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  • Trek to Mystical Mangmalung

    Sajib Chaudhary

    A little visited region in Eastern Nepal filled with fascinating sights and kind-hearted people. Many parts of Nepal are still unexplored and unknown to the outer world. Despite being frequented by locals during certain festivals, they remain unknown and inaccessible to the rest of the world the rest of

    Aug.13.2017
  • Precious is a Gift

    Shivangi Bansal

    Children are any country's most valuable resource, its true gifts. As I enter the gates of Koseli, I see children patiently lined up in their playground, eagerly waiting to receive their treat of chocolate from a volunteer. Some children are seen giggling, some perhaps dreaming about football

    Aug.11.2017
  • Gunla, a Musical Tradition with Deep Roots

    Astha Shrestha Joshi

    In the warrens and alleys of the old city, musicians young and old practice and prepare for their part in an ancient, melodic pilgrimage. Every July, from 5:00 p.m. onwards, Pignani, located right behind the debris of Kasthamandap, starts hearing the faint sounds of drum beats. Enter

    Aug.10.2017
  • The Many Tales of Tokha

    Avantika Shrestha

    A village with many significant features that make it an important landmark in terms of culture, history, and religion. An old village with many tales wrapped within its gallies, Tokha holds historical, cultural, and religious significance. Located five kilometers from Budhanilkantha, this ancient village still holds on to its

    Aug.09.2017
  • Mero Rug, Yours Forever

    Ichchha Pradhan

    Mero Rug is Nepal’s first company when it comes to selling handmade carpets on the internet. Mero Rug was established in 2012 as the sister company of the 25-year-old Paramount Carpets, which means it certainly has a heritage to live up to. Which it does. With its wide assortment

    Aug.08.2017
  • Jyotish, the Science of Light

    Sushma Joshi

    My family’s surname is “Joshi,” derived from jyotishi, or astrologers. According to family lore, they fled the Mughal invasion and came to Nepal via Nainital... My family’s surname is “Joshi,” derived from jyotishi, or astrologers. According to family lore, they fled the Mughal invasion and came to Nepal via

    Jul.30.2017
  • Supermacy of the Serpents

    Urvi Suwal

    Nag Panchami is a festival of the snakes, observed five days after the no-moon day in Shrawan (which is around the end of July, or first week of August). Nags, in Hindu culture, are snake deities, which have a significant space in the history of the religion. On this day,

    Jul.27.2017
  • Rainy Day Reading

    Evangeline Neve

    When wet weather keeps you in the house, take advantage of it by diving into a few good books. There are possibly few things better on a rainy, stormy day than curling up on your couch or in bed with a steaming mug of tea or coffee and a

    Jul.25.2017
  • Handmade, Just For You

    Ichchha Pradhan

    Collaboration and cooperation can get one further faster, and that’s what Timro Concept Store is all about. Only two months old, Timro Concept Store at Jhamsikhel has been making waves on the social media. The store is a place where passion and love for Nepali handmade products and Nepali

    Jul.17.2017
  • Green Everest?—Necessary and Possible!

    EVANGELINE NEVE

    An expedition has been hard at work to clean up the tallest mountain in the world. An expedition with the stated goal of not just climbing but cleaning up? It sounds like a novelty, but considering the circumstances, it would be nice if it became the new “normal.”

    Jul.09.2017
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