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Asin Sharma is a Kathmandu native whose love for her home city has only grown over time. To be sure, this passion drove Asin to pursue a career as a writer for NepalAdvisor.com, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t indulge her wanderlust once in a while. “I love traveling alone with a map in my hand…and an adventure right in front of me,” Asin admits. But her heart will always be in Kathmandu. Here are a few of her favorite things about the culturally rich capital she calls home.

Photos: Where You Went

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Our readers boast impressive travel résumés, which is why every Friday we ask you the same question on Facebook: Where are you traveling this weekend? See photos of where YOU went, and get inspired to plan your next trip. Photos by readers like you. Upload your favorite travel photos with a caption to Your Shot/Travel at ngm.com/yourshot. Tag all…

Photos: Where You Went

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We are always impressed by our community’s passion for travel and exploration. That’s why every Friday we ask you the same question on Facebook: Where are you traveling this weekend? See photos of where you went. And get inspired to plan your next trip. Photos by readers like you. Upload your favorite travel photos with a caption…

Kathmandu on the Cheap

IT contributor Cathy Healy is back from her recent trip to Nepal, and offers some inexpensive ways to make the most of the country’s rich cultural offerings. Kathmandu, Nepal — Tala Katner awes me. Her blog about watching Hindu death rites with burning corpses and floating the ashes down the Bagmati River made me glad…

To Die in Kathmandu

Former National Geographic Intern Tala Katner sends us an update from her travels on the other side of the world. This time, she comes face-to-face with burial rituals in Kathmandu.   It was supposed to be another normal day of sightseeing in Kathmandu with our guide, Gelu. All I knew about the Pashupatinath temple is…