Escape to the Shivapuri National Park
27 Dec 2016

Escape to the Shivapuri National Park

I had two days, one night and a scooter. I also had a need to escape the dusty circus of Kathmandu, where I live and work, to breathe some clean air. Raj, the manager of Shivapuri Retreat, said that all you have to do is drive about 30 minutes from

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03 Dec 2016

The New Sanga-Panauti Community Hike Initiative

On a Sunday in late November, a throng of 40+ Nepali and international tourism-industry professionals undertook the new Sanga to Panauti Community Hike for the first time. This new ten kilometre route has been established by Royal Mountain Travel, CommunityHomestay.com and a global community of change-makers, Travel Social Good (TSG+)

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08 Nov 2016

Yoga and a Monk on the Poon Hill Trek

I’m embarrassed to say that I had been living in Kathmandu for over two years and had only been on one four day trek. So when I was asked to teach yoga at Poon Hill this October, I was all over it. I didn’t take my ageing knees into consideration

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03 Oct 2016

A Perfect Break from the City at Panauti Community Homestay

Panauti Community Homestay – A Perfect Break from the City. As lovely as many of Nepal’s hotels are, many visitors want to get a bit closer to ordinary Nepali people and to learn about how they live. A visit to Panauti Community Homestay is the perfect way to experience Nepali

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29 Sep 2016

A Smart New Hotel with a Twist: Traditional Comfort

Traditional Comfort is a new and stylish boutique hotel in Kathmandu, but it comes with a twist: as the name suggests, it is equipped with modern comforts, but the design principles are traditionally Nepali. Traditional Comfort sets itself apart from many  boutique hotels in Kathmandu—and indeed, the world over—for its

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Homestay in nepal
18 Jan 2012

A Home away from home

A homestay is a cultural exchange in which a person visiting or temporarily staying in another country lives with a family in the host country. There are home stays for short periods (one night or a weekend) and for longer periods. Nepal Tourism Year 2011 is expected to attract one

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09 Jan 2012

East meets West at the Hotel Vajra

Offering an architectural feast harmonizing beauty and practicality, Hotel Vajra welcomes you to use and enjoy its unique East meets West facilities. Hotel Vajra is one of Kathmandu’s most interesting places to stay in because it combines the ancient arts of Nepal with modern earthquake proof techniques. Guests can enjoy

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Hotel Shanker
08 Jan 2012

Hundred year old wonder Hotel Shanker

The Hotel Shanker can truly be said to be a monument showcasing the architecture of the Rana years, besides being a hotel with a history. A 100-year-old palace, situated in the heart of Kathmandu, it faces the north side of the Royal Palace. Located only five minutes from the pulse

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07 Jan 2012

Authentic and unpretentious Hotel Tibet

If you want to feel the real hospitality of Nepal in a lovely small hotel, with fantastic breakfast and helpful staff, this is the place to be in. It is famed for its hospitality and for making guests feel at home. Hotel Tibet Pvt. Ltd. is an unpretentious but reputed

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Sapana Village Lodge
06 Jan 2012

A Nepali dream Sapana Village Lodge

Sapana is the Nepali word for ‘Dream’. Sapana Village Lodge not only lets your dreams come true, but also those of the local community. Sapana Village Lodge is a beautifully designed hotel that offers great comfort and is designed in the local Tharu style. It offers a pleasant view over

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