Yellow House marketStart your Sunday morning with a scrumptious breakfast at the Yellow House and take a stroll around the stalls for interesting art and local food, accompanied by music. 18 March, 9am-12pm, The Yellow House, Sanepa, (01) 5553869
Economics of happinessA talk program on the Economics of Happiness by Author Mark Anielski, discussing on how governments, communities and individuals can redefine their approach to measuring economic prosperity. 16 March, 5:30-7:30pm, Nepal Communitere, Pulchok, (01) 5530229
Lalit Trade FairAn international fair featuring reasonable priced new products, musical and cultural programs, light show, international booth, food stall, live demonstration of temple construction, senior citizens felicitation and B2B - business opportunities. 16-17 March, Bhandarkhal Bagaicha, Patan Durbar Square, (01) 5521740
Made in Nepal expoExpo organised by Nepalese Young Entrepreneur Forum for the sixth time. More than 125 Nepali product and service stalls, Paleti (a Newari Bhoj), photo exhibition and product launch. 16-18 March, 10am-6pm, Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, (01) 6200561
Farmer’s MarketA 10-minute walk from the Boudha stupa, the lush green garden of Lavee Residence awaits with organic food stalls and live music. 17 March, 8am onwards, Lavee Residence, Boudha, 9808996175
HR MeetWith the theme ‘HR can change, HR can drive’ for 2018’s HR meet, Growth Sellers bring together prominent speakers, professionals, experts and participants in the field of Human Resource. This is the 11th edition of the grand annual event. 19-20 March, 9am onwards, Hyatt Regency, Boudhanath, Rs 8,000 (+VAT), For Registration: 9801014483
The Francophonie WeekCelebrating the beautiful language of Molière, the much awaited Francophonie Week of 2018 will have various film screenings, live music, games and contests scheduled for each day. 20-23 March, Alliance Française de Kathmandu, Pulchok, 9843067788, For schedule: www.alliancefrancaise.org.np/francophonie-week-2018/
GAMCEGlobal Adventure and Mountaineering Conference and Expo is an international forum for exchange of information, products and services on adventure and mountaineering. 23-25 March, 9am-7pm, Hotel Yak and Yeti, Darbar Marg, For Registration: (01) 5543018, mountainadventure.events
Ford’s Motor rallyA motor competition where teams of driver and navigator have to solve tasks during the 200km drive from Kathmandu–Pokhara. 24-25 March, 6:30am onwards, Rs14, 999 (Net for two members in one car)/Rs25,999 (Net for four members in one car), For Registration: 9801133378, 9851133378
Chekhov's Three SistersA contemporary adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters directed by Rose Schwietz, underscoring the relevance of a play written nearly 120 years ago in Russia in present day KathmandPainting and print exhibition
Painting and print exhibitionA group exhibition of paintings and prints by 14 female artists on the occasion of International Women’s day. 16 March-30 April, 10am-5pm, Newa Chen, Kobahal, Free Entrance, (01) 5533532
Seduction of Print MakingA print making art exhibition featuring 21 artists and 8 guest artists. 16March-8 April, 11am-5pm (On Saturdays, starts from 12pm), Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, (01) 4218048
As a part of Base Camp music fest, Pahelo Batti Muni will be performing, followed by performances by Ranzen.
16 March, 7-11:30pm, House of Music, Amrit Marg, Thamel, Rs300, 9851075172
Giving you what you want. Classic Rock n’ Roll covers along with the band’s original compositions.
16 March, 6:30pm onwards, Wicked Spoon Fork and Rock, Jhamsikhel, 9843471625
Base Camp music festival continues with Ketan performing his originals and classic hits.
16 March, 8pm onwards, Moksh, Jhamsikhel, (01) 5528362
The Midnight Riders
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with The Midnight Riders playing classic rock, southern rock, blues, ballads and hard rock, 70's retro disco, 80's pop and contemporary hits.
17 March, 3pm-1am, Irish Pub, Lazimpat, (01)4416027
In celebration of French gastronomy, Hyatt has prepared a special full set Goût de France menu including amours, soup, starter, main course and dessert.
21 March, Hyatt Regency, Boudha, Rs4,500 (per person), (01) 5171234
Tasneem’s Kings Kitchen
Pre-order the freshly added item on the menu—Bohra Tandoori Chicken at Tasneem’s Kings Kitchen, and enjoy the dinner with open mic comedy and live music.
Chinese cabbage pickles made differently in Korean and Japanese styles served at the Japanese restaurant. For sushi lovers, the chef is also hosting a sushi workshop on 17 March.
Jhamsikhel, (01) 5521027
Drop by the garden restaurant for Burmese dishes such as Burmese Tofu Thoke, Khao Swe Thoke (Noodle Salad), Mohinga (fish noodle soup) and many other pork signature dishes.
Tangal, opposite to Attic Bar, (01) 4437490
Nilgiri Thakali Delights
Enjoy the taste of authentic Thakali cuisine with the popular Dhido set, either vegetarian or non-vegetarian.
Tangal, (01) 4411487
Mul Chowk’s a-la-carte menu is essentially Continental with an Asian flair. Try their chicken roulade served with mashed broad beans and sautéed vegetables.
Baber Mahal Revisited, (01) 4259801
Mezze by Roadhouse
A happening Italian restaurant to dine in -almost always crowded.
Darbar Marg, (01) 4223087
Experience fine dining in Kathmandu with a glass of sparkling wine, good music, a four-course dinner spread, and chocolate desserts.
Maharajgunj, (01) 4428604
A large, cosy place serving a blend of continental and Nepali favourites. Try the traditional marinated boneless chicken kebab served with vegetable, rice and chutney. Krishna Galli, Pulchowk, (01) 5555306
A luxury resort located in the lush setting of Chitwan National Park offering private villas with it's own pools.
Chitwan (01) 4437571 / 4438570, kasararesort.com
The fun park resort with lush green lawn, laidback vibe and out-of-the-way location makes it perfect for a short vacation, especially for stressed parents with kids who want a break from city life.
Gharipata, Behind the airport, (061)466652, www.chachawhee.com
Atithi Resort & Spa
The resort offers luxury at its best, offering a multitude of spa options and claims to use only the best of oils and soaps.
Shanti Patan, Lakeside, (061)466760/ (01)4002077, www.atithiresort.com
The Old Inn
Experience Bandipur’s peaceful ambience, a sunset from Chimkeswari hill and view of the Gorkha valley from high up on this ancient hilltop kingdom—a perfect getaway.
Bandipur, (065) 520110, www.theoldinnbandipur.com
Enjoy a great view of Phewa Lake, cultural shows, or indulge in the delectable pastries from the German Bakery in the hotel premises.
Lakeside, Pokhara, (061) 460617/463526, www.barahi.com
A holistic retreat, drawing on ancient Himalayan knowledge and philosophy of care for nature and for oneself, set in magnificent natural surroundings.
Dhulikhel, (11)490612, www.dwarikas-dhulikhel.com
Retreat at Damaar
A retreat for contemplators and creators in an undisturbed sanctuary to enrich and enlighten your inner self.
Bethanchowk, Kavre, 9851052442, www.retreatdamaar.com
Shangri-La Village Resort
The great getaway of Nepal – enjoy a few nights in the beautiful and tranquil property with a splendid view of the Annapurnas and amazing hospitality.
Pokhara, (061) 462222, www.hotelshangrila.com