The richness of Palpa

January 13, 2017 02:42 am

Nothing will prepare you for the magnificence you will witness when you finally reach Palpa. A visit to Palpa will leave you wanting to travel more within Nepal to experience all the richness it has to offer. Though the major attractions of Palpa is the ancient culture, and excellent mountain views, its Newar charms and distinct medieval feel will leave you mesmerized.

Whether you are saving to buy a new car or investing in your future, cutting unnecessary costs will go a long way in helping you get one step closer to your goal. And you have plenty of options for trimming expenses without feeling like you’re depriving yourself, which isn’t the point anyway. But, you can spend your money in ways that reflect your priorities in life and that way actually save a bundle.

Color with care

January 12, 2017 23:39 pm

Coloring your hair is a major decision. Although it is reversible the chemicals in the dye will have taken a toll on your hair leaving it coarse and dry. But, with proper care, you can keep your colored hair looking vibrant and shiny. Suman Shrestha of K&S hair studio talked to The Week about how you can take good care of your colored locks.

Bajeko Sekuwa doesn’t really need an introduction. It’s already a go-to spot for most city dwellers whenever they wish to satisfy their carnivorous cravings. But, by the looks of it, the popular sekuwa joint isn’t taking the acclaim for granted. Keen to entice more customers as well as indulge their regulars, we heard that the Anamnagar branch of the restaurant had just recently added a few new items to their menu.


January 12, 2017 23:30 pm

Sukhi Thapa (Khima) was inspired by her sister, who is a fitness instructor in Singapore, to get into the fitness industry. She started as an aerobics instructor at Step Fitness Centre, Lazimpat and a year later, she is now an aerobics instructor and a gym instructor. To keep herself in check and see how much she could push  herself, she even took part in the first female body building championship in Nepal. The Week caught up with her to talk about the dedication required to stay on a healthy path.

For better digestive health

January 12, 2017 23:27 pm

The digestive system has a big role to play in keeping your body healthy. With most of the bacteria found in the body residing here, it is critical to maintain the balance between the good and the harmful ones. A compromised gut health has a huge impact on the body’s immune system and leaves us vulnerable to a horde of other minor and major illnesses. The Week talked to Dr Ajit Khanal, gastroenterologist at Bir Hospital, to know more about some basic digestive health issues and how we can tackle them.

Winter wardrobe

January 12, 2017 23:09 pm

With the onset of winter and the days progressively getting colder, it is time to prepare your closet for the most brutal days of freezing temperature. While dressing for winter, you should always put comfort ahead of looking good. If you are uncomfortable or are shivering from the cold, you will look inelegant no matter how fancy and posh your clothing items are. But layering up and wearing warm clothes doesn’t have to be drab.

Broadcasting birth control

January 6, 2017 10:20 am

The last time she had to treat a patient in secret wasn’t so long ago. It was right after the Chhath celebrations when she was informed that she would have to urgently travel to Sasapur. The reason was a woman who wanted contraceptive implants. However, since her in-laws and husband were against it, the woman had secretly escaped to her parent’s house to arrange the appointment.

Invigorating touches

January 6, 2017 10:20 am

Club oasis at The Hyatt Regency is more than just a spa; it’s a wellness center complete with a gym and a pool. Their continuous training programs to better their services make it one of the best spots in town to get a massage. Rammaya Lama, who has been working there for 15 years, tells us how the continuous learning process has helped her hone her skills and made her really good at what she does.

Discovering my own country

January 6, 2017 10:19 am

One of my goals this year is to travel more within Nepal. I have a foreigner colleague who knows more about Nepal than I do and sometimes I feel ashamed at how easily I say I want to go to Greece and Rome and plan for it while having no idea about the beautiful getaways in my own country.