If you want to make your own t-shirts (tee-shirts, tees) then you’ll likely have to buy your own fabrics. No, Ason Tole is not the place. There is a huge warehouse on Kuleshwor Marg where you can go and pick your colour, and then buy by the kilo. So you also need to know how […]

If you want to make and print t-shirts, here are a few suggestions from group members: http://www.attsh.com/services.php. They turned out great. Small quantity though, so not sure how they do on larger orders if that’s what you’re looking for. Quite reasonable and quality is pretty alright. Sizing is a bit iffy but you will have […]

Where is the fastest internet connection in Thamel? If you want speed and reliability, you should go to Places in Saat Gumpti, the Seven Corners in Kathmandu. The internet connection is 5 MBit/s – that’s the free connection. And you can pay Rs 150 for 5GB download, should you need to download a movie or […]

Located at Tredevi Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal Parvati lives in Bhaktapur and teaches on the outskirts of Thamel, 2 minutes from Himalayan Java. She (or the organisation she works for, a collective of teachers of which she is currently the only one) charges 400Rp per hour. She is a good teacher, funny and pleasant too. Recommended. […]

You can get your camera cleaned, serviced, repaired, fix in New Road in the Canon Primax service centre. It is an official Canon service centre but may be able to clean and repair other brand cameras and lenses. For buying new and used cameras, contact Snapper Photo. Authorized Distributor Primax International Inc, 3rd floor, Maitry […]

Check list for the procedure of the student Visa: Choose university (campus, subject, level) Admission university: ‘Letter of no objections’ from the embassy High school and former study certifications Copy of passport and last visa stamp 5 passport photos admission fee (around 600 $ per year) Opening bank account Certificate about admission from the college […]

Is there a place on the KTM Google web site for us to make recommendations about where not to shop? I think it would be helpful but I’m reluctant to clutter email in-boxes with recommendations about where not to do business. In the meantime, I would NOT recommend doing business with: Rajna Tailor, Bishal Bazaar […]

If you want to eat great dal bhat, here are a few recommendations. If you want to add your favorite place, please: Please locate the place on the map – put the center cross over the exactly location: http://wikimapia.org/#lat=27.71&lon=85.31&z=14&l=0&m=m&search=kathmandu Past the URL from the browser into the commenting area below. Add the name, and why […]

Shocking images from the heart of Kathmandu being seen around the world. Regardless of the reasons behind it, eviction and destruction of your home, however humble it is, is heartbreaking. What next for them? Does anybody have more background info? Please post below.