China’s Global City

Shanghai has a way of turning all assumptions travelers have about it on their heads. A long history, a cosmopolitan air that comes from its

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Walking the Americas: Woman preps for 5-year trek

SMITHVILLE, MISSOURI: The night before Bethany Hughes started on the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada, she was so wired that she kept rifling through her

Pilots halt paragliding services in Pokhara

Pokhara, December 13 Paragliding pilots in Pokhara brought the adventurous sport to a grinding halt today, owing to their rift with the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. They accused CAAN

Seven of the world’s riskiest roads

Kathmandu, Feb 28: As Robert Frost knew well, the road less travelled is often the more interesting choice – at least when it comes to talking about one’s travels. In

Everest permits: Climbers want Nepal ‘to honour 2014 promise’

kathmandu, Feb 25: They say they are in limbo because of Nepalese government indecision, weeks before the new climbing season begins. Officials vowed permits for nearly 300 climbers would be

Subas Niroula appointed Acting CEO of Nepal Tourism Board

KATHMANDU: Director of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Subas Niroula has been appointed the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the NTB. He was appointed by a meeting of the Executive Committee

Janakpur-based trader Gauri Shankar Mahato bereaves of his son

JANAKPUR: A person was killed on the spot and another injured in a road accident here in the district last night. The accident took place after two cars from opposite

Healer in Nepali Sangrila: Pasang Lhamu Nicole Niquille Hospital

Yogesh Dhakal, Lukla- Solukhumbu: Solukhumbu is famous for the silver capped tallest mountain in the world – Mt. Everest. Adding to its natural trekking routes that deliver some of the

Some Tamang women welcome trekkers on the first ever new trekking new (Photo-Yogesh Dhakal)
A New Journey into the Wild: Ranipauwa, Chimteshwor & Devighat Trekking Route

Yogesh Dhakal Nepali new year celebration were on the high and while I was wondering what should I do, to give it a special starting, I received an unexpected invitation.

First Manned Mars Mission Draws Flood of Applicants

COLORADO SPRINGS: They’ll be crammed into a space the size of an RV for more than a year, breathing recycled air, subsisting on dehydrated food and drinking their purified urine.