Nepal Points of Interest

Nepal is a nation that plays host to the enthusiastic mountaineer who ventures to conquer the Mount Everest. It is also a land of immense religious significance. Situated along Himalayan mountain ranges, Nepal is a country that presents itself to tourists in a myriad of forms, be it picturesque peaks, abundant greenery or age old…

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Experiencing the Taste of Thukpa in Nepal

A week in Kathamandu was too little to know inside out of the city. The time was not even sufficient to taste and get the feel of most local recipes. In between the busy work schedule that started from 8:00 in the morning until 6:00 in the evening, I could only discover a few countryside…

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Early Days in Nepal

For the first time in my life I was in a country that was not India, yet very much like India. I was starting to love it as a country that was blessed with natural beauty and rich traditions. Nepal and India, culturally similar the countries though traditionally different they are. Even when my heart…

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My Journey to Nepal

Sitting on a broken seat of an antique bus, I looked out through the window to see the glimpse of snow-covered Himalayas. A long-cherished dream of world’s highest mountain and its valleys were realizing through my first journey to Nepal. A thick maroon sweater wrapped me tight and kept me warm; thanks to my one…

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Making of Nepali Momos

Eating was much easier and enjoyable than making of Nepali Momos. After taking the recipe, I tried making the dumplings on one of our off days in Kathmandu. Do not forget that this stuffed dumplings are among┬áthe favorites of Tibet, which have influenced Nepal, Bhutan, and northeastern India. We got the recipe from Sushma, a…

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