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Rentomojo: the Smarter Way to Own – Flexibility and Convenience at Your Fingertips

Given my love for travel, I always fancied the idea of living in different cities for short periods of time as that is one of the best ways to explore the region in and around. But again, life comes with so much baggage, ‘literally’ and sometimes figuratively, that moving around and setting up house each… Continue reading Rentomojo: the Smarter Way to Own – Flexibility and Convenience at Your Fingertips

Miscellaneous · Travel

Uttar Pradesh Bird Festival 2018: a grand success and a boost for ecotourism

Uttar Pradesh: a haven for bird lovers One of the richest states in terms of its variety of bird life, Uttar Pradesh is home to over 500 species of birds.  Many of these species, like the Slender Billed Vulture, Bengal Florican, Black Necked stork etc., categorized as globally threatened and near threatened, find ideal habitat… Continue reading Uttar Pradesh Bird Festival 2018: a grand success and a boost for ecotourism

Food

Oats and Finger Millet pancakes using Sprig Real Cinnamon Imbued Honey

One among the most common ingredients we use in our daily lives is honey.  Rich in antioxidants, it has always been known for its antiseptic properties that help heal wounds apart from being used as a healthier substitute for sugar.  It is a good source of vitamins and minerals and helps nourishes the mind and… Continue reading Oats and Finger Millet pancakes using Sprig Real Cinnamon Imbued Honey

Andhra Pradesh/Telengana · Travel

Bold, bright and beautiful: the indigeneity of Pedana Kalamkari fabrics

Large expanses of freshly dyed fabric spread out on the roads greeted me as I entered the dusty by lanes of the seemingly sleepy town of Pedana.  While I wanted to ask for directions to the weaving colony, the meters of cloth left to dry almost on every road, nook and corner of town made… Continue reading Bold, bright and beautiful: the indigeneity of Pedana Kalamkari fabrics

Food

Recipe: Pineapple Rasam – a melange of savoury, sweet and tangy flavours

A staple of any South Indian meal, rasam aka saru in any form is my all time favorite.  I love drinking it most of the time.  Today, I tried an interesting yet delicious twist to the daily rasam by adding pineapple. A rich source of Vitamin C, pineapples are excellent for the immune system and… Continue reading Recipe: Pineapple Rasam – a melange of savoury, sweet and tangy flavours

Decor

Photo essay: Upcycling idea – old window to a shabby chic travel souvenir placeholder

If you have been following my blog for sometime, you must be familiar with my festish for sourcing old unused items aka “junk” and upcycling them into something useful.  Most of them time I end up with something that is deifinitely not sophisticated but with something that is unique and quirky. I  love charming and… Continue reading Photo essay: Upcycling idea – old window to a shabby chic travel souvenir placeholder