Why Stay in a Bed And Breakfast in India

If I am on a holiday and traveling on a budget, I always prefer a bed and breakfast (B&B) stay. I love these unique places one can unearth, which are budget friendly, and yet gives one the feeling of being well looked after? Who says the best of hospitality can come from 5-star hotels? A…

Movie Review: Talwar, the sword of truth

First things first, it’s good, almost like watching a BBC documentary. Riveting, chilling, and rapidly swinging from one end to another, yes, in spite of most of knowing almost everything about the real life incident it is based on. Now, that’s really something, considering the way the incident got reported on the media. It’s also…

Being a Woman Commuter in Delhi

If you thought that the new apps offered by cab aggregators have made life easier for women commuters in Delhi,  I hope you think again. I travel to work everyday using app-based cab services in Delhi NCR region. After the infamous Uber incident involving violence against a woman travelers, these cab aggregator companies like Ola…

At World Percussion Festival, Nehru Park, Delhi

Winter evenings in Delhi are often filled with a taste of culture. I remember a time when I was in Nehru Park watching the Jazz festival. And now I am here watching the World Percussion Festival.   The second year of the festival, this is the first time the festival is being held in Delhi.…

5 Reasons to Have a Green Diwali This Year

Have you ever thought that the amount of money you blow up on firecrackers during Diwali, India’s festival of lights, can actually feed a family of four for at least a day? This Diwali, here are my 5 reasons why you can make a difference to your neighbourhood and your environment: Stop Air Pollution Be…

Why I Was Moved By Mardaani, the Movie

It actually started out like I would watch any other movie on a Sunday afternoon. Yes, I read about it, the reviews, have checked out the trailer also. In fact was quite impressed by the trailer too. Then again, most often in India, trailers look far better than the movies, and so being impressed with…