Insta inspiration

April 14, 2017 11:52 am

Do you spend the first half an hour after waking up in bed hooked on Instagram? Is Instagram the last thing you find yourself scrolling through before you call it a night? With an account for virtually anything, this photo sharing application has become the new black in the world of social media. Insta users will attest to the fact that once you begin browsing through the posts, the hours just fly by.

Clutter free cooking

April 14, 2017 11:48 am

Don’t like to cook? You might feel differently if you had a nicely designed kitchen space in your house. And for those who like to cook and even find it therapeutic, having a good kitchen might even make it an all the more enjoyable and relaxing experience. Not only can you have a good meal with your family, but you can also enjoy the process of bringing it to the table when you have a kitchen that works for you – a kitchen that is beautiful and smart

Preserving memories

April 14, 2017 11:46 am

When you are currently packing your bags and planning for your next adventure, among all the necessities, a camera is bound to be one. Photographs have always been important as a memento of the memories of a certain time. Especially when we travel, being able to document yourself becomes all the more important.

When in France

April 14, 2017 11:43 am

Although a famous picture spot, the Eiffel tower in Paris isn’t the only beautiful place you can visit in France. There are a lot of other places you can go to in order to learn the customs and way of life in the country. Some of the staff members and professors of Alliance Française de Kathmandou have come together to tell us about the places they think everyone should visit when you are in France.

Let there be light(ness)

April 14, 2017 11:31 am

A discolored armpit can be embarrassing and can affect what you wear and where you hang out. You may not want to go to the pool with your friends because of it. With the summer approaching, The Week talked to Dr Bhabendra Suwal, dermatologist at Nidan Hospital, Army Hospital and Blue Cross Hospital, to find out what causes the pigmentation and how to get rid of it to raise your hands without having to feel shy or embarrassed.

Tackle your trash

April 14, 2017 11:30 am

By now we have all read and heard of eco-friendly lifestyles and chances are most of us have rejected the idea as well. On the first glance, many find it to be an overwhelmingly ambitious notion. The abstract idea of altering our day to day activities for what many find to be a larger than life cause like ‘saving the environment’ sounds like a big inconvenience. Only the fact is it really isn’t.

Sneak in exercise

April 14, 2017 11:28 am

We are all guilty of making elaborate plans to exercise more and lose weight. We sign up for Zumba classes, take up a gym membership, and make plans to play badminton or go hiking on the weekends but it all goes for a toss after a week or so of enthusiasm. Often times, work or family commitments take over, and workouts take a backseat.

Quick & easy meals

April 14, 2017 11:25 am

Don’t have an hour to spend simmering dinner over the stove or waiting for it to bake in the oven? Seriously, who has that time and patience to prepare dinner after a busy day at work? All you want to do is have something filling and nice, watch some TV, maybe read a little, and go to bed.

Look your best

April 14, 2017 10:53 am

Makeup is an essential part of our lives. Although most of us can do the most basic of makeup, making your skin look flawless and having your makeup last all day long is a whole another ball game. The Week talked to makeup artist Bhumi Rimal to know what are the basics of makeup you shouldn’t miss out on.

The sound of Silence

April 14, 2017 10:03 am

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the permissible limit of sound is 70 to 80 decibels but in Kathmandu, the level of noise easily reaches 100 to 120 decibels. In a bid to lessen noise pollution, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Department (MTPD) and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) decided to ban the use of pressure horns except during emergencies starting April 14 (today) which is also the Nepali New Year.