Spice Route

Vibhor Sogani – Installation Artist Unparallel

Art From the Heart If you live or have been to Delhi, chances are that you would have noticed a huge stainless steel installation around the AIIMS flyover. Said to be designed as part of the process to beautify Delhi, this is the creation of installation artist, Vibhor Sogani. One of the leading creative professionals… Read More Vibhor Sogani – Installation Artist Unparallel

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Maya – Movement for Alternatives and Youth Awareness

Empowering Society “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has” ~ Margaret Mead, Anthropologist If you thought this was just a quote, think again. A Karnataka-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working for over 25 years in the space of social transformation,… Read More Maya – Movement for Alternatives and Youth Awareness

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Goa’s Bonderam Festival

Goa Celebrates Think Goa and immediately visions of sun, sand and surf come into mind. However India’s smallest state is also the one that has several festivals. And the Bonderam Festival is one such festival. Flashback This festival is celebrated on the quaint island of Divar 12 kilometers away from Panjim, on the fourth Saturday of… Read More Goa’s Bonderam Festival

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Monsoon Travel Destinations

Holiday in the Monsoon Have you been wondering where to travel in the monsoon? The magic of the monsoons are like no other and if you are the kind that enjoys an adrenaline rush – it is time to get drenched in the monsoon rains. Well if you are running out of ideas do check… Read More Monsoon Travel Destinations

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Udaipur Calling

Royal Holiday The heritage city of Udaipur was always on my “must visit” list and this year I was lucky to visit the beautiful city aptly dubbed the “Venice of the East” twice in quick succession. This is where you can discover Rajasthan’s rich culture, art, tradition and food and more. It is a potpourri of… Read More Udaipur Calling

New Woman

Healthy Food Choices – Pregnancy

Food In Pregnancy “Pregnancy is getting company inside one’s skin.” ~ Maggie Scarf Well Maggie Scarf just nailed it with that quote. Pregnancy is one of the most enriching and rewarding experiences for a woman and is also the time when there are several hormonal changes in the body. This is also the time when… Read More Healthy Food Choices – Pregnancy

New Woman

Fashion E-Commerce Rules

The world is going the e-commerce route and fashion is one of the main drivers of the Internet e-shopping phenomena. Internet penetration is expected to increase from 32% in 2015 to 59% in 2020 as per statistics. According to The Boston Consulting Group and Retailers Association of India research the retail sector in India is expected to… Read More Fashion E-Commerce Rules


Emerge Spa – Windflower Mysore

Spa Escape The heritage city of Mysore is also known as a wellness center and is today emerging as a preferred destination for health seekers. Researching Mysore for a book I was doing several years back, I discovered this for myself. One among the many things I learnt and found out about was the stunningly… Read More Emerge Spa – Windflower Mysore


Chef Gaggan Anand – the food genius!

The 3 G Chef – Chef Gaggan Anand Drawing on his memories of the amazing street food and the diversity of India’s different regional cuisines, Chef Gaggan Anand has used science and modern technology to create modernist and progressive re-interpretations of traditional recipes that have made his restaurant, ‘Gaggan’ one of the top culinary destinations in Bangkok. In India recently,… Read More Chef Gaggan Anand – the food genius!

Homes & Interiors

Al Marjan Island as a Realty Market

Al Marjan Island Al Marjan, a man-made island located in Ras Al Khaimah- UAE. The island covers an area of 2.7 million square meters (SqM) of reclaimed land, extending 4.5 kilometres into the pristine waters of the Arabian Gulf. With a 23 kilometre water-frontage, it has 7 kms of white, sandy beaches, 6,500 planned residential units, 8,000 planned hotel… Read More Al Marjan Island as a Realty Market