The trip that started it all! Back in the early blogging days of 2018, we went on a trip nicknamed “The Big Trip”, to China, Nepal and India. Read all about our backpacking and trekking adventures in Nepal here!

Lumbini Tips

Attractions:The Sacred Garden: complex around where the Buddha was born. explore the area on a bike, take water and food with you, they will check your ticket at the Maya Devi temple. Accommodation:there is nowhere to stay or eat in Lumbini. there are 2 resorts and a place next to them called Siddhartha Guest House; […]

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Pokhara Tips

Attractions:World Peace Pagoda: possible to take a boat across lake from pokhara and then it is a 20 minute hike to the top. **around lake you can: rent boats, bikes, paraglide, not swim. Accomodation:**whatever you do don’t stay at the Octagon. the guy is a wacko. Crown Hotel: 300 Rs; if you stay longer you

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Trekking in Nepal

General: * Get organized- treks should be organized from Kathmandu, not Pokhara. * Gear- all the gear that you need can be bought in Kathmandu other than good hiking shoes (bring from home). if only coming for the trek bring a sleeping bag from home (it’s cold up on the mountain all year round). for

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Kathmandu Part 1

Arriving in Kathmandu  Arriving in Kathmandu was a whirlwind. We arrived with no visa, no guidebook, no reservations, and no clue what we were doing.   So getting a visa at the airport was not too bad, and then we proceeded outdoors, only to be hounded by taxi drivers and immediately turned back around and

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