• Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered

    Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered

    Trekking in Langtang: To Conquer the Unconquered As much as it is a journey that tests your physical boundaries, it is also about self-revelation that brings your philosophical side to the fore. Trekking the Langtang hills was all about gaining new insights and discovering new truths for a young Chinese girl during her exciting exploration of

  • The Climb

    The Climb

    The Climb  Fulfilling a boyhood dream took courage, determination, and endurance, but he did it, and it made him a better man.  Climbing a 6000-meter mountain may be an easy task for people like the hardy Sherpas, but for regular guys like you, me, and the writer of this piece, it is a monumental challenge!

  • Bhratang, the Apple Heaven

    Bhratang, the Apple Heaven

      Bhratang, the Apple Heaven   En route to Manang from Chame, there is a small village called Bhratang, a veritable apple heaven. Dibesh Dangol interviewed Samraj Gurung, Chairman of Agro Manang, to know more about Bhratang, the apple farm, and Farmhouse, a resort besides the farm. Can you tell me something about Bhratang

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  • Minpachas: Nepal's Winter Holidays of Yesteryears

    Minpachas: Nepal's Winter Holidays of Yesteryears

    Prawash Gautam

    Minpachas: Nepal's Winter Holidays of Yesteryears by Prawash Gautam Sitting on an iron bench propped against a wall below the stairs of a temple in Patan Durbar Square, legs crossed, and hands over his walking stick, a fluff of long, white hair coming out of the

    Jan.15.2018
  • From Machhapuchchhre to Machu Picchu

    From Machhapuchchhre to Machu Picchu

    Elena Moody

    From Machhapuchchhre to Machu Picchu Dr. Johan Reinhard receives the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal during the 4th Mountain Festival in Pokhara. by Elena Moody On December 11 and 12, 2017, Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) held the 4th Mountain Festival at the International Mountain

    Jan.15.2018
  • Showcasing the Best of Nepal

    Showcasing the Best of Nepal

    Evangeline NEVE

    Showcasing the Best of Nepal by Evangeline Neve On stopping in at Evoke, in Jhamsikhel, for a quick bite to eat a few months ago, I couldn’t help but notice the attractive little shop just in front: The Local Project. My curiosity was piqued, but as

    Jan.15.2018
  • Keeping a Wonderful Tradition Alive

    Keeping a Wonderful Tradition Alive

    Prashant Shrestha

    Keeping a Wonderful Tradition Alive by Prashant Shrestha Nepalese woodcarving is one of our greatest achievements as a civilization. It has become a prominent symbol of our nation, and of the excellence of our ancestors in craftsmanship. It is an enduring form of art that is

    Jan.15.2018
  • It's Time to Travel to the Far West

    It's Time to Travel to the Far West

    Joshua Ryan

    It’s Time to Travel to the Far West A trip to visit new family becomes an unforgettable experience. by Joshua Ryan While travelling out West for my recent ‘Family-moon’ (Honeymoon with family) on a bumping Mahindra bus, ‘AC WIFI FREE’ (which was aptly named;

    Jan.15.2018
  • Mardi Himal Trek

    Mardi Himal Trek

    Sanjib Chaudhary

    Mardi Himal Trek by Sanjib Chaudhary Want to get closer to the mountains but don’t have enough time? Then, the Mardi Himal trek is the perfect choice for you. Annapurna South, Himchuli, and Machhapuchhre peaks play hide and seek with you while you climb to the

    Jan.15.2018
  • The Old Man with his Staff

    The Old Man with his Staff

    Prashant Shrestha

    The Old Man with his Staff by Prashant Shrestha The buildings were propped up by slanted wooden pillars. What once must have been its mighty walls now were in a dilapidated state. In my mind, it resembled an old man holding on to his staff.

    Jan.15.2018
  • Prithivi Jayanti

    Prithivi Jayanti

    Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha

    Prithivi Jayanti by Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha The 11th of January was celebrated as a public holiday in Nepal for a very long time as Prithivi Jayanti, and also as National Unity Day, it being the birth anniversary of King Prithivi Narayan Shah, who was the first

    Jan.15.2018