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A Vintage Salute: An Ode to the Yesteryear Doctors of Basavanagudi

Mention the phrase ‘good old Bangalore’ and more often than not one thinks of Basavanagudi.  A leafy neighbourhood steeped in history and heritage; Basavanagudi is one of the oldest localities of the city. While it is known for its old world charm, heritage temples and ancient bungalows, the area was also home to a bevy of… Continue reading A Vintage Salute: An Ode to the Yesteryear Doctors of Basavanagudi

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Tips to Beat Homesickness While Travelling

Traveling is a wonderful experience for many people. Exploring new places and seeing how the world lives is an edifying experience. There is quite nothing like it.  Oscar Wilde once famously quipped that people only have two regrets on their deathbeds: that they didn’t love more, and that they didn’t travel more. But what happens if… Continue reading Tips to Beat Homesickness While Travelling

Reviews

I Say Organic: Your One Stop Shop for all Things Natural, Pure and Healthy

If you are someone who is always on the lookout for products that are natural, chemical free and have been sustainably produced and responsibly sourced, look no further than I Say Organic. A social enterprise that believes in the philosophy of giving customers healthy and safe products while protecting the interests of the farmers who… Continue reading I Say Organic: Your One Stop Shop for all Things Natural, Pure and Healthy

Miscellaneous · Reviews · Travel

Sterling Park Kalimpong: A Slice of the Old World Charm

If the alluring town of Kalimpong is on your mind and you are wondering where to stay, look no further than Sterling Park Kalimpong. Located just about a kilometer from the main town, this property dates back to over 100 years. An erstwhile regal residence, this heritage house exudes oodles of old world charm and… Continue reading Sterling Park Kalimpong: A Slice of the Old World Charm

Miscellaneous · Travel

Top Six Places to Visit in North India

North India with its diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage, offers an array of unforgettable destinations. For starters, explore the serene beauty of Uttarakhand, where Rishikesh’s spiritual ambience and Jim Corbett’s wildlife adventures await. Further, discover Sikkim, a hidden gem known for its breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture whether it is Gangtok’s bustling markets or… Continue reading Top Six Places to Visit in North India

Karnataka · Travel

Payana Car Museum: A Journey Across Automotive Heritage

As you drive closer to the temple town of Srirangapatna while cruising along National Highway 275, also known as the Bengaluru Mysuru expressway, a huge building sporting a façade which resembles the silhouette of a car tyre is hard to miss.  This impressively designed building is the newly opened Payana car museum envisioned by Dharmasthala… Continue reading Payana Car Museum: A Journey Across Automotive Heritage

France · Travel

Post cards from Saint-Paul-de-Vence: A perfect day trip from Nice

If the azure blue waters, sandy beaches and the sheer beauty of the French Riviera is your calling, a trip to the medieval village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence must be on your list. An easy day trip from Nice and just under 20 km from Antibes, this quaint village boasts of stunning views of the Côte d’Azur… Continue reading Post cards from Saint-Paul-de-Vence: A perfect day trip from Nice

Decor

Five Ways Colour Drenching can Enhance the Look and Feel of your Space

If you are fan of home decor, design trends and interior styling, there is nothing more exciting than following interior decor trends year after year. And just like each year, 2024 is full of exciting trends with colour drenching being one of them. So, what exactly is colour drenching? It is essentially painting every surface… Continue reading Five Ways Colour Drenching can Enhance the Look and Feel of your Space

France · Travel

On a Silk Trail in Lyon: Discovering Lyon’s Silk Weaving Heritage

It is often said that when you have no expectations, there is no disappointment and every moment is a pleasant surprise.  This quote accurately mirrored my thoughts after I visited Lyon in France.   A trip that I just booked on a whim to exhaust the final leg of my 15-day Euro rail pass, the city… Continue reading On a Silk Trail in Lyon: Discovering Lyon’s Silk Weaving Heritage

France · Travel

Photoessay: Antibes – a beautiful seaside city along the French Riviera just off Cannes

Come May and all roads lead to Cannes, which is renowned for its annual international film festival.  With celebrities landing here from all over the world, the red carpet of the festival attracts media, fans and tourists from across continents.   Perched on the shimmering waters of the French riviera, Cannes is a synonymous with its… Continue reading Photoessay: Antibes – a beautiful seaside city along the French Riviera just off Cannes