Nepal

| Nepal’s Green Massage | Can something as ahhhh-some as a massage be green? Why not? Our definition of green extends to experiences that give back, that are embedded in a local economy and directly benefit local people in need. If your massage does that, it’s green. But I go even further. I say massage […]

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| Nepal Eco Luxury | After too many nights in the loud, tourist-jammed Thamel neighborhood in central Kathmandu, I decide it’s time to head out of the insanity. Surprisingly, my search for serenity keeps me within the city limits. A winding road climbs into the 700-acre forest of ancient trees that was once the private […]

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| Yeow! It’s Green | I’m in Nepal, almost into Tibet, in search of the perfect blend of eco-conscious adventure and relaxation. In the pristine mountainous region of Panglang, on a high cliff-top gorge above the wild Bhotekosi River, I find exactly what I’m looking for. The Last Resort. As a place to chill out […]

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| Healthy, Organic Nepal | I won’t go into all the reasons that seeking out organic food while traveling—and even paying a premium for it—is totally worth it. But here are three. Reason #1: your body’s natural defenses are already on high alert, overburdened with the inevitable stresses and assaults that come with foreign territory—so […]

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| Organic Yoga Retreat | Travel can be tiring. Even great green travel. And so, sometimes, is plain old day-to-day life. If you happen to be in Nepal, here’s the antidote. Tucked within the hills above the frenetic bustle of downtown Kathmandu, the secret gardens of the Himalayan International Yoga Academy (HIYA) await the weary […]

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| Nepal’s Green Resort | After too many nights in the loud, tourist-jammed Thamel neighborhood in central Kathmandu, I decide it’s time to head out of the insanity. Surprisingly, my search for serenity keeps me within the city limits. A winding road climbs into the 700-acre forest of ancient trees that was once the private […]

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