Back in August, the Michael W Travels family went on a four week trip to South Asia, visiting five countries along the way.
The third country we visited was Nepal. This was a very special visit as this was my 100th country visited! (For those curious about what list I follow, I go by the list of UN Member States which includes 193 countries.)
For the first night of our time in Nepal, we stayed at the Hyatt Regency Kathmandu. Continue reading Find Out What Hyatt Did To Help Me Celebrate My 100th Country Visited!
I recently wrote about a traditional hat that I bought in Nepal during our trip to South Asia.
In the post I mentioned how we got much better at minimizing the amount of souvenirs we buy on trips now.
Nepal is the one country in recent years where we actually wanted to buy a few things. As we wandered around the streets of Thamel and by various sites, I noticed many shops selling beautifully painted masks. Continue reading Searching For A Traditional Mask In Nepal
Over the years I’ve gotten much better at minimizing the amount of souvenirs (junk) that I purchase while traveling.
I remember coming home from Thailand (about 10 years ago) with an extra bag filled to the brim. Now it seems like many countries sell the same kind of this. Most of the time, if I am buying something it is for my boys.
However, there are a few items that I still like to purchase when visiting new places and one of them is traditional hats. (Click the link to find out about some of my other hat purchases from around the globe.) Continue reading Searching For A Dhaka Topi Traditional Hat In Nepal