Morningside Matters Magazine’s Expedition Coverage. Scouts reach new heights during a summer on top of the world in Nepal with Himalayan Footsteps.
India is a country rich in history and heritage. The abundance of forts, temples and monuments present here stands true to it. For this reason, the country is home to a number of historical sites that attract throngs of tourists … Continue reading
Some of the latest trip photos from our hugely successful Scout Expedition to Nepal; 53 Scouts trekking the Himalaya, renovating a village school, elephant safari, and cultural exchange.
Fifty Scottish Explorer Scouts are gearing up for the volunteering trip of a lifetime to Nepal by getting to grips with some of the local customs – including forgetting everything they knew about traditional British table manners. The intrepid Edinburgh troupe from … Continue reading
The flag of Nepal, it’s national flag, is the only non four-sided flag left in the world. Meaning of the flag Two triangles – symbolise the Himalayan Mountains. Crimson red – the colour of the rhododendron national flower. Blue border – is … Continue reading
As a teenager hearing the word Kathmandu conjured up wild images of a distant exotic land, at that time I had no idea that land is Nepal. Now, as an adult, I know Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal … Continue reading
How To Tip in Nepal and India Even if you are used to tipping doing so in a strange foreign culture can be daunting for the most experienced of us. Do I need to tip? How much do I give? Will I offend … Continue reading
This vast country on the Asian subcontinent abounds in sights, and to do justice to all of India’s most spectacular sights would involve a journey lasting at least a year. For travellers with less time available the best plan is to … Continue reading
To date I have celebrated Dashain at least 8 times in Nepal, and a couple of times with the Nepali ex-pat community in the UK. I’ve seen it through the eyes of different castes (ethnic groups) and celebrated with friends … Continue reading
The Himalayan mountain ranges contain some of the most challenging walks, treks, and climbing opportunities in the world. Home to the highest ranges on Earth, the Himalayas link up Nepal and China to the North of the Indian subcontinent, and … Continue reading
Last night I followed the hype and the recommendations to go for dinner with my sister and wife to Kilroy’s of Kathmandu the ego restaurant that lacks substance. I am a seasoned diner in Kathmandu, with more than 11 years … Continue reading
My trip to Seto Gumba, Druk Amitabh Mountain, Nepal was quite extraordinary. Firstly it was spur of the moment decided only the night before and I really had no idea how far away it was or what I was going … Continue reading
The Garden of Dreams, a neo classical historical garden, is situated in the Thamel area of Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu. After the completion of this Garden in 1920 it was considered as one of the most sophisticated private gardens of the … Continue reading
A team of injured soldiers attempting to scale Mount Everest has been forced to pull out of the challenge because of safety concerns.
Amongst the potent world’s mountain ranges, Asia is the abode of the largest, highest, and most inhabited mountain system – The Himalayas. The Himalayas of NEPAL: Owning nine of the world’s fourteen highest mountain peaks, Nepal is a true place … Continue reading
Mother’s day was celebrated in Rainbow Children home Nepal on 21st of April, 2012. All the children of RCH organized this program at their RCH home.
Hindu priests at Nepal’s world famous Pashupatinath temple will now get a fixed salary of around 3,000 US dollars a month.
Pressing his palms together, Jujubhai Basan Shrestha raises his hands, acknowledging greetings from the cheering crowd of devotees and onlookers. Sporting a white turban, the 31-year-old sits on a chair as a man inserts a 13 inch (33cm) metal skewer … Continue reading
10-day mountain bike stage race in Nepal never won by foreigner. Organizers announced that registration is open for the 2013 Yak Attack. The 10-day, 400km mountain bike stage race in Nepal has been one of the toughest on its calendar … Continue reading
British actress and activist Joanna Lumley was due to arrive in Nepal on Monday to open a school built by her Gurkha charity, the Gurkha Welfare Trust , the British embassy said.