mountains

Top Ten Best Places in Gansu

If you’re looking to truly get away from China's mega-cities to have a genuine adventure, experience a melting pot of cultures and traditions, and [...]

Trekking Mount Kailash Video

A video taken during our trekking on the Mount Kailash.

Jiuzhaigou National Park

Jiuzhaigou is home to nine Tibetan villages and that is where it's Chinese name,  九寨沟 ,comes from.  Jiuzhaigou is a nature reserve and national park located [...]

The Silk Road of Zhangye Video

Prayers in the Plateau with VSA Hong Kong

Walking Through Tibet Video

Twenty outcomes of Team Building

When considering a team building event, you should know and be prepared to discuss the outcomes that you most value and the [...]

The British School of Nanjing, Qinghai and Gansu Trip Video

Bingling Temple

The Bingling Temple (simplified Chinese炳灵寺pinyinBǐnglíng Sì) is a series of grottoes filled with Buddhist sculptures carved into natural caves and [...]

Dunhuang

Dunhuang is a Silk Road trading town that offers vast stretches of open desert, camel rides, a great walking night market, [...]

The six most common wilderness injuries that you should know how to treat

Whether you are a day hiker or you are out on a 30 day expedition in Alaska, you need to know the six most [...]

Mala Tang (麻辣烫): Tasting Chinese Street Food

Okay. So you've tried the Sweet and Sour Chicken and the Kung Pao Chicken.
And you have discovered that there is actually no such thing [...]

What is it like to sleep in a Tibetan nomad tent?

For those looking for adventure and to experience the authentic life of the Tibetan Plateau, this is your once-in-a-lifetime chance.  Sleep in a high [...]

Xining

Xining is the capital of Qinghai Province and is the launching point of many of our tours into the high plateau. Xining is an [...]

Hezuo

Hezuo is a town in Gansu Province. It is also the capital of Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and it is known as a gateway [...]

Lijiang

Once a major stop on the former Tea Horse Road, Lijiang is teeming with beautiful landscapes, deep history, and rich Naxi culture. Most adventures [...]

Win a brand new HYDRO FLASK!

I have trekked all over Tibet with my Hydro Flask!  I have dropped it down canyons and kicked it over so many times and [...]

Can you believe that this guy skiied down the world’s second highest mountain?

Situated on the Pakistan-China border, K2 is the highest peak of the Karakoram range and the 2nd highest mountain in the world. If you are [...]

Zhangye

From the legendary Horse Hoof Temple (Mati Si)  to the striking colors of the Rainbow Mountains, Zhangye is a small town on the Hexi [...]

The Potala Palace

The Potala Palace (on the north side of Lhasa, Tibet) is the massive fortress-like building that is often depicted in the classic photographs of [...]

The Complete Packing List for Mount Kailash

Here is what you really need (and what you don't) when you are packing for your trip to Mount Kailash!

The Best Snacks of Sichuan

One of the best parts of traveling is that it allows you the opportunity to taste new and diverse foods. Here is a blog [...]

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Thai hospitality is an art perfected in Chiang Mai, and recent decades have seen the city emerge as one of Asia’s most popular, best [...]

Dawu

Dawu  or  大武镇 (in Tibetan known as Maqen) is the capital of Golok, also sometimes spelled "Golog".  Golok is the highest area [...]

Twenty Five Quotes To Inspire You to Get Outside

It's amazing how a little ink can provoke so much thought. Writing can stir us to war or peace. It can make us [...]

Dege སྡེ་དགེ (德格)

Situated right on the border with the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) , Dege, 德格 in Chinese or in Tibetan སྡེ་དགེ , is the last town [...]

How to prepare for High Altitude

People always ask me, "How can I prepare for a trip to high altitude in Tibet?" Here are ways to make your next trip safe [...]

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