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Whenever I watch an episode of Game of Thrones, I wish I could be there. I love Game of Thrones not only because of the storyline & characters but also their outfits & the filming locations! The locations are so beautiful & enchanting that they seem so real. I wish to visit them all, and I bet you feel the same.

Here are the Game of Thrones locations- Reel to Real:

King’s Landing- Dubrovnik, Croatia
King’s Landing- Dubrovnik, Croatia
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The capital of the 7 kingdoms. It is the place where all of it began! There are multiple locations in the city where popular scenes from the show were shot and guess what? They are all open for a visit! Even the Iron Throne from the show is located in the city.

Royal Palace Of Dorne- Real Alcázar Palace, Seville, Spain
Royal Palace Of Dorne- Real Alcázar Palace, Seville, Spain
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The palace where Martells lived- The House Martell! The location is a flawless beauty and really peaceful. You can’t miss the place where sand snakes lived. People who have visited this place claim that it is more beautiful in real than on reel.

Winterfell- Doune Castle, Doune, Scotland
Winterfell- Doune Castle, Doune, Scotland
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Built in the 13th century, the Doune Castle has a rich history of its own. In the show, it is the castle is the home for The Starks. It would feel so good to visit the place where Robert Baratheon asked Ned Stark to be the hand of the king. This is the castle where Jamie pushes away Bran resulting him in becoming the three-eyed raven!

Cersei’s Walk Of Shame- The Stardun, the main street of Dubrovnik
Cersei’s Walk Of Shame- The Stardun, the main street of Dubrovnik
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Cersei’s walk of shame was one of my favorite scenes. The epic scene happened right on the main street of Dubrovnik city. Who would want to miss such a beautiful location?

Meereen- Klis Fortress, Croatia
Meereen- Klis Fortress, Croatia
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The land where Daenerys started to rule and abolished slavery. It is where Danny started her rule. This fort is not only a historical landmark in fiction, but also in real life.

Jon Snow & Ygritte’s Cave, Grjótagjá Cave, Iceland
Jon Snow & Ygritte’s Cave, Grjótagjá Cave, Iceland
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Yes, you guessed it right! This is where Jon Snow knows it all. From “You know nothing Jon Snow”, He gets to know a lot!

Winterfell- Castle Ward, Ireland
Winterfell- Castle Ward, Ireland
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House of the Starks! This is a beautiful place and is open for public visit. You must visit this place. It would an honour to visit the North. As Daenerys says “The North is as beautiful as your brother claimed.

Towers of Joy- Castle Of Zafra, Spain
Towers of Joy- Castle Of Zafra, Spain
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Missed out on this one? Do not remember this castle? Well, how could you? This is the place where Lyanna Stark gives birth to Jon Snow, or shall I say Aegon Targaryen. This place is a historic landmark for sure!

Beyond The Wall- Vatnajökull, Iceland
Beyond The Wall- Vatnajökull, Iceland
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White Walkers are one of the best parts of the show! They live here! Do you know why the show chose this location? Because it smells danger. It is the second largest glacier in Europe. A fascinating home for fascinating characters!

The Iron Island- Murlough Bay, Northern Ireland
The Iron Island- Murlough Bay, Northern Ireland
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Who knows we might find Elephants wandering, wanted by Cersei!

Daznak’s Pit – Plaza de Toros de Osuna, Spain
Daznak's Pit - Plaza de Toros de Osuna, Spain
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The bewitching episode “The Dance of Dragons” was shot here. It’s the moment when the Sons of Harpy’s attack Daenerys & Drogon comes to rescue, leaving everyone amused!

The Twins- Audley’s Castle, Northern Ireland
The Twins- Audley’s Castle, Northern Ireland
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The dreadful event of Red Wedding happened here! This is one episode which will always remain in our hearts. The North shall always remember!

So, these are the few iconic places where the major events happened. Book your tickets because you don’t have dragons who’ll fly you around the world, pack your bags and get ready to visit the most mesmerizing locations in the world!

Having flawless, radiant-looking skin is a dream of many. But achieving it seems to be really hard because of all the dust, pollution, and harmful sun rays that our skin undergo every day. And of course, not everyone can afford the expensive skin care treatments, which may or may not work all the time.

Great skin is not something that can be achieved in a day or two. You need to develop healthy daily habits and skin care regimen to get the natural glow. Here are a few skin care tips that you can follow to have naturally perfect skin.

Staying Hydrated is the key
Staying Hydrated is the key
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Drink plenty of water every day to ensure healthy and hydrated skin. You can also add lime or lemon juice to your drinking water for extra nourishment. Use lukewarm water for the shower instead of hot water to save your skin from getting dry.

Cleanse Well
Cleanse Well
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Cleanse your skin first thing in the morning and before bedtime at night. Make sure you remove all your makeup and get rid of dirt and pollution by cleaning it properly. Otherwise, pimple, acne, and blackheads can crush your dream of having flawless skin.

Tone It
Tone It
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Toning is the last yet crucial step of the skin cleansing process to clear your pores. It helps maintain skin’s pH balance and keep your skin away from any irritation.

Exfoliate Your Skin
Exfoliate Your Skin
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It is important to exfoliate your skin twice every week. The human skin rejuvenates overnight, so it is advised to exfoliate the skin at night rather than during the day. This process lifts dry, dead skin, and allows products to penetrate and work more efficiently. Always exfoliate with steam, as it warms the skin and adds moisture to soften it.

Apply Serum
Apply Serum
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Serums are the skin care products that can be applied to the skin after cleansing but before moisturizing. They pierce deeply into the skin and provide a high concentration of active ingredients. Serums with the combination of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and ferulic acid are considered good as they can prevent brown spots, wrinkles, and damage from UV rays.

Do Moisturize
Do Moisturize
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Moisturising is the key to hydrated, glowing skin. So, make sure you moisturize your skin with the right moisturizer according to your skin type. It will help nourish your skin and make it healthy.

Apply Sunscreen
Apply Sunscreen
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The sun can cause great damage to your skin and affect its ability to create healthy new cells. Sunscreens are the best protectors to save your skin from any kind of harmful rays emitted by the sun. So, be it summer, winter, or rainy season, wear sunscreen every day when you step out of the house.

Watch Your Diet
Watch Your Diet
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Your skin becomes what you eat! Take a balanced diet. Include more green vegetables in your diet and lessen the amount of sugar and caffeine you consume. Coffee dehydrates the skin, so make sure you drink not more than two cups a day. Sugar triggers inflammations and sticks to the collagen that can make your skin rough. Therefore, it is advised to keep a check on your everyday sugar consumption. Limit your alcohol intake. Rather opt for red wine, which contains a protective anti-aging compound called resveratrol.

Make sure you choose skin care products that fit your skin type and sensitivity. Prefer to buy organic skin care products rather than those equipped with harsh chemicals for better skin care results.

The rich and varied Indian handicrafts beautifully portray the diverse culture and heritage of our country. Every item is unique and eye-catching exquisitely designed by skilled craftsmen that attract tourists and shoppers from all corners of the world.

These traditional art pieces add charm to the interiors of our houses and make them look vibrant and colorful. If you are a huge appreciator of art who shares a deep interest in Indian handicrafts and want to check out mesmerizing artworks in Delhi, then here are some recommended places for you.

Delhi Haat
Delhi Haat
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One of the best places to visit if you are a huge fan of unique and intricate handicraft items and love to take them home. It has several shops presenting handlooms and handicraft items from various states of India. Delhi Haat is an art hub where skilled craftsmen get a platform to showcase their brilliant craftwork to the entire nation. This place has an impressive collection of Madhubani paintings, metal statues, sandalwood carvings, and embroidered carpets. Going through these vibrant handicraft items will transform your senses to the magical world of art and craft. Ladies can always pick beautiful silver jewelry, silk fabrics, funky bags, and Phulkari dupattas while they are in this heaven of handicrafts.

Where: INA, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi

Timings: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Janpath Market
Janpath Market
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All the Delhiites must be well aware of this place. It is located in one of the prime locations of the city, the Outer Circle of Connaught Place. It is a flea market with some interesting traditional shops with an amazing collection of handicraft items, traditional jewelry, wooden crafts, handlooms, woolen items, silk and cotton fabrics. There is always an opportunity of saving some bucks by bargaining with the shopkeepers and taking your chosen items home at reasonable prices.

Where: Janpath Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Timings: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Dastkar Nature Bazaar
Dastkar Nature Bazaar
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Dastkar is an NGO that collaborates with traditional craftsmen across India to promote their craftsmanship and products. Every month, a themed 12-day bazaar takes place with a new theme and artists. It provides visitors with a space for sourcing handloom weave, crafts, textiles, and organic lifestyle products. There are several permanent handloom and handicraft stalls that features authentic handmade, hand-woven, organic, and herbal products from all over India. Cultural performances and food stalls along with authentic crafts make Nature Bazar a rich, vibrant, and colorful experience.

Where: Nature Bazaar venue, Anuvrat Marg, Kisan Haat, Andheria Modh, New Delhi

Timings: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Bharati Delhi Emporium
Bharati Delhi Emporium
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The Bharti Delhi Emporium is a handicraft outlet situated at the heart of the capital city, i.e. Connaught Place. It offers creations from craftsmen, weavers, and folk artists across the country. The vast variety of products include sarees, paintings, carpets, shawls, marble, white metal, leather products, wood carvings, and other handicraft products. The myriad range of designer jewelry items and antiques cater to the needs of people from different strata. It provides the opportunity to new artisans & master craftsmen as well as national and state level awardees to show their products and made a lasting impression across the world.

Where: A-3/4, State Emporia Building, Baba Kharak Singh Rd, New Delhi

Timings: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Indian Handicrafts Emporium
Indian Handicrafts Emporium
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Indian handicraft emporium is situated near the historical heritage of the Qutub Minar in Delhi. It is one of the largest expository of Indian handicraft items like bronze decoratives, silver items, silk sarees, stone sculptures, sandalwood figurines, etc. With its variety and quality of products, this place promises a highly satisfying shopping experience. This Emporium has an art gallery to showcase the art and craft of the tribal communities of the country. One can carry a piece of artistic impressions in the form of souvenir.

Where: No. 5, Main Mehrauli road, Near Qutub Minar, New Delhi

Timings: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Sleep is the best meditation

– Dalai Lama

Sleeping well has positive effects on the mind and body. After a good night’s sleep, people feel fresh, their performance improves, and their mind becomes more creative. On the contrary, poor sleep has a negative impact on health and keep our body at risk of several diseases. And we spend endless nights turning and tossing in bed, struggling to get the sleep our mind and body needs.

The poor sleeping habit or disturbance in the natural sleep pattern can be due to various reasons- stress, anxiety, or certain medication. But like every problem, there are solutions for this problem as well.

Here are some simple yet effective steps which you can practice every day for a better night sleep:

Proper Sleep Schedule
Proper Sleep Schedule
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Maintain the same bedtime and wake up time. Yes, even on weekends! It will help regulate your body’s clock and let you fall asleep quickly and stay asleep.

Work Out Regularly
Work Out Regularly
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Working out regularly helps you sleep better and make you feel less sleepy during the day. Light exercise during the day or three to four hours before bedtime can improve your sleep quality.

Eat Right at Night
Eat Right at Night
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Never go to bed hungry or full stomach. Don’t eat late in the evening. Avoid heavy or rich food a couple of hours before bedtime. Say no to spicy or fried food at night as it can cause heartburn and indigestion problems.

Cut Down Caffeine Intake
Cut Down Caffeine Intake
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Coffee first thing in the morning is perfect to awaken your senses. But you must avoid food and drinks that contain caffeine in the afternoon or in the evening. It can cause sleep problems even after 10-12 hours of consumption.

Avoid Drinking & Smoking In the Evening
Avoid Drinking & Smoking In the Evening
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The invigorating effects of booze and nicotine take hours to wear off that can interfere with your sleep cycle. Alcohol is also known to alter the production of nighttime melatonin that plays an important role in the body’s circadian rhythm. Avoid drinking lots of fluids in the evening or night as that may result in frequent bathroom trips and disrupt your sleep in the night.

Lower the Lights in Bedroom
Lower the Lights in Bedroom
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Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone in the human body that regulates the sleep-wake cycle. The brain secretes more melatonin when it’s dark and makes you sleepy. Turn off any bright lights in the bedroom before heading to bed. Make sure the room is dark when it’s time to sleep.

Use Ear Plugs to Shut Out The Noise
Use Ear Plugs to Shut Out The Noise
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The noise of nearby traffic or loud barking dog can interfere with your sleep. If someone is a light sleeper and wakes up easily when there is any noise, then using earplugs is the best option to shut out any unwanted noise and sleep peacefully.

Clear Your Head
Clear Your Head
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Stress, anxiety, and anger can sometimes make it difficult to sleep well at night. So, it is important to clear your head and stop worrying about things before you go to bed. You can take a warm bath, meditate, read, or listen to calm music before you go to sleep. It will calm your mind and prepare it to sleep.

Use Comfortable Pillows & Mattresses
Use Comfortable Pillows & Mattresses
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The comfortable bedding is really important for a good night’s sleep. Using good-quality mattresses and pillows is like an invitation to sound sleep. They provide good support to your back and neck that make you fall asleep easily. And you wake up without sore back and neck aches.

Set the Bedroom Temperature
Set the Bedroom Temperature
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Trying to sleep peacefully when bedroom temperature is too hot or too cold is a huge challenge. It affects your sleep pattern more than the noise disturbance. Around 20-23 degree Celsius is considered a comfortable room temperature for most people that promotes a healthy sleep cycle.

You should incorporate the tips mentioned above for a healthy sleeping pattern.

Home décor is like everyone’s personal style. Some might like it way too loud & bright some might go subtle & contemporary! This gem that I’m talking about has it all. If you’re looking for some décor for your new abode or if you’re updating, this is one place you can head over to and give it a shot! I am so happy to have discovered this market. People in Delhi/NCR are profound jugaadu! And this is one more jugaad that is equally amazing to Sarojini Nagar.

If you are in Delhi/NCR you must check out this flea market in Gurugram.

Name- Banjara Market or Chappan ki market

Location- IILM Institute, Sector 56, Gurugram, Haryana 122003

How to reach-Nearest Metro Station Huda City Centre or Sector 56 Rapid Metro.

When I first heard of Banjara market, I didn’t think of it as a huge gem. Once you step down to this treasure you can find a plethora of furniture, décor, metal or brass décor pieces, handicraft, frames and so much more. What amazes more is the prices of all the stuff.

ABOUT ‘BANJARA’

The sense behind Banjara is that the people who sell there, are nomads basically. The market is run by nomadic Rajasthan people. This also is one of the biggest flea markets in Gurgaon/Gurugram. You can literally find a variety of antique furniture, mirrors, frames, idols, and festive décor for not only your home but office too.

ABOUT ‘BANJARA’
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Things to Know for Shopping in this Market

The trick to shopping here is that you don’t have any specific shops. You have to dig in the pile of things to find something that goes with your home’s vibes. Talking about vibes, the things that you get here can enhance any sort of décor. The market offers a huge variety of décor since there’s no particular type or category that you wish to shop. You can literally get a teeny-tiny jewelry box to a massive piece of furniture.

Furniture
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Coming to shopping in this market. Bargaining is the name of the game here. These people may quote extreme prices but do not hesitate to go as below as 200 or 150 for a décor piece quoted for 700-900. You’ll be amazed to know that you can actually bargain for 5000 rs furniture for 1000-2000 rs. There could be stuff that is priced high, but they surely are way less than what you might get in showrooms and malls. One thing that you might take care of while shopping in this market is to check for damages in the products. Since they’re just lying there in the pile, there’s a possibility of breakage or cracks.

Ceramic Pots
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The market not only offers wooden furniture, but you may also find brass, metal, plastic and ceramic items too. You can find frames of all sizes and mirrors too, to decorate the tiniest corner to a huge wall of your home. The items might look a lot dusty but once you make the purchase, they will clean it up and pack it accordingly.

Mirrors
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So if you’re looking to update your interiors, you must give this market a try. It’s affordable definitely and offers you so much to pick the best from. What are you doing this weekend? Well, now you have a plan I guess!

Happy Shopping!

Are you a single child?

Do you feel alone?

Who do you play with at home?

Hmm, that’s why you are so spoiled and stubborn!

These are a few comments and questions that single child often comes across. Being a single child is quite different and fascinating. It comes with a fair share of perks and moments of extreme boredom when one actually yearns for a meaningful sibling bond.

Of course, a single child gets undivided attention from parents and have everything at the very first command. But growing up without any sibling also means no play buddy at home. It is actually a blessing and a curse.

So here are 13 things all the single kids out there can relate to:

  1. Your parents are never tired of showering their love upon you. You share a very close relationship with them. You are loved, pampered, hugged, and kissed by them all the time. Yes, even in front of your friends and girlfriends/boyfriends, which can be embarrassing at times.
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2) Ah, the joy of keeping all the presents to yourself on Ester, Diwali, and Christmas. Because there is no didi or bhaiya or younger siblings with whom you have to share your gifts.

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3) You are used to staying alone at home when your parents are out of town. Actually, it very much feels like you are the emperor of the castle and can do whatever you want. Not to miss all the parties that you end up having with your buddies in your parent’s absence.

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4) You don’t ever have to share a room. The entire room is yours to sing, dance, sleep, or for whatever you want to do with it. You don’t even have to share the bed. And there are never any fights or arguments about the way you want to decorate it with your favorite actor or sportsman’s posters.

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5) Be it your favorite cake, candies, or toys, you never have to worry about sharing them with your siblings. Because you don’t have any. We understand that sharing is caring but you can always learn this life lesson by sharing things with your friends.

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6) Being a single child, you must have a long list of friends whom you treat like your siblings. Because being alone at home all the time, you actually love to have people around to talk, play, and share your favorite things.

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7) You don’t have anyone to back you up when you have to sneak out of your room for late night parties. You are always the sole planner who has to carry out all the mischievous plans themselves. Also, you can never blame anyone for your mistakes and bad habits! Sad but true!

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8) A single child never has to use an older brother or sister’s hand-me-downs. They get everything of their own, be it new toys, books, clothes, or mobile phone.

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9) Your teddy bear is your best friend. You play with it, eat with it, and sleep with it each day, every day. In fact, your teddy bear is your best friend and confidante with whom you share all your joys and sorrows. After all, you’ve mastered the art of imagination and no one can beat you in that.

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10) Being a single child and the apple of your parent’s eyes, they always have too many expectations from you. Your parents have all their hopes and dreams dependent on you. They expect you to focus and excel in every field, be it studies, sports, or dramatics. Sounds too much pressure? But you can at least try for the sake of their happiness!

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11) Being a single child people always assume that you must be a weird or spoiled brat because of all the love you get from your parents all the time. Well, that may be true to some extent and you are sometimes spoiled with excessive love but people are no one to tell you this. It’s between you and your parents and should stay that way.

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12) Every single child out in the world will relate to the fact that they love their privacy more than anything else. They often feel shy in large groups and feel uncomfortable. They prefer to stay quiet and socializing at parties or gathering is not their forte.

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13) The single kids learn cooking quite late in life. They are way too pampered by their moms and are never allowed to enter the kitchen. Or never had any sibling to experiment with online recipes. They only learn how to cook when they actually starve and online food is just not an option.

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No matter how lonely single kids feel or how wrong they are judged by people. They’ll always be their parent’s favorite who will never stop loving, caring, and pampering them.

In this world full of delicious desserts, maintaining a healthy diet is tough. Especially when you have a sweet tooth! I for one, struggle with this. I have been trying to maintain a healthy diet, and it is a real struggle as my cravings for sweet after every meal interrupts. After every healthy meal, I find myself digging my fridge for a piece of chocolate or maybe a cake! I knew I had to stop, but how? I tried to resist myself but it didn’t feel right! I felt incomplete without having something sweet, which is why I decided to settle for something healthy & sweet.
If you feel the same as I do, here is a list of sweets you can indulge in without the feeling of guilt:

Homemade Jaggery
Homemade Jaggery
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Filled with dry fruits and the goodness of ginger, jaggery is the perfect choice to satisfy your sweet tooth. The classic sweet not only helps you tantalize your taste buds but is also very healthy. Jaggery is known to boost body immunity & warm up your body which is why it is mostly enjoyed in winters. It has other benefits like detoxifying the body, improving your digestion & helping with health issues like PCOS.

Fresh Fruits
Fresh Fruits
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The most natural & delicious way to please your taste buds is fruits! Fruits are sweet, natural and good for your health. Fruits are not only cholesterol free but have lots of vitamins & nutrients in them. Fruits help us add fiber to our diet which helps with weight loss. So, why not have fruits, they’re sweet & help you remain hearty.

 Dark Chocolate
Dark Chocolate
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Craving chocolates? Well, nothing can suffice that! When one is specifically craving for chocolate, no matter what you eat, the emptiness won’t go away. I am sure chocolate lovers can relate to it. Have dark chocolate and save yourself from the feeling of regret! You will be astonished to know that dark chocolate is a powerful source of antioxidants, helps in improving heart health & helps in improving cognition. Do you need more reasons to have chocolate?

 Frozen Yoghurt with Fruits
 Frozen Yoghurt with Fruits
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A perfect dessert for a hot summer day! Frozen yogurt and fruits are not health food, but it is definitely healthier than ice cream. To make sure your frozen yogurt is not only delicious but healthy too, make sure you choose the toppings thoughtfully. Choose fruits instead of loads of chocolate chips & syrups.

Baked Apple with Cinnamon
 Baked Apple with Cinnamon
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“An Apple a day keeps the doctor away.”

Fruits are one of the best options if you want to eat healthy and sweet. One can’t be having fruit every time, you need variety. Apple pie seems healthy but with the amount of sugar it has, it isn’t as healthy we thought it is.

Take an apple, bake it for about 40 minutes or until they are tender when poked with a fork. After that cut into half, coat it with greek yogurt & dash of cinnamon powder. Here, your delicious baked apple is ready!

This way you’ll consume a delightful fruit & the goodness of cinnamon make it better.

It can be really tough to commit to eating healthy when you have a sweet tooth. It seems like everything sweet is full of sugar and cream, but if we look around for better options we can make healthy choices and eat sweets too!

The summer is a fun time of the year. The beach walks, refreshing cocktails, and travel to exotic locations make this season all the more exciting. Also, it is time to experiment with bold clothes and try new fashion trends.

But clothes are not the only thing you need to get right in order to create a dreamy look. You need cool and chic accessories as well that complement your outfit and help you create a style statement.

So, we have pulled together essential summer accessories that will help all the pretty girls out there to get through the hot season.

Floppy Hat
Floppy Hat
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Wear a fancy floppy hat and protect your face from damaging sun rays in the summer. Besides, a classy look that a hat offers is so incredibly stylish that ladies don’t even have to worry about bad hair days. Also, a perfect way to top off your beach look!

Cat-eye Sunglasses
Cat-eye Sunglasses
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Our eyes need protection in hot summer days as much as our skin does. And no girl would ever mind shielding her eyes with a pair of stylish sunglasses that makes her look chic. Well, vintage cat-eye sunglasses have made a huge comeback that looks great on almost all face shapes and sizes. They are perfect to flare your everyday look and make you stand out in the crowd.

Straw Bag
Straw Bag
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The straw bag trend is literally blooming and it is here to stay. Whether you have to attend a bridal shower or go shopping with your girl gang, a straw bag is all you need to complete an impressive look. From tote and shopper to cross body and bucket, straw bags are available in a number of styles that you can add to your wardrobe this summer without thinking twice.

Headscarf
Headscarf
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Headscarves are the main summer fashion accessories that never go out of trend and keep evolving with time. Available in bright, beautiful colors, a headscarf can be worn in a number of ways, according to your outfit and overall look. A quick fix solution for your hair that would make you look stylish and fashionable.

Delicate Summer Jewelry
Delicate Summer Jewelry
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Nothing can stop girls from flaunting their favorite jewelry whenever they want. Yes, not even the sultry summer days. The delicate jewelry exists for a reason! Whether you have got a date with that cute guy from salsa class or it’s your besties birthday party on the weekend, the barely there delicate summer jewelry is all you need to look your best in that bomb party dress. Ranging from choker neckpiece and subtle chain bracelet to loop earrings and stacking rings- these delicate summer jewelry items will help you achieve a perfect minimal look in summer.

Colorful Clutch
Colorful Clutch
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Well, it wouldn’t be entirely wrong to say that clutches are girl’s go-to bag in summer. Cool, colorful, and accommodating- clutches are available in different shapes and fabrics that are perfectly sized to carry your essentials in style. So, add a splash of color to your overall look for any occasion in summer with a classic clutch.

Flip Flops
Flip Flops
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As much as we love our knee-high boots and leather sandals, we love to stay away from them in the summer and find refuge in flip-flops. They are cool, funky and comfortable, which is always a priority during the scorching heat of summer. Whether you want to take a walk along the beach or stroll in the park, flip flops are heaven for your feet in the summer that would look cool with shorts, maxi dresses, and beachwear.

Wait no more and shop for these cool accessories to jazz up your look this summer!

Your girlfriend is mad at you & you don’t know why? Why is she acting passive aggressive?

Or maybe you just think she is mad but you are afraid to ask because this would awaken the beast. You decide to ignore and hope this phase passes away. Well, that will only make her madder!

Also, you’ve been noticing that this happens way too often. You send her a good morning text with a kiss but she replies with a plain “Morning!” or texts you that she is going to bed early, like at 8 pm. When you do ask her what’s wrong? She replies with a “Kuch Nahi” text. And you wonder what’s bothering her? Is it something you did or is something else troubling her? Sometimes you shrug it off thinking she must be pmsing! Well, Don’t!

She is probably mad because you gave her a reason to and you are unaware of it. You may ponder- Why isn’t she telling me? Because she doesn’t want to seem needy & clingy.

Let me open the gates to the secret world of real emotions & overthinking for you guys! Here are a few things you may be doing that pester her:

Taking Too Long To Reply
Taking Too Long To Reply
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She understands that you are busy, but not replying to her texts is not right. It has been 2 hours since she texted you, she posts a picture on Instagram & you double tap. You still haven’t replied to her texts, but you got time to be on scroll your Instagram feed? Or maybe you have been online for 5 mins over WhatsApp, but you haven’t replied or seen her texts. Well, she will be a little mad!

Saying That You Will Call Her But Don’t
Saying That You Will Call Her But Don’t
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Do not do it! I repeat do not do it!

You say that you’ll call her in the evening or maybe at night but then you didn’t. You decide to strike a conversation over text messages and wonder why she is sending you one-word replies. Maybe you forgot or are too tired to call her, but you have to let her know. This will not only make her mad but make her overthink things. Girls care more about this stuff than guys!

Forgot To Delete Your Tinder
Forgot To Delete Your Tinder
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Do you seriously need a reason for that? You have tinder in your phone, maybe not an account but the app is still there, and there is no justification for that! You may have forgotten to delete it, but you are dead meat! She may forgive you, but she won’t stop thinking about it. How would you feel if she has the app on her phone?

Praising Your Ex or For That Matter Any Other Girl
Praising Your Ex or For That Matter Any Other Girl
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You definitely can praise other girls, but don’t overdo it! If she is spending the weekend with you, you’re allowed to talk about how great some other girl is just 3 times! Don’t do it again otherwise, she will start to think that you don’t appreciate her or are comparing her.

Warning: Don’t praise your ex-girlfriend AT ALL!

Taking The Blanket But Not Cover Her Up
Taking The Blanket But Not Cover Her Up
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You are sleeping next to her, you wake up at night because you were feeling cold so you take the blanket and cover yourself, but not her! Do you think that is the right thing to do? If you’re feeling cold, then she must have been cold too! Now when she wakes up feeling cold, she will see that you have hogged the entire blanket and will end up laying in the bed cold. She will definitely be all grumpy in the next day!

Inappropriate Replies To Heartfelt Texts
Inappropriate Replies To Heartfelt Texts
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When she writes a long heartfelt message for you and pour her heart out or maybe she sent you a song, you are supposed to reply with affinity. When you reply with an Okay, I see, Acha or Say that is great & change the topic to something like “Did you see the trailer to that movie?”

You definitely are making her mad! You may have understood, and absorbed her emotions but she needs to know that you appreciate it. It took a lot of effort for her to write something special for you, value it!

When You Do Not Tell Her What’s Wrong
When You Do Not Tell Her What’s Wrong
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Being in a relationship with someone means you can share all your problems with them truthfully. Guys tend to keep their problems to themselves and take time opening up which is okay! But, you got to start sharing things with her. She shares all her problems with you and expects nothing less in return. When you go all tough & hide your problems, she feels like you don’t trust her enough.

Open Up With Her!

When You Make Plans & Forget
When You Make Plans & Forget
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So, you told her that you will take her out to this Thai Restaurant next week for a date, but you forget! You may have forgotten, but she didn’t. She probably canceled her plans for Saturday, took a half day & thought of the dress she would be wearing on the date. Don’t say it if you won’t be doing it!

Not Asking Her “What’s Wrong?”
Not Asking Her “What’s Wrong?”
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She texted you Good Night early saying that she is tired, and you’re like Okay! She wants you to ask her what’s wrong! Be a little sensitive!

Using Your Phone When She Is Sleeping Next To You
 Using Your Phone When She Is Sleeping Next To You
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You are supposed to be cuddling not scroll through your Facebook feed or play a game! She feels less desirable and unwanted. So, keep your phone aside and hold her.

Joking About Dating With Her Friend
Joking About Dating With Her Friend
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Never Do It! You may have a small crush on your girlfriend’s friend, but you are not supposed to act on it. You are not supposed to joke about it either. You may jokingly ask “What if I dated your friend?” She may act casual, but she definitely will be fuming inside!

“I Am With A Friend”
“I Am With A Friend”
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You tell her that you’re out with a friend but don’t tell her who is it. She is going to be a little upset. We girls wouldn’t get mad even if you’re out with a girl, but not naming them makes her think “why?”

Refuse To Tell Her About Your Past
Refuse To Tell Her About Your Past
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It is possible that you are not comfortable talking about your past, but after a while in the relationship, you should be comfortable sharing things with her. She may respect your privacy and not ask you about you ought to tell her someday. Being weird about this stuff would make her upset. She wants you to trust her!

Are You PMSING?
 Are You PMSING?
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Do not ask her that! Maybe she is, maybe she isn’t! When you ask this question, she is definitely going to be furious.

Well, these are the few innocent things you are doing which make her mad. You might not even know & feel these things are absolutely normal, but to her, it’s not. She would forgive for things like forgetting her birthday, but these little things you do may make her feel neglected & ignored. You need to be more considerate even if she’s acting crazy, after all, you love her!

The Bay of Bengal is the largest bay in this world. It is the Northeast part of the vast Indian Ocean

West Bengal is one of those places which enjoys both the lofty mountains and the sprawling beaches. So, people here have good options to roam around. When the rest of India goes gaga over Goa and its beaches, people here are very happy visiting Bengal beaches. From Kolkata, it takes 5 hours’ drive to reach the Bay of Bengal and thus, the beaches here are quite a hotspot among city dwellers wanting to break away on a weekend. If you have not been here, then, you must visit and enjoy your time. Here are some of the best beaches in West Bengal

  1. Digha or New Digha

Digha or New Digha is still the hot favorite tourist spot for people in Bengal. 90-95% of the economy there runs for the tourists. With years, it has become more congested. A new hotel is built every season and all are earning well – imagine the crowd! It is less than 200 Kms from Kolkata and it takes less than 4 hours if you are going by train. You should not go beyond the popular bathing zones here as this place has much quicksand. Old Digha is more crowded than New Digha. The fabulously served fried pomphrets would make you come back to this place again & again. But apart from the evening strolls at the beach or getting soaked in the morning sun, you can also visit the Biswa Bangla Park – it looks really awesome when lit up in the evening. You must also visit the marine aquarium and the Science Centre in Digha.

  1. Mandarmani

Probably a decade ago this place was discovered and since then it remained a crowd puller. I visited it 7 years ago and noticed some heavy electricity problems here but I guess that is sorted for now as many rich and famous people have started to invest here. Rose Valley is one of the most famous accommodations here and that is not only a hotel, but it is also a world in every right. It has nicely crafted lawns, pools, temples, and toy trains. Plus, you get to enjoy the gurgling sea waves and its turquoise waters. It is just 30 km away from Digha. You cannot miss the red crabs playing on their own at the beaches. Wake up early in the morning and take a walk on the beach – believe me, that would be one of the best sunrise moments you will witness here!

  1. Bakkhali

Bakkhali is near about 130 km away from Kolkata and is quite popular among the masses. Located at the edge of the mangrove forests of the Sunderbans, the water appears muddy sometimes. The inter-tidal zone gives you a glimpse of the local marine fauna. It is a peaceful place without the clamor of the city. Agriculture is non-existent here due to the saline water and thus people have taken up fishing as a means of livelihood here. Frasergunj, Jambu Dweep, and Henry Island are some of the interesting places to visit here.

  1. Tajpur

Since the time Digha and New Digha became crowded or rather overcrowded, the discovery of new beaches has been rampant in West Bengal. The discovery of new beaches is also helping the economy of the local people. Tajpur is one such newly found beach love of West Bengal. It is 170 km away from Kolkata where you can enjoy some adventure sports along with a relaxing stay at amazing resorts. Take a walk along the beach, enjoy local food, and have a nice quiet time here.

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