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  • Two of Pokhara Area's Best-kept Secrets

    Michael Gill

    Two of Pokhara Area’s Best-kept Secrets Tsukinoie in Dhampus & Hananoie in Astam by Michael Gill The two Japanese-style lodges in Dhampus and Astam villages, northwest of Pokhara, are two of the area’s best-kept secrets. Thankfully, that is now changing. Both are run by Nepal Kaze

  • 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

  • Trek to Poon Hill & Ghandruk

    Sanjib Chaudhary

    It was an impromptu decision. Together with three of my friends, I set off for an unplanned trek to the Annapurna region. And, it was just after the Dashain festival. Even during the peak festival season, the tourist buses departing from Kantipath were jam-packed. Not with foreigners, but

  • Bewitched by a Sublime Beauty

    Ravi Joshi

    Bewitched by a Sublime Beauty The remarkable journey to Rara began from Naya Bus Park, Kathmandu, at approximately 2:00 p.m. Finally, I was about to initiate a dream that had chased me for a real long time. Two of my dearest friends were also an important part

  • Keeping Up with Tradition Hotel Heritage, Bhaktapur

    Avantika Shrestha

    Newari culture and architecture come together in a wonderful blend of traditional aesthetics and modern accommodation. Standing tall in the heart of Bhaktapur Durbar Square is Hotel Heritage, beautifully incorporated into the Newari architecture that surrounds it. Blending the beauty of tradition with the ease of contemporary

  • Living in the Shadow of Everest

    Pramin Manandhar

    Follow along the path to the Everest Base Camp with those who know it best… "Everest is a place of magic and mystery to most of us, but for those who live and work in the region, it's quite simply known as "home."

  • Where Am I? "One of the Deadliest Airports"

    Whoever said this flight is the most dangerous one, forgot to relish the enchanting view. If you are planning for a trek to Everest, this place is the first place you will have to be in; this is where the trek stories start from. However, if you Google

  • Nepal for the Discerning Traveler

    Raj Gyawali

    Nepal pulls the traveling soul towards itself with a compulsive pull. Not once, but several times. Some times to stay. This perhaps makes up for the land’s famed mystic quality. An exploration. There are tourists, and then there are travelers, and Nepal is a paradise for the latter—offering experiences,

  • Why You Need to go to Dolpo

    Sasha Holmgrens

      Its diverse terrain and rich culture makes Dolpo an ideal and interesting location to spend the monsoon. Shrouded in the great Himalayas, it’s what we call a ‘rain shadow’ area (where the land experiences little to no rain). While the rain can be very beneficial for

  • Nepal's All-Season Bounty

    Alonzo Lyons

    Off-season opportunities include everything from all-out exhilarating adventures to revitalizing leisure pursuits that this fascinating Himalayan country dishes up on a continual basis. Nepal is world-famous for mountaineering and trekking possibilities, especially in autumn and spring, when the weather is most reliable, and views edge toward sparkly clear. Known