Nepal

Daniel Mazur and the redemption of Mt. Everest

by Seth Sicroff / May 28, 2019 /
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Daniel Mazur and the redemption of Mt. Everest

Outhouse on Khumbu glacier. From Daniel Mazur and the redemption of Mt. Everest
Outhouse on Khumbu glacier

"It's all bullshit on Everest these days."

Why the Gesar Pashmina Travel Shawl is the Perfect Luxury Gift

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It's a cold, damp, rainy day. You're chilled to the bone, and nothing seems to warm you up - not coffee or tea, or cocoa or toasty wool socks. C'est la vie, you think - and then remember that you've got a bit of magic in your closet, and pull out Sunrise Pashmina's new Gesar travel blanket/meditation shawl.

It's hygge at its finest.

Momos: 5 Things You Need to Know About this Nepalese Favorite

by Culinary Spelunker / Jul 23, 2018 /
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Palm-sized, circular dumplings that are pulled together in a swirling flourish at the top – Nepalese momos are an edible work of art. Tucked inside each delectable one is a mixture of fresh ingredients that are cooked before being stuffed inside the thin dumpling dough, to ensure the filling stays moist once they're steamed.

7 Best Things To Do in Nepal

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Nepal is a multiethnic, multilingual, multi-religious landlocked country situated between India and China. It is a country rich in mystic mountains, holy temples, scenic mountains, glaciers, majestic monasteries, mouthwatering cuisines, diverse cultures, traditions, and festivals. Travelers are mostly lured by the call of the mountains to trek or opt for mountain climbing, and some are intrigued by cultural and historic images of the nation. Mostly, Nepal is famous for adrenaline adventure.

Shopping for Pashmina in Kathmandu: A Complete Guide

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World-famous for adventure travel and cultural voyeurism, Nepal is also a fabulous shopping destination

Haiti's grim reminder to Nepal

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The recent earthquake in Haiti, and the ongoing disaster that ensued from it, have given us all a lot to ponder. I've been thinking about the two earthquakes I experienced, both in Kathmandu.

 

10 Tips for Trekking in Nepal

by Jackson Duckworth / Dec 04, 2013 /
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In May 2010, my family and I went to Nepal for a month. Over the course of that month, we traveled all across Nepal, but the highlight—for me, anyways—was trekking in the beautiful Khumbu region.

Shopping for pashmina in Kathmandu

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If you're going to Kathmandu, plan to buy pashminas. Here's what you need to know.

 

Khumjung School Golden Jubilee

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Sir Edmund Hillary is never really out of mind in Nepal's Khumbu district. By far the greatest tourism draw is Mount Everest, which is forever linked to the names of its first summiters, Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.