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5 Things You Need To Tick Off Your Bucket List In New Zealand

One of the best things about New Zealand is that it’s full of surprises. It’s filled with a range of activities and adventures to suit every appetite. The only problem is trying to fit everything into one single trip. If you’re struggling to come up with a travel plan, we’re here to help with five things you definitely need to cross off your New Zealand bucket … Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Tick Off Your Bucket List In New Zealand

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5 Best Places in South America For Nature Lovers

If you are seeking a world away from the crowded cities or bustling beaches, you will appreciate the natural beauty that South America has to offer. The region is home to some of the most fascinating wildlife in the world, as well as some truly breathtaking areas of wilderness. Here are some of the best destinations you should visit in South America: Words: Colton Davis … Continue reading 5 Best Places in South America For Nature Lovers

Plum Tropical Fruit Citrus Cheesecake , Plum by Bent Chair, Aerocity, Delhi, India

Sit, Eat, Buy @Plum by Bent Chair, Aerocity

Created by Priyank Sukhija and Natasha Jain, the retail cum dining outlet offers a plethora of finger-licking Pan-Asian dishes in colourful surroundings. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Touted as the ‘most instagrammable restaurant’, it’s more or less always packed. A place for the young, the old and the transit passengers, the light purple exteriors and fancy interiors are an added attraction. Offering a delicious array … Continue reading Sit, Eat, Buy @Plum by Bent Chair, Aerocity

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

When Women Travel

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, I celebrate my travels with my own. Yahoo! We are going to Jaipur. But that is cliché. Who cares? It’s going to be fun. Jeans, tees, shorts, lingerie, make-up, sandals, something glittery…. Wait, its going to be the 20th of the month. I will have my periods. Menstruation cup, tampons, sanitary napkins… napkins. Dark panties, light ones might … Continue reading When Women Travel

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  

Kalash @T1, Delhi airport, Diwali celebration installation

Bedazzled By Diwali Lights At Delhi’s Swanky Airport

With each passing year, Diwali celebrations ring in more joy and more light. And the passengers enjoy the festival of lights at the modern airport too. Mesmerizing forms and artistic installations add a lot of cheer to the glass and concrete building. Slow down to see the highway arch. The dazzling geometric lights with diyas are a blend of the modern and the traditional lights. … Continue reading Bedazzled By Diwali Lights At Delhi’s Swanky Airport

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

Wine and dine at Artusi, Delhi, Italian restaurant, India

Some Italian Chatter @Artusi Ristorante e Bar, Delhi

Decoding the dishes from the nation known for UNESCO World Heritage sites, we found some delicacies from Emilia Romagna. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati Do you know Emilia Romagna? Neither do we. But we know Italy. We know Italians eat pasta with a lot of white sauce and we have seen Julia Roberts gorging on pizzas in Eat, Pray, Love. All these were reasons enough … Continue reading Some Italian Chatter @Artusi Ristorante e Bar, Delhi

Chameleon, Aahana—The Corbett Wilderness, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Recreating The Natural Balance: Aahana—The Corbett Wilderness, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Ever thought of learning how to blend modernity with nature? Find it at this eco-friendly resort in the famous Corbett Tiger Reserve. Words & Photographs: Ambica Gulati  “My father believes that if you take care of nature, it will take care of you,” smiles 23-year-old Ayu Tripathi who helps her father, Kamal Tripathi, run the resort. With roots embedded in the region, the Tripathis believe … Continue reading Recreating The Natural Balance: Aahana—The Corbett Wilderness, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand