Snowland Rovaniemi, Finland

Finland promises a whole new experience

The country is going to lead the path to happiness with local guides under the ‘Rent A Finn’ experience. Cited as the happiest nation in the world in the UN World Happiness Report 2018, Finland is home to just 5.5mn people (which is 1/4th the population of Delhi). While there are many reasons to be happy in this country, Nina Vaskunlahti, Ambassador of Finland to … Continue reading Finland promises a whole new experience

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

Rediscovering Old Delhi with Delhipedia

Some things never change and thank god for that—the walled city delights and frustrates, but it hasn’t got caught in the glamour of the 21st century, as a group of us discovered on a food trail with Delhipedia Words and photos: Ambica Gulati It’s a land I share with millions, and like most I can lay claim to seeing the change in culture and habits. … Continue reading Rediscovering Old Delhi with Delhipedia

Volunteering Together: Cleaning The Valley Of Flowers

A lot is being said about global warming and saving the environment. Some couples find it worth their time to volunteer their services to this mission, as they holiday and collect beautiful memories along the way. Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky… Such is the world of special twos who explore the fragile earth spaces, finding their connection on … Continue reading Volunteering Together: Cleaning The Valley Of Flowers

ekaya: Handcrafted in India, exclusively for you

For those who appreciate the six yard saree, there’s handcrafted ikat by designer Rajesh Pratap Singh. words and photos: Ambica Gulati Located right on the main road of Defence Colony in Delhi, ekaya now offers an exclusive range of handcrafted sarees and stoles by Rajesh Pratap singh. Bharat Shah, the man behind ekaya, says the USP of the store is handicrafts with Singh’s collection being … Continue reading ekaya: Handcrafted in India, exclusively for you

India-Korea relations: A new model for Asia

May 18, 2015 was when the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visited South Korea and here are my three articles which went in The Times of India supplement on that day. Breathing life into the congested city of Seoul was a dream which became a reality with the restoration of Cheonggyecheon in 2005 words: Ambica Gulati Once I had taken photographs of myself near the … Continue reading India-Korea relations: A new model for Asia

India-Korea relations: Indian connection

May 18, 2015 was when the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visited South Korea and here are my three articles which went in The Times of India supplement on that day. A divine dream united two souls and two nations. The Karak clan was born when Indian Princess Suri Ratna sailed in a ship from Ayodhya to marry Korean king Kim Suro. words: Ambica Gulati … Continue reading India-Korea relations: Indian connection