First-time trekker Carol Nader is left breathless by the altitude and the scenery on a hike to Everest Base Camp.
Hotels are pushing the boundaries to claim an "est" title - the priciest, the biggest - and lure travellers to check out their record-breaking offerings.
Michael Gebicki reveals some great gadgets for the serious holiday shooter.
Like a latter-day Mowgli, Tom Neal Tacker communes with elephants and tracks tigers in Chitwan National Park.
Amid trekkers and sadhus, Louise Southerden finds spirituality and offbeat shopping in the crowded capital.
Trekking in the Himalayas has taken a new community-centred turn, writes Louise Southerden.
Tour Nepal at ground level, writes Louise Southerden.
Andrew Bain treads a new path on the trekking landscape of the Annapurnas.
There's something special about a country that sits among the Himalayas. Whether it's the bluey hues of snow-top mountains where a sunrise first touches, to the chimes of bells from monasteries on cloud covered hill-tops or the lingering solemnity of ancient Buddhists processions. Home to the highest peak on earth - Everest - Nepal exerts a powerful influence on the imaginations of visitors, young and old.