I was in Mauritius for a week in July, and it was such a packed week, that I could write multiple posts about every activity we did. In my previous post about Mauritius, I had told you about what I did on the first three days, now I’ll go on with all the other action. If you’ve missed out on that first piece do read it … Continue reading luxury comes to stay at mauritius – part 2
And no, it’s not what you think…. Nah nah nah… I was in Goa last weekend and I’m fresh with all the susegado-infused-peace—yes, that much abused word when it comes to all things Goan. A number of people following my Goa feed on Facebook and Instagram messaged me asking for a list of recommendations for Goa. Places to eat this time and not stay. Yes, I … Continue reading where to make merry in north goa!
Onam is back this Sunday and if you haven’t lapped up an Onam Sadya before then this is the year you must! Step in for a list of places in Mumbai that could make you wish you could be teleported straight back to your bed after the meal. Continue reading the best places to get onam sadya ion 7th sunday 2014
yesterday we traversed through fort kochi but today let me zip you away to nagpur. if you want a continuous story.. errr… wrong place. i am fickle in all kinds of ways. and today i feel like telling you about this brilliant place we ‘discovered’ in nagpur. yeah, i can see you shaking your head at the word ‘discovered’. it is such an over-used and hazar-abused … Continue reading nagpur – the breakfast story
when have you stayed in a place for just 2 nights and actually hoped that they served you the same food for dinner on both nights? i did! what got me weak in the mouth? good ol’ pumpkin soup… yes, thats all! let me explain. in south indian homes, we have our rasams. they are gloriously warm in colour, spicy and sour at one go, … Continue reading ‘parangikkai’ or pumpkin soup shines through from chettinad
i wouldn’t have heard about sunaparanta if i didn’t have a local friend in goa. this is an art centre situated in a lovely portuguese house, in the middle of a beautiful garden with champa trees. this old house was renovated in order to given the art centre a home. expect beauty at most corners… it has old world tiled floors, big wooden doors for … Continue reading sunaparanta – an art gallery in a beautiful portuguese home in goa
i like hummus. this is not a mere passing infatuation that you brush away like fresh dust on the surface of that table by your bedside; this is long lasting, sincere, loyal, and here to be eaten. hummus has become a staple spread at my house, almost once a fortnight. its healthy, filling and tasty, and with lots of proteins and fibre, what more do … Continue reading hum-musing in greece
i am reminiscing about a trip to goa in 2008. i have an ex-colleague who lives in panaji but had never visited her. she lived in panaji and so a couple of us decided to stay in panaji, in the middle of goa. till then panaji had never even featured in goa plans. it was just the capital of the state and a boring place (in … Continue reading how scrambled eggs in goa changed how i eat eggs!
‘off-beat’ travel is increasingly tough to come by. leh-ladakh used to be off-beat, now its supposedly too touristy! with the internet bringing places far away and travels of unknown people right into your house, there is not much the avid traveler has not heard about or been to! so how does one make travel new? to see something virgin… how about going to a city, … Continue reading the search for off-beat travel…
i have always been a vegetarian. my parents are vegetarian. thus, in a way, i was born vegetarian! as i grew up, and i got out on my own (read, could go to restaurants without their supervision) and saw people raving about food that my parents did not eat, i knew i liked animals. too much to eat them. and the concept of eating something so similar to me in form and structure, was gory!
and then i fell in love with traveling. moving out of my house and out of my kitchen. and the fear of finding food i could eat, set in… would there be anything for me? or would i live on biscuits and bread?