What… it’s Diwali time?? Did you choose a destination for your family vacation? And I bet you are just too excited about your Diwali bonus and the shopping spree!
For any person who lives in India, Diwali is one of the most awaited festivals of all. Not just due to the wide variety of fire-crackers available these days, but for a large number of other reasons. Some of which have been jotted down here. So, here are 10 reasons why we all eagerly wait for Diwali, each year.
- Diwali Holidays
Who doesn’t love holidays, that too at least 5 holidays packed together? Schools are closed, offices have holidays and businesses kept on a hold for the auspicious 5 days. It is time to relax and unwind out of your everyday tight schedules.
- The Shopping Fest
Diwali means sales and shopping madness. No matter if it is a small electronic store or a designer boutique, you will find sale on almost all the products which makes shopping for us women, a Must. Diwali is the time for all, mediocre and rich to shop all their desires.
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- Snacks and Sweets
Festivals in India cannot be complete without sweets and a huge variety of homemade snacks. You will find, special mava sweets, bengali sweets and something special from every part of the country. After all, it is one time of the year when you have no restrictions on your diet and the food.
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- Diwali Bonus
Can Diwali fun be possible without that extra bonus we all get? Nah!! For all those who work in some corporate firm or private firms, Diwali Bonus is a perk, that we all eagerly await. Who doesn’t want extra money apart from holidays?
- Social gathering
Social gathering, parties and dinners are a tradition during Diwali. It is that time of the year when everyone is home and meeting our family and friends is the first priority in the Holiday To-Do list. And is it fun when all the mad cousins, irritating aunties and uncles meet up?? Hell ya!!
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- Spa and salons
Festive season means a lot of personal preps, particularly clothes and salons. Women love to look their best during the 5 day fest. And so, you will see them fixing their appointments in their salons for spa, facials, hair treatments, etc.
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- Vacationing to exotic locations
Holidays mean trips to beautiful destinations for a vacation with your family, a place where you can unwind from the office work load and the tight everyday schedules. It’s time to go on a holiday with your entire family. So, book your hotels, pack your bags and take off!
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- Buy Gold
Diwali is the most auspicious time of the year to buy gold. And women do love this part of the festive season most. On Dhanteras, women buy gold and worship it. And it is surely one of the major points why people look forward to Diwali, all year.
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- Home Decors
Did you change the home decor this Diwali? No? Well its time you add your creativity to the task and experiment with the decors. Change the cushion covers, make rangolis, add lights in your rooms and what not. Make your home look festive.
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Well, this is the most interesting point about why we all wait eagerly for Diwali. Gifts! Yes, there can be nothing more interesting than receiving and giving gifts. We all look forward to what our parents have bought for us, or what our elder brother and sisters have planned for us. It is something we all look forward to.
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