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MamaEarth – Baby care products: simple, safe and toxin free

When it comes to products for your little one, it is only natural that you would want not only the best but also those that are ultra safe and free from harmful ingredients. Well, look no further, as all the research and hard work about all things baby friendly has been done by the team… Continue reading MamaEarth – Baby care products: simple, safe and toxin free

Karnataka · Travel

Janapada Loka folk arts museum: insight into Karantaka’s rural culture

If there is one place that showcases the folk and rural culture of Karnataka in its entirety, it is the Janapada Loka folk art museum in Ramnagar. At a distance of just about 50 km from Bangalore, this museum has over 5000 artifacts on display.  It was founded by H L Nage Gowda whose dedication… Continue reading Janapada Loka folk arts museum: insight into Karantaka’s rural culture

Karnataka · Travel

Keladi Rameshwara Temple: of timeless art and architecture

The history of South India dates back over 4000 years and this period saw the rise and fall of multiple dynasties like the Cholas, Cheras, Pallavas, Pandyas etc.  Most of these emperors built elaborate temples as a mark of their authority, establishment and power.  Moreover, temples at that time were not only places of worship… Continue reading Keladi Rameshwara Temple: of timeless art and architecture

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Tata Serein: experience Malabar Hill in Thane

Nature’s Bounty If you are looking for a luxurious wellness home in an ambience that is similar to the affluent neighborhood of Malabar hill, then look no far as Tata Serein is here.  Located on Pokhran Road No 2, Thane West , the project is set amidst the lap of nature with the Upvan Lake… Continue reading Tata Serein: experience Malabar Hill in Thane

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Winter Woes no more: Himalaya Rich Cocoa Butter Body Cream

So it is that time of the year, when the days are short and nights are long.  Woollens are out and there is a clear nip in the air especially in the dark early mornings.  Cozy blankets, piping hot food and warm snugly evenings are small pleasures I look forward to this season.  But one… Continue reading Winter Woes no more: Himalaya Rich Cocoa Butter Body Cream

Food

An interaction with Chinmay Kulkarni, head of R&D at Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods

At a recent event at Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods,  I had the opportunity to meet Chinmay Kulkarni who heads the R& D division of the company in India.  Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods Public Company Limited and its subsidiaries, CP Group, is a leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate based in Thailand. The company is a well known name in… Continue reading An interaction with Chinmay Kulkarni, head of R&D at Charoen Phokphand (CP) Foods

Karnataka · Travel

Legendary temples of Lord Ganesha, the God of Beginnings at Hattiangadi and Guddattu

One of the most popular and most worshiped deities in Hindu Mythology is the elephant headed God or Lord Ganesha.  He is believed to be remover of all obstacles and the epitome of all knowledge.  As the Lord of beginnings, He is invoked at the beginning of all rituals, ceremonies and festivals. India, being the land… Continue reading Legendary temples of Lord Ganesha, the God of Beginnings at Hattiangadi and Guddattu

Karnataka · Travel

Mysuru off the beaten track- Part II: Of museums and spirituality

Mysuru as mentioned in this post is a city of many facets.  Though it is the second largest and populous city of Karnataka, it is a city with oodles of old world charm and one where life still moves at a pleasantly slow pace.  A perfect weekend getaway from Bangalore, Mysore never fails to disappoint… Continue reading Mysuru off the beaten track- Part II: Of museums and spirituality

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Experience the “Hextraordinary” with the new Tata Hexa

An invitation from Indiblogger, saw me attending the ‘Hexa Experience Centre‘ at the White Orchid Convention Centre, Bengaluru on Christmas Day.  Chock-a-block with activity, the centre had multiple stalls showcasing other Tata brands (like Mia from Tanishq, Tata beverages and Tata Housing), food counters and activities for children.  The cynosure of all eyes was of… Continue reading Experience the “Hextraordinary” with the new Tata Hexa

Karnataka · Travel

Mysuru off the beaten track- Part I: Of Silk and Sandal

One of the most visited cities of South India, Mysore in Karnataka is synonomous with royalty, heritage and of course its world famous Dasara. Recently renamed Mysuru, the city’s glittering palace is literally the soul of the place and the epitome of splendor and all grandeur.  Also known as the cultural capital of the state,… Continue reading Mysuru off the beaten track- Part I: Of Silk and Sandal