Mysore Pak : An edible souvenir and a must-taste dessert of south-India

Mysore Pak is a must-taste dessert of southern India. Often, I am asked by travellers from abroad visiting TamilNadu and Karnataka, to suggest one-sweet that they could carry home as an edible souvenir, especially for their Indian friends and colleagues. The first name that pops in my mind is always the Mysore-Pak. The dessert has …


Instant Raw Mango Pickle ( 10 min recipe | Grandma’s recipe | Vegan )

Summers and pickle-making go together. And, here is the raw mango pickle made according to the instructions of my grandma. It’s instant, ready to eat within 10mins and stays fresh for a week in the fridge🤤 Pickles are known as ‘Oorugai’, in the Tamizh language. This pickle is usually served in the ‘Kalyana saapadu‘ of …

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Russia Travel Tips : A beginner’s travel guide to Russia – Part 1

A comprehensive travel guide for first-timers who are planning a Russia trip, especially from India. With tips on the right season to planning a visit to Russia, useful information and official links to obtain a tourist voucher as well as a Russian visa; suggestions around a two-weeks Russia itinerary along with a sample itinerary; this is a one-stop Russia travel guide to begin planning that much-awaited trip of yours to Russia.

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A bohemian travel guide to the twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad, India

I convinced myself that a bohemian travel guide to the twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad is needed, as this cosmopolitan city that is widely known as the ‘City of Pearls’ is more than just another place to be ticked off a traveller’s bucket list! ‘Golconda, Biryani and Charminar- ticked. Okay, I am done with …