Gourmet Getaway, Sundowner, Nand Mahal Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Putting Jaipur On The Foodie Map

Forts, palaces, jewellery, the pink city is among India’s most popular destinations. And adding some zing with food is Dushyant Singh, a young restaurateur and founder of Gourmet Getaway festival Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Rustic is a cosy, smart, casual eating place, offering many Indian delights and some innovative platters. The large coffee menu is impressive. With Jaipur being a hub for foreign and … Continue reading Putting Jaipur On The Foodie Map

Drupe Almond Milk in three variants--Cinnamon, Golden Power, Extra Dates

Healthy Journeys With Drupe Almond Milk

Founder & COO Meeta A. Madhok reveals how being lactose intolerant led to starting a vegan almond milk plant in an email chat. Health is wealth, we have all heard this. And being on the road is no easy task. While every traveller does have his or her own ways of remaining healthy, I like to keep some good stuff in my bag. And then … Continue reading Healthy Journeys With Drupe Almond Milk

Peanut Butter and Jam, Coco and Soil, La Roca, Aerocity, Delhi, India

La Roca-Aerocity’s Latest Baby

Head to Worldmark 1 to find the world on your plate, and a very artistic plate it is. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati I knew tapas in Spanish meant small helpings but I didn’t know that this new world tapas bar has taken traditional flavours to another level. Inspired by the tapas served across the world, Chef Akshay Bhardwaj has crafted an innovative menu. ‘Tapas’ … Continue reading La Roca-Aerocity’s Latest Baby

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Boosting Golf Tourism, Aiming For INR 100 Crore In 5 Years

Giving a push to the golfing industry, the 8th edition of Indian Golf and Turf Expo (IGE) 2019 will be held from April 26-27, 2019 at Thyagraj stadium, Delhi. With over 50 domestic and international exhibitors, there will conferences by eminent speakers, golf simulators to hone golf skills, putting and snag golf competitions and more. Deepali Shah Gandhi, President, Golf Industry Association (GIA), promoters of … Continue reading Boosting Golf Tourism, Aiming For INR 100 Crore In 5 Years

KJ Alphons, Minister of State (IC) for Tourism , India

“We are all brand ambassadors of the country”: KJ Alphons, Minister of State (IC) for Tourism, India

He changed the literacy landscape of Kerala, has been called ‘The Demoliton Man’, was placed among the top 100 young global leaders by Time magazine in  1994 and is now working towards making India ‘a vibrant hotspot’ for all tourists. Excerpts from a candid chat: Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati With little time on his hands, the Minister stepped into office, between coming back from … Continue reading “We are all brand ambassadors of the country”: KJ Alphons, Minister of State (IC) for Tourism, India

When Kalinka Came To India

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Moscow-based children’s folk dance group travelled to 50 countries and the last performance of the year is in Moscow. Excerpts from a candid chat with artistic director and choreographer Natalya Levitskaya-Filippova: Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Back to 1968, what inspired your father Alexander Filippova to start the school? How did the name Kalinka come about? My father was a classical … Continue reading When Kalinka Came To India

Lexicon Art Gallery, Delhi, India

Power People: Ramola Bachchan On Entrepreneurship

Exhibitions are a good way to know a country and carry back some souvenirs. With the festive season picking pace pan-India, entrepreneur Ramola Bachchan curated the 5th edition of home decor and lifestyle exhibition, HouseFull.  In a candid chat, she reveals why she keeps organising exhibitions: You have become synonymous with some luxury properties such as Runaway Project and HouseFull. What got you into organising exhibitions? … Continue reading Power People: Ramola Bachchan On Entrepreneurship