• Wooden Wonders

    Wooden Wonders

    An art form that speaks of the length of our history and culture, shared through a medium we need to learn more about. Often ignored when mentioning our rich culture represented through traditional art, I first came across the beautiful craftsmanship of Nepali woodcraft when visiting a small exhibition in Patan Durbar Square. Walking into the exhibition, my eyes

  • A Little Bit of  Japan in  Dhampus

    A Little Bit of Japan in Dhampus

    A Japanese inspired resort with a 180° panoramic Himalayan view My journey to Hananoie [Han-a-noy-ee] Permaculture Resort began the previous morning as I left Pokhara to make my way first to Tsukinoie Hotel in Dhampus, a peaceful and friendly village at the base of the Annapurna range. Among the many lodges available here, Tsukinoie is the more luxurious option,

  • Nothing Compares…

    Nothing Compares…

    Ever wondered what it would be like to fly down a snow-covered slope in the Himalayas? Read on to hear from someone who has. Richard Ragan is a well-known name in Nepal. He headed up the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) in the country, but was nearly as famous for his love for adventure sports as for his philanthropic

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  • Wooden Wonders

    Wooden Wonders

    Avantika Shrestha

    An art form that speaks of the length of our history and culture, shared through a medium we need to learn more about. Often ignored when mentioning our rich culture represented through traditional art, I first came across the beautiful craftsmanship of Nepali woodcraft when visiting a small exhibition

    Jun.29.2017
  • Himalayan Travel Mart 2017— Bringing Travel Professionals Together

    Himalayan Travel Mart 2017— Bringing Travel Professionals Together

    The Nepal Chapter of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has organized the Himalayan Travel Mart 2017 in association with PATA International, Nepal Tourism Board, and a host of other partners. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, and participants will be attending

    Jun.27.2017
  • A Little Bit of  Japan in  Dhampus

    A Little Bit of Japan in Dhampus

    Elena Moody

    A Japanese inspired resort with a 180° panoramic Himalayan view My journey to Hananoie [Han-a-noy-ee] Permaculture Resort began the previous morning as I left Pokhara to make my way first to Tsukinoie Hotel in Dhampus, a peaceful and friendly village at the base of the Annapurna range. Among the

    Jun.26.2017
  • The Kachhila Hunt

    The Kachhila Hunt

    PRAMITA SHRESTHA

    When life gives you meat, don't cook it, eat it raw! Only knowing that kachhila is the meat dish eaten raw does not do justice to this popular spicy Newari dish made of minced buffalo meat and homemade spices. Kachhila is one among the two most popular twin-sounding meat

    Jun.26.2017
  • Roaming around an Open Museum: Bhaktapur

    Roaming around an Open Museum: Bhaktapur

    PRAMITA SHRESTHA

    One of the best preserved ancient towns of Kathmandu Valley, it contains a multitude of historical artifacts, and thus, is an ideal cultural destination. We often run out of options when it comes to deciding where to go with our families on weekends, especially when you belong

    Jun.15.2017
  • Mana Maiju Jatra

    Mana Maiju Jatra

    Amar B. Shrestha

    Honoring the Goddess of Beauty Once upon a long, long, time ago, when the gods descended to Earth frequently, there was a girl named Mana in a place called Jitpur, She was a fervent devotee of Lord Indra, and meditated rigorously on the bank of the site

    Jun.15.2017
  • Danfe Nepal,Where Girls Find a New Life

    Danfe Nepal,Where Girls Find a New Life

    Prakritee Ranjit

    Exploring beautifully made items that provide work and hope to young women.  I really enjoy working here at Danfe Nepal. I have gotten a wonderful opportunity here and I am very happy about it, as I am able to utilize my skill for something useful. Coming to

    Jun.14.2017
  • Community Homestay in Panauti

    Community Homestay in Panauti

    Joshua Ryan

    For a unique and refreshing cultural weekend getaway, look no farther than Panauti, where you can experience an ancient but still vibrant way of life in a family environment. Panauti, just 32 km east of Kathmandu, echoes a Kathmandu Valley from decades ago; green fields of organic produce blended

    Jun.13.2017
    • Boots Beyond Compare

      I promised Wahab my boots. They were splendid boots, boots beyond compare … the best of boots; I

    • What’s On Your ‘Bucket List’?

      Climb to the top of the highest point on earth and descend safely to sea level with all

    • Two Novels about Nepal

      On Sherpa speak, and a ‘coals to Newcastle’ effect I recently read a YA ‘thriller’ entitled ‘The Everest Files’,