a guest blogger.

27 May 2013

Drink Yourself Fit!

Fortunately, it is nearly summer again, and hopefully we won’t have to wait too long now until we can take our bikinis and swimming trunks out...

25 May 2013

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

I still remember the first time a fragrant lei was placed on my shoulders. It was made with plumeria (or frangipane) blossoms and, after taking it...

24 May 2013


I took the train to go to Mandalay, religious centre and second largest city of Myanmar...

21 May 2013

Living Walls

Well, here I am now, sitting in the office, with my eyes riveted to the snow-white concrete wall which presents itself in front of me. The...

18 May 2013

U.S.A. – Yosemite National Park

The Japanese Amano Kazuaki, winner of a Piolet d’Or in 2009, appeared as a guest blogger in May, discussing mountains and climbing and sharing some amazing...

18 May 2013

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17 May 2013

Chocolate: Food of the Gods

“Can you tell what you are tasting?” asked Dave Elliott as he handed out samples of chocolate to our eager little group...

17 May 2013

The European Alps – the birthplace of Alpinism

The Tibetan sky is a vast, blue canvas; The land is arid and features little vegetation but exudes beauty through the intensity of the environment.

14 May 2013

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