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May 2017

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  • Changing Times, New Flavors

    Changing Times, New Flavors

    Barsa Thapa

    There are many new restaurants coming up in Thamel; here are five that offer some great new flavors. Thamel and its ever bustling streets has been the country’s, as well as foreigners’, go-to place since as long as we all can remember. One could not visit Nepal and not

    May.16.2017
  • A Little Bit of  Everything

    A Little Bit of Everything

    Avantika Shrestha

    It’s a one-stop destination for souvenir hunting, with the choices so many and so charming, you’ll have a hard time deciding what to buy. When one thinks of Thamel, the rows of curio shops that line many streets and alleys of this ancient town definitely come to mind.

    May.09.2017
  • Hidden Places to Eat  in Thamel

    Hidden Places to Eat in Thamel

    ECS Reporters

    Fancy something delicious, but somewhere away from the usual? Here are some eateries that could be what you’re looking for. There are a lot of well-known restaurants in Thamel, both international and local, but there are an even greater number of small, hidden places. Many, but not all, offer

    May.08.2017
  • The Vision of an Environmentalist Entrepreneur

    The Vision of an Environmentalist Entrepreneur

    Amar B. Shrestha

    Thamel’s preeminence as the tourist center of Kathmandu owes much to the efforts of a few visionaries, foremost among them being Mr. Karna Sakya. I believe Thamel is the most densely tourist-populated area within a comparative area anywhere in the world,” says Mr. Karna Sakya, founding chairman

    May.05.2017
  • Thamel Revisited

    Thamel Revisited

    Amar B. Shrestha

    Change is the only constant, and it holds as true for Thamel, the tourist hub of Kathmandu, as for anything else. I once lived near Thamel many years before it became what it is today: the most popular destination for tourists visiting Nepal, a place most backpackers

    May.04.2017