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Thousands stranded as Nepal’s airport remains shut

Thousands stranded as Nepal’s airport remains shut

At least 160 flights cancelled after officials struggled to remove a plane that skidded off the runway at Kathmandu's airport on Wednesday
Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 224 people skids upon landing in Kathmandu
10 UNESCO World Heritage sites with wild back stories

10 UNESCO World Heritage sites with wild back stories

Murder. Greed. Oppression. Intrigue. These UNESCO sites aren't just beautiful, they tell some shocking tales
Himalayas' future is warmer, not necessarily brighter

Himalayas' future is warmer, not necessarily brighter

Recent deadly mountain incidents have created concern about climate change in Nepal
6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

Step aside Mount Everest, this mountain country is home to cool cafes, crazy drinks and ancient Buddhist tradition
Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Between snow storms, avalanches and steep terrain, these hikers brave it all for stunning views and adventure
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
World's most spectacular footbridges

World's most spectacular footbridges

Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying
Himalaya girl power: Treks 'by women, for women'

Himalaya girl power: Treks 'by women, for women'

After striking out in the male-dominated trekking business, three sisters strike out on their own to lead women-only treks
Ancient culture meets modern sport in Nepal's first skateboard shop

Ancient culture meets modern sport in Nepal's first skateboard shop

Street style, tradition and commerce collide in Arniko's skateboards based on old Nepali wood-carving techniques
The world's most incredible bike routes

The world's most incredible bike routes

Amazing two-wheel treks from the snow-capped Himalayas to the scorching forests of the Aussie bush