What to do in Pokhara besides trek

Relax I vacationed alone in Pokhara, Nepal after three months of what felt like being on 24/7 as a volunteer coordinator. 10 days to just relax and do what I pleased was God-sent and exactly what I needed. The Himalayas For those of you that know Nepal, Pokhara is the gateway to many of the…

Would you actually want to live abroad?

Everyone who has left on an adventure knows the question, “How was it? Tell me all about it!” as soon as they walk in the door. “It was good,” is all that comes out. The feeling of change and a whole new exploration flows out slowly in stories, when one is reminded of something insignificantly…

Is this all a dream?

   I sit now on a comfy couch-like-cushion on the floor against a wall in a vegan/vegetarian restaurant. I was just served raw, dairy free, gluten free carrot cake.         I hear the ocean crashing against the shore, as this cafe, called Coconut Monkey, is on the beach. This is my happy place….

Namaste Nepal 

Namaste from Kathmandu, Nepal.  I have been living and volunteering here (with All Hands Volunteers) for nearly two months. I have been travelling and volunteering for the last 7 months, since May. Here’s my timeline: I end volunteering on November 30th. My Aussie mate arrives and well travel Nepal together for two weeks. I’ll leave…