• Five things to do in Nepal - April 2018

    Five things to do in Nepal - April 2018

    Five things to do – April 2018 With the Nepali New Year around the corner and warmer weather finally upon us, we turn to some tasty libations for this months ‘Five Things to Do—or Drink—in Nepal. Aila: This potent Nepali firewater comes in many degrees of potency—all unknown, of course—since this is very much a homemade

  • Runner Extraordinaire

    Runner Extraordinaire

    Runner Extraordinaire “I kind of fell into racing at the long end!” –Ultra-runner Lizzy Hawker by Evangeline Neve After just five minutes’ conversation with Lizzy Hawker, I was in awe. All I could ask myself was how I had managed to go so long without learning about this amazing British runner. One of

  • A Jatra like No Other

    A Jatra like No Other

    A Jatra like No Other By Amar B. Shrestha Bhaktapur is a pretty ancient city that, from a bird’s eye view, is supposed to have the shape of a flying pigeon, and besides being the origin of the original Nepali cap, the Bhadgaunle topi, and the original dress of Newari women of the Valley, the haku-patasi, is where

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  • The Thump that Binds

    The Thump that Binds

    Jackie Taylor

    The Thump that Binds by Jackie Taylor Nepal’s adventure tourism market is growing, and along with it, the market for motorbike tours. With better bikes being available in Nepal, and a growing number of people who can afford such trips, the trend is to get out of the

    Apr.05.2018
  • Respecting the Earth through Experiential Learning and Adventure

    Respecting the Earth through Experiential Learning and Adventure

    Jackie Taylor

    Respecting the Earth through Experiential Learning and Adventure by Jackie Taylor When I was young, there was no internet and no social media.  ‘Social media’ meant actually meeting up with your friends in the light British evenings or summer holidays to build a tree house, cycle

    Apr.05.2018
  • FAR OUT

    FAR OUT

    Don Messerschmidt

    FAR OUT By Mark Liechty Reviewed by Don Messerschmidt  Since opening up to the outside in the early 1950s, and especially after the arrival of Westerners in large numbers from the late 1960s onward, Nepal has been hailed (by some) as being “Far Out” culturally and geographically.

    Apr.05.2018
  • Safeguarding World Heritage

    Safeguarding World Heritage

    Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha

    Safeguarding World Heritage By Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha The concept of World Heritage Sites (WHS) was created as an international movement for protecting heritages after World War I. The 1972 UNESCO Convention, concerning the protection of cultural and natural heritage around the world, developed as a byproduct

    Apr.05.2018
  • Having Trouble with the Spouse?

    Having Trouble with the Spouse?

    Amar B Shrestha

    Having Trouble with the Spouse? By Amar B Shrestha It is literally the very center of the capital, and so it’s always a crowded place, with throngs all around crowding around the many street vendors and hurrying across the overhead walkway, and numerous batuwas (pedestrians) trudging along the

    Apr.05.2018
  • On Writing Abroad

    On Writing Abroad

    Don Messerschmidt

    On Writing Abroad By Don Messerschmidt Are you a traveler, writer, or arm-chair explorer interested in other cultures and peoples, beyond the bounds of your neighborhood, town, or country? This book will whet your appetite and give you new vistas and modes of expression. It is designed to

    Apr.05.2018
  • Fun N Learn @ The Last Resort

    Fun N Learn @ The Last Resort

    Fun N Learn @ The Last Resort We make, learning about leadership and teambuilding programs to various corporate houses because they are experiential, challenging and fun Adventure learning at The Last Resort pushes back the boundaries of your imagination and embark on a journey of exploration

    Apr.05.2018
  • Five things to do in Nepal - April 2018

    Five things to do in Nepal - April 2018

    Five things to do – April 2018 With the Nepali New Year around the corner and warmer weather finally upon us, we turn to some tasty libations for this months ‘Five Things to Do—or Drink—in Nepal. Aila: This potent Nepali firewater comes in many degrees of

    Apr.04.2018