Category: made in Nepal

What’s your ‘mandu?

Kathmandu is an oasis. Here, you’ll find what you are looking for. Jazzmandu. Bookmandu. Shopmandu. Cafemandu. Bikemandu. And many other ‘mandus. We have our groups and communities based on our…

Himalayan Java’s story

I love going to Himalayan Java. I love the store’s ambience, customer service, and obviously their coffee/food. Having visited so many of their coffee shops around Kathmandu, I was curious…

Far Out: an ongoing read

Far Out Countercultural Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal by Mark Liechty is a comprehensive read on Nepal’s tourism experiences in the postwar era, hippie counterculture in the 1960s,…

The weight of awards

At a recent award ceremony, one of the pioneers of taking wireless technology to rural parts of Nepal, Mahabir Pun was honored with the Pioneer ICT Award. On stage, he…

AI Expo Nepal 2019

I’m thrilled to be a part of the organizing team for the upcoming AI Expo Nepal 2019 happening on Saturday, August 24 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza. The AI Expo Nepal…

Leading with vision

Dr. Sanduk Ruit is an ophthalmologist on a mission to restore sight to Nepal’s blind. He is the executive director of the nonprofit Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in Kathmandu, Nepal,…

It’s the people

Once upon a time, I read somewhere “Most tourists come to Nepal for the first time to see the mountains, they return for the people.” People are what makes Nepal…

What’s in your forest?

Recently, I attended a startup summit where a panelist stated that the word “ecosystem” is overhyped. Instead he suggested we should start using the word forest rather than ecosystem. Each…

Startup Summit 2019

“Startup Summit aims to build startup ecosystem in Nepal where every stakeholders would play the expected role in incubating ideas and translate these ideas into venture. With multi stakeholders presence,…

Nepal’s First and Biggest AI EXPO

AI Expo Nepal 2019 is a joint initiation by Fusemachines and Artificial Intelligence for Development (AID) aimed to showcase the best AI projects/papers from academia and industry. Prerequisites for participation:…

Visit Nepal 2020

To make Visit Nepal 2020 a definite success, all the stakeholders should consider how to attract, engage, and wow the tourists in their Nepal trip. The easy part is for…