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How to Control Greed

Greed seems to the essentially very human and is probably the main reason that progress happens. In business, it’s even more important, as it drives sales and targets, and all that’s related to it - trainings, bonuses, discounts and marketing. So it’s important. However, if we succumb to greed, it will get us only thinking of everything that feeds it, unfortunately not allowing for time and effort towards becoming creative, and...

Bring Nepal to your Kitchen and Make Puri Takari

Puri Takari is commonly ate in Nepal for breakfast, as a snack and also at special rituals. It's a go-to food for many locals and vegetarian. They are perfect for any time of the year and great to make in your home.  Go on, let's bring a favourite of the Nepalese locals and make Puri Takari in your home, here is a recipe:  Ingredients: Whole wheat flour x 3 cups Cooking oil ...

Travel Around the World through Food

Times are changing; the way we think, communicate and behave is changing. Just because we're stranded at home in the Covid19 pandemic, does not stop us from roaming other routes. One route, in particular, you can explore is by recreating familiar continental dishes or even experience them for the first time. Travel through the minds and tastebuds of a local and devise some tasty delicacies. If you can't visit the...

Kora19 | International Fundraising Page

Taking part in the epic mountain bike challenge across Kathmandu on Saturday 20th July? The Kathmandu Kora Cycling Challenge is the biggest mass ride in the Himalaya where national and international riders conduct a personal challenge of trails of 50km, 75km and 100km around Kathmandu Valley. This ride is now in its ninth year and the biggest ride in the Himalaya with five simultaneous locations. THERE IS NO FEE FOR PARTICIPATION! IDEALLY, the...

The Working Nepali Tour

Do you like going off the beaten track? Away from the standard tourist route? Are you ready to discover some hidden spots of the Kathmandu Valley? This trip takes you to unfrequented places to meet kind-hearted locals on the only day off of the working week in Nepal, Saturday. I ( Tiphaine Texier) was lucky to be a part of the wonderful experience to see how lifestyle changes in the suburban...

5 Reasons Nepal is great for Trekking with Children

Trekking is often understood as being a little more arduous form of multi-day hiking. Likewise, because of this most people consider it a nono  trekking with children to travel to Nepal. However, this is not the case anymore. Why?  Now, active holidays with families in Nepal are safe, child-friendly and have tasty food suitable for the entire family,holidays offer great learning and the sense of achievement from them will be incredible....

Learn to PACK LIGHT!

Prior to travelling mountainous countries, you must know how and be able to pack wisely as well as lightly. Likewise, no matter how frugal you are with packing your stuff about 30% of the items you pack you will most likely only use and then return. We can guarantee you! Where do I start?  Begin by selecting two bags. First, a 30/40L day pack and 60/70L rucksack. Before packing make sure that...

Yoga in the Mountains – A Photostory

Yoga was born within the countries that hold the enchanting Himalayas. But where is one of the best places to practice yoga? Well, one of the most leading places if the country of Nepal. Nepal is home to some of its incredible mountain ranges such as Everest, Kangchenjunga, Manasalu, Ama Dablam and many others. Not only this but the nation has a beautiful culture, rich traditions, tasty food and exceedingly...

10 reasons why you should go on a cycling holiday

When growing up, one of the first and most valuable gifts I got was a red pushbike. The neighbouring kids and I pushed our cherished bicycles ten metres up the hill. Just so we could fly down at rapid speed! We did this over and over again. It was never a dull moment. By the time we children became what we deemed "cycling experts", we were cycling everywhere! Now, when I...

Ropain

#EthicalNepal | Ropain – A Day for Celebration of Rice

A visit to Nepal in monsoon season is a must. Especially for the Ropain festival which you can attend via Socialtours. You're probably thinking what is Ropain? Well, it's a rice planting festival which signals the start of the planting of this crop. Farmers across Nepal come together happily to plant rice to supply to the rest of Nepal. Eager and enthusiastic tourists come together to help out and join...