Ghosts of Gurugram Review
Book Reviews

Book Review : The Ghosts of Gurugram

This July marked a year of our move to Delhi from the mountains of Himachal. From a place of pure oxygen to a city with the highest pollution levels it indeed has been a drastic change. Thankfully, there is quite a lot of greenery here unlike the other cities to take in the wrath of …

FRI : Central Courtyard
India, Travel, Unmissable Uttarakhand

Forest Research Institute’s Architecture – A Photo Tour

The one monumental and prestigious institute that has been synonymous with Dehradun for over a century now, has to be the massive colonial Forest Research Institute.  I personally believe this is the only place that has not changed much, post my very first visit to the Doon valley a couple of decades back. Thanks to …

Tips and Tricks
Health&Wellness, Travel

10 Tips and Tricks to stay safe in Indian Winters

Tips and tricks to stay safe in the Indian winters were churned out, in a casual group conversation for a dear friend ( a first-timer to the hills) to keep herself safe in the winters. The group resonated my thoughts on putting together the tips and tricks suggested by me. So here it is – …

Contest Entries, Travel

The Travel Story of Easy Peasy Keerai recipe

The most underrated of the vegetables are the leafy ones. Many of them slowly find their way up the muddy path, to feel a ray of sun, get caressed by the gentle breeze and yet grow in this world sans care. The lucky ones are nurtured by their masters and mistresses with love and affection …

Ayutthaya Buddha
International, Thailand, Travel

Ayutthaya Temples and Ruins : 10 Photos to help you plan a trip- Part 1

Ayutthaya to Ayodhya  – A nostalgic trip down the memory lane A couple of years back when Lucknow was our home for a short-period,  we frequented Ayodhya – the Hindu pilgrimage town on the banks of the revered  Sarayu, a river that flows through the central verdant plains of Uttar Pradesh in India. Ayodhya, one …

City Palace Jaipur Architecture
Royal Rajasthan, Travel

City Palace Jaipur Architecture : 30 Photos to get you started on Responsible Tourism

The City Palace Jaipur has eluded me for more than a decade until our recent trip in April, this year. Jaipur, the capital city of Majestic Rajasthan, has been one of the most frequented places on my Travel list after Agra and Hyderabad. Yet, I could never spend ample time exploring the City Palace, before. I …

Tamil Nadu Trails, Travel

Best time to discover Tamil Nadu is during the Maargazhi season

The time of the day is of cuddle and comfort, to be immersed in a deep slumber, to snooze the alarm and beg for some more time and catch up on a little more sleep. Just when one thinks that they have cajoled time for some respite, one starts hearing a very bleak ringing of …

Millenials Parenting
Education, Events/Sponsored Posts, Parenting

Raising Millenials in the Digital Age – A big task or a cakewalk

To go digital or not The reality is that- like we, grown-ups, our kids too are using technology to take the leap forward. And that’s a good thing. The tricky part is figuring out how to allow our kids to try new things while also keeping them safe and keeping ourselves from freaking out. Just …

Contest Entries, Random Musings

‘Cashify’ eases the workload of not just people on Earth but celestial beings, too!

Disclaimer: All characters and incidents in this blog post are co-incidental and fictional. I can’t help if you are offended though there is nothing in this write-up that is offensive. Most of the works of fiction start with a disclaimer, so thought will give one  :p  One night after unsuccessful attempts at disposing of my …

Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

Relieving pain without medications at VARDAN – An honest review

When I received an invite to experience the facility of VARDAN in Delhi, I was a bit sceptical as well as inquisitive. Let me tell you the reason. Firstly, I have my own apprehensions trying anything related to health and secondly, I had never heard about VARDAN! This blog has been a sacred space to …