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Beaten but not Broken: Bhaktapur in Nepal

Bhaktapur is the site of one of the oldest kingdoms in Nepal, one of three major city-states in the Kathmandu Valley. It thrived and functioned as a prosperous kingdom and for a while was the main capital of Nepal, with some
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Hiking the Sunrise Poon Hill Trek Near Pokhara in Nepal

If you want to do some serious hiking in Nepal and get a view of the mighty Himalayas, you can do a loop from near Pokhara that takes you up to Poon Hill and round to Gandruk for some great panoramas.
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Travel Prices in Nepal – 2017

If you’re looking for the very cheapest place to travel in the world is, Nepal is certainly close to the top. It was one of the cheapest places to travel the first time I landed there in the mid-90s and it
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Your Input for the Next Edition

At the end of 2002 I published the first edition of The World’s Cheapest Destinations. If it sold a couple hundred copies I was going to be happy, but I put out there because nothing like it existed. I figured there
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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2017

In 2017, the cheapest places to live in the world are probably going to get a lot of new transplants. After an election where the candidate who ran on a platform of hate lost the popular vote but won the presidency,