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Saravana Bhavan, Connaught Place

Saravana Bhavan, Connaught Place

I have lost count, of the number of times I have visited Saravana Bhavan in Connaught Place. It is sort of like the neighborhood South Indian restaurant, only grander, because, it is in Connaught Place and because it is part of Hotel Saravana Bhavan chain. The ambiance of this restaurant […]

April 5, 2017
Gola Sizzlers, Connaught Place

Gola Sizzlers, Connaught Place

There are restaurants you pass by ever so often, which your friends sing praises about and where you think about going to, but almost never do. Until one fine day, you decide to walk in and shatter whatever image you had about it in your mind. After craving for sizzler, […]

March 26, 2017
Jet Airways Frequent Flyer Miles are Useless?

Jet Airways Frequent Flyer Miles are Useless?

Ever since I had first flown with Jet Airways to Ladakh, I have developed a liking for it. Even though I did fly with Air India and Go Air on that sector, I always gravitated back towards Jet. And I also thought being loyal had its perks, especially while flying. […]

March 24, 2017
The White Tiger and Other Stories, Ruskin Bond

The White Tiger and Other Stories, Ruskin Bond

I will be very honest at the outset and admit a mistake, maybe I shouldn’t admit. I bought The White Tiger and Other Stories, just by reading Ruskin Bond’s name on it, paying little to no attention to the caption. If I had, I might not have bought it! Because […]

March 23, 2017
Dhaba Café, CP

Dhaba Café, CP

When you visit Connaught Place as often as I do, you begin to think you have seen just about everything there is to see. And that is when you start exploring the middle circle, skipped by the majority. Doing just that, thinking about eating at Bercos, we turned into the […]

March 21, 2017
Flight booked for 9th trip to Ladakh!

Flight booked for 9th trip to Ladakh!

For past few days, I had been contemplating the date of travel for my 9th trip to Ladakh. Since this is going to be another trip with friends, planning the trip meant, I had to consult with them as well. Finally, after much deliberation, we decided on a date and […]

March 19, 2017
Café Chaandi Maati, Mukteshwar

Café Chaandi Maati, Mukteshwar

There are places we come across quite unexpectedly, as if, we were fated to visit them. Café Chaandi Maati, located along the road to Mukteshwar (Kumaon, Uttarakhand) was one place, we came across quite unexpectedly. AS and I had gone to Bhatelia to pick up beer since Mukteshwar doesn’t have […]

March 17, 2017
Travel Essentials: Lotus Herbals Sunblock Spray SPF 50

Travel Essentials: Lotus Herbals Sunblock Spray SPF 50

Getting sunburn is no fun, yet it happens when we travel, especially when we travel to high altitude places like Ladakh, where the thinner atmosphere is able to filter fewer UV rays. In fact as per WHO, at each 1000 meter altitude gain, UV rays increases by 10 to 12%. […]

March 15, 2017
Khan’s Kathi Rolls, Sector 18, Noida

Khan’s Kathi Rolls, Sector 18, Noida

There is a certain flavor in street food, which just cannot be replicated by even the best of restaurants. And it is that flavor, which often attracts patrons to these small eateries, day after day. So when we reached Noida Sector 18 on Friday, Mansi recommended, we have a Kathi […]

March 13, 2017
Carnival Cinema TGIP, Review

Carnival Cinema TGIP, Review

Reviewing a movie hall isn’t really my cup of tea unless it has something extraordinary, that warrants a review. Due to this, until now, I had only ever reviewed the IMAX Experience at PVR Logix. Today, I am writing a review of Carnival Cinema at TGIP Mall, Noida. Because it […]

March 12, 2017