Our brand new brochures are ready to view online and download! We’ve not only got one, but two brochures packed with our best tours in the Himalayas: Click here to view our Sightseeing brochure, which is packed with the most … Continue reading
I just came across a nice story about a Buddhist view on dealing with verbal abuse and anger, that I would like to share with you:
Our second open evening was a great success. On Tuesday Dr Mark Watson from the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh came to talk about Botany in Nepal.
Our Himalayan Festival on Saturday was a huge success. Despite torrential rains that swept streets empty many interested people came along.
Make sure to grab a copy of today’s Herald, as Olly Margry and Himalayan Footsteps are featured in the SME Focus: Read in the interview how Olly’s heart prompted him to trade a career in a profession that many people … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I set off for the train to Newcastle, where I was going to attend my first ETOG meeting. ETOG is the Ethical Tour Operators’ Group of Tourism Concern – a group of small and medium sized tour operators, … Continue reading
Read this interview that Himalayan Footsteps’ Managing Director Olly Margry gave to the Business 7 Newspaper.
Yesterday we had our annual Crisis Management, Health and Safety Training with Colin McGregor from tranquilico.com at our Himalayan Footsteps office.
As the guy in charge at Himalayan Footsteps I swelled with pride last night during my weekly viewing of the excellent BBC Watchdog, a programme hosted by the forbidding Anne Robinson acting as the nation’s loudspeaker for consumer complaints.
Do you feel out of balance with your own body? Is the festive gluttony after more than a month still torturing your belt, although it is about time to start getting into bikini shape again? Perhaps you should have a … Continue reading
May your happiness be as big as Ganeshji`s ears, Your problems be as tiny as his mouse, Your life be as long as his trunk, And moments be as sweet as his laddu. Happy Diwali!
By encouraging students to supplement their studies with practical, life enhancing experiences, such as course trips, travel and volunteering, young people will not only be happier, more confident, better prepared, and more successful in their studies, they will also be … Continue reading
Last Friday Himalayan Footsteps’ Managing Director, Olly, Operations Manager, Sakila, and PR Consultant, James, were invited to a meeting with His Excellency Dr. Suresh C. Chalise, Nepal’s Ambassador to the UK. We were honoured by the invitation and put our … Continue reading
Oliver Margry, Director of Himalayan Footsteps, met local business leaders at an event organised by the SCDI. The Rt Hon Ken Clarke MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, was good enough to give an hour of his time to tell us … Continue reading
2009 marks the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ International Year of the Child, a great opportunity to make 2009 a year in which the issues, injustices and challenges facing young people today can be highlighted. A chance for OJM to work with children … Continue reading
This is taken in Dunche, Nepal where we started our Gosainkunda trek. These are two of the assistant guides that accompanied us on our expedition, Laxman Rai and Khem Rai , it was a pleasure to get to know them … Continue reading
Here at this tea house I met this friendly couple and helped them sort through their sacred tea. I was helping pick through the sacred flowers from the plant, and taking out the stamen/stigma, as this makes the tea bitter.The … Continue reading
Sanu is the latest recruit to Himalayan Footsteps and the Himalayan Footsteps team. A young Nepali student passionate about tourism, her country, and all the good things tourism can do for Nepal. Sanu is currently studying for a bachelors degree in Travel & Tourism Studies at Kathmandu Academy … Continue reading
It is so funny but do you still want to know the reason why? I was born and bought up in the New Road area at the heart of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. After I finished my schooling, I choose the faculty of business … Continue reading