Responsible travel guide to Nepal

Nepal is an incredibly beautiful country. It's majestic mountains, friendly people and interesting culture, all make it an appealing country to travel to. However, it's also incredibly fragile, with melting glaciers, overcrowded hiking trails, pervasive poverty and unmanageable waste. Since 1964 when the first commercial trek was undertaken in Nepal, the tourism industry has slowly … Continue reading Responsible travel guide to Nepal

Between Muktinath and Lubra

How to choose a trek in Nepal

The options for trekking in Nepal are endless. There are 20 designated protected areas in the small country of which there are countless trails within to choose from. You only need to stand at one of the walls full of paper trekking maps in the many bookstores in Kathmandu to see the different national parks … Continue reading How to choose a trek in Nepal

Langtang Valley trek

Do’s and don’t’s of trekking in Nepal

Trekking amongst the Himalayas in Nepal is one of the world's great adventures. However, the experience comes with a multitude of things to know before setting off on the trail, whether alone or in a group, independently or with a team of guides and porters. To make your preparation and planning easier for you, I … Continue reading Do’s and don’t’s of trekking in Nepal

Jharkot village

Trek report: Jomsom trek

So as the weather turned bad in the lower Annapurna region, I decided to head to Jomsom to trek in the Himalayan rain shadow. A guide and my day by day experience as well as a video of my time on the trail.

Dhaulagiri at sunrise

Trek report: Khopra Ridge

My trek report for hiking Khopra Ridge in the Annapurna Region independently. My day-by-day experience on this lesser known but epic trail along with a guide to doing it yourself plus a video of my time on the trail.

Hiking up to Kyanjin Ri

Trek report: Langtang Valley

A trek report for hiking the Langtang Valley in Nepal solo, one of the original trekking destinations in the Himalayas. It includes my day-by-day experience on the trail and the nitty-gritty details of organising it, plus a video.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu: a guide to the chaotic gateway to the Himalayas

Despite what people say about it, Kathmandu deserves more of your patience, love and time. The chaotic streets, traditional architecture, friendly locals and delicious food makes it one of my favourite cities in Asia. This is my experience in the city, including a guide to exploring it for yourself.

Nepal immigration

Crossing the India-Nepal border at Panitanki-Kakarbhitta

My experience and guide to crossing the India-Nepal border at Panitanki-Kakarbhitta or the eastern side near Darjeeling.