Life is all about celebration … But please clean up!

Life is all about celebration! We wait and celebrate a lot of festivals. Every month is pretty much a festival in our culture. Out of all these festivals, Dashain is the grand festival of blessings and food. But this post is not about Dashain During this festival, schools used to close for a month but …

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A PUG AND THE TREE HUGGERS

On my way to class, every day, I observe different kinds of people. I see children, and their parents rushing to catch the school bus; mostly, mothers carrying their children’s schoolbags which look like more than 3 kilos to me; a little girl jogging along to maintain pace with her brother while he walks oblivious; …

Why Taxis in Kathmandu Refuse to go by the Meter (and What You Can Do About It)

Driving in Kathmandu may be one of the most difficult jobs in the world: bad roads, poor traffic rule implementation, dust, smoke, heat, pedestrians, abandoned animals, street vendors, you name it. I actually respect people who drive for a living in Kathmandu, even though, most often than not, they’re part of the problem. But, as …