• Your First Backstreet ExperienceReady for your first Backstreet Experience? An experience with Backstreet Academy is unlike any other. It’s part sustainable travel, part airbnb experience, part community based tourism. Your host is not a professional tour guide, so don’t expect polished english and history commentary! What you can expect is genuine warmth from a local who is extremely grateful for you visiting his co...Read More
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    Things to do in KathmanduA lot of people visit Nepal for trekking. Which is understandable because chances are, you will experience one of the highlights of your life there, both figuratively and literally! Standing at the highest point of your trek, looking around at that gorgeous view; the mountain, even bigger than you imagined. Breathing in that fresh mountain air. All your agony and tiredness disappears. You don’t ...Read More
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    11 Best Treks in NepalNepal 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 glacial axes, there are a ton of summits, treks and mountain passes worth exploring in Nepal, even for the common man. That said, Nepal is still home to 9 of the world’s 10 highest mountains, so while being accessible is true, the average R...Read More
  • 5 Offbeat Experiences in KathmanduThe allure of the Himalayas brings many adventure seekers and travellers to Kathmandu every year. And while a trek through the one of the many popular trails is a must, Kathmandu isn’t without her quirks and offbeat experiences. Anything from devouring testicles of bulls to fighting in the skies over Kathmandu for bragging rights, here is a list we’ve compiled to show you a side of Nepal beyon...Read More
  • Nepal Tourism: The 5 things all travellers to Nepal must doNepal is almost synonymous with the Himalayas, and rightly so because almost half the landmass of the country stretching from the eastern to western borders is mountainous terrain. When a traveller thinks of Nepal tourism, it is inevitable that the first thing that comes to mind are the Himalayas and how to best experience the magnificence of these mountains and the people who inhabit them. What w...Read More
  • An Artist Stays Put While His Entire Generation MigratesThe broader story of migrant workers from Nepal will almost invariably cover one of two narratives: its financial benefits to a nation in economic doldrums and of the exploitation and inhumane treatment of these workers by their foreign employers. A report published by the International Labour Organization in 2014 puts these narratives in perspective with three indicators: 1. Remittance from migra...Read More
  • A Backstreet Guide to the Best Bars in KathmanduOne wouldn’t exactly visit Kathmandu for her night-life, but this in no way implies that Kathmandu isn’t without some super cool bars. Anything from establishments frequented by Everest submitters to those confidently serving Liquid Happiness, Kathmandu has a happening bar scene to suit the fancy for every happy drinker. 🙂 So here’s a list of what I think are the best bars in ...Read More