• Mount Cook Escapades

    September 30, 2017 • TRAVEL • Author:

    Day 4. Mount Cook. I should've learnt a lesson when I fell on my behind one too many times during that hike to Roy’s Peak and should have gotten myself a proper hiking shoes. I should've learnt a lesson when the reality of Roy's Peak was marred too badly by our expectations and set a …...

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  • Route to my roots: From immigrant to traveller

    October 31, 2016 • TRAVEL • Author:

    The human population is increasing, yet the world is becoming smaller. A global movement is accessible to more people, yet the circumstances behind movement create divisions in how we see ourselves and how others perceive us. I have become well accustomed to the fine art and agony of global...

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  • Patan Chronicles – Part III

    January 11, 2016 • TRAVEL • Author:

    For a small city that stretches out to 15.43 kms, Patan has a lot to offer – eateries, cultural heritage sites and places where you can just relax and spend a whole day without having to worry about anything. When I started writing about Patan in series, I never imagined I would come this...

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  • Patan Chronicles – Part II

    December 22, 2015 • TRAVEL • Author:

    For me, Patan resembles a place straight out of a storybook. With close to 1,200 temples, stupas,and bahals of various shapes and sizes scattered throughout the squares and the fascinating backstreets in and outside the old city, there’s something about Patan that just lures you back, time and...

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  • Patan Chronicles – Part I

    December 9, 2015 • TRAVEL • Author:

    Patan is a veritable treasure trove, a mine of hidden gems that need discovery. This week and in the next few I will revisit old memories and hope to take you along in my journey of rediscovery of the myriad cultural elements, open courtyards amidst human habitation standing cheek and jowl,...

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  • Marching!

    October 3, 2015 • TRAVEL • Author:

    Photo By: Aalutamaa I grew up in a house where walking has been regarded as the best form of exercise. Be it post lunch, dinner or a midday nap on a sunny Saturday, we have always managed to scrape out time from our busy schedules for a walk. This is how I learned to love …...

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  • Power of mind

    September 19, 2015 • CULTURE, TRAVEL • Author:

    Photo by  Ranjita  There was a time when I used to wonder why people think Gautam  Buddha is great. I mean he had obviously told all about good things, like speak truth, love each other, never hurt anyone and so on. But hey, we all know these stuffs since the beginning of time, yet crimes...

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  • Six Things i learned from Three Days visit

    August 14, 2015 • TRAVEL • Author:

    It is said, travelling is one of the best way to learn things. Well the argument proved true in my case as well. Apart from many site visits, I’ve made, this one (27 July – 30 July 2015) proved to be much worthy not only from the viewpoint of work that I’ve accomplished but also …...

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  • Survived in the Mountains: A thrilling Story of trek to PanchPokhari

    March 31, 2015 • CULTURE, TRAVEL • Author:

    Off Season trekking…6 Trekkers. A Story! It was the mid of February and 6 of us decided to trek to PanchPokhari. From the very start of our trip, we were not getting positive signs. A local was reportedly killed by a bus at Piple, Kavre , and hence the highway was jammed. We reached Melamchi,...

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  • Things To Do in Road Trips – Part 1

    March 29, 2015 • CULTURE, TRAVEL • Author:

    Americans are real proud of vast network of roads which includes more than 4.3 million kilometer of paved roads only. While I was in Nepal and gazed down from flight, I used to see many rivers, forests, mountains, lakes, but barely few roads like ribbons. But in USA, distinct things you can observe...

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