On the day the quake hit Everest we were having a late breakfast in one of the tents, planning our move back up the slope the next day. It was a normal morning. Like any other on the mountain.
We trawled the net and found the photos travellers are taking right now, right this minute, one year after the quake.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp had always been one of my life time dreams. Running a full marathon is another.
It’s only a few hours after midnight and I’m hiking in complete darkness, the path illuminated by nothing more than our flashlights.
On a recent visit to Myanmar, I followed my spirit of curiosity … and found a country poised at the edge of a moment.
Only 29 years old, Intrepid ops-manager Dawa is already a Himalayan legend. This is his story.
Spoiler alert: when it comes to Asia, there’s really never a bad time to visit.
Our taxi pulls up outside some rusty wrought iron gates. Inside is one of Nepal’s philanthropic success stories: a tiny business that’s slowly changing the lives of local women.
From small eats (‘xiao chi’) on the street, to Michelin-starred restaurants and chefs, Taiwan has it covered.
You can’t climb Kinabalu’s via ferrata without feeling there is something magical about the mountain. This is one climber’s story.