Adventures by Day, Luxury by Night!

adventure travel blogger Laurel Robbins can be found in the mountains most weekends.

I’m Laurel, the founder of Monkeys and Mountains Adventure Travel, a tour company and travel blog to help you plan your active holidays. You’ll find hand-selected, personally tested adventures in nature, along with resources to make your travel planning easy.

About Me: I’m a Canadian living in Munich, Germany with my husband and 2 cats. You’re likely to find me exploring in the mountains. I’m passionate about connecting travellers to nature.

Monkeys and Mountains is pleased to offer a selection of curated adventure holidays! 

Latest Adventures on the Blog:

  • what Kyrgyzstan is really like and what it has to offer locals and tourists

What Kyrgyzstan is Really Like: A 10-Year Old Tells All

January 16th, 2017|3 Comments

Ever wondered what Kyrgyzstan is like? Find out what this Central Asian country has to offer visitors and where it could improve according to Gerda, a10-year old Kyrgyz-Canadian who returned when she was 8 years old.

  • tips on how to get the most from your travels from an adventure travel blogger

How to Get the Most From Your Travels in 2017

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

If you're like many of us, one of your New Year's Resolutions is to travel more. After all, who doesn't want to? But in my opinion, that's a terrible resolution. Here's why:

  • mountaineering adventure in Aconcagua Argentina

Hiking vs Trekking vs Mountaineering: Why You Need to Know

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

It's important to know the difference between hiking, trekking, and mountaineering so that you can choose the right adventure for you.

  • 19 gifts for people who love Germany

19 Wonderful Christmas Gifts for People Who Love Germany

December 19th, 2016|3 Comments

If you or someone you care about loves Germany, check out these wonderful gifts to bring a little Deutschland into your life, no matter where you are in the world.

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24 Stunning Photos That Will Make You Want to Travel to Kyrgyzstan

December 12th, 2016|5 Comments

Kyrgyzstan is one of the most beautiful countries I've ever travelled to. It's perfect for mountain and nature lovers who are seeking tranquility.

  • 13 gifts that eco-travellers will love

13 of the Best Eco-Friendly Gifts for Travellers

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

These eco-friendly gifts are perfect for the environmentally-minded traveller. They're gifts that not only give to the recipient but give back to the planet.

  • Christmas market at Marienplatz is the most beautiful market in Munich.

The Most Beautiful Christmas Markets in Munich

December 6th, 2016|41 Comments

There are a whopping 24 Christmas Markets in Munich, Germany! Here are my top 5 that I recommend visiting to celebrate the holiday season.

  • Krychn is one of the places where the World Nomad Games are held.

19 Tips for Making the Most of Your Time at the World Nomad Games

November 28th, 2016|3 Comments

The World Nomad Games are an incredible event held in Kyrgyzstan that celebrates nomadic culture. My 19 travel tips help you make the most of your time.

  • 9 recommended wildlife books

9 of the Best Wildlife Books You’ll Ever Read

November 23rd, 2016|8 Comments

Check out my recommendations for wildlife books that offer engaging storytelling about wild animals. I hope you'll enjoy reading them as much as I did.

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