Musings: Rainbow Children’s Home, Nepal


  Goma (in the middle) is a real-life fairy godmother. Most of these beautiful children lost their parents in the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. But Goma took them under her wing, gave them food, shelter, and most importantly, an education. And from how wise, intelligent and compassionate these children are, you know they’ve had an […]

Recipe: Tibetan Buffalo Momos & Tomato Chutney with Yangchen


One of the highlights of my trip to Nepal has got to be spending an afternoon with Yangchen in her home in Pokhara. We chatted about everything under the sun while making traditional Tibetan Momos or dumplings together. There was just something about her presence that was so calm and peaceful that made the experience […]

Travel: Finding Peace in Pokhara – The Himalayas, Nepal


The triumphant sun emerged, beaming over the valley still rousing from slumber. The mountains shrugged off its shroud of cold mist that dissolved into the warm, comforting glow of the rising orb. It kissed the mountaintops, and caressed the pointed roofs of the vibrant painted houses. There is a profound silence in the first moments of the day that reaches deep inside you. […]