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Indulgence of the best kind

January 19, 2018 14:42 PM

Calling all chocoholics! From cakes and cookies to choco-coated fruits, these simple-to-prepare yet fabulous chocolate desserts are just what you need to beautifully wrap up a good meal.

Easy curls and waves

January 19, 2018 12:50 PM

We all know that a flat iron is perfect for the sleek hair look. But at the same time this instrument can also be extremely useful to create a wide array of hairstyles.

Bullet journal 101

January 19, 2018 12:43 PM

The things we have done, the things we need to do, the things we aspire to do – there is a lot of things we have to keep a track of.

Food for your skin

January 19, 2018 12:34 PM

People fuss over their diet to improve their health conditions all the time. Whether it is to control diabetes or to improve blood pressure, we automatically focus on the food we consume because we know it is an effective way to tackle health issues in the long-term.

The right exercises for teenagers

January 19, 2018 12:22 PM

Everybody is conscious about their looks and body image and that’s even truer in case of teenagers who want to look their best at all times and go to extreme lengths to attain their idea of ‘perfection’.

Comfort reading

January 19, 2018 11:01 AM

Readers say there can be nothing better that curling up on the couch with a cup of tea and a good book during the weekends.

Being a YouTuber

January 19, 2018 10:27 AM

These are faces and voices we have come to recognize from YouTube.

Alternative destinations

January 19, 2018 10:09 AM

There are some tourist attractions that definitely can’t be missed: The Vatican in Rome, Eiffel Tower in Paris, Westminster Abbey in London are among a few places that’s on every traveler’s bucket list.

Unusual hotels for memorable stays

January 12, 2018 12:31 PM

Prisons, caves, and even a bubble are all open for bookings. If you are particular about your lodging arrangements, if you would go as far as to claim that it defines your travel experience, then you might want to take a moment and go through this list. There are some hotels around the world that aren’t only meant for checking in and dumping your luggage, they have been built to amaze and excite.

Karaoke in Kathmandu

January 12, 2018 12:02 PM

Do you want to sing your favorite songs out loud but always hesitate to do so because you know you don’t have the singer’s genes? Don’t fear. Karaoke is the way to go.

Words of wisdom

January 12, 2018 10:31 AM

His passion for writing grew with him since the age of ten. Today, he is known as one of the most influential writers in Nepal.

The basics of resistance training

January 12, 2018 10:19 AM

Unlike most gym instruments resistance bands are portable and affordable at the same time.

Understanding acupuncture

January 12, 2018 10:01 AM

Influenced from traditional Chinese culture, the history of acupuncture can be traced back to at least 2,500 years.

Making a mark

January 12, 2018 09:44 AM

There’s a reason why they say first impression is the last impression.

Food for late night cravings

January 12, 2018 09:33 AM

Are you among those who crave for food late at night? The reasons may be because you have stayed up late working and had had an early dinner or you are just a late night snack-er.

Makeup for different skin type

January 12, 2018 09:07 AM

Even before makeup experts begin picking cosmetic products to apply on their clients, there is an important factor that they consider: the client’s skin type.

Five works of art you should know

January 5, 2018 11:24 AM

Paintings can be powerful. While some have the ability to give us immense joy others can ignite anger suppressed within us. Paintings may also cross boarders and transcend time to inspire many generations. While some paintings are influenced by the society others have the ability to completely transform socio-political situations. Hence, every month we bring to you five famous pieces of art that have been able to make a positive impact. This is our attempt to help you understand some exceptional pieces of work.

Experiencing snow in Nepal

January 5, 2018 09:39 AM

Building a snowman and having a snowball fight are what we often find ourselves wistfully dreaming of when we see pictures of our friends and family settled in places where snowfall is common during winters doing just that.

Workout hygiene

January 5, 2018 08:37 AM

We all know working out is a must for health and fitness and now that the New Year is here, we are all trying to fit in an hour or two at the gym at least four to five times a week.

Understanding common symptoms

January 5, 2018 08:25 AM

“Eating a well balanced diet provides our body the required vitamins and minerals to function efficiently,” says Dr Sunil Koirala, consultant physician at Meridian Health Care Center in Kathmandu. According to him, these nutrients help our body perform a wide range of activities and play a crucial role in keeping us healthy. But in cases of nutritional deficiencies, our body may display certain signs and symptoms that we cannot afford to ignore. The Week spoke to Dr Koirala to understand these signs and symptoms better and also find out ways in which we can deal with them.