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Nepal locations popular for foreign film shoots

KRITI BHUJU
78 films, documentaries, commercials last year alone

KATHMANDU, July 30: At a time when many Nepali films are being shot in foreign lands, Nepal´s own natural beauty and rich cultural heritage have been attracting many foreign film and documentary makers to do their shooting here. Not only that, various television commercials (TVC) have also been shot in Nepal, one of which is for Volkswagen, the famous German car brand.

On May 27 this year, the TVC for Volkswagen´s New Tiguan was shot in Nepal. The 59-second commercial was shot in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. The advertisement is in Chinese. [More]

  Staying healthy as you travel  
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Getting rid of motion sickness completely while you are on the move may be difficult.

                           But you can definitely lessen its severity.



When one is out on a travel, away from home and usual eating and sleeping routine, one is under greater risks of falling sick. New food, different environment, water and air, changes in altitude and temperature, and poor accommodation quality pose various risks to travelers’ health.

“Motion sickness, altitude sickness, travelers’ diarrhea, and malaria are some of the most frequently encountered travel-related health problems,” says Dr. Lochan Dhamala, physician at B&B Hospital.

 
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