Hobby-horsing craze in Finland

Published On: May 5, 2017 08:21 AM NPT By: Jari Tanner/Ap

HELSINKI, May 5: Sporting a black leather jacket, dyed red hair and a tattooed arm, Alisa Aarniomaki looks like she’s on her way to a rock band rehearsal session. But instead of carrying a guitar, the 20-year-old Finn gently holds on to something else: a puffy stuffed horse head on a wooden stick complete with glued-on eyes, mane and reins.

The road to recovery

Published On: May 5, 2017 08:08 AM NPT By: Priyanka Gurung

Petty thief, extortionist, drug dealer, KC claims to have done it all at one point. And the motive was pretty straight forward: To maintain his own high.

Of legends & lore

Published On: April 28, 2017 10:19 AM NPT By: Priyanka Gurung

If you love stories, you simply can’t afford to underestimate the story telling prowess of graphic novels. Even though this genre hasn’t quite gained mass popularity in our country yet, there are people putting in the effort and giving it a go with their storyboards and illustrations.

Small & Smart

Published On: April 28, 2017 10:13 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

With small spaces comes the underlying assumption that you are willing to sacrifice on style and aesthetics but you can live large within the limitations of your floor plan. Even if small space living is your only option, you can make it luxurious. There are many nifty ideas that you can use to make your small space function at it’s best and, in this article, we are bringing you a few of those.

A cut above the rest

Published On: April 28, 2017 10:05 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Whether we are planning a family brunch, a romantic date or just a simple hangout, location, food, and the environment all matter. So The Week rounds up some of the posh hotel locations around the valley that are not only famous for their luxurious stay-ins but are also acclaimed for their restaurants, cafe and bar services.

Leading the trail

Published On: April 28, 2017 09:50 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

To be paid to travel is the dream of many but is it really all that is cooked up to be? The Week talked to two trekking guides and, as it turns out, it isn’t only the view that concerns them. There are many responsibilities and duties that come with the job. While they do enjoy the travel, it’s also a job that comes with its share of highs and lows. Here, we had them share their experiences.

The trip of a lifetime

Published On: April 28, 2017 09:44 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

If you think everyone you know is going to Mustang these days, you are right. It was always a popular destination and, in the recent times, that popularity has soared. Also known as the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal, Upper Mustang is a mystical valley with trans-Himalaya landscape, and ancient Tibetan and Buddhist shrines to keep you company along the way. And unlike before, it’s not that hard to reach Mustang anymore.

Let’s be safe

Published On: April 28, 2017 09:34 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Sexual health issues and problems have always been embarrassing to discuss but considering the general increase in the number of such cases here in our country, it’s time to shake off our reservations. Gynecologist Dr Chandra Shobha Amatya reveals that almost 50 % of her patients come to her because they are showing signs of some form of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) or Infection. What’s more, their level of awareness on the matter seems to be frighteningly low.

Nothing lovely about love (handles)

Published On: April 28, 2017 09:25 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

‘Love handles’ is the informal name given to a tire of fat around your waist line. “Despite all the diets and weight loss fads out there, these handles are hard to reduce without a rigorous workout,” Joshi said. Here he shares some exercises you can do at home to target this problem area.

Know your drink(s)

Published On: April 28, 2017 09:21 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

A drink sets the mood, says Manoj Basnet (Manny), owner of Manny’s eatery and Tapas Bar at Jawalakhel. And could there be a better way to set the mood than drinking your favorite drink with food that complements it perfectly?