Great Himalayan Drive Day 8: Illy coffee, brownies and wood fired...

What do I miss most (perhaps the only thing actually) is a good Americano and a cake or muffin to go with it. You...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 7: Asia’s biggest trident Bhairavsthan near Tansen...

Religion seems to love to create records of its own kind. At Bhairavsthan near Tansen in Nepal, you can expect to see the largest...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 6: Visiting the birthplace of the Buddha,...

Lumbini is believed to be the birth place of Buddha in 623 B.C., and a World Heritage Site worth visiting. Lumbini is one of the...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 5: Elephant Safari in Bardia National Park...

Have you ever explored the heart of a jungle on an early winter morning? When I say it is bliss, it is an understatement....

The Great Himalayan Drive Day 4: Karnali River Cruise, Nepal

I never thought I would have the patience to spend a full sunny day cruising down a river in an inflatable raft. Surprisingly, I...

Great Himalayan Drive: 7 reasons to plan your next holiday in...

If you are deciding on your next holiday destination, think Nepal. Once a favourite with tourists, political troubles and global recession have hit this...

Great Himalayan Drive: Notes from Nepal 2

Here go some more notes from Nepal as I log miles in the country during the Great Himalayan Drive: *Managing the 15 minute time zone...

Great Himalayan Drive: Notes from Nepal 1

Going to new places like Nepal means you will always encounter some real interesting stuff. Here’s go Part 1 of the story so far: *...

The Great Himalayan Drive Day 3: Jeep Safari, Bardia National Park,...

Have you ever driven through a jungle? I have, at the Bardia National Park in Nepal. Trust me, it is sheer fun. These images were...