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Kathmandu has been ranked 19th out of 25 world’s best tourism destinations for the year 2019

Kathmandu has been ranked 19th out of 25 world’s best tourism destinations for the year 2019

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The world’s so far the largest travel site of the United States, tripadvisor.com, has included Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu in the list of 25 best tourism destinations for the year 2019.  The website provides comprehensive information about travel and possible visiting sites to the tourists. The website has incorporated Nepal’s capital surrounded by a valley

10 Idols of gods and goddess, you might encounter frequently while you are in Nepal

10 Idols of gods and goddess, you might encounter frequently while you are in Nepal

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Kathmandu is famously reputed to have more temples than houses, more idols than residents. Sun God There are mainly two types of sun god idols found in Kathmandu. One in a sitting posture holding two Lotus flowers in both hands and another often depicted riding a chariot harnessed by horses, often seven in number which

Passengers’ woes begin right at TIA’s doorstep

Passengers’ woes begin right at TIA’s doorstep

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Incoming passengers forced to walk with luggage on their backs to the parking lot Talk of turning Tribhuvan International Airport into a boutique airport sounds like a flight of fancy when one takes into account the inconvenience faced by passengers arriving at TIA’s international terminal, as they are compelled to trudge along with their luggage

TOP 5 PLACES IN KATHMANDU FOR HISTORY LOVERS

TOP 5 PLACES IN KATHMANDU FOR HISTORY LOVERS

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When you are in Kathmandu, and looking for to experience the history of Nepal, here are top 5 places in Kathmandu, mostly for history lovers that you must visit so as to widen your artistic horizons. Okay, so Kathmandu, at present, is not the Shangri-La as it once was. Modern development (lots of concrete structures

Kumari – The Living Goddess

Kumari – The Living Goddess

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Revered as a living goddess the kumari are young girls who have a Newari/Hindu deity living within them. Besides many gods, goddess, deities, Bodhisattvas (near Buddhas), avatars and manifestations, which are worshipped and revered as statues, images, paintings and symbols, Nepal has a real living goddess named as Kumari. A Nepali Kumari is believed to

My Adventure: Hike to Mount Everest base camp 40-plus years in the making

My Adventure: Hike to Mount Everest base camp 40-plus years in the making

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My friend Joel Blalock and I have talked about hiking on Mount Everest for decades, but it wasn’t until this past September, when I was a 71-year-old cancer survivor, that we made it happen. Joel was from South Carolina, and we met when we were in boot camp at Fort Dix, New Jersey, in 1968.