How to Run a Sustainable Hotel in the Himalayas and How Not to Waste a Good Crisis | Marcus Cotton

How do you ensure the environmental, social, and economic sustainability of an ecolodge nestled high up in the Himalayas? What are the challenges involved in running an eco-friendly lodge and how to resolve them using locally viable solutions?  Marcus Cotton, co-owner of the Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge in this interview illustrates what it takes to […]

Rural Relaxation, Breathtaking Backdrops

Rural Relaxation, Breathtaking Backdrops

A stay at Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge is more than meets the eye Away from the hustle of Nepal’s frantic cities, Pokhara appears like a scene out of a dream. With its tranquil lake framed by snowcapped mountains, the idyllic escape provides the perfect destination to rest and recharge after a Himalayan trek. About half […]

Nepal is a beautiful place, there is so much more to it than just this earthquake

Nepal is a beautiful place, there is so much more to it than just this earthquake

“We have to de-mythicize this earthquake”. Chan also discussed how some of her preconceived notions of the earthquake changed when she got here. “There were so many images of disaster, destruction and horror wherever I looked on the Internet. When I got to Nepal, I kept asking myself, ‘Where are all the damaged buildings?’ I […]