UPDATED September 2017: A 7.9 earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015. Nearly all of the earthquake damage has been repaired since then, making Nepal a safe place to go.
UPDATED September 2017: There is a lot of outdated and incorrect information on the internet regarding Tibet Travel Permit (TTP).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.
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 MAY 2016: Tibet is not a cheap place to travel to. However, traveling with a small group can drastically reduce the costs of an overland journey.
Travel regulations for Tibet change every year. This post will keep you up-to-date with the current travel rules for foreign travelers.