Posts tagged "Kathmandu"
Traveling to Kathmandu, Nepal

Traveling to Kathmandu, Nepal

Urban chaos and pollution juxtaposed with some of the world’s most famous sights Photos by Joanna Wedged in the Himalayas in a valley, even landing in Kathmandu feels perilous as the plane is batted about by wind gusts and spirals onto the tarmac. And then, nothing really prepares...
Stay at the Hotel Shangrila, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

Stay at the Hotel Shangrila, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal

A charming hotel in the Lazimpat area of Kathmandu (photos from Hotel Shangrila Website) Kathmandu is a backpacker town mostly…a staging ground where people land and spend a few days before heading off on their treks. It’s this context which explains a distinct lack of “proper” hotels in...
Sample and Buy Tea and Spices at Sagarmatha Tea House, Kathmandu, Nepal

Sample and Buy Tea and Spices at Sagarmatha Tea House, Kathmandu, Nepal

Friendly and knowledgeable family-run tea, spice and honey purveyors I have gotten into tea since moving to Asia. No longer a die hard coffee drinker, I enjoy herbal teas, black teas…hot or iced. Something about it feels lighter to me in this climate. And when I travel, I...