London Calling!

The first thing that strikes you about London is the city’s enigmatic vibe. There is never a dull moment here – one may run out of money but will never run out of things to do. A true melting pot, it is home to tourists, gastronomes, adventure enthusiasts, art connoisseurs, business tycoons and more. With…

New York! New York!

Journalist Tom Wolfe once said, “One belongs to New York instantly. One belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” I realized how true that statement is when I first visited New York a couple of years ago. As a diehard fan of popular sitcoms such as Gossip Girl and Sex…

Koh Samui – the land of sun & fun

Koh Samui is a beautiful island situated in Thailand, popularly known as the land of sun and fun. With sandy beaches and blue waters, this place provides various accommodation options and activities for budget travelers and luxurious tourists. Tall coconut palms welcome honeymooners, families, backpackers, party animals and health & wellness enthusiasts to this paradise-like…

Venice of the East – Udaipur

It is said, “See Venice and die, but see Udaipur and live to see it again and again.” Popularly known as ‘Venice of the East,’ Udaipur is a great city to escape from the daily routine of life. Situated in the Southern part of Rajasthan, this majestic city was established by Maharana Udai Singh II…

Chinese Fishing Nets, Kochi, India

When you think about Kochi, the first image that conjures up in the mind is that of the Chinese fishing nets. Also known as ‘Cheenavala’ in Malayalam, these nets are over 500 years old and were first introduced by Chinese emperor Zheng He. Located at Fort Kochi, these cantilevered fishing accessories have over the years…

Living the Sula Life at SulaFest’15

When it comes to wine festivals in India, the first name that comes to the mind is SulaFest. I attended the 8th edition of this Gourmet World Music Festival held on 7th & 8th February at the gorgeous Sula Vineyards in Nashik. Little did I know that apart from wine and music, there would be…