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5 (Nepali) Gift Ideas

5 (Nepali) gift ideas

Roaming the local streets, eating street food, and shopping for local items is probably the best part of traveling anywhere. You get the true taste of your destination only in the raw form with the local culture and people of the place. Nepal is no different. We offer adventures of all kinds, more mountains than […]

Benefits Of Shilajit As A Supplement

Benefits of Shilajit as a supplement

Shilajit is a natural substance found primarily in the rocks of the Himalayas in Nepal. It is a black-brown coloured, sticky resin formed from the gradual decomposition of certain plants for centuries by the action of microorganisms. It contains an important compound known as fulvic acid and is rich in minerals. It is a promising […]

5 Reasons To Buy From a Fair-Trade Shop

05 Reasons to buy from a fair trade shop (1)

Fair Trade is a system of certification. It aims to provide job security, better wages, and rewards to marginalized and underprivileged farmers and artisans for their hard work and labour. It ensures workers’ rights, safer working conditions, and fairer pay. For consumers and supply companies, it means high-quality, ethically produced products. All in all, Fair […]

How You Can Support Fair Trade in Nepal

How you can support fair trade in Nepal (1)

You may have heard the term “Fair Trade” when purchasing something one time or another. And it isn’t the only label out there. As the world strives for more environmentally, economically, and socially ethical and conscious products, it can be a bit challenging to keep up with the different certifications and labels. But since it […]

5 Souvenir Items From Nepal That You Can Buy Online

05 Souvenir items from Nepal that you can buy online (1)

Nepal is a country with diversified traditions, religions, castes, and cultures. People, despite differences in their beliefs and languages, live in harmony. Home to the magnificent Himalayas, Nepal reigns supreme when it comes to landscapes. Expanded from the plains of Terai to the peaks of the Himalayas, Nepal offers everything that there is in terms […]

What is a Shaligram?

What is a Shaligram

A Shaligram is a special type of black rock found in the Kali Gandaki river valley of Mustang in Nepal. The place is usually known as the Shaligramkshetra or Muktikshetra (meaning ‘Shaligram area’). According to Hinduism and Vaishnavism, Shaligram is Lord Vishnu himself in the form of a stone. This stone is also sacred to […]

Why Buy From Independent Fair Trade Shops?

Why buy from Independent Fair Trade Shops

There are millions of hard-working farmers, artisans, and workers in developing countries who produce the food that we eat, daily-use goods, and artwork. And unfortunately, they are not being paid enough to support their families, cover basic needs, and keep their businesses running. What happens in our conventional trade is that big companies buy these […]

What is Fair Trade and Why is it necessary?


Conventional trade is not as sustainable as we want it to be. When you trace back the roots of a ‘handmade’ or ‘local’ product, like herbal tea, you can see how local producers and sellers don’t get their fair share of the profit from the products. Companies buy products from local producers and artisans in […]

What is the religious significance of Shaligram?

What is the religious significance of Shaligram

For more than two thousand years, Shaligram Shila has been an integral part of Hindu ritual practice in Nepal and the Indian subcontinent. In fact, Shaligram Shila is sacred to Vaishnavas (especially those who worship Lord  Krishna), Hindus, and other Vishnu Bhakta all over the world. Devotees believe that Sahligram Shila is Lord Vishnu himself […]

Things To Know Before Hanging Tibetan Prayer Flags

Things you need to know before hanging a tibetan prayer flag at your home

Tibetan prayer flags are colourful rectangular cloths with various symbols and mantras traditionally handpainted or printed on them. You can easily find them strung about on strings on trails around stupas and even the Himalayas. The prayer flags that you see are a distinctive feature of Tibetan Buddhism. With a slight wind, they flutter and […]