Combining natural beauty, traditional heritage and a rich history, Nepal is one of the most culturally appealing places in the world. Historical cities and temples are surrounded by the broad mountain ranges that hug the country and run through its incredibly diverse landscape. With such a wonderful array of ethnicities, Nepal is a place like no other … Read more

With the highest mountains in the world, Nepal is a diverse country that rises from dense jungle to snow-clad peaks in just over 100 miles. Its capital and largest city, Kathmandu, is a bustling metropolis with deep ties to history, culture and ancient religion. Its religions – Hinduism and Buddhism – melt together and lure … Read more

It must be one of the most iconic views in the world. Peeping out from between the fir trees was my first glimpse of Mount Everest, its luminous, ice-coated flanks etched against a cobalt sky. I’d been trudging up a steep and dusty Himalayan path for hours to reach the Topdada lookout, but the hard … Read more

Fashion designer Gurung gives us his insider highlights for Kathmandu and beyond. “Nepal is magical, but it’s also home,” says fashion designer Prabal Gurung, who grew up in Kathmandu and returns every year to visit his mother, brother, and sister. And though Gurung has lived and worked in New York for the last 15 years … Read more