Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 1)

Believe it or not, the mountains have not always featured a conveniently tarmacked strip of land from which airplanes are able to take off and land. So how did our once great explorers start their long journey to the base, or summit, of the highest mountain in the world? They walked! Huzzah! Nowadays the starting point…Read more Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 1)

Snaps of Mardi Himal

A relatively new trail in the Annapurna region, so still slightly off the beaten track...just what I like. I decided to do this as a last minute trek a week after I'd finished EBC and I'm really glad that I did. Completely different to the Khumbu region this is a lot softer and I guess…Read more Snaps of Mardi Himal

A Trek With Zostel

With 17 hostels under it's belt, 'Zostel', is India's first chain of branded hostels located throughout the subcontinent. So far I have stayed in five of them, Jaipur, Varanasi, Agra, Delhi, and most recently, and the one I want to talk to you about today, is Zostel in Bir. I'll be honest and tell you that…Read more A Trek With Zostel