TRAVELS WITH NINA

is the online portfolio and journal of Australian travel writer Nina Karnikowski.

NEPALESE MONASTERY STAY

NEPALESE MONASTERY STAY

Buddhism has played a big part of my life for many years now, ever since I started studying at the Sydney Buddhist Centre six years ago, where I immediately connected with the ideas of impermanence, of non-attachment and of mindfulness. The teachings have brought so much peace to my daily life, and some of my most memorable adventures […]

NEPAL’S KATHMANDU VALLEY

NEPAL’S KATHMANDU VALLEY

I’m so damn grateful that the medium of video exists. There are just certain things that, when you’re travelling, are impossible to share via the written word.  Without video, I don’t think I could have conveyed to you guys the scope of how Kathmandu has been affected by last year’s earthquake. How the nightly aarti, where […]