Come Join Me in 2020

2020 is the start of a new decade and a…Read More

Where to Travel in 2020

Hot-off-the-press travel recommendations for 2020 by Toni Neubauer, founder of…Read More

Best Time to Visit Asia

There’s never a bad time to book a holiday. Travelers…Read More

Best Summer Destinations in Asia

Is it snowing or just dreary where you are this…Read More

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Brian Loy’s Guide to Traveling Well in Retirement

Often, people with busy careers and family lives delay extensive…Read More

Announcing the New Myths & Mountains

To All Our Travelers, For over 30 years, the dream…Read More

The View from Within a Vietnamese Cave

Thousands of jagged karsts rise out of Vietnam’s bays and…Read More

The Best Time to Visit Southeast Asia

With ancient temples, gorgeous beaches, dense jungles, rich handicraft traditions,…Read More

Textiles of Asia and Southeast Asia

Every textile tells a story if you know what to…Read More

Going to Bhutan? Here’s a Shopper’s Cheat Sheet

Crafts in Bhutan often come as a surprise to first-time visitors. Many go Bhutan to see the…Read More

Tibet’s Everest Base Camp vs. Nepal’s Everest Base Camp

Eighty-nine percent of people have travel at the top of…Read More

The Best Active Vacation: Travel Vietnam

Vietnam is touted for its art, cultural and historic sites,…Read More

5 of the Best Beaches in Southeast Asia

5 of the Best Beaches in Southeast Asia If your…Read More

Chitwan National Park: Asia’s Best National Park

Nepal’s Chitwan National Park is home to greater one-horned black…Read More

17 Steps to Staying Healthy When Traveling on Land

When traveling to Asia or Southeast Asia, one of your…Read More

6 Must-See Temples in Bagan, Myanmar

An Expert’s Guide to Temple Hopping in Bagan Whether you…Read More

Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling by Air

Long-haul flights—like the 12-15 hour ones to Southeast Asia—call for…Read More

Holiday Travel For Adventurers

Holiday rituals at home make one feel all warm and…Read More

8 Most Beautiful Places in India

So far as I am able to judge, nothing has…Read More

Bourdain’s Take on Bhutan Food

We count ourselves among the million+ viewers of Places Unknown…Read More

India, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar Visa Requirements: What You Need To Know

As more countries are accepting e-Visas, going to the embassy…Read More

Bhutan, Nepal and China Visa Requirements: What You Need To Know

Going to China, Bhutan or Nepal? These tips on Asia…Read More

Skip the Tourist Traps, Travel Like a Local

Except for the most remote destinations, every country in the…Read More

Summer Travel Tips: Best Places to Go in Asia This Summer

At Myths and Mountains, we know by our ringing…Read More

Best Things To Do In Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is riding the new wave of travel trend,…Read More

10 Things to do in Colombo, Sri Lanka

The colorful island of Sri Lanka has a lot going…Read More

Top 4 River Cruises in Myanmar

Whether your idea of a good time is a leisurely…Read More

Traveling with Kids in Vietnam

Children are welcome visitors throughout Southeast Asia, but perhaps nowhere…Read More

5 Myths About Tipping in Asia

What to tip or whether to tip at all…Read More

Get Ready for Trekking the Himalayas—from Everest Base Camp to the Annapurna Range

Travelers planning on trekking the Himalayas know it’s no walk in the woods.…Read More


Whether you’re visiting Asia or Southeast Asia for the first…Read More

What is a Tibetan Buddhist Mandala?

No one knows for sure when mandalas were first…Read More

Wildlife Travel in Sri Lanka: A Journey of Diversity

Wildlife travel is taking off as more opportunities are opening…Read More

Weekly Travel Digest Features Myths and Mountains Trip to Dawei

Wish You Were Here is a weekly travel digest that…Read More

Christmas Travel Ideas for 2018: Plan Ahead!

Choose a Different Kind of Holiday – Christmas Travel Ideas…Read More

Traveling in Dawei Myanmar

It took me 36 hours and three flights to get…Read More

Mystical Bhutan: a Published Trip Recount from Traveler Debbie Stone

Debbie Stone, a Myths and Mountains traveler, took a trip…Read More

How to Trek to Everest Base Camp

Which Route Will You Trek To Everest Base Camp? A…Read More

Traveling to India: What to Do After You’ve Seen the Taj Mahal

The Best States to Visit While Traveling to India…Read More

开云体育手机版官网下载前往India: A Country of Tribes

开云体育手机版官网下载前往India to Experience a Diverse Religious Landscape American…Read More

Traveling to Myanmar: 6 Must-See Temples in Bagan

Burma (now Myanmar) is a survivor. Once the largest empire…Read More

Which Way to Everest Base Camp?

Just because you can’t be out of the office for…Read More

Shopping in Vietnam: the Best Boutiques in Hanoi

Shopping for Traditional vs. Modern Vietnamese Clothing Planning some time…Read More

The Best Amazon Travel: By Land or By Sea?

Staying in an Amazon Lodge or an Amazon Cruise Ship…Read More

Help Make Ethical Elephant Tours a Travel Trend

Elephant Tours Done Right Elephants have become too popular for…Read More

Bhutan: “A trip of a lifetime” for Myths traveler Debbie Stone

Myths and Mountains traveler Debbie Stone was published in the…Read More

Experience a Galapagos Dive Trip: Exploring Rare Wildlife

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in the Galapagos The Galapagos Islands…Read More

What is the Cost of a Trip to the Galapagos Islands?

The cost of a trip to the Galapagos Islands…Read More

5 Reasons to Travel to Bhutan this Fall

Centering Your Travel to Bhutan Around Festival Time By Toni Neubauer…Read More

5 Unusual Places to Visit in Yangon Myanmar

There is more to do in Yangon, the capital of…Read More

Wall Street Journal – “The Galapagos Go Glam” – May 27, 2017

In the Wall Street Journal’s “The Galapagos Go Glam” article…Read More

How to Get to the Galapagos Islands

Whether you’re cruising the Galapagos, doing a land-based Galapagos tour,…Read More

Peru for Kids: 10 Tips to Make it Easy and Fun

Peru for kids is a hot destination for family travel…Read More

Trek to Tiger’s Nest Monastery: More Than a Hike in Bhutan

By Toni Neubauer with T. Sangay Wangchuk Tiger’s Nest Monastery…Read More

5 Tips for Patagonia Adventure Travel: An Insider’s Guide

What inspired you to put Patagonia adventure travel on your bucket…Read More

Myanmar Travel: Where Politics & Tourism Intersect

Politics and Myanmar Travel The recent major political change in…Read More

Myths and Mountains Featured in Chicago Times – March 17th, 2017

Today, the Chicago Tribune article “Overlooked cities, a new guitar…Read More

Arts and the Amazon: A Creative Adventure in Peru

When traveling to Peru, there are several ways to experience…Read More

A Sky Burial in Tibet

The body, carried by the Tibetans up the hill from…Read More

Bhutan Textiles: A Living Tradition

For Bhutan, being a tiny, isolated, never-colonized country has had…Read More

From The Field: What’s New In The Galapagos

Blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, and sea lions. The incredible wildlife…Read More

Cruising the Chindwin River: Adventure Travel At Its Best

Myanmar’s rivers – the Ayerwaddy, the Salween, the Kaladan, the…Read More

Our experts named “Condé Nast Traveler Travel Specialists”.

We could not be more excited to announce that Condé…Read More

Patagonia – Wild, Beautiful and Diverse: Myths and Mountains Itineraries Offer Insiders’ Access

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Multi-award-winning experiential tour operator Myths…Read More

Life and Death in Nepal: A Sherpa Funeral

A bit of life…and death…a Sherpa funeral…three days of a…Read More

8 Questions for Travelers to the Amazon

There’s no BEST way to tour the Amazon, the second…Read More

Cruising the Patagonian Fjords

Cruising Patagonian Fjords There’s no doubt about it. Authentic adventure…Read More

Myths and Mountains Named Top Luxury Travel Blog

Travel credit card comparison site, Credit Donkey, named our very…Read More

Myths and Mountains Featured in Town and Country World Tour

To celebrate 170 years of Town&Country magazine, travel experts created…Read More

Fox News Features Myths and Mountains in Millennial Travel Trends Article

Millennial looking to travel to far flung locales for social…Read More

Traveling to India: A Journey to Diversity

There is far more to India than the Taj Mahal,…Read More

Which Way to Angkor Wat?

Angkor Wat is just one of 72 Angkor must-see landmarks…Read More

Tips for Family Travel

Family Travel That Keeps Everyone Happy After almost 30 years…Read More

Peru With Kids

Give Your Kids the Trip of a Lifetime: Go to…Read More

Pick the Best Trekking Route to Mt. Everest Base Camp

Traveling to Everest Base Camp: How to Pick your Path…Read More

Visit the 5 Best Asian Markets

Whatever city you visit from Beijing to Yangon, you’ll find…Read More

Best Time to Trek to South Everest Base Camp and Kalapatar

Mt. Everest–or Chamolungma, “Mother Goddess of the World” as the…Read More

Best Time to Trek to Everest Base Camp in Tibet

中国游客,或西藏,山的北面。…Read More

Myths and Mountains Featured in USA Today

When USA Today feature an article about traveling to the…Read More

Bhutan’s Festivals: What to Know to Plan Your Visit

The Bhutanese know how to throw a party. At festival…Read More

Traveling To Havana: 5 Things You Must Do

Americans traveling to Cuba will find themselves on carefully planned…Read More

Cruising the Galapagos: How to Choose a Ship

No matter what time of year you travel to the…Read More

An Insider’s Tips When Traveling to Cuba

Cuba is just 90 miles and a 45-minute flight from…Read More

5 Must-Haves When Traveling to Cuba

Traveling to Cuba Having just successfully completed Myths and Mountains’…Read More

Traveling to Ladakh and Kashmir

Ladakh and Kashmir, located in the northernmost state of India,…Read More

Traveling to Laos: The Little Country With Big Surprises

TRAVELING TO LAOS Whether on a package tour or a…Read More

Best South American Markets

最好的南American markets are not just for shopping.…Read More

A Foodie’s Guide to Patagonia

What thoughts come to mind when you think of a…Read More

The Traveler’s Guide to Vietnamese Food

By Toni Neubauer Traveling to Vietnam entails that your trip…Read More

Myths and Mountains Recognized for Legacy in Travel Philanthropy by “Tourism Cares”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mike Rea, Tourism Cares…Read More

Budget Travel Tips: How to Save Money While Traveling

By Allie Almario A travel company like Myths and Mountains designs…Read More

How to Shop Smart from an Airline Ticket Consolidator

By Allie Almario Are those cheap airfare ads that pepper…Read More

Real-World Guide to Using Frequent Flyer Miles

By Toni Neubauer Are you a free-flying spender of frequent…Read More

Birding in Peru

By Robin Holabird, Myths Traveler With Myths and Mountains, customizing our…Read More

Following the Friendship Highway: From Lhasa to Kathmandu

By Toni Neubauer Some call the 621-mile, overland journey from…Read More

Dr. Antonia Neubauer: India, READ Global and more!

Our very own Dr. Antonia Neubauer was interviewed by Raif…Read More

5 Must-Taste Foods of Myanmar

Tourism in Myanmar has rapidly expanded over the past four…Read More

Ethical Tourism: The Dos and Don’ts of Bearing Gifts

By Antonia Neubauer Sam meant well. He’d been to Cambodia…Read More

Featured on Misadventures Magazine

Our founder, Dr. Antonia Neubauer… was recently featured on the…Read More

Nepal Adopts New Constitution…Finally

By Toni Neubauer September 20, 2015 was a momentous day…Read More

Dr. Neubauer Joins in on Roundtable of Travel Experts

Dr. Antonia Neubauer, the founder of Myths and Mountains, recently…Read More

Can Americans Travel to Cuba Now?

By Allie Almario Yes, Americans can travel to Cuba. In…Read More

PRWeb Highlights our Asia and Southeast Asia Tour Packages

A recent article in PRWeb highlighted a few of our Asia…Read More

The Best Time to Hike the Annapurna Circuit

Traveling to the Annapurna Circuit Deciding the best time to…Read More

When Is The Best Time to Visit Laos?

“When to travel to Laos?” is one of the questions…Read More

China to Myanmar: A Tour from Yunnan to Yangon

A tour package through southwest Yunnan to Ruili, the border…Read More

Ancient Kingdoms of Southeast Asia

From My Son Sanctuary to Angkor Wat Angkor Wat and…Read More

Recovery In Nepal: 6 Weeks After the Earthquake

Myths and Mountains is truly blessed to work with top…Read More

Blue-Footed Boobies and Beyond: An Insider’s Guide to the Real Galapagos

If you’re going to the Galapagos Islands, you probably have…Read More


Nepal’s history is replete with disasters–earthquakes, floods, mudslides, avalanches, droughts…Read More

Reach Out And Help Nepal After The Earthquake

Dear Friends, Many of you have asked how to…Read More

Out On A Culinary Limb in Peru

by Myths Traveler Robin Holabird As a child, I had…Read More

6 Must-Taste Foods of Bhutan

Popular Traditional Bhutan Food If you are planning on touring…Read More

Out on a Limb…or ledge…in Peru

By Robin Holabird Myths travelers Robin and Fred Holabird have…Read More

Education in Nepal – A 30-Year Retrospective

Thirty years after Myths President Dr. Antonia Neubauer founded READ…Read More

Cyclone Hudhud’s Tragic Lessons for Trekkers

The deadly Himalayan blizzard conditions and avalanches caused by Cyclone…Read More

The Family That Plays Together: Three Generations Go To Nepal

After almost 30 years of planning family trips to Asia…Read More

Ha Long Bay – A True Surrealistic Watercolor

Descending the steep, narrow plank, inch by inch, hand over…Read More

A New Way to See Ecuador

South America’s Leading Luxury Train Journey For train lovers and…Read More

Experiential Travel — Tourism’s Newest Buzzword

For 25 years, Myths and Mountains has been taking…Read More

READ Global – Dancing with the Mountains, An Evening with Melissa Arnot

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to hear Melissa Arnot, the…Read More

Ladakh: The Not-So-Little Tibet

When travelers call us about a trip to Tibet, our…Read More

Breaking News: Myths wins London Observer’s Ethical Awards Travel Category

Myths and Mountains, an award-winning experiential tour operator offering active…Read More

Jet Lag – Paying The Price For Jumping Time Zones

Myths President Toni Neubauer headed to Nepal and Vietnam with…Read More

The Best Time to Go to the Galapagos is Now

“When is the best time to go to the Galapagos?”…Read More

NBC News – Travelers Inspired To Do Good While Seeing The World

READ Global, a nonprofit founded by Myths and Mountains, a…Read More

For the Mt. Everest Climbing Community, The Time is Now

The avalanche that killed 13, and possibly 16, Sherpas on…Read More

Rumor Vs Reality: Traveling Today in the Galapagos Islands

Travelers are fond of saying of places they visited long…Read More

Don Sahong Dam Update

The news from the 2nd Summit of the Mekong River…Read More

Field Report from India: Amazing Agra

Wake-up calls at 4 am are never fun, but it…Read More

Don Sahong Dam Will Be A Life Changer

If you’ve thought of visiting Laos and seeing the magnificent…Read More

Field Report from India: Try Something New

Our intrepid operations coordinator, Jen K, arrived in Agra the…Read More

Field Report From India – Expect The Unexpected

Our own Jen Kamen, operations coordinator for Asia and Southeast…Read More

7 Smart Health Tips for Travelers

A few weeks ago, one of our travelers experienced a…Read More

How to Clear Customs Fast with Global Entry

You know the old adage, time is money. It’s also…Read More

Imagining Everest: The Adventure Trip of a Lifetime

“We had seen a whole mountain range, little by little,…Read More

The Active Times – Top Adventure Travel Trips 2014

Veins of the Dragon Tour In Vietnam and Cambodia The…Read More

Field Report: Good Morning, Ecuador!

What is THAT noise? I struggle awake and check the…Read More


By Allie Almario I hopscotched across four different time zones,…Read More

Top 25 Myths and Mountains Adventures

Our Myths and Mountains family is made up of intrepid…Read More

Textile Traditions of Peru

The trip wasn’t advertised specifically as textile-focused, but with a…Read More

Donovan Wong’s Easter Island

By Donovan Wong When people ask us about a great…Read More

The Intimate and The Grand: Travel Photography Tips from Professional Photographer Mirjam Evers

Professional photographer Mirjam Evers, co-founder of Photo Quest Adventures (PQA)…Read More

Toni Neubauer Named Condé Nast Top Travel Specialist for Nepal

For the third year in a row, Myths and Mountains…Read More

Trekking to Merak and Sakteng: Pt 2 – A Day In Merak

As Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck relates in her book,…Read More

Travel Tidbits: New Briefs from Myths and Mountains and Our Destinations

Bhutan and Myanmar are wildly popular destinations these days with…Read More

25 Years of Myths and Mountains: Our Founder Looks Back – and Ahead

As Myths and Mountains approaches its 25th anniversary, Founder and…Read More

See Nepal: Go Greyhound

The woman’s thin lips were chalk white next to her…Read More

Field Report From Cambodia: Our Staff On The Road – Part 4

Cambodia – Part 4 Today we headed to the Elephant…Read More

Field Report From Cambodia: Our Staff On The Road – Part 3

Hello from Cambodia! – Part 3 I have fallen in…Read More

Field Report From Cambodia: Our Staff On The Road – Part 2

Here’s an update from our very own Julie Ganski, operations…Read More

Field Report From Cambodia: Our Staff On The Road

One of the perks of working for an adventure travel…Read More

Beyond Angkor Wat: Cambodia Rewards Travelers Who Venture off the Beaten Path

Mention Cambodia, and most travelers’ first thought will be of…Read More

Traveling to Ecuador and the Galapagos: New Airport to Open in Quito

Starting this fall, arriving into Quito, Ecuador, will get a…Read More

In Darwin’s Footsteps: How a Trip of a Lifetime to the Galapagos Inspired a Future Scientist

Visiting the Galapagos is an unforgettable experience for most travelers,…Read More

How To Be A Culturally Sensitive Traveler

Ethical Traveler’s 13 Tips for the Accidental Ambassador Travel is…Read More

Travel Tip: Money Matters: Credit Cards, ATMS and Dollars #2

Money often presents one of the biggest challenges in preparing…Read More

How To Be A Culturally Sensitive Traveler #2

Ethical Traveler’s 13 Tips for the Accidental Ambassador Travel is…Read More

A Myths and Mountains Wedding in Bhutan

Some brides-to-be dream of walking down the aisle in a…Read More

Local Insight: 5 Things a Traveler to Bhutan Needs to Know

Sangay Wangchuk, the general manager of our Bhutan office, is…Read More

Myanmar Now: Why to Go and What to Consider

With the gradual easing of political tensions in Myanmar, the…Read More

Toni Neubauer Selected as Condé Nast Traveler’s 2011 Top Travel Specialist for Nepal

Myths and Mountains founder and president Toni Neubauer has once…Read More

Field Report from Hong Kong and Thailand

A few months ago, our vice president, Allie Almario, headed…Read More


By Allie Almario Quechua: The language of the Inca Travelers…Read More

What Travel Philanthropy Means To Me

Toni Neubauer reflects on 20 years of READ Global Founded…Read More

The Gift of Travel

Earn discounts with donations to READ Global Travel philanthropy is…Read More

Tibet or Not Tibet

This summer is the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan “Liberation”…Read More

5 Tips For Booking Smart

Traveling with a family or multigenerational group involves a lot…Read More

The Legacy of Family Travel

Curiosity about the world and an openness to other cultures…Read More

Julie Goes Ga Ga Over the Galapagos

Every year our Myths and Mountains staff spend time traveling…Read More

Travel Tip: Money Matters: Credit Cards, ATMS and Dollars

By Allie Almario Money often presents one of the…Read More

Destination News: Traveling in Bhutan Is About to Get Easier

Two new airports will radically alter travel in Bhutan in…Read More

Tshering’s Visit to Ura: Bhutan’s First READ Library Site.

TsheringTenzin is the new field coordinator for READ Bhutan. He…Read More

Shoot For The STARS!

We were all sitting in the hot, stuffy dining room…Read More

A Birthday Celebration To Remember… PERU!

Bruce and Barbara Exstrum recently returned from a custom Myths…Read More

Dr. Antonia Neubauer Felicitated!

On November 2nd, 2009; The Founder and President of READ-…Read More

Daniel & Evgeniya’s Peruvian Adventure

We received this wonderful note from Daniel and Evgeniya, who…Read More

Cruising the Ruta Del Sol, Ecuador

Returning to Guayaquil from a week in the Galapagos, we…Read More

Our Facebook Fans Are Growing!

Over a 100 fans already! If you’re interested in what…Read More

Find Us on Facebook!

We’ve recently setup a Facebook profile page. Come and be a…Read More

Lo Manthang by Foot and Horse: Kagbeni to Chele

As far as the eye can see the stones of…Read More

Adventures in Western China – Yunnan and Qinghai Provinces

The diversity of China is truly incredible when one travels…Read More

The Colors of Peru – Perfect for Photographers!

By Sally Vihlen Here is a quick sampling of some…Read More


By Louise Girvin I would rate the overall value…Read More

Enjoying Nicaragua! Wish You Were Here!

By Allie Almario It’s late on Monday afternoon and…Read More

New READ Global / Myths and Mountains Clip

Back in 2007, Myths and Mountains had a group of…Read More

Out & About in Xishangbanna (China)

In the States, as you get older and are no…Read More


Jesse and I just returned from a whirlwind 3 weeks…Read More

Madagascar – Adventures with Lemurs, Leeches & Baobabs

By Allie Almario “I’m going to Madagascar!” I’d tell people…Read More

Nepal’s Mountains, Monkeys & Books

This fall, I had the pleasure of leading one of…Read More

Adventures at Sea: Honeymooning in the Galapagos

HELLO from Guayaquil! We returned to Guayaquil last night after a…Read More

Chile: The Atacama Desert

By Allie Almario It was so hard to leave the…Read More