Nepal needs a better trekker management system than TIMS

TIMS card from Nepal

Nepal’s current trekking management system clearly isn’t working Since January 1st 2008 Nepal’s Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) has been used to collect both independent and guided trekkers data which is uploaded in a visitors’ database which can be accessed in case of accidents and/or natural calamities. That was the idea touted by the founders …

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Off Season updates from Nepal, news, information, and more

Rickshaw cycling through rain in Kathmandu

Off season updates from Nepal Usually every year I post an update during Nepal’s “off season” – the monsoon season. It’s a good chance to have a look at what’s happened in Nepal over the year and how things are going in regards to planning a visit in the coming year. The off season, or …

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The best paperback guidebook to Nepal in 2022

Nepal Guidebook cover 2022

The latest paperback guidebook to Nepal 2022 has arrived! The latest book in my Nepal guidebook collection has been published in print with the release of Nepal: the complete guidebook (special international edition) 2022. The book is published by BooksHimalaya (Himalayan Travel Guides) through international printing presses and is now available!  Last year I wrote …

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Introducing the best Trekking in Nepal Guidebook

Trekking in Nepal Guidebook cover

The best guidebook for trekkers in Nepal (2022) Nearly ten years ago I began publishing guidebooks to Nepal because I truly wanted to deliver something that would help people get the most out of their trip to this great country. I did this because I found the current crop of big publisher guidebooks to Nepal …

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Great chariot procession of Janabhaa Dyo (Seto Machendranath)

Seto Machendranath Chariot next to the Annapurna Temple

The chariot festival of Seto Machendranath in Kathmandu is called Janabhaa Dyo in Newari In Kathmandu among the more famous and popular chariot procession is Janabhaa Dyo (Newari) or the great chariot procession of Seto Machendranath (Hindu) in the spring. There are several chariot processions across the year in Nepal. The most famous is Bisket …

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