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A Love Affair with Corals

Thomas and Marie, a Maldivian French couple are helping marine life by ensuring corals are getting a new lease of life and turtles are being conserved through their organization Reefscapers. Only Earth, a plant-based milk brand launched in May 2021 has been spreading its presence across India through retail, online, and HORECA Channels. Kunal Mutha’s… Read More A Love Affair with Corals

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The Magic of Melukote

A temple town dotted with stone arches, water tanks and monuments that reflect a rich past, Melukote is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. If there is one thing I must thank the pandemic for, it would have to be discovering Karnataka, my home state. And one such charming destination located 150 km from… Read More The Magic of Melukote

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Interview: Phalgun K Patel, Naturalist & Travel Specialist, Wandering Gliders

The travel organization started amidst the pandemic in 2020 has a team of specialist guides and brilliant hosts who give guests an experience like no other. Phalgun was once your average Bangalore boy who tried his hands at mundane career options just out of school. “With nothing of actual interest I shifted to The Nilgiris… Read More Interview: Phalgun K Patel, Naturalist & Travel Specialist, Wandering Gliders

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Morsel Treats Restaurant review

Morsel Treats a new Indi-fusion restaurant in Bengaluru is all about culinary marvels and love where the food comes in small portions. The open airy space that has 60 covers, has another 60 covers on two the upper terrace level and is great to enjoy the city’s salubrious climate. And the restaurant is ensuring that… Read More Morsel Treats Restaurant review

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Five new alfresco restaurants in Bengaluru

With a slew of new restaurants that offer great al fresco dining options, eating out in Bengaluru has many novel bites. Here are five new restaurants that have food with a view to match and yes, the outdoor spaces also mean a safe dining experience. Dining under the stars gets a new meaning at these… Read More Five new alfresco restaurants in Bengaluru

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Valentine with a Twist

Typically associated with roses, chocolates and flowers, Valentine’s Day across the globe has many interesting twists. And it is all about love in all its forms that includes friendship too. We look at six unique traditions in different countries that give Valentine celebrations a whole new meaning and perspective. Japan While Valentine Day is all… Read More Valentine with a Twist

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Christmas Traditions with a Twist

Christmas traditions go beyond Santa Claus, Christmas trees and gifts that are as unique as they are strange. Christmas and New Year is the time of cheer and happiness. And to add to the fun, there are so many unique traditions across the world that is likely to surprise you as well. Some of these… Read More Christmas Traditions with a Twist

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Justbe Resto Cafe – a review

India’s first Whole Food Plant Based Restaurant is an amalgamation of wellness and holistic lifestyle. Located in the plush locality of Sadashivnagar in Bengaluru, Justbe Resto Cafe has a decor that is handpicked and eclectic. The food at Justbe follows the ancient principle of ‘We Are What We Eat’ and embodies perfectly what good health… Read More Justbe Resto Cafe – a review

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The Couple That Travels Together

An Indo German couple Jupp Schmitt and Nandita Nanda, founders of BOLDiscovery, a travel platform have embarked on a life of exploration. Wanderlust – a search on Instagram on this hashtag led me to a whopping 121M posts! While travelling is something most people love, the ongoing pandemic has only reinforced the need for travel… Read More The Couple That Travels Together

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An interview with Yamuna Zake

Body sustainability is the key to being fit and ensuring you are injury free says globally renowned master teacher Yamuna Zake. As I make my way to attend a Body Rolling session at RESET Bangalore by Yamuna Zake on a winter morning in Bangalore, I really don’t know what to expect. After all this is… Read More An interview with Yamuna Zake