Sakal Times

How to Shop Right?

Do you have the urge to shop? Do you shop so much that you are broke? Well if you answered yes to either read on to know how you can control your craving for shopping. The festive season is upon us and while the fun and frolic continues through the same, you are likely to… Read More How to Shop Right?


Shopping at local markets of Sharjah

If you like shopping like me, Sharjah offers so much more beyond its glitzy malls. In fact on this trip I did not visit even one mall and instead opted to explore the local markets. Here are some of my top picks for shopping all things local and even some global! Central Souq The first… Read More Shopping at local markets of Sharjah

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Best of Mysore

This is a book that documents one of South India’s royal cities and the erstwhile capital of Kanataka, Mysore or Mysuru as it is now known. As one of the co-authors I have written on some of the places to shop, eat and stay here. Released in 2009, the book will soon have a new… Read More Best of Mysore