I’d been searching for a sturdy hammock in Nepal, and I finally found a Nepal-produced piece of resting perfection. The small company behind them consists of a team of three Nepalis living just outside Kathmandu. Since the business began five years ago, these hammocks have traveled all over the world—to Chile, America, Switzerland, and beyond.… Read More
Here’s a link to an article I wrote for Fodor’s Travel. I spent a lot of time swimming around Thailand for this list: 17 Best Beaches in Thailand.
Gunda the golden retriever was trying not to bang his chin on the armrest of the jeep, but it was impossible. We were all thrown from side to side while our driver Suman tried to keep the vehicle and its cargo of people, dogs and yak cheese upright along the muddy, rainy Himalayan road from… Read More
In the beginning of last week, I put the majority of my energy into helping a traumatized 22 year old deal with having recently been sexually harassed by her trekking guide high in the Himalayas. My own memories rushed up, my tears held back, of when I was a fresh 23 year old, also sexually… Read More
I’m at one of any cafés in Kathmandu, sitting alone at a table big enough for 4, the only things taking up surface space are my computer in front of me, a notebook on the right of my computer and my phone placed at 10:00, to the left. I’m squinting in concentration, tip tapping away… Read More
Here’s a message from Samrat Basnet, the founder of NHEDF, about the progress they’ve made and challenges they face nearly 3 years on after starting the clinic. They’ve helped over 600 patients, and are hoping to continue to do more, but they need funding from you. Thank you for your ongoing support! “It’s been almost… Read More