Minimalism may be a trend now, but for the Dawoodi Bohras, it has always been a way of life. The pandemic has forced us to re-elavuate our life choices.
On the periphery, a kolam (doodles on the entrance of Tamil houses) might look a simple traditional design done on the entry point of a Tamil household, but at the heart of it, kolams are interwoven with Tamil cultural and humane consciousness. The first brush with this part of the Tamil’s cultural identity happened in Swamimalai, a small town in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu and I was intrigued by the complexity of design and the ease with which
Inexplicable – the only word that could capture the feelings and emotions I was experiencing with tears rolling down my cheeks while I was struggling to sleep. Same-day in the afternoon, the social media started flooding with posts about the demise of Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan urf Irrfan. At that point, it was normal for me but as the day progressed, the news started dawning on me. But why? Why I was so moved? I have never been a Bollywood or movie
Majestic in scale and awesome in its natural beauty, the year-round adventure land of Mammoth Lakes is one of those rare places that you have to see to still not totally believe. The name speaks to the size of the mountains, the expanse of the valleys, the incredible number of crystal clear mountain lakes and the endless opportunities for adventure just outside your door. But what makes this place really unique are the surreal storybook scenes that drop jaws, spark
The proverbial saying, 'you are what you eat' isn't just a phrase. For inherent in this practice is the key to how strong you will be in the face of any threat to your health - whether it is a mild cold, a chronic ailment, or even a global pandemic. Eating the right kind of food at the right time is the key to living a healthy life. While the world struggles with a global health crisis, Indian kitchens have been
I remember growing up watching documentaries based on Kerala, the word itself created waves of emotions in the little me, for reasons unknown. Growing up in the country’s capital with concrete buildings all around, the backwaters, beaches and the swaying palm trees of Kerala seemed a distant dream but at the same time, I felt a very strong inner calling to God’s Own Country, an almost unquenchable thirst until I finally set foot on a land that topped my bucket
Play big in the massive mountain paradise, where endless adventures await. From amazing views along hiking trails to thrilling rides at the number one mountain bike park in the United States, summertime here is full of outdoor activities. Whether you’re exploring the wilderness on horseback or sampling world-class cuisine at a festival, Mammoth Lakes delivers excitement for everyone. Day 1 – Exploration on Wheels Mammoth Lakes offers over 20 kilometers of paved bike trails, including a bike path climbing over 1,000 feet in
L-R Varun Malhotra of TravelScapes, Ambassador Tien Chung Kwan Representative of Taiwan, Dr Trust of Taiwan Tourism Recognised as a unique award show, the Versatile Excellence Travel Awards (VETA) was instituted in 2018 to recognise and honour the achievements of the best in the travel and tourism industry. Offering a unique platform for inspiring people towards their passion-driven goals and also recognising contributions and achievements in the industry, VETA brings together various industry influencers and opinion-makers. After presenting to you the two successful editions in New Delhi &