The Teej Festival in Nepal

Last week on Friday 21st August the Teej Festival was celebrated in Nepal. Teej, short for Hartalika Teej, is a Hindu festival celebrated by women in Nepal (and many parts of India). It lasts three days: the first day consists of abundant feasting, the second day of...

How to Volunteer Responsibly

Lots of people want to give back to the community and volunteering is one of the best ways to do that. A popular trend is to combine a love of travel and give back to the society you’re visiting by volunteering abroad. While there may be good intentions behind gap...

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Celebrations

Nepal is facing a particularly hard time at the moment, with coronavirus and dramatic floods causing huge problems. It’s at times like these that we could all do with a distraction and that’s exactly what’s been happening this week at the children’s home and help...