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Vegan and organic food

As vegan and organic food takes centerstage, restaurants are now adopting the trend by offering not just a section of the menu but a whole menu of food that is good for you. Diets once considered alternative are now the norm, so expect to see gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, vegan and Keto options that have become… Read More Vegan and organic food

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Art in Co-working Spaces

As co-working spaces evolve, art is taking center stage not just in the design but also as a space for artists to feel inspired. From collaborating with artists to providing a platform for arts, co-working spaces are slowly but surely evolving to become a space that artists love. In fact art also forms an important… Read More Art in Co-working Spaces

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Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

If you are looking for a holiday ensconced in a private island look no further than the Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives White sands, turquoise blue water and lush green palms with villas perched above the ocean seem quite like paradise. And this was the exact setting that welcomed me to Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives. With… Read More Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives

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Interview: Devrath Vijay aka Ninja Dev

Devrath Vijay aka Ninja Dev is not just one of the two Animal Flow Master Instructors in India but also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), IFAA (International Fitness and Aerobics Academy) Master Trainer, Incrato Level 1 Trainer (Strength and Conditioning) and accredited Rehab Trainer. It was a cold winter morning (at a very… Read More Interview: Devrath Vijay aka Ninja Dev

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Amari Pattaya

Amari Pattaya reopens with a marvelous transformation and accommodation includes the all-new Amari Suites, and the fully reloaded Amari Tower. A 90 minute drive from the bustling Bangkok airport and the scene changes to all shades of blue as I enter Pattaya. It is probably the endless sight of the ocean that evapourates my travel… Read More Amari Pattaya

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Hong Kong Travel Guide

Hong Kong is a city that offers an eclectic mix of sights and sounds that make for a perfect getaway. For someone like me a window seat in a flight is a must as I always love to look out of the window to see how a city looks like from the top. And my… Read More Hong Kong Travel Guide

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Royal Foods of India

India’s regal history has a culinary connection too that is now making a comeback in restaurants that are reviving royal food. It was an unusually cold September morning when I met with Chef Love Mathur at Sunset Terrace the in-house restaurant of the beautiful Fateh Prakash Palace, from the HRH Group of Hotels at Udaipur.… Read More Royal Foods of India

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Interview: Michelin Star Chef Stephane Gaborieau

Michelin Star Chef Stephane Gaborieau was recently at The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore to celebrate French Cuisine as part of a two-city tour of India. The best food is what is sourced locally and is in its pure organic form. A simple mantra for clean eating but one that is often forgotten in the urban chaos of… Read More Interview: Michelin Star Chef Stephane Gaborieau

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Burpees

As a holistic exercise that can be an effective and efficient whole body workout, burpees are like no other. Love it or hate it – everyone has an opinion on burpees and what makes this exercise tick is its ability to help you go from fat to fab most effectively. In fact there are many… Read More Burpees

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Healthy Sweet Tooth Indulgences

With the festive season in full swing, make the healthy choice by switching to desserts that not just satiate your dessert cravings but also do not pile up the calories. It is that time of the year when festivities are in the air and this is the time when cheat meals come to the forefront.… Read More Healthy Sweet Tooth Indulgences