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Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

Gifts Ideas for the Season Journals from Kathmandu Valley Co. are made with a special paper called Lokta Paper. The paper is tree-free and made from cuttings of the lokta bush which grow naturally in the high Himalayan mountains of Nepal. When cut, the lokta bush...

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Giving Opportunities Around the World

Giving Opportunities Around the World

A December of Giving With the traditional hustle and bustle of the holidays, it's nice to take a moment and reflect on what we have, and how we can use what we have to help others. One of the charities that we love is called Heifer International which provides...

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Green Monday, Redefining a Holiday?

Green Monday, Redefining a Holiday?

In recent years, the term "Green Monday" has popped up in relation to online shopping. It's usually designated the second Monday in December and began with eBay back in 2007 (See Wikipedia: Green Monday). It's a shopping day or holiday that was designated as the "best...

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Introducing the Nepali Wayfinder Journal

Introducing the Nepali Wayfinder Journal

Have You Found Your Way? Writing out your thoughts, troubles, joys, and sorrows can sometimes be what is required to reach clarity. There's something almost meditative when sitting down with pen and paper and letting it all come out through writing. That's why we...

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Why is Lokta Paper Special?

Why is Lokta Paper Special?

Lokta Paper is Handmade When was the last time you appreciated a piece of paper? A single sheet of paper? Something small can make a big difference, helping us be conscious of the world around us. Each sheet of Lokta paper is crafted by an artisan trained in the...

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5 Ways to Get the Most out of your Travel Journal

5 Ways to Get the Most out of your Travel Journal

An amazing trip can provide memories that will last a lifetime, but how to you capture those memories adequately in a travel journal? To begin with, you don't need to be a professional writing or even be poetic with words to get the most from writing in your own...

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New Nepali Cherish Greeting Cards

New Nepali Cherish Greeting Cards

New Handmade Greeting Cards We are pleased to introduce to you our new natural greeting cards made from handmade lokta paper. Three new designs include real flower petals added to the creation of the paper. How Lokta Paper is Made Lokta paper is created from cuttings...

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An Epic Arrival from Nepal

An Epic Arrival from Nepal

Hefty Pages for Extra Hefty Jobs We'd like to share with you our new extra-thick Epic Pages now included in the Nepali Eco Epic. These pages are great for projects requiring extra or thicker ink. The pages are clean-cut which make them easier to turn and flip through...

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Beautiful Nepal

Beautiful Nepal

"Local legends have that a Hindu sage named 'Ne' established himself in the valley of Kathmandu in prehistoric times and that the word 'Nepal' came into existence as the place was protected ('pala' in Pali) by the sage 'Nemi'. It is mentioned in Vedic texts that this...

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Butter Lamps in Nepal

Butter Lamps in Nepal

Butter Lamps (or Butter Candles) are something you may see regularly at many temples and homes in Nepal. "The light from the flame of a butter candle symbolizes the wisdom of the awakened mind, dispelling the darkness of delusion and mental obscuration." (Boss Nepal)...

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Keep it Cool on International Yoga Day

Keep it Cool on International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared June 21 as International Yoga Day to be celebrated each year on the longest day of the year (for those in the northern hemisphere). Keep it Cool today, and do some Yoga today. Capture the...

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Father’s Day Gifts for 2017

Father’s Day Gifts for 2017

This Father's Day, Give Something Personal Our journals are Handmade in the Himalayas of Nepal, but what makes them even more unique is that the paper is handmade. Take a moment to pen a personal message in your gift of a truly unique leather bound journal. Handmade...

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