Everest Base Camp Day 3

Another day, another thunderstorm. Imagine laying there in bed before the sun had risen, listening to the pounding rain on the roof, slightly being drowned out by the sound of barking dogs down below. This morning felt different though, I just knew that we would get to Lukla today, somehow. We packed our bags, said […]

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Everest Base Camp Day 1 & 2

One can’t really describe the feeling of waking up at 4am, knowing that in a few short hours you would be boarding a plane and starting the trek of a lifetime. It was happening, the day was finally here, and I ignored the fact I had been awake the majority of the night as I […]

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Kathmandu in 3 days

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal, a frantically busy yet beautiful part of the world. It now happens to be my favourite Asian city out of all that I have visited. I fell in love with the culture, the smells & the hustle and bustle. The people we met were friendly and welcoming, practicing their […]

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Kathmandu – Arriving in Nepal​

The day had finally arrived. I checked my list, unpacked and repacked my bag multiple times and panicked repeatedly about the number of socks in my suitcase as it rolled out of sight on the airport conveyor belt, bound for Kathmandu. I calmed my nerves with chai from the overpriced airport café and waited for […]

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10 things nobody told me about trekking to Everest Base Camp

Here it is, 10 things nobody told me about trekking to Everest Base Camp. You can read all you want online, you can stare at Instagram feeds and research images all you like, for hours in fact like I did, however, nothing will quite prepare you for The Himalayas like actually being there. So, without […]

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Items you will 100% need for Everest Base Camp

Who would have thought, the girl that hates packing more than life itself sat here writing her third blog post about packing, how thrilling! Seriously though, this could be your saving grace, the holy grail, the blog post you have always been waiting for. Okay, I will stop, but seriously I searched high, low and […]

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Packing for Everest Base Camp

Before we left for Nepal I spent hours online looking for the perfect packing list. For a, you must take this otherwise you will die list – you know what I mean? I wanted someone to say what was useful and what wasn’t. Im not going to lie I couldn’t really find anything detailed enough. […]

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New Zealand Travel Organiser

New Zealand’s North Island may be the smaller of the two islands but it is blessed with huge diversity and packed with adventure ready to be discovered on your very own New Zealand self-drive tour. From beautiful white sandy beaches in the far north to the black sandy beaches on the wild west coast. Bubbling […]

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Mount Cook X Kathmandu

I couldn’t think of a better place to field test and train than right where Sir Ed himself trained for his very own Nepal expeditions. I have said it before and I will say it again, Mount Cook is the most magical part of New Zealand, don’t ask me why I can’t quite put my […]

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Packing List for Nepal

Okay so packing, my worst nightmare, the thing I hate the most and an activity that will require more mental endurance than the trek itself. I’m kidding, I’m not, I am really. But Packing, damn I hate it. I think because I’m not very good at it, I want to take everything I own, you […]

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