6 Reasons to Stay at a Backpackers’ Hostel

There is always a question, moreover, a misconception when a lot of people think about living in a backpackers' hostel. And that is okay. However, it is also important to analyze whether the gossips are entirely true. We believe that many of you who have lived in hostels during their travels have identified the...

2020: The Year to Visit Nepal and to Explore Like Never Before

To continue two successive campaigns of Visit Nepal 1998 and 2011, Nepal Tourism Board decided to mark the year 2020 with another edition. Being marked as an unsafe country to travel after 2015's devastating earthquake, a rumor mainly spread by mainstream media, Nepal had to suffer inflow of the tourists in forthcoming years. But...

5 Activities to do in Kathmandu during Monsoon Visit

The monsoon season in the country has just kicked in. As travelers, if you have planned to visit Nepal at this time of the year then you must be worrying that your intention will be squashed away by rainy days. Do not worry. Catch a breath and just relax. There are plenty of activities...

World Environment Day: We Remember Wastes in Everest

About a week ago a group of dozen members came down from a month long garbage cleaning campaign on Mt. Everest. What these members brought with them was a surprise of 11 tons garbage along with bodies of deceased mountaineers to Namche. Although quickly skimming back to history, it was no real surprise that...

Knowledge and Dreams: Know Farid

If you ever check in from around 6-11 PM, you will meet Farid at the reception ready to receive you with a bright smile. To break it down to who exactly this mystery man you’ll encounter at the front desk is, let us introduce you to the person who you will be relying on...

Souvenirs that represent Nepal

How often do you know what to take from a country you visit? Do you take souvenirs because it looks pretty or knowing their meaning? Do you take unique never seen before items or just anything that is cheap and could be considered a gift? As foreigners from a foreign place in a foreign...

The Struggles of Backpacking

This is a lighthearted topic that is relatable (or not) to backpackers whether it is his or her first time travelling or their 50th one. Backpacking is fun, spontaneous and carefree but every now and then there are things you can relate to with other people’s experience and think, “Hey, I’ve been through this”...

Thoughts Before Your FIRST Backpacking Trip

Let’s be honest here- if you’re a ‘veteran’ backpacker, you surely did have thoughts before leaving home to your FIRST backpacking trip and it was definitely a big deal. Com’on you were leaving! Your home! Alone! Or not? To a foreign land! Shocking- I know. Here’s a list of thoughts compiled that a newbie...

Winter in Nepal: Travel Essentials Checklist

Winter is here! Kathmandu is generally a warm place except during the day (or even hot) but surely you didn’t come to Nepal to hang out around the urban areas. The winter temperature falls between 19°C to 4°C but the case in the mountainous regions takes a 180 turn and not even the thickest...