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Offbeat Travel

11 Best Treks in Nepal

Nepal is the sacred temple of mountaineers. While probably only Mount everest would ring a bell to anyone who hasn’t before donned Ice boots and…Read More

9 Best Vietnamese Street Food Experiences

Outside Vietnam, when people talk about Vietnamese food, it’s simply Pho, ‘the sandwich’ and maybe if you’re lucky, Vietnamese Coffee gets a mention. But food…Read More

5 Offbeat Experiences in Kathmandu

The allure of the Himalayas brings many adventure seekers and travellers to Kathmandu every year. And while a trek through the one of the many…Read More

An Artist Stays Put While His Entire Generation Migrates

The broader story of migrant workers from Nepal will almost invariably cover one of two narratives: its financial benefits to a nation in economic doldrums…Read More

5 Times Lonely Planet saved my life (Part III – Final)

As the mobile internet revolution reaches a feverish pace and entire ecosystems are disrupted, travelers are moving online and ditching their guidebooks. Here’s an account…Read More

Phan: Master Blacksmith turned superhost at Backstreet Academy Luang Prabang

With a slight hunch and a shy smile, Mr Phan does not look like your usual blacksmith with buff muscles and an intimidating presence. Yet,…Read More

5.5 foods in Hanoi that will send chills down your spine

Before I start here you have to know that I fit into every possible synonym of faint-hearted when it comes to eating all foods exotic….Read More

5 times Lonely Planet saved my life (Part I)

1) Cautionary notes on Indian Trains I don’t think there’s anything quite like the Indian Trains, and if you try to take it without knowing…Read More

Wondering what to do in Hanoi? Here are 5 offbeat travel experiences you have to do!

Finding out what to do in Hanoi is the easy part, but figuring out which activities to partake in given your time limitations is the…Read More