Marriott set to launch first hotel in Kathmandu next month

Kathmandu, February 5 International hotel chain management company Marriott will open its first entity in Nepal next month, the company says. Fairfield by Marriott in Thamel will be the first international brand to open in Kathmandu’s tourist district when it opens on March 15.┬áThe hotel is owned by MS Group, which has invested over Rs […]

Khokana: The oil capital of Kathmandu

Around a bend on the road, I passed a man with a bamboo pole balanced on his shoulder. Suspended from either end of the pole were two tin containers. The drip marks on them were enough to tell me they contained mustard oil. Coincidentally, I was on my way to Khokana, the medieval Newar town […]