May 11

Ready to Travel!

We, too, are ready to travel! A message to everyone suffering from wanderlust, just know you are not alone. International travel for tourism is ramping up and with every new country opening boarders to vaccinated tourists, recent communication from Ryder-Walker clients is not only humorous, but predictable. Take Cathy’s recent email...... read more →
Feb 24
Albanian Alps

Travel Quiz

Thanks for taking our quiz that tests your knowledge of international travel. The answers are listed below in bold. Every answer is also matched to a special Ryder-Walker trek, so click on orange text and see which adventure we have to offer. Spring is right around the corner and life... read more →
Dec 30
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye to 2020! As we joyfully bid adieu to the tumultuous year 2020, and eagerly ring in 2021 with an abundance of optimism, we thought it would be fun to share with you some of our staffs New Year’s Resolutions. Several of them are more challenging, such as... read more →
Nov 03
berner oberland

Ryder-Walker’s New 5-Day Mini Treks

Introducing Ryder-Walker’s New Mini Treks This year at Ryder-Walker, we have analyzed our roster of treks to pick out a series of shorter, three-hike, four-night treks that focus on bringing you straight to some of our favorite destinations in the world. All of these treks are virtually accessed within hours... read more →
Aug 31
Tiroler Gröstl photo

Recipes & Pairings from the Alps

At Ryder-Walker, we love the flavors of the Alps. It’s a rare dinner that passes that we aren’t dreaming of a local Alpkäse or imagining a cold mug of Quöllfrisch beer in an Appenzell hut. While we’re looking forward to our next excursion into a local Swiss market to pick... read more →
Jun 05

Why Book a Private-Guided Trek

Ryder-Walker’s private guided tours are the ultimate experience in terms of personal customization. Private guided tours combine the knowledge and expertise of your guide with the ambition and interests of you and a group of your friends. If you have ever wished that Ryder-Walker tours were either more involved or... read more →
May 26

Five Travel Experiences We Are Looking Forward To

While the world is slowed to a stop, at Ryder-Walker we have been reminiscing about the good old days and remembering all of our favorite things about traveling in the Alps. Sometimes when you aren’t able to enjoy some of your favorite things in life, it helps you focus in... read more →
Apr 28

Grounding Yoga with Babsi Glanznig

Quarantine Routine with Babsi Glanznig The intention of this short sequence is to ground and relax the body and mind. It is suitable for any level practitioner. Please always be aware of any physical restrictions you may experience and back off if you feel discomfort in any of the postures.... read more →
Apr 06
A group of people hiking through Iceland

Six Simple Yoga Postures

Six Yoga Postures for Hikers, Backpacker’s & Stay-at-Homers Easy but very effective yoga asanas (postures) have the potential to increase general well-being and keep you injury-free on and off the trails. Yoga is also a way to reduce the stress and anxiety we may be experiencing while staying at home... read more →
Mar 15

Want to keep healthy? Head to the trails!

The Health Benefits of Hiking When you are thinking about how to keep healthy where do you turn? Whether you are looking to keep a strong and healthy body through exercise, eating well, or practicing good hygiene, the question remains - how do I keep my body stronger for longer?... read more →
Feb 26

Why Choose A Guided Hiking Tour

Five Reasons to Choose a Guided Group Trek If you aspire to experience an unforgettable scenic trek that might involve hiking mountains in Europe, Nepal or South America, should you go online to piece together a route and itinerary yourself? Or, should you find a multiday group experience with a... read more →
Feb 16

The Best Hiking Trips for Singles

4 reasons singles should book a guided Ryder-Walker trek! For years, Ryder-Walker has attracted couples, groups of friends and families to join our acclaimed guided treks around the world. Today, Ryder-Walker guided tours have become the perfect way for singles to hit the trails, meet new people and see the... read more →