9 Things to do in Vienna.

Waltz to the tunes of the royal Opera, sample chocolate cake at an Old World café, and marvel at the indomitable Gothic Cathedrals in the heart of town. Tiptoe through Palaces and Residences of the Habsburgs, be dazzled by the crown jewels at the Imperial Treasury, catch a snack at the underground coffee shops, or …

A Journey to the end of the Indian Subcontinent.

The sea sprays a generous sprinkle of salt water on my feet even as tiny fish wriggle in the clear current underneath. The wide canvas in front of me displays shades of blue I did not know existed; a lone ship at the horizon completes the perfect picture. As I stand at the edge of …

Walking In The Rain

A, It rained really hard today, the way it did when we were together. That was the last time I got wet in the rain. I did it again today, it made me smile, it made me sing, it made me happy. Our relationship has always been complicated, no one knows what it was, I …

Of Cheese, Childhood, and Sandwiches

As middle class children growing up in small town India, we had limited access to cheese. In the initial years I hadn't even known about the existence of some rancid stuff that people would die for, later it made special appearances in form of paneer (called cottage cheese by the erudite), and amul's processed cheese …

The Brunch: Brunching in Style At Andaz

If I was to select my two favourite things in the world I am pretty sure I would choose food and art. I have always loved art. Bold, unusual, a little off the regular, things that stand out -- art to me has always been about self expression. I have always loved food too. Textured, …

Take a break; learn something new.

Our lives forever keep us on the move; our minds meanwhile are working round the clock. With work, home, family, and responsibilities increasing every day, taking time to just be is becoming harder for everyone. But taking a break to rest and rejuvenate is as essential as working and fulfilling commitments. That is where holidays …

When relationships die.. and you still have to live.

Of the many things that I have made peace with in my life, death of relationships isn't one. Every now and then when I see a friend drifting apart I try to act nonchalant. I tell myself it doesn't matter. I tell others that people grow apart. I try not to do things I did …

Treasures of The Orient — in Delhi.

Those who know the culinary landscape of Delhi know how significant Oriental Food is to Delhi. And those who know how important Oriental cuisine is here, cannot not know about the legendary restaurants that have always been around giving the city an edge over all other. The House of Ming, Thai Pavilion, Spicy Duck three …