Focusing on good food

Published On: August 16, 2019 12:17 PM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

It hasn’t even been two years that Yellow Pomelo has been running but the restaurant has already solidified its position as one of the best eateries in Kathmandu valley. Located in Jawalakhel, Yellow Pomelo stands out even amidst the throng of similar eateries that surrounds it because the building it’s located in has a massive outdoor seating space and (the dining space) occupies multiple floors. This gives it quite an appeal.

Dressed to conquer

Published On: August 16, 2019 11:41 AM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

Formal occasions call for dressing up but in Nepal formal wears are limited to elaborate saris and lehengas. Dressing formally for work or western formal attire isn’t generally taken into account. It was to tackle this that Sunita Acharya and Shrija Shrestha launched Lady Boss early this year.

Home away from home

Published On: August 16, 2019 09:20 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

Yakety Yak, located in Thamel, Kathmandu, right above Kar.ma Coffee, is gaining steady popularity among backpackers who come to Nepal. But the chic little hostel, with its industrial theme and open space with high ceilings, is doing much more than just providing travelers a place to stay. It’s a space for solo travelers to connect, says Girish Rajbhandari, one of the owners of Yakety Yak.

Crafts with purpose

Published On: August 16, 2019 09:14 AM NPT By: Rakshya Khadka

The Made in Nepal movement has spurred an interest in Nepal made goods. A majority of people no longer subscribes to the belief that anything home produced is of inferior quality and functionality as compared to imported goods.

Celebrating the spirit of being a fan

Published On: August 16, 2019 08:57 AM NPT By: Anweiti Upadhyay

Most K-pop fans can perhaps relate to people calling them obsessive and labeling them as hormonal teenagers who just like (K-pop) idols because they are good to look at. Often times, the media also ends up labeling K-pop enthusiasts as crazy followers.

Merging of different styles

Published On: August 16, 2019 08:41 AM NPT By: URZA ACHARYA

In the recent days, the Nepali band Pahenlo Batti Muni has been creating quite the buzz among music enthusiasts, thanks to their diverse take on music. The band consists of five members – Bikram Bashyal and Pravesh Thapa Magar on the guitar, Kush KC on bass, Luv KC on the drums, with Rochak Dahal as the vocalist of the band.

Cultural faux pas And how to avoid them

Published On: August 16, 2019 08:37 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

One of the best things about traveling is stepping out of your comfort zone and allowing yourself to be exposed to a whole new world of customs and cultures. But this can lead to some unexpected problems. Things that we may consider harmless at home can sometimes land you in trouble in another country.

World’s most beautiful lakes

Published On: August 16, 2019 08:26 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Lakes are perhaps one of the most beautiful water bodies in nature. Lakes have inspired hundreds of landscape artists, poets, and writers alike, thanks to the calming and soothing effect they have on people. Part of what makes lakes so attractive for adventure seekers is also its surroundings – lakes generally have a variety of plants, trees, and animals around it

Stretch for better health

Published On: August 16, 2019 08:10 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Stretching opens up your range of motion and increases flexibility while not stretching drastically reduces mobility in the joints and muscles, which increases your risk for injury. Recent studies show that slow or static stretching – whether or not you exercise afterward – has a number of benefits, especially for older people.

Weekend fun

Published On: August 16, 2019 07:49 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Weekends are for relaxing and lounging around the house in your pajamas. But every once in a while, it’s good to change things up and say, go for a hike or meet friends for brunch. As much as sitting at home and being with yourself is an important aspect of self-care, connecting with people and doing new things are also equally important.