The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho

Rediscover The Little Pleasures Of Khajuraho with The LaLit Temple View Khajuraho

Many people relate Khajuraho to the erotic sculptures but that just makes up 10% of the architecture of these famous temples. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the temples were made between 950 and 1050 AD by the Chandela dynasty. As we happened to take a trip to the place, we were lucky to be staying near the Western group which is probably the city centre … Continue reading Rediscover The Little Pleasures Of Khajuraho with The LaLit Temple View Khajuraho

The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar, Kashmir, India

Live Like A Maharaja At This Grand Hotel In Srinagar

Imagine waking up to the sound of birds, a rising sun and snow-clad mountains. That’s what you get at this heritage hotel and more. Life here is the way the royals lived—pampered and relaxed. The grand palace was built in 1910 by Raja Pratap Singh and then his nephew, Hari Singh, used it as his winter palace. This is a place where the crème de … Continue reading Live Like A Maharaja At This Grand Hotel In Srinagar

Enjoy An Instaworthy Vacay At Clarks Amer, Jaipur

The oldest 5-star in Jaipur offers an array of spots where you get the perfect pictures. Quite close to the Gandhinagar railway station and the airport, this hotel has an arty feel. A warm welcome and colourful lobby brighten up the day. The velvet sofas with brightly coloured cushions are quite an eye-catcher. Even as you check-in, just hang around a while to enjoy the … Continue reading Enjoy An Instaworthy Vacay At Clarks Amer, Jaipur

Enjoying sundowners at Desert National Park, Suryagarh, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Weekend Goals: Plan A Stay At Suryagarh In Jaisalmer & Explore The Desert National Park With Your Fam

Suryagarh’s ambience and their service are spot on to kick-off a remarkable weekend experience. Suryagarh is around seven years old, an initiative by MRS Hotels, and located on the road to the famous Sam Sand Dunes. With nothing but sand and yellow stones all around, the hotel is truly a dream destination. No noise, no rush and an endless sky to gaze upon. Each and … Continue reading Weekend Goals: Plan A Stay At Suryagarh In Jaisalmer & Explore The Desert National Park With Your Fam

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

Mishti Doi, Amar Sonar Bangla, Baluchi, The LaLit New Delhi, India

United Eastern Flavours: Amar Sonar Bangla, Baluchi, The LaLit New Delhi

A rare treat for Delhiites, flavours from a long-gone era, when Bangladesh was a part of India, were on the platter by award-winning Chef Madhumita Mohanta The only thing that I knew about Bengali cuisine was machher jhol and rosgulla, until this fest. Popularly known as the ‘kitchen queen of India’, the Chef’s speciality is Bengali cuisine. Chef Madhumita Mohanta is the Executive Chef at … Continue reading United Eastern Flavours: Amar Sonar Bangla, Baluchi, The LaLit New Delhi

Tzvika Furman, Mixologist, Playground, JW Marriott, Aerocity, Delhi

Expert Speak: Tzvika Furman, Mixologist, Playground, JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity

From environment-friendly practices to new drinks, the expat shares all that goes on behind the bar How would you define mixology? How is it different from bartending? I see mixology as the knowledge and understanding of flavour components and the art of combining them together. Being a bartender, one has to be a mixologist and host, hence it’s vital to keep a balance of both. … Continue reading Expert Speak: Tzvika Furman, Mixologist, Playground, JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity

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

Jack Daniel_s Tennessee Fire

A Sip Of #JackFire With #JeffArnett

On his first visit to India, master distiller at Jack Daniel’s, Jeff Arnett conducted a masterclass giving a taste of the old and the new. Among the oldest distilleries in the USA (1866), Tennesse-based Jack Daniel Distillery is the first registered distillery there and is on the National Register of Historic Places. And Arnett is the 7th  in its history to hold the title of Master … Continue reading A Sip Of #JackFire With #JeffArnett

Exclusive residence, The Havelis, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Suryagarh, Jaisalmer: Cupid’s Playground

The dreamy, musical journey created by this luxury boutique hotel in the arid region will make you fall in love with life. Words & photos: Ambica Gulati Sufi Night Flat on my back, I gazed at the stars as the Manganiyar troupe sang its heart out. Little frogs jumped over my feet, as I felt the music penetrating the womb of the night. I call … Continue reading Suryagarh, Jaisalmer: Cupid’s Playground

Narendra Bhawan, Bikaner: The Royal Dream Unfolds

When three people decide to take a break and land at the home of the last Maharaja of Bikaner, they get lost in the royal past and clutch on to the super hospitable present. Words & Photographs: Ambica Gulati It all started with chikunguniya. Yes, chikunguniya. Just before I was to join a new place of work, I had been writhing in pain for two … Continue reading Narendra Bhawan, Bikaner: The Royal Dream Unfolds