Everybody likes to travel for different reasons and sometimes the motive isn’t only some fun time at the beach, or some sightseeing. Many people have been seeking refuge from the demands of hectic and modern lifestyle by venturing into the wilderness in search of spirituality for a long time now. And, the fact is, the appeal of such trips continue to remain strong.
It’s been cold and miserable for the last couple of weeks and as the mercury dips further, we’ll find ourselves struggling to keep warm and make sure we don’t catch a nasty flu. But winter doesn’t have to be brutal anymore. The Week presents five easy ways to ensure you stay warm, healthy, and presentable this winter while waiting (and praying) for warmer days.
Exercising on an empty stomach can cause breakdown of muscle tissue. Without food to fuel your workout sessions, the muscle tissues will be converted to glucose in order to provide the energy you need. This isn’t the ideal situation for either muscle building or weight loss as it can have an impact on your metabolism and may even lead to injury.
Jagannath Lamichhane was 10 when he began having suicidal thoughts. “I couldn’t tell my parents that I was having suicidal thoughts or that I got scared for no reason,” he says. “Instead, I casually told them I had a headache or that my eyes hurt.”
As a football fan and occasional drinker, my conversations and banter with my friends tends to centre on the clubs that we all follow – either in the English Premier League or La Liga or some similar league in Europe.
While, in the recent times, theater in Nepal is booming with great actors, unique new plays, and good response from the audience, the educational system of our country too has been staging some really good dramas and coming up with interesting projects. The Week’s Reya Shreya Rai speaks to some new faces of theater from different colleges around the capital on what theater means to them, what goes on backstage, and their future plans.
There are many places to visit and things to do in and around the Kathmandu valley. Most of us, however, find ourselves doing the same things weekend after weekend because we don’t know what else we can do that doesn’t involve going out of the valley. We at The Week talked to a few people around town in our hunt for new things to do this weekend.