Festivals around the world

January 27, 2017 09:10 am

This year, make it your goal to witness some of the most unique and fabulous celebrations from all around the world to have the ultimate holiday experience. Presenting a list of festivals that you must experience at least once in your lifetime.

Children at work

January 27, 2017 05:25 am

Hiring minors as bus conductors is indeed a common urban phenomenon in Nepal. So much so we don’t even give it a second thought when we see one at the stops anymore.

All that glitters

January 27, 2017 04:31 am

If something is worth smuggling, you can be pretty sure that the officialdom at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is game for it.

Saturday blues

January 27, 2017 04:29 am

I tell my wife that we should skip our Saturday plans and stay home and watch YouTube videos about what to do in Malaysia and Singapore because I want to take my wife there this Dashain.

Musical revival

January 27, 2017 00:13 am

We have heard musicians retelling stories of how addictive they find music and how they just can’t let go. It’s the reason Axis band’s front man, Sandeep Bishwokarma, also cites, in a rather matter of fact fashion, for his latest comeback. It’s certainly been a while since we last saw the singer in action, nine years to be exact. But while he has been away in Hong Kong for most parts, Bishwokarma shares that music has always been on his mind. This was eventually going to happen.

Listening to your favorite story

January 27, 2017 00:11 am

The trend of making and selling audio books may not have caught up in our country yet but the app, Nepali Audio Book, shows some promise. According to their records, more than 7000 Nepalis are currently subscribed to their services, with the app being downloaded about 30,000 times from the Apple store.

Korean Kitchen

January 26, 2017 23:56 pm

Sometimes the palate craves a change of taste and, contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to always head out to fancy restaurants to satisfy these gastronomical yearnings. You can treat your taste buds to international cuisine from the comforts of your own kitchen. Many may consider the task of preparing foreign dishes intimidating but you will be surprised. The Week plans to catch up with chefs from various international cuisine restaurants for some easy tips and tricks to replicate your favorite dishes at home.

The bold and the dramatic

January 26, 2017 23:50 pm

You don’t always have to opt for your regular makeup routine, especially not if the occasion calls for something a little extra. The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai seeks out Onisha Mulmi Shrestha, at Galz Beauty Parlor, to get the glamorous glittery look right for a special evening with friends or a wedding reception.

Get fit

January 26, 2017 23:48 pm

If you are constantly on the lookout for new ways to stay fit and new things to inspire you to workout, piloxing might just be what you are looking for. It is a new form of workout invented by Swedish dancer and trainer Viveca Jensen which combines pilates, boxing, and a little bit of dancing.

The fascinating world of fandom

January 26, 2017 23:46 pm

The game, once you get the hang of it, takes you right into the dark, fascinating world. This is perhaps vicarious living at its best.