Lonely Planet Announces Best in Travel List for 2019

It is that time of the year again. As we march toward the final days of 2018, we’ll start to see an increasing number of lists, stories, and articles not only recapping the biggest events of the year that is passed, but looking ahead to 2019 as well. Case in point, yesterday Lonely Planet released … Read more

Video: The Sun, the Moon, and the Truth in Nepal

This thoughtful video takes us to Nepal, where we are left to ponder our place in the Universe, with the sun, the moon, and the stars overhead. Along the way, we get to enjoy some stunning scenes of the beautiful landscapes found there, as well as some wonderful shots of the amazing people that inhabit … Read more

Himalaya Spring 2015: Climbers Streaming into Kathmandu, Summits Delayed on Annapurna

The calm before the storm is over in the Himalaya as the spring climbing season is now set to begin at last. This past weekend marked the start of the arrival of the majority of the teams heading to the big mountains this spring as dozens of mountaineers began arriving in Kathmandu prior to their … Read more

Video: The Himalaya From 20,000 Feet

Our friends at Teton Gravity Research have released a magnificent video that gives us a glimpse of the Himalaya as we’ve never seen them before. Shot over Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, the short clip takes us to 20,000 feet (6096 meters) to shoot the stunning mountain landscapes of Nepal using specialized equipment that provides … Read more

Video: The Rest of Everest – Bhutan 2014 Aerials Teaser

When Jon Miller, the producer of the Rest of Everest video podcast, took his Himalayan Workshops to Bhutan this spring, he carried a Phantom drone with him. As you can probably imagine, he managed to capture some excellent footage from Kathmandu in Nepal, as well as Paro. Thimpu, and Punakha in Bhutan. We’ll eventually get … Read more