Ramada by Wyndham, Jaipur

I have been visiting Jaipur as a tradition every year now, for Jaipur Literature Festival, this year however the exciting festival was held digitally but that didn’t stop me from visiting my favorite city. I was glad I had covered most of the touristy places and so this time I wanted to just enjoy the…

Upasna

I discovered Upasna during my year in Pondicherry. Searching for local brands that was comfortable for the humid weather i was living in, stylish and worth the money. Upasana, an Auroville based brand is a beautiful amalgamation of creativity, fashion, design, Indian culture, social responsibility and spiritual progress – woven seamlessly together. Clothing has power,…

Beleza by the Beach, Goa

  Beach holiday in only successful for me if I am in the close proximity of the beach. When we decided to go Goa, our sole intention was to stay at a place that was walking proximity to the beach, this holiday was to just relax and not to venture out.  To feed our mind with refreshing thoughts,…

Lavender Dream with Ni:Sh

This label from Hyderabad is really close to my heart. A friend who followed her passion to design and started her store with some refreshing designs and silhouettes, something Hyderabad hasn’t seen before. I have seen the work of karigars, to the last fit. The handwork the styling tips, the color combinations, everything label Ni:Sh…

Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its exuberant group of sanctuaries, founded by the Pallava kings, was carved out of rock along the Coromandel Coast in the 7th and 8th centuries. It is known especially for its rathas-temples in the form of chariots, mandapas – cave sanctuaries, giant open-air reliefs such as the…

Calcutta Bungalow

Kolkata, the first capital of British India is a place where you can still breathe the bygone era vividly. The architecture, people, street food and cabins (now known as cafes), museums and Bazaars clearly show how you can find beauty even amidst chaos Calcutta Bungalow, a 90-year-old Majumdar bari (townhouse) restored and tucked in a…

The statement Show ’19

The exhibit that brought best of jewellery brands and labels from all across India under one roof. Designers and brand owners from jaipur, kolkata and of course Hyderabad participated, bringing in their best collection and some of the most exquisite pieces that definitely left me and most of the people awestruck. Some pieces were perfect…

Top 10 places that serve best hot chocolate in Hyderabad

It’s always a good time to indulge in oh-so delightful hot chocolate. Some come topped with marshmallows or whipped come, others with a twist of spice or flavor of mint. While winters and the festive season make it a seasonal favorite, this decadent beverage is always welcome. So, I decided to bring you the tried…

Villa Shanti, Pondicherry

2018 has been a really special year so far, and most important part of it was me braving up to take my first solo trip ever. Being born and raised in south, I wanted to pick a place in south (i think its more of a mental satisfaction for me) and a place that had…

La Villa, Pondicherry

La Villa, the sister property of Villa Shanti was my second stay on the trip to Puducherry. A beautiful street in French quarter leads to this 19th century French house, turned into a luxury boutique hotel. La Villa is much calmer, intimate and offers six tastefully done suits, each offering a completely unique experience. The…

Brunch at The Square, Novotel

  The Square at Novotel Hyderabad Convention Center, is especially popular for its Sunday Brunch but I decided to go for it today since i was at the hotel for a meeting. Having heard so much about the place, I have been here for dinners but never lunch. This chic and friendly restaurant and its AL fresco area has quite a welcoming vibe.  Executive Chef Gaurav Malhotra joined us for lunch…

The Orchard Retreat & Spa, Srinagar

Srinagar, the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, is a place which dazzles anyone who sets their eyes upon it. Set within a picturesque location, Srinagar has got mesmerizing mountains and gardens, along with the highly famed Dal Lake. The climate of the region with its ever famous houseboats, make it the perfect location to unwind…