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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 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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BLOG ON HIATUS

Yesterday, I returned to my home away from home, Hotel at the End of the Universe in Nagarkot, Nepal. The first time I came here three years ago, I spent over five weeks in the hotel to work on a novel manuscript. The novel didn’t find a publisher (because it wasn’t very good 😀 ), but it taught me a lot about writing. This time, I’m only staying here for less than two weeks, but the plan is the same.

I have a new novel that I’ve intermittently written for a year now, and the first draft is 80% finished. Now, to fully focus on the novel, I’m taking a break from the blog and focus on writing the manuscript. New blog posts will start appearing again in mid-October!

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 on Tuesday morning, I didn’t know I’d do my first bungee jump 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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If You Go To Nepal, You Might Want to Visit Tansen

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 turned out to be another great experience outside the beaten track.

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