Walk in the rainy meadows of Gulmarg

Words: Ambica Gulati It’s been more than two months, but the memories of the rain outing in beautiful Gulmarg remain as fresh as any sweet treat. I got up early and opened the balcony door. The smell of wet grass, the chill in the air, made me snuggle back to the safety of the warm quilt. The drizzle had a rhythmic effect and I dozed off … Continue reading Walk in the rainy meadows of Gulmarg

The Khyber Spa by L'OCCITANE-massage by a stunning vista

Brighter, radiant skin at The Khyber, Gulmarg

Words: Ambica Gulati Little had I expected that The Khyber would be constructed of imposing black stone, giving the look of the erstwhile palaces found in the plains–Snow cars on the side of the steps leading inside the resort. The lobby a rising wooden structure with carved chandeliers and round curved sofas with exquisite embroidery, it’s a very warm welcome to a visitor. Actually, going … Continue reading Brighter, radiant skin at The Khyber, Gulmarg

Calabash- The Cigar Lounge- The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg

Life at The Khyber, Gulmarg

words: Ambica Gulati Pitter patter, pitter patter, raindrops were falling on the green pine trees, the mist was settling on the mountains. Sitting in the balcony of The Khyber, I could feel the slight chill in the air. It was September and I needed a warm pair of socks to keep the chill at bay. The TV talked about the incessant rain, but I rested … Continue reading Life at The Khyber, Gulmarg

Cuisine corner: Blooms, Eros Hotel, Delhi

Ambica Gulati It’s a foodie’s paradise, tables laden with dishes, Indian, Continental, Mediterranean, Lebanese, and a live kitchen hidden behind a pillar. Adding to this is the soft, elegant décor and a warm ambience. And you can just sink into a sofa in a quiet corner and eat your heart out, literally. There is also open air seating in case you wish to feel the … Continue reading Cuisine corner: Blooms, Eros Hotel, Delhi