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.
The Power Pot is a fantastic piece of equipment to have when trekking in remote regions.
Most travelers to Tibet are really great people. However, there are some travelers that probably should have stayed home.
Travel regulations for Tibet change every year. This post will keep you up-to-date with the current travel rules for foreign travelers.
Langmusi, also known as Lhamo in Tibetan, is one of my favorite small towns in the Amdo region. Two large Buddhist monasteries, stunning mountains and excellent hiking/trekking await those who go here! Read this post for more details!
Tibet is probably not as cold as you think! With proper clothing, Tibet can be visited year round. Read this post for further information.
Labrang is the largest and most famous Buddhist monastery in the Amdo region. Read this post for more information about this fascinating place.
UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2015 Getting a Chinese tourist visa is a fairly simple process. For many nationalities, including North Americans, EU citizens, UK citizens. Australians and New Zealanders, you can apply for a Chinese tourist visa at the Chinese embassy/consulate in…
The 1200 kilometer route from Xining to Chengdu through the traditional Tibetan region of Amdo has become quite popular in recent years. This route passes through several amazing Tibetan towns that are home to some of the most important monasteries in…