5 Restaurants  Where You Find Delectable Jordanian Platters

Food creates long-lasting bonds. Here are five places where food becomes a pleasure in the little Kingdom of Jordan Words and photographs: Ambica Gulati Sufra, Amman With trellis on the walls and mosaic on the floor, this restaurant is constantly full. It offers some traditional Arabic food with lots of Mediterranean greens and kebabs. Located in the upbeat Rainbow Street, most people enjoy their meal … Continue reading 5 Restaurants  Where You Find Delectable Jordanian Platters

Rasas of Indian Art

Felicitating the Christmas spirit, Art Spice gallery, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa in Delhi, displayed artworks by some of the best unseen works of Indian masters and contemporary artists. And it was a milestone for us Part of the inaugurating team, we met art lovers and artists. Date: November 30, 2019 – January 3, 2020Time: 10 am – 7 pm (All Days)Venue: Art Spice Gallery, … Continue reading Rasas of Indian Art

Bikers on the jhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Soul Searching In Rishikesh  

Among the more famous pilgrim towns in India, it is also known as the yoga capital of the world. Every March, it comes alive with sessions and workshops by eminent yoga practitioners and other healers. Words: Ambica Gulati My tryst with Rishikesh started in 1999. It was my first visit to an ashram. I had started to work with a magazine called Life Positive and I … Continue reading Soul Searching In Rishikesh  

Banqueting hall, Residency. Complex, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Experiencing Awadhi Grandeur In Lucknow

The bustling capital of Uttar Pradesh lures history lovers with its many Instaworthy spots Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Steeped in Nawabi culture, the city was touted as the ‘17th fastest growing city in India and 74th in the world’ in 2015. With roots supposedly going to the Ramayana era, Lucknow is where stories lie in every nook and corner. Legend goes that Lakshman had … Continue reading Experiencing Awadhi Grandeur In Lucknow

Tribal couple, Gada Kalewa, Mahunt Ghasidas Museum, Raipur, India

Chhattisgarh Beyond Bastar

Dotted with water bodies and swamped in greenery, the 18-year-old state hosted the annual classical dance and music extravaganza—Chakradhar Samaroh—in the little town of Raigarh. The virgin green trails and slow pace added to the charm. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Ducks waddled, white lotus swayed in the pond, children did some muscle movement on the swings, women bathed and prayers rang in the air—the … Continue reading Chhattisgarh Beyond Bastar

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

10 Things You Can’t Miss In Singapore

Singapore is all about food, culture and fun, and gallons of it. Even if you spend several weeks in Singapore, you’ll find that there’s still more to enjoy in this vibrant, bustling city. NEHA SINGH shares the 10 attractions that you can’t miss: St John’s Island Get on a bum boat and head straight to St John’s Island from Marina South Pier. St John’s Island … Continue reading 10 Things You Can’t Miss In Singapore

People of Shahpura carry the idols of Isar Maharaj and Gangaur Mata, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Festivals of India: Gangaur Celebrated At Shahpura, Rajasthan

Among the more celebrated festivals of Rajasthan, Gangaur felicitates marital bliss, harvest and spring What is it that sets Rajasthan apart from all the other ethereal places in world? The festivals which are colourful and diverse! Among these is GANGAUR which embodies the spirit of diversity. As the bright skies ushered in the festive season, the remote town of Shahpura (65km from the capital Jaipur), … Continue reading Festivals of India: Gangaur Celebrated At Shahpura, Rajasthan

Zodiac cocktails at Hong Kong Club, Andaz, Aerocity, Delhi, India

The Hong Kong Club, Andaz, Delhi: Dusk To Dawn

With a focus on ensuring a wonderful experience and creating a destination at par with international standards, Director F& B and General Manager (Hong Kong Club) Vimal Verma shares the restaurant’s key aspects. Words: Ambica Gulati What is the USP of Andaz? Andaz is all about lifestyle luxury. With travellers becoming evolved global citizens, Andaz gives them an outstanding local experience. While a Hyatt or a … Continue reading The Hong Kong Club, Andaz, Delhi: Dusk To Dawn

Making Happy Moves-Hyundai Motor India at Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi

Launching the third phase of its Happy Move-Save Our Heritage CSR campaign, volunteers began the work at the World Heritage Site Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati With 125 volunteers, 100 from South Korea and 25 from India, the automobile conglomerate has associated with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for this campaign. On its list are four monuments and five schools in Delhi during the period … Continue reading Making Happy Moves-Hyundai Motor India at Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi

India’s bazaar buzz: Buzzaria Dukaan

Sustainable livelihood for Indian brands and lots of handcrafted options as souvenirs for those who want a little of bit India around them at this shop, founded by Delhi-based entrepreneur Mamtaa Gupta. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati With a six-year-old store in Delhi’s Lado Sarai, Mamtaa Gupta has now opened a store in Mehrauli near Qutub Minar. The store houses products which are purely Indian … Continue reading India’s bazaar buzz: Buzzaria Dukaan

Finding a place to play blackjack in London

  Not that I have been a great fan of cards for all of my life, but lately the cards have become lessons on making the brain tick better. And keeping boredom at bay when travelling. On a trip to the northeast of India, I learned to play blackjack—the simple game which tells you to keep your mind alert and pocket under check. As the sun … Continue reading Finding a place to play blackjack in London

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Five women and San Francisco

When childhood friends decide to find their secret place to party in, the adventure begins “Why don’t all of you come to San Francisco?” Reena keeps asking all of us, meaning five school friends, on our What’s App alumni group. “2020,” that’s been our answer. That looks like far too away, but there’s no harm in setting wish list goals. So San Francisco it has … Continue reading Five women and San Francisco