Begging tactics, rituals or bothering

This article is about begging scams, trying to get as much money as possible, usually from tourists, for whatever purpose. Good or bad isn’t ours to decide. It’s impossible to judge about who is begging or for what reasons and who are the ones who really need or deserve help …

Bhaktapur Durbar Square near Kathmandu

Bhaktapur is a must-see if you visit Nepal. The capital city of the former Bhaktapur Kingdom is located 13 km east of Kathmandu at 1400 meters altitude, which is nearly the same altitude as Kathmandu. It is an ancient kingdom village where the old architecture is kept alive. This old …

Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) – Kathmandu

One of the many must see places to visit in Kathmandu valley is definitely Swayambhunath, or as it’s also called: Swayambhu, Swoyambhunath and Monkey Temple. Nath means temple in Nepalese language. That’s why many famous sightseeing place names end with Nath. Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. The nickname Monkey Temple is …

Pashupatinath Temple & cremation place

Pashupatinath When you visit Nepal, it’s a must to visit Pashupatinath. As this is a UNESCO world heritage site and this place is the holiest for Hindus of Nepal as well as for many Indians. Nowadays the entrance fee is 1000 rupees, nearly $10. Is it worth it? If you …

World Peace Pagoda – Pokhara

When you are in Pokhara for a visit or after your trekking through the Himalayas, there are plenty of things to do and see. There is adventure with a zip flyer and paragliding and there are temples, caves and lakes with boating possibility. You can read about that in other …

House obstacles & living difficulties

When you are planning a long stay in Nepal it is good to keep the following in consideration. There is a lack of commodities in Nepal and there are lots of issues that make it difficult to change your house into a comfortable home environment. In this post we give …

Pokhara – Fewa Lake & Begnas Lake

Pokhara When you visit Nepal, you should visit Pokhara. Why Pokhara? Kathmandu is quite dirty, polluted, noisy and crowded, beside the beauty of some temple areas. Pokhara has none of those. Pokhara is located 200 km west of Kathmandu and has a lot to offer. From temples to lakes and …