Climate+change, the four and half month long exhibition on the changing environment in the Himalaya comes to an end next week, be sure to catch it if you haven't been there. Runs until 12 April, Nepal Art Council Babarmahal

Czech castles, the National Museum of Czech Republic comes to Kathmandu with an exhibition on the country’s castles. Runs to 25 April, 10am to 5pm, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babarmahal

Scooter Diva Cup, safely race fellow female scooter riders and win the Scooter Diva Cup 2014. 3 May, 10am, Monster Bash, Kupandol

Random impact, an exhibition of contemporary arts and performances. Runs till18 April, Alliance Francaise, Teku

All that glitters, an exhibition of the art of British artist Annette Ashworth. Runs till 22 April, Classic Gallery, Pulchok, 9841224753

The Spoken word, spit it out with the best slam poets of Kathmandu. 12 April, 2 to 5pm, Electric Pagoda, Thamel

Open house, featuring the work of artists Arpita Shakya, Ashuram Khaiju, and Palpasa Manandhar. Runs till 7 July, 11am to 6pm

Twannasin, an exhibition of paintings by Bipana Maharjan. 12 to 25 April, 12 to 7pm ,except Saturdays, Artist Proof Gallery, Pulchok

Educational spaces, students, artists, and experts discuss how museums and galleries can be used to get students engaged in thinking about critical issues. 11 April, Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal

Common effort, a discussion on political transition and education in the context of federal state restructuring. 12 April, 3 to 5pm, National Law College, Pulchok

Film Lab, learn film history, storytelling, scriptwriting, cinematography, editing, project handling and network with professionals. 12 April to 15 May, Docskool, Gaurighat, register at (01)4251335


Saigon Pho

Saigon Pho, spacious interior with authentic Vietnamese dishes. Lajimpat

New Tushita Restaurant, relaxing ambience and good food. Don’t miss out on their penne with creamy bacon and mushroom sauce. Lajimpat, (01)44432957

Public Cave, while its pizzas, sizzlers, and spring rolls are a hit among customers, the main attraction is karaoke. Dihikopatan, Pokhara, 9856032958

Barista lavazza, the newest addition to the Valley’s European inspired coffee-culture cafes serves excellent mochas and lattes, don’t forget to try their grilled chicken sandwich. Jawalakhel

Hotel Shangri-La, traditional Nepali cuisine with cultural show. Rs 999, every Thursday, 7pm onwards, (01)4412999 ext 7520/7515

Balthali Village Resort, a small, cosy retreat with a bird’s eye view of wheat fields dotted with ochre painted houses. Balthali, Kavre, 9851075818

Tass and Tawa, savour a wide variety of Nepali meat dishes and reserve your palate for the heavenly Chusta. Pulchowk, Kathmandu

Pack my lunch, mother’s cooking delivered to your doorstep. 9803496546,

Natssul, reminiscent of the establishments in Seoul’s Hongdae district, this eatery strives to be the best Korean restaurant in town. Pokhara

Backyard, reasonable prices and modest and simple food have made this restaurant everyone's favourite. Jhamsikhel




Shastriya sangeet

Shastriya sangeet, dabble in the magic of Hindustani classical music. 15 April, 3pm onwards, Ram Mandir, Battisputali

Kripa Unplugged, young aspiring musicians give their own renditions of classics. 8.30 and 10.30pm, TTV,

Starry Night BBQ, catch Ciney Gurung live as you chomp on your meat stick. Rs 1,299, 7pm onwards, Fridays, Shambala Garden Café. Hotel Shangri-La, (01)4412999 (Ext. 7520/7515)

Music Jams, enjoy great live music every Tuesday. Moksh, Jhamsikhel

Reggae night, get a load of jah music from Chari Amilo Kala Samuha every weekend. Rs 200, 28 March, 6pm onwards, Base Camp, Jhamsikhel

Shivapuri Cottage, escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu and enjoy peace, tranquility, good food, and fresh air. Rs 3,500 per person per night inclusive of dinner and breakfast. Budhanilkantha, 9841371927

Temple Tree Resort and Spa, a peaceful place to stay, complete with a swimming pool, massage parlour, and sauna, it’ll be hard to leave once you go in. Gaurighat, Lakeside, (61)465819

Buddha Maya Gardens Hotel, add value to your travel in Lumbini with a stay at probably the best hotel in the area. Lumbini, (71)580220, 9801033109,

Park Village Resort, far away from the madding crowd yet so close to the city. Budhanilkantha, (01)4375280,

The Last Resort, test your limits with canyoning, hiking, rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking, bungee jumping. Bhotekosi, Sindhupalchok, (01)4700525/1247

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