Arimo travels

A 26-year-old Finnish man on a 2-year trip around the world. Travel tips, experiences and bad jokes.

Category: Nepal

6 Best Places to See the Himalayas in Nepal

Which towns offer the best Himalayan views in Nepal? Here are six great options that I’ve ranked based on my multiple visits to the county.

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Rice & Blood for Lunch – Staying in Nepalese Villages

I had visited Nepal two times before, but I had never strayed too far from the touristy areas. This time, my local friends from Hotel at the End of the Universe invited me to stay in their villages.

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“I Hate Thamel”

I’ve never liked Thamel, the crowded tourist ghetto of Kathmandu, Nepal. This time, I tried to give the suburb a second (or actually third) chance.

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Alternative Stops Between Pokhara and Kathmandu

It is possible to travel from Pokhara to Kathmandu in one day. However, the journey between the two biggest cities of Nepal becomes more interesting if you make stops along the way.

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Is Learning Nepali Difficult?

How difficult is it to learn the Nepali language basics? Here’s a comprehensive look on the different aspects of the language from a Western point of view.

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Bungee Jumping in Pokhara

When I woke up on in Pokhara, Nepal, on Tuesday morning, I didn’t know I’d do my first bungee jump in Pokhara a few hours later. But that’s exactly what happened.

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Pokhara – How Does It Feel to Stay Still?

I’ve been staying in Pokhara, Nepal for over two weeks already. After traveling at a quick pace for almost four months, it feels very different to suddenly stay still without moving forward.

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The Monday Diaries – A Look on the Average Days of a Solo Traveler

What is traveling truly like? If you look at overly polished Instagram photos and blog posts that only focus on the highlights, you might think that traveling means a constant stream of euphoria. Well, that’s not always the case.

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What’s There to See in Tansen, Nepal?

Now that I’m visiting Nepal for my third time, I’m trying to discover places I haven’t seen before. The tactic seems to pay off. Tansen, Nepal turned out to be another great experience outside the beaten track.

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Crossing the Nepal Border and Visiting Lumbini

After five weeks in India, it was time for me to move on. Thus, I crossed the border of Nepal in late August and arrived in a country where I plan to spend the next two months.

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