The Week Bureau

The contributor for Republica.

Celebrating Nepali brands

Published On: December 20, 2019 01:53 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Do you remember your first crush?

Published On: December 20, 2019 10:17 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Say goodbye to clutter

Published On: December 13, 2019 11:25 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

A lot of times we only think about keeping and managing our belongings by using the floor space that makes the room feel smaller than it actually is and also way more congested.

Building a functional and fashionable wardrobe

Published On: December 13, 2019 11:16 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Things to do every time you travel

Published On: December 13, 2019 11:08 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Where would you live if you could live anywhere in the world?

Published On: December 13, 2019 10:54 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Supporting women-led businesses

Published On: December 6, 2019 08:57 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

When did you first feel like an adult?

Published On: December 6, 2019 08:23 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Keeping your bathroom clean and fresh

Published On: November 29, 2019 12:29 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Live the good life

Published On: November 29, 2019 12:19 PM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Good Reads

Published On: November 29, 2019 10:08 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Good Reads

Travel photography tips and tricks

Published On: November 29, 2019 09:26 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Give your home a facelift

Published On: November 22, 2019 11:56 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Get organized

Published On: November 22, 2019 11:49 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Whip your home into shape by following these five tried and tested ways

Season of warm colors

Published On: November 22, 2019 10:07 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Winter means you don’t really want to spend much time getting ready, let alone put on make-up. But to follow your usual make-up routine, one that saw you through the summer months, would be a sin.

Tips for glowing skin

Published On: November 22, 2019 10:02 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Myths about recycling

Published On: November 22, 2019 09:58 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Ideas and impressions

Published On: November 22, 2019 09:34 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Bringing out the artist in you

Published On: November 15, 2019 11:52 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.

Getting rid of stubborn stains

Published On: November 15, 2019 09:48 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

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.