UPDATED 28 September 2016: It is important to NOT list Tibet as one of your destinations when completing your Chinese Visa Application. Doing so will almost certainly give you problems. Read this post to learn why and how to fill out your application.
The City Nomad Guesthouse is Xining’s newest hostel. It is owned and managed by a local Tibetan man who has worked in tourism for the past 10 years. I highly recommend this great new guesthouse!
Updated 7 May 2016: Taking the train to Tibet is a great way to see the remote and isolated Northern Tibetan Plateau. This post explains more about the train and how to book tickets for the world’s highest railway.
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.
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.
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.
The 850 kilometer overland journey from Kangding (Dartsedo) to Yushu (Jyekundo) is one of my favorite routes to travel in the Kham region of eastern Tibet. The landscape along the way has just about everything you could ask for: grasslands,…
Travel regulations for Tibet change every year. This post will keep you up-to-date with the current travel rules for foreign travelers.