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Table manners 101: Dining etiquettes explained

Table manners are important because in a civilised society, poor dining etiquette can create a poor impression of you at social gatherings and social business situations. Even when you are eating at a restaurant surrounded by strangers, table manners are important, because you do not want to irritate others with your poor manners or invite stares from patrons sitting at the next table.

4m ago

Cashmere: Soft, luxurious, sought-after

Cashmere is the world’s most sought-after fabric during the winter season.

5m ago

Cashmere: Soft, luxurious, sought-after

Cashmere is the world’s most sought-after fabric during the winter season.

5m ago

The scent of autumn

Although the woody ‘base note’ remains the same, the overall scent of autumn may smell slightly different each day. The base note of this scent, which is dried leaves decaying, is constant.

6m ago

Revisiting childhood: A spectacular circus experience that is Cirque du Soleil

If you are wondering what ‘contemporary circus’ is, well, unlike ‘traditional circus,’ ‘contemporary circus’ rarely uses animals but relies on music, theatrics, and mechanics to give a memorable experience to their audiences.

7m ago

A guide to hair salon etiquette

As a woman who has to visit the beauty salon every 8 to 10 weeks because her layers grow faster than she wants, there are a few things that I have learned and taught myself over time about salon etiquette. They have always saved me from the agony of leaving a salon with a sad face and a bad haircut.

7m ago

Letting your stress be swept away by ocean waves

Try to plan one trip to the beach every year. Do some careful financial planning, save up, and set aside three to four days (the more, the better) from your work schedule to spend time at the beach, because an annual beach getaway is absolutely worth it.

8m ago

The power of a cup of tea

Every morning, a cuppa prepared in deshi-style is what most Bengalis crave no matter what part of the world they live in.

9m ago
January 1, 2024
January 1, 2024

Table manners 101: Dining etiquettes explained

Table manners are important because in a civilised society, poor dining etiquette can create a poor impression of you at social gatherings and social business situations. Even when you are eating at a restaurant surrounded by strangers, table manners are important, because you do not want to irritate others with your poor manners or invite stares from patrons sitting at the next table.

December 10, 2023
December 10, 2023

Cashmere: Soft, luxurious, sought-after

Cashmere is the world’s most sought-after fabric during the winter season.

December 10, 2023
December 10, 2023

Cashmere: Soft, luxurious, sought-after

Cashmere is the world’s most sought-after fabric during the winter season.

November 12, 2023
November 12, 2023

The scent of autumn

Although the woody ‘base note’ remains the same, the overall scent of autumn may smell slightly different each day. The base note of this scent, which is dried leaves decaying, is constant.

October 22, 2023
October 22, 2023

Revisiting childhood: A spectacular circus experience that is Cirque du Soleil

If you are wondering what ‘contemporary circus’ is, well, unlike ‘traditional circus,’ ‘contemporary circus’ rarely uses animals but relies on music, theatrics, and mechanics to give a memorable experience to their audiences.

October 1, 2023
October 1, 2023

A guide to hair salon etiquette

As a woman who has to visit the beauty salon every 8 to 10 weeks because her layers grow faster than she wants, there are a few things that I have learned and taught myself over time about salon etiquette. They have always saved me from the agony of leaving a salon with a sad face and a bad haircut.

September 10, 2023
September 10, 2023

Letting your stress be swept away by ocean waves

Try to plan one trip to the beach every year. Do some careful financial planning, save up, and set aside three to four days (the more, the better) from your work schedule to spend time at the beach, because an annual beach getaway is absolutely worth it.

August 21, 2023
August 21, 2023

The power of a cup of tea

Every morning, a cuppa prepared in deshi-style is what most Bengalis crave no matter what part of the world they live in.

August 14, 2023
August 14, 2023

Consequences of climate change on gardening

People who grow crops and those who garden are often the first ones to sense any climate changes. These people also watch these changes first-hand because they spend a considerable amount of their time in and with nature.

April 8, 2023
April 8, 2023

The joy of sharing during Ramadan and Eid

A joy shared is a joy doubled! Eid-ul-Fitr is around the corner, and there are so many little ways by which we can share the joy of Eid and live up to the true spirit of the festival. 

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