Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary: Lukla, Namche, Gorak Shep, and EBC

The road to Gorak Shep, through Pheriche, Dughla, and Lobuche

Here you will find an Everest Base Camp trek itinerary with all of the information which, lucky for us, a handful of intrepid travelers learned the hard way, leaving us a plan to safely enjoy our adventure through the Himalayas…to the tallest mountain on earth. Mount Everest. This overview will take you through arriving in … Read more

Pt 1: Into Kathmandu and EBC Prep: The Calm Before the Storm

A View of the Himalayas flying into Kathmandu (www.abrotherabroad.com)

Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp: Step 1 – Arrive at Kathmandu Airport As the light peered through my airplane window, I awoke to a Nepali voice announcing that in minutes we would be landing at Kathmandu Airport.  Years in the making, I knew the second I stepped off this plane my bucket list item of … Read more

Pt 0: Why go to Everest? (Experiencing The Everest Base Camp Hike) – A Brother Abroad

Why do the Everest Base Camp Hike?  Answer: Because it’s there. When Sir Edmund Hillary was asked why he climbed Everest, he simply replied “…because it was there.”  In a nutshell, this sums up the spirit of most adventurous travelers…especially those hell bent on completing the Everest Base Camp hike.  On the surface of this … Read more

The Best Things to do in Isabela Galapagos

Isla Isabella is the least inhabited of the three main inhabited islands in the Galapagos archipelago.  This quiet island of 5,000 is a great place for epic snorkel tours and volcano hikes. The numerous things to do in Isabel, Galapagos will be memorable and leave you in awe. Isla Iabella is the youngest of the … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Things to Do in San Cristobal Island, Galapagos

The posh way to experience Galapagos: San Cristobal Island gives you the animals, the beaches, and the craft cocktails…if you’re up to pay the price San Cristobal Island offers everything in comfort.  If you’re only going to one island, make it this one. With the variety of things to do in San Cristobal and the … Read more