In celebration of World Smile Day, a photo essay featuring some of the smiling faces we have encountered during our travels around Asia.
A suggested Tibet itinerary for independent travellers to Tibet, travelling from Lhasa to Kathmandu in Nepal via Mount Kailash and Western Tibet.
This photo dates back to the first time Kirsty and I went trekking in the Annapurnas together and depicts the first time either of us flew in a helicopter.
The trek from Lukla to Gokyo Lake is an interesting alternative to the more traditional Everest Base Camp trek as it is less well known and less-trekked.
The Everest region is the biggest trekking attraction in Nepal and the classic Everest Base Camp trek is top of the agenda for many trekkers to Nepal.
Hailed as ‘the last forbidden Kingdom’, trekking in Upper Mustang afford stunning scenery but the high cost of the permit keeps many trekkers away.
Annapurna foothills trek is fantastic for those who do not want to walk for more than a week. It affords superb mountain views without the high altitude.
Trekking in Nepal: Around Annapurna trek, also known as the Annapurna Circuit, is a classic trek that circumnavigates the huge Annapurna massif.
Annapurna Base Camp trek is superb and gets you right into the heart of the mountains. The glacial basin known as the Sanctuary will leave you speechless.
What to pack for a Himalayan trek in Nepal. Our comprehensive packing list includes al the clothing and equipment you will need whilst trekking in Nepal.
An introduction to trekking in Nepal including the best time to trek in Nepal, different types of trek available and what to expect during a Himalayan trek.
Love dogs? Kukur Tihar (Kukur Puja) is a festival in Nepal that celebrates dogs. Man’s Best Friend is honoured on the second day of Tihar (Diwali in India).