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Your magic wand

March 23, 2018 08:01 AM

Mascara can go a long way in making your eyes stand out, especially when you don’t have much time to spend on eye makeup. This is one essential beauty ritual that can define your eye shape and make it pop without much effort.

Taking on off season travel

March 16, 2018 09:40 AM

We have heard people rave about the benefits of travelling during off seasons many times right here in our travel page. We have had travel agents note it as one of the effective ways to save while planning trips. We have had trekkers recall discovering completely new sights of well-known routes, even backpackers sharing the simple luxury of skipping long queues and tourist crowds, all because they chose to skip the travel season.

After Aurora

March 16, 2018 09:32 AM

Frequently tagged as the most beautiful natural phenomena, the polar lights are something you must see at least once in your lifetime. The polar lights, also called aurora, are an ethereal and mystical light show seen at night – commonly displaying the color green but also other colors like pink, yellow, violet and more rarely blue, orange and white.

Décor decoded: Five decor mistakes that everyone makes

March 16, 2018 09:19 AM

No matter how many hours you spend scrolling through the internet to create a perfect design plan or rotating accessories throughout your house, interior decorating is always a bit tricky. And if that weren’t enough of a challenge, there are some basic décor mistakes that we unknowingly succumb to that send all our efforts down the drain. So The Week sought the help of Shreebha Shrestha, interior designer at Interior Points Nepal in Shankhamul, Kathmandu, to list out the top five common mistakes we all make while decorating our homes and also learn how to best correct them.

Good Reads

March 16, 2018 09:11 AM

The Himalayas, the tallest and the youngest mountains in the world, spread from Afghanistan and Pakistan through India, Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar with their northern extrusions the Ximalaya Shanmai across the Tibetan plateau in China.

Good Reads

March 9, 2018 11:56 AM

Fleeing a disastrous and humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems and jewelry expert, hopes to escape from public attention by lecturing on a brand-new cruise ship—the Queen Charlotte.

Postnatal workout; Simple exercises to get in shape after pregnancy

March 9, 2018 11:51 AM

There may be no greater pleasure than bringing your little baby into this world. But pregnancy also takes a great toll on your body and post-pregnancy weight gain can be a disappointment and a source of stress for many. But the good thing is you do not have to do a thousand crunches to lose that baby belly. All you need is some patience and dedication to ease back into your fitness routine.

Simplifying your digital life

March 9, 2018 11:42 AM

We are always on the lookout for the next big thing in the smartphone world to always have access to the best features the digital world has to offer. But there are some tweaks and hacks that let you experience that best feature on the device you have with you right now.

Picture Perfect: ways to fix a tired face

March 9, 2018 11:28 AM

It’s actually very depressing but studies in Sweden found that sleep-deprived people were perceived as less attractive and sadder than well-rested people. But who’s not sleep-deprived these days, right? Studies again show that the average woman gets only six and a half hours a night, not the eight doctors say she requires.

Clearing that congestion

March 9, 2018 11:21 AM

For many, a stuffy nose has been this seasons’ most common health problem. Not only does it make breathing difficult but you also suffer from headaches due to it and getting a goodnight’s sleep becomes next to impossible. The Week consulted Dr Sahana Phuyal, otolaryngologist at Surya Polyclinic in Kathmandu, to find out some simple cures for this persistent problem. Here’s what she had to say.

Glimpses of Winter

March 9, 2018 10:59 AM

Nepal Tourism Board(NTB) in collaboration with Photo Journalists Club (PJ Club) will be holding a week-long exhibition on the theme 'Express Your Winter' from March 9-16, 2018.

Banned books for every woman

March 9, 2018 10:16 AM

What with Woman’s Day celebrated around the world, we heard many voices make their stance on womanhood and woman’s rights be known. While we might often take this ability to raise points and start debates as a given, history – even very recent history – has served as a reminder that there are those who try and push censorships on certain women related issues.

Shaking off stage fright

March 2, 2018 11:28 AM

Many successful dealings start with or lead to public speaking of some sort. The gathered people may be a crowd of 100 or just your company employees but facing the masses to inform, persuade, influence and such is a common occurrence.

Race ready

March 2, 2018 10:13 AM

Compared to other sports that require strenuous training, running seems easy enough. All you need to do is put on a pair of comfortable sneakers and get going.

Dental care first

March 2, 2018 09:44 AM

Dr Astha Karki shares that many of her patients still come to her only when they are in pain.

Undoing the damage

March 2, 2018 09:22 AM

Holi is no more about traditionally made organic colors that were actually good for our skin. These days, most of us suffer from skin and hair damage after Holi. This is because harsh chemicals and colored dyes are used during this festival that can strip our skin and hair of its natural moisture.

Good Reads

February 23, 2018 13:20 PM

Welcome to Derry, Maine. It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown.

Flavored water for detox

February 23, 2018 10:32 AM

We all know we have to drink at least eight to ten glasses of water every day. But not all of us actually manage that. The reason is that drinking water can be boring and it’s not often till we are dehydrated and craving for a drink that we reach for a bottle of water or, often times its unhealthier alternative, soda.

The ABCs of archery

February 23, 2018 10:21 AM

Archery is a sport that requires a person to shoot with a bow and arrow at a given target. This is a great sport to enjoy with family and friends but the best part about archery is that it is a great sport for people with disabilities as well. An archer’s height, fitness, weight or strength does not affect this game. Unlike other international tournaments, archery tournament is accessible to anyone irrespective of their physical characteristics.

Working out with a partner

February 23, 2018 10:09 AM

Working out on your own can be tedious sometimes and you also lose motivation quickly. At times like these, working out with a partner can prove to be of immense help. Not only will working out in pairs keep you motivated, but it also won’t seem like a workout making you want to push yourself and keep going.