Kathmandu

26 results

Diarrhoea is usually accompanied by abdominal pain, nausea and cramps and, sometimes, by fever

Few diseases have attracted such a wide range of euphemisms as traveller’s diarrhoea. The “runs” and gippy tummy are some of the milder monikers. Some(...)

People attend a vigil for the victims of the US-Bangla plane crash  in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

A Bangladeshi airline said on Tuesday its two pilots aboard the plane that crashed in Nepal killing 49 people had both received special training to la(...)

Smoke rises after a passenger plane travelling from Bangladesh crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Monday. At least 49 people are confirmed dead. Photograph: Bishnu Sapkota/AP

A passenger aircraft coming from Bangladesh slammed into an empty field and erupted in flames just beyond the runway at the airport in Nepal’s capital(...)

Black Friday deals and discounts A host of travel specialists are offering flash sales to coincide with Black Friday, which falls this Friday, Novemb(...)

 Mount Everest (background) and the Nupse-Lohtse massif (foreground) are seen from the village of Tembuche in the Kumbh region of north-eastern Nepal. Photograph: AFP

Two more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking the death toll on the world’s highest mountain in the past month to at least five amid mountainee(...)

A view of Camp II at night.

It was Friday 5th May and we were sitting in our mess tent having arrived back from a bit of “civilisation” at Gorak Shep. Tim Mosedale came in and to(...)

Rory McHugh at the poker table in 2006

What makes a former UCD graduate, turned banker, turned poker player and turned banker again, decide to spend the best part of €40,000 and three month(...)

Teacher John Leyden with a pupil at Headfort School, Kells, Co Meath

A serious film-maker pops up at your child’s primary boarding school and proposes to spend a year or two being a fly on the wall . Soon, the tiny crew(...)

Earthquake victims: pupils in Mandre, in Gorkha District, whose village was near the epicentre of the 2015 quake. Locals used corrugated steel to build a temporary replacement for their school; it has neither electricity nor materials for its 250 pupils. Photograph:  Szymon Barylski

In 2015 Nepal was destroyed by two earthquakes. The first, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck on April 25th, the second, an aftershock measuri(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
52 Places to Go in 2017
  • Travel
  • January 11, 2017, 12:30

1. Canada: A world to explore. Canada has cosmopolitan cities, barely explored natural wonders and everything in between. Canada is huge — the s(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »