Best Places to Visit in Nepal

Nepal has always intrigued me, so when the opportunity serendipitously to trek to Everest Base Camp presented itself, I jumped at the chance!I was there shortly after the deadliest avalanche in Mt. Everest's history and had the chance to interview a couple of climbers. It's worth watching their video interviews to make you really think about the morality of commercializing such a dangerous climb.While I love hiking, I'm not a mountain climber, so I stuck with hiking to Everest Base Camp. I made it there 8 days later - along with altitude sickness, bronchitis, lung infection and the Khumba cough, but I'm SO glad I did it!

  • Trekking to Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trek: The #1 Reason to Go with a Guide

The #1 reason to do the Everest Base Camp Trek with a guide is to ensure your safety. Many trekkers experience altitude sickness and a guide can help you through it.

  • Small avalanche at Everest Base Camp

Hiking to Everest Base Camp: A Day By Day Account

A day by day account of what it's really like to trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal, including how difficult each day really is.

  • You reach Mount Everest Base Camp after 8 days of trekking.

The Business of Climbing Mount Everest

Business may seem like a strange word to use to describe climbing the world’s highest mountain, but make no mistake, climbing Everest is big business. It costs the average climber between $50,000 - $100,000!

The Cute Cat That Almost Made Me A Criminal

To those that know me, it comes as no surprise that the animals I meet while traveling are always one of my highlights. But this one was really special. One that had me, a normally

  • tents en route to hiking to Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trek with Yomads: A Review

Everest Base Camp trek with Yomads, an honest review of what I liked and didn't like about my 16 day trekking tour.

  • Trekking to Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp: Here I Come

Everest Base Camp for me isn't just something I would like to do, but something I feel the NEED to do. But first I have to figure out a way to overcome these challenges: