Monday September 1, 2014

12 interesting facts about Nepal

Saturday, August 24, 2013


1. Nepal opened its borders to the world in the 1950s and 2011 is Nepal Tourism Year! So make this year count and join the celebration!

2. People in Nepal do not greet one another with a handshake, but rather put their palms together and bow their forehead and say Namaste (directly translated as ‘I salute the God in youˇ). This is the same greeting used throughout India.

3. A popular and cheap ‘fast food’ is the Momo. Delicious dumplings made from flour and water filled with different fillings like chicken, meat or vegetables either fried or steamed and served with a dipping sauce. My favorites were the yak-meat filled ones at the Yak Cafà in Kathmandu.

1 2 3
Iceland’s authorities raise aviation alert to RED again after small eruption
Iceland's authorities on Sunday raised the aviation warning code to red for a region close to the subglacial...
Explore key events in the history of Malaysia Airlines from start in 1937 to double disasters
Key dates in the history of Malaysia Airlines from its start as a one route airline until its almost unfathomable...
Federal government proposes ban on daredevil rope swinging from some iconic Utah arches
Utah Arches
Federal officials have proposed a two-year ban on rope-swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high-flying...
Canadian Museum of Nature launches brunch series exploring different cultures
Museum Brunch
The Canadian Museum of Nature is launching a series of seasonal brunches that it says will stimulate visitors'...
View all News