Miscellaneous · Travel

8 Ways Of Making Your Travel Life A Lot Healthier And Positive

Travelling offers several joys and positives quite like none other. Whether you’re just going on a short drive or you’re looking for a long road trip, just getting out and hitting the road acts like a great stress buster.  The open road and the new sense of adventure that hits you combine to release all… Continue reading 8 Ways Of Making Your Travel Life A Lot Healthier And Positive

Food

Recipe: Amla Tzatziki – a fusion delicacy replete with Indo-Middle Eastern flavours

It is often said that life is like an Indian Gooseberry, sour and bitter at first but always sweet in the end.  Flavourful, therapeutic and versatile, Amla aka the Indian gooseberry strikes the perfect balance between health and taste.  Scientifically known as Phyllanthus emblica, Amla has been an intrinsic part of Indian culture since time… Continue reading Recipe: Amla Tzatziki – a fusion delicacy replete with Indo-Middle Eastern flavours

Travel · United States

Cruising on the Norwegian Pearl – the idea of a perfect holiday

Cruising on the Norwegian Pearl on a 14 day round trip on the Panama Canal to and from Tampa is a wonderful way to discover the Caribbean ports of call. A massive ship with a Gross Register Tonnage of 93530 and a Guest Capacity 2394 on double occupancy, the 965 feet tall and 125 feet… Continue reading Cruising on the Norwegian Pearl – the idea of a perfect holiday

Switzerland · Travel

Soap Museum (Seifenmuseum), St. Gallen – a unique, offbeat attraction

A museum dedicated to soap…sounds rather strange…… These exactly were my thoughts when I first heard about the Seifenmuseum in St. Gallen. While I decided to see all the conventional, ‘touristy’ sights in this beautiful Swiss city, my love for the unusual and offbeat drew me to the Soap Musuem.  Located in Grossackerstrasse St Gallen, the museum… Continue reading Soap Museum (Seifenmuseum), St. Gallen – a unique, offbeat attraction

Reviews

Review: mCaffeine – leveraging the goodness of caffeine for your skin and hair

A bad day with coffee is better than a good day without it It is often said that there is nothing that a cup of coffee cannot fix.  Replete with the magical ingredient, caffeine, coffee has an inherent goodness that helps uplift your mood and spirit.  But did you know that caffeine not only brightens your… Continue reading Review: mCaffeine – leveraging the goodness of caffeine for your skin and hair

Food

Recipe: Betel Leaf Rasam – a perfect combination of health and taste

A symbol of truth, prosperity, fertility and abundance, betel leaves are an intrinsic part of Indian culture.  It is integral to festivals and the celebration of any auspicious occasion.  Apart from fruits and flowers, betel leaves are mandatorily bought before any function as they form a key part of the rituals.  Whether in engagements or… Continue reading Recipe: Betel Leaf Rasam – a perfect combination of health and taste

Karnataka · Travel

NIMHANS Heritage Museum, Bangalore

A premier and multidisciplinary institute dedicated to research, patient care, training and academic pursuit in the field of mental health and neurosciences, NIMHANS is a landmark that is hard to miss in Bangalore.  NIMHANS was declared as an institute of National Importance by the Government of India in 2012. In order to commemorate this momentous… Continue reading NIMHANS Heritage Museum, Bangalore

Reviews

Review: iTokri.com – Celebrating Crafts, Creativity and Communities

It is often said that whenever you buy anything handmade, you are not just buying a product but supporting a family, a small business and a community.  More importantly you are supporting their art, knowledge, creativity and in short their dreams.  Given that diversity is the essence of India, our handicrafts too are a reflection… Continue reading Review: iTokri.com – Celebrating Crafts, Creativity and Communities

Reviews

ExclusiveLane: Your One Stop Shop for Bespoke Indigenous Handicrafts

There is no denying the fact that India is a treasure trove when it comes to native art and crafts.  Indian handicrafts are diverse, eclectic and native to each region.  They are heavily influenced by the history, culture and customs of each state and hence is unqiue to the region.  Handcrafted by talented artisans across… Continue reading ExclusiveLane: Your One Stop Shop for Bespoke Indigenous Handicrafts

Karnataka · Travel

Photoessay: Monsoon Magic in Coorg

Often dubbed as the Scotland of India, Coorg is arguably one of the most scenic places in South India.  Nestled along the Western Ghats, it is located in between Mysore and Mangalore and is a popular getaway from Bangalore.  With mist clad landscapes, coffee estates and enchanting flora and fauna, Coorg aka Kodagu is a… Continue reading Photoessay: Monsoon Magic in Coorg