The third interview in our series of Nepal Trekking Guide Interviews is with our fun-loving, friendly Nepal trekking guide – Ramesh! Ramesh is Krishna’s younger brother and he couldn’t be happier to work in the family business. I met Ramesh for the first time when he was making sure a bus didn’t leave without Krishna and I! His smile stood

The second interview in our series of Nepal Trekking Guide Interviews is with our friendly and trusted Nepal trekking guide – Bibek! I met Bibek in Kathmandu a few months ago. We had dal bhat together with Krishna. I liked him immediately! He was so polite and gentle, very respectful of others and certainly knew how to keep a great

Let the views take your breath away – not the high altitude! In this blog, we’ll explain all you need to know about altitude sickness in Nepal, including what symptoms to look out for and how you can prevent it. This simple knowledge could save your life. Altitude sickness can affect anyone, regardless of their age, trekking experience or level

The first interview in our series of Nepal Trekking Guide Interviews has to be with our one and only Krishna! Founder of Nepalorama Trekking and known for being ‘probably one of the best guides ever’! There’s no doubt that in our mind, Krishna is THE best trekking guide in Nepal. I first met him trekking to Ghorepani Poon Hill and

My decision to trek Nepal the first time around happened fast. I bought the ticket from a friend spur of the moment. It was a good price and Nepal sounded appealing. I was already used to travelling alone. Then it hit me. I’d just booked a trek in Nepal!!! I knew NOTHING about trekking Nepal. I had no idea what

Stuck in a rut and frustrated with my life, I had to do something! On a quest for meaning and wanting to figure out what really makes me tick, it was by pure chance that I ended up trekking in Nepal. It was one of the most thought-provoking times in my life, that has since inspired our tagline. It’s not

A huge 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015, killing nearly 9,000 people and destroying many more homes. The village of Langtang was completely destroyed by a massive landslide. 243 people lost their lives. Trekking in the Langtang region was always next on my list – that was before the earthquake. It turned out I had to wait a while

People who’ve traveled by bus in Nepal just know. Until you’ve experienced it, you can only guess what it’s like. Bus travel in Nepal is part of the adventure and you’re guaranteed to have a story to tell after every single journey. It’s fascinating, scary, incredible and fun all at the same time! All Aboard! Every driver has a co-pilot

Holi – The Festival of Colours Those of you that know me, know I use this phrase a lot! So I’ve been waiting a while to write a blog called ‘Holi Mackerel’ to celebrate the Holi festival in Nepal! I spent Holi – the famous festival of colours – in Pokhara five years ago. It was amazing! I’d seen colourful

Krishna and I always talked about me visiting his village in Nuwakot and meeting his family. Finally that day came during my recent visit, when I was lucky enough to learn a little about village life in Nepal. I spent two nights there and was truly moved by what I discovered. A world where time almost stands still, families are