In the past few years we have seen a surge in the #MadeInNepal movement where producers and consumers alike are supporting locally made products and doing their best to give further momentum to this movement as well as shed more light on its importance in preserving the culture and fueling our economy.
Most people take crushes lightly. You have a crush on someone today but once you realize it isn’t going anywhere, you move on. But everyone remembers and has interesting stories about their first crush. Here, we hear ‘first crush’ stories from a few people. Unsurprisingly, for most of them, it happened during their school years.
Ever looked at your wardrobe overflowing with clothes but still felt like you had nothing decent to wear? You’re not alone. A lot of us buy and keep lots of clothes but when it comes to getting ready and curating a perfect outfit, we can’t seem to find anything that looks good. This is probably a sign that you need to clear out and restock your wardrobe.
Traveling is always a rewarding experience but it can be even more fulfilling if you follow some basic unwritten rules. Here The Week gives you five important tips that can make your next trip so much better than your last.
All of us know have this idea of a perfect place where we would like to live someday. For some, that place might be in laps of the mountains in Switzerland and for others, it could be by the sea in Pondicherry. We all have our reasons for wanting to live where we want to. It could be the cultural influence of the place, the food it is famous for, or simply the fact that we like what we have seen in photos.
Many buildings that once used to be durbars and palaces around Kathmandu are being renovated and utilized for different purposes these days. While a majority of them house government offices, Baber Mahal Revisited is an oddity that is being operated as a commercial complex with a bunch of stores and restaurants within its premises. Everything Nepali, a concept store that was launched early this year by Deeptangshu Thapa and Prasanna Basnet, is one of the many stores within the vibrant space.
As kids, we all wanted to grow up and become “adults”. And then we did. We never really realized it till we were doing things that we had always seen the “adults” in our lives do. But we have all had a particular moment in our lives when we felt like we have grown up and become an “adult” like we always wanted to. The Week asked some people to recall when they first felt like an adult.
Have you ever felt a certain unpleasant smell was coming from your bathroom even when it looks clean? Or did you recently just notice a stain that wasn’t there before on your bathroom tiles? Bathrooms tend to be a little tricky when it comes to cleanliness and smell in comparison to the other rooms. But this doesn’t mean it’s impossible to keep it looking fresh and smelling good. Here are some tips and tricks you could use to keep your bathroom in good condition.
Life might sometimes seem like an endless loop of eat, work, sleep, and repeat but that in no way means it has to feel boring and uninspiring. Often times, we look for ways to keep ourselves cheerful and feeling motivated but it’s not always possible or wallet friendly to go shopping or on a vacation every time you feel low. Instead, what you could do is infuse a little cheer into your everyday lives. Here are eight ways to live the good life.
Travel and photography have become almost synonymous in today’s world. Taking pictures to document your travels has become a norm, so much so that cameras have become a travel essential just like your passport and ticket. As each place we visit has its own culture, cuisine, and traditions, you need to be able to capture the uniqueness of the particular place that you are visiting.
Your home is an extension of your personality and how you choose to set it up and decorate it can tell a lot about you as a person. However, we, as people, are always changing and evolving and it’s unfair that our décor stays the same, unless it’s time to move. Here are some ways you can give your home a facelift every now and then.
Nowadays, skincare has become a need rather than an indulgence. Be it protecting your skin from the UV rays of the sun or the toxins present in the air, if you live in a developing or industrial city/town, there is a lot you have to shield your skin from.
Many of us know that we have to recycle to protect the environment. Along with cutting down on plastics and other polluting wastes, recycling is a good way to conserve the environment even though experts agree that it can’t completely combat plastic pollution just by itself.
When you meet someone, what’s the first thing you notice?
First impressions can be tricky. Yes, it takes time to fully get to know someone but that first meeting is usually when you decide whether or not you want to even get that far. Noticing a person’s physical appearance might be the most common thing we do when we meet someone but there are other things that matter too. Here, we asked some people around town what they focus on when they meet someone for the first time.
As a walk-in art studio, House of Palettes has been encouraging more and more people to tune in to their artistic side since its inception. Currently, the studio has been focused on running workshops that will help people understand and create art better. The Charcoal Portrait Workshop is an ongoing three-day course, happening on Saturdays of November. The first and the second phase of the workshop took place on November 2 and November 9, and the final phase will be held on November 16.
You go out for dinner and spill curry on your pretty pastel colored dress. You gave your kid a new set of crayons and now your living room walls are covered in ‘art’. Or you forgot to put the cap back on your pen and there are ink stains in your bag. Stains are inevitable. However, the good thing is most stains can be removed with some basic kitchen ingredients and some elbow grease.