Set on a magnificent setting, along the River Bosporous, is a city so grand, housed in a country that has seen dynasties as diverse as ever from the Justians of Rome to the Seljuks, from the Ottomans to the Turks. Reinventing itself at every turn of the century Turkey or now Turkiye has amassed a… Read More Around the world #🌏in83hours. Episode 7 – Turkiye with Shirin Ashok
Bhutan is a country steeped in values, with a beautiful cascade of mountains, this Himalayan kingdom displays ideals as lofty as the mighty mountains that they are envelopes by. Equally stoic, calm and composed is our travelista who slays it in the Indian courts as she does on this exquisite solo trip that presented to… Read More Around the world #🌏in83hours. Episode 6 – Bhutan with Sravya Katta
Alright and the Queen dies so God Bless the King and in all its mighty history it’s time that King Charles does finally what ought to be done during India’s independence. Yes, return the Kohinoor and probably a mighty of the other loot that was taken from the country. It could be gesture of gaiety… Read More #returnthekohinoor
Project Data Type: Naresh & Bhavna Residence Location: Bangalore, India Area: 3200 sft Year: 2022 Photographs: Self Designed with a keen eye for detail, this “Eccentric Minimalist” home for four, a couple and their two lovely daughters, captures the essence of beauty in its every nook and corner. Custom-made cabinetry swathe the walls while sculptural… Read More Project focus 04: Naresh & Bhavna Residence
I didn’t know that I had it in me. I didn’t know it was possible. I didn’t know it could be life-changing. I didn’t know it could have far reaching consequences. No I did not yet win the Nobel prize. For my life to change I literally didn’t have to travel the world, or have… Read More Staying off popular social media!
The blessed don’t claim to be blessed The wealthy don’t claim to be wealthy The beautiful don’t claim to be beautiful The talented don’t claim to be talented The stylish don’t claim to be stylish The fit don’t claim to be fit The intelligent don’t claim to be intelligent The happy don’t claim to be… Read More The paradox of life
The most recent book I read by Shwetabh Gangwar, tries to articulate the insane benefits and affirming knowledge of knowing “How to think” rather than “What to think”. The Rudest book ever is actually not a rude book, but rather an honest account of what actually works in life. “Know thyself” is the premise of… Read More If you find a Buddha, kill him!
Do you believe in astrology? Do you agree that it’s all written in the stars? Do you feel that there is a divine connection to everything in the world? There probably is, but as mystifying astrology is, that much exhilarating astronomy is. And one just needs to take a trip to the planetarium, if not… Read More Star-factor.
An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day said Henry David Thoreau, an American Naturalist. He probably walked all day but morning in a park are literally blessings, maybe at times for the whole week. This last week for four days in a row I headed to the Lalbagh Botanical garden that… Read More A walk in the park!
Is it just me or is the world spinning faster these days?! As I run from pillar to post, or rather tree to tree, I can feel the universe, or at other times it’s just my 4 year old, making me wait it out and jeez that’s quite a feeling. Just like I keep my… Read More Cooling heels and jeez!
The home of Tashkent the foreboder of the silk route, the key of the Islamic Golden age, Uzbekistan, once a soviet country is ridden with gorgeous architecture, deep-rooted culture and a bounty of the earth, yes am talking about the fruits of the land quite literally. Most of the Uzbeks are Sunni Muslims, they comprise… Read More Around the world #🌏in83hours. Episode 5 – Uzbekistan with Chetna Ramachandra
Scotland is the home to golf! It houses the St Andrews Link, the oldest golf course in the world. It is also the most happy-go-lucky country there is, not listed on the happiest countries in the world, having their own share of rebels and personals, it is nevertheless a country in itself. A part of… Read More Around the world #🌏in83hours. Episode 4 – Scotland with Nishil Swamy