Marissa Taylor

Marissa Taylor

Stories by Marissa Taylor

In too deep, already
02 Mar 2018 5 min read
Unless Kathmandu learns to use its groundwater sources judiciously, there won't be enough left for the future
Climate chaos
16 Feb 2018 8 min read
Erratic weather and extreme-weather events, both caused by climate change, have become a bane for Nepal, an extremely climate-vulnerable country
Here comes the sun
10 Feb 2018 5 min read
FirstSolar, a Nepali solar energy company, has made it to the finals of the Solar Shark Tank to be held in the Netherlands soon. The teamís performing well should encourage....
Chill Companion: Coronarita & Galaxy Cocktail
19 Jan 2018 2 min read
For this week’s Chill Companion segment, Krishna Dulal concocted from among Bar Bar Black Sip’s signature cocktails: Coronarita & Galaxy Cocktail
The artisan's formula
11 Jan 2018 4 min read
How Norbu Shrestha, who started out as a baker of Tibetan bread, today makes perhaps the best artisan European breads in town
A new frontier
08 Jan 2018 3 min read
The Mardi Himal trek is a quick trek that offers almost everything longer ones do
Leading the fitness wave
16 Dec 2017 4 min read
Some of the most respected fitness trainers in Nepal are women. We present here the stories of some who are spearheading the sector
Attracting green dollars
08 Dec 2017 5 min read
Nepal can make quite a bit of money by using its forests to reap dividends from REDD+
Yala Mandala: a creative hive that fosters artistic creativity
11 Nov 2017 4 min read
For Nepali artists and artisans who want to create products made to the most exacting standards, Yala Mandala has become the creative hive to turn to
How Nepalis scattered across the world celebrate Dashain
15 Sep 2017 6 min read
In this collection of vignettes, VMAG present the stories of how Nepalis scattered across the world celebrate Dashain
Undergrad options for students in Nepal
18 Aug 2017 9 min read
VMAG takes a broad survey of the undergrad courses that students can pursue right here, at home, that can provide them a more than decent education
From fuzzy beginnings to a firmer footing
22 Jul 2017 5 min read
The Fuzzscape series, which should see a new episode soon, shows Fuzz Factory at its experimental best
The art and science of cool
08 Jul 2017 8 min read
Nepali consumers of today demand quality summer appliances to meet their ever-evolving needs, and suppliers are more than happy to deliver
Now is the right time to become a corporate lawyer
16 Jun 2017 12 min read
Over the last two decades, with the commercial sector growing rapidly, the demand for corporate lawyers has increased by orders of magnitude
The sky giveth
26 May 2017 17 min read
If more Kathmanduites took up rainwater harvesting, they would be both able to meet their water needs and help alleviate the city's water woes
The beverage of choice
05 May 2017 17 min read
Nepal has been producing world-class tea for decades now, but it needs to find its brand identity in the global arena