Tibet Dolma’s Home is a great hotel located near the Norbulinka in Lhasa. The owner, a local Tibetan woman named Dolma, is one of the most amazing women I have ever met. Of her 34 staff, 26 of them are physically or mentally handicapped. Read more on why I love this hotel!
UPDATED 17 January 2017: A 7.9 earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015. Much of the damage has beeb repaired and Nepal is safe again to travel to, however the Tibet-Nepal border remains closed.
UPDATED 7 May 2016: There is a lot of outdated and incorrect information on the internet regarding Tibet Travel Permit (TTP). This post will clearly explain what a TTP is and how you can obtain it.
There are 14 peaks on our planet that rise above 8000 meters. Read this post to see where they are located and what each peak looks like.
UPDATED 30 October 2015: Travel regulations for Tibet can change quickly. Read this post for up-to-date travel regulations for all areas of the Tibetan Plateau, including the Amdo and Kham regions.
There are many amazing small towns across the Himalaya. Here are 5 of my personal favorites found in India, Nepal, Tibet and the Kham region.
A small group tour to Mt. Kailash can drastically reduce the costs of this amazing journey. Read for further details on how to affordably travel to Asia’s holiest peak.
Not all travel agencies arrange quality tours. This post is about how to choose a reputable and safe travel agency for your journey across Tibet.
Be sure to plan your journey to Tibet to avoid the annual closure that takes place in February and March. This closure happens EVERY year, so plan accordingly.
Updated February 2017: Find out how to get your Chinese tourist visa when going overland from China to Tibet and on to Nepal.