Maybe it was growing up surrounded by tall mountains and hills, I LOVE mountains. It feels home, it feels peaceful and somehow, it makes me alive. I hope this coming year (and many years to come), I get to be closer to some of the mountains whether it be at home in Nepal or in … More The mountains are calling…
My first marathon was few years ago. I finished the race in 5 hours 20 mins. My goal was 4 hours 30 mins. Yup, nowhere closer to my goal. This year I was motivated to train again. I created a rough 12-weeks training plan so that I can participate in one of the races in early … More 26.2 miles!
I consider anything above 5 miles a long run. This past Saturday I did 9 miles run all the way to downtown. I am training for a marathon this Summer/Fall–– kind of sort of. I did one two years ago with maybe 4-5 weeks of training and completed it in 5:22. It was long, hard … More Fun Long Run!
Do you have a fear of water? I mean fear of swimming in the great wide ocean. I do! Actually I have a fear of balancing my body anywhere but on the ground. Be on a bicycle, snowboard, skis, rollerblades, surfing and of course swimming. Stories of my life! I have tried everything and I … More Fear of…
I typed “best places to learn Spanish in Spain” in Google and Salamanca popped up. I don’t like reading too many texts but once I saw pictures of this little town, I fell in love. Some further digging landed me to this small school called Tia Tula in that city. I have many good memories … More Tres meses en Salamanca
Backpacking: I have done two short ones in the past–3 weeks and 6 weeks. I know most people do it when they are in their 20s; pack their bags, explore, travel and discover the life unknown. But, in my 20s I was too busy trying to build my life–finish school, start a job, work really hard, … More The reason to “Get Lost”
It has been almost a year since I did my 6 months backpacking trip around Europe. It was the best thing I have ever done in my life. Do I have any regrets? No. Would I do it again? In a heartbeat! Why am I addicted to traveling? Because I feel free, I am living … More Itching to fly again!