Niraj Karki

Sauni, euta chiya

Sauni, euta chiya

An integral cultural element in Nepal, tea is an unrecognized, often taken for granted part of our lives. Were it coffee instead of tea that people drank in Nepal so...

From atop a taller hill

From atop a taller hill

With accolades coming from all over for his film Journey to Yarsa, Deependra Bhandari has become a busy man, traveling abroad often for screenings. You’ve obviously travelled a lot...

A different musical experience

A different musical experience

Wildly popular in Nepal, traditional-folk music group Kutumba are taking Nepali folk music to the world. An ensemble playing traditional folk Nepali instruments, Kutumba has reached audiences through Nepal. There...

The Time Collector

The Time Collector

Every watch is a story. His fascination for watches has made Surya Man Shakya a collector and appreciator - of not only watches but also of stories. A glimpse into...

The Rocky Sport

The Rocky Sport

Difficult, dangerous and expensive - that's what rock climbing seems and actually is. Try it though and find the better sides. If you’ve never done any rock climbing before, here...

Sherpa Heritage House

Sherpa Heritage House

An ancestral house in Khumjung is set to be a living museum dedicated to the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people. Among the many trekking routes that start from...

Fabric of society

Fabric of society

A truly Nepali fabric, ‘dhaka’ belongs to a different, charmed time in Nepal. A friend of mine upon visiting Nepal remarked that we seem to have a national ‘everything’....

Discovering Aaila

Discovering Aaila

The strong Nepali liquor is now making its ways into a more international palate. It is part of every religious occasion, it is believed to have healing powers, it...

Welcome to the jungle

Welcome to the jungle

For those that have been bitten by the safari bug and lived the incredible moment of seeing a tiger in the wild, Nepal with 9 national parks, 4 wildlife reserves...

Current activities

Current activities

The river has taught me to listen; you will learn from it, too. The river knows everything; one can learn everything from it. — Herman Hesse, Siddhartha There is no...