Rating: ✰ ✰ ✰ The Review Set in the backdrop of 16th – 17th century India, this debut novel by Indu is a captivating story of one of the most legendary empresses of Mughal empire. The journey of a baby girl named Mehrunissa who became the queen of Mughal Empire and wife of King Jahangir who was later named Nur Jahan. The book takes you through the … Continue reading Book review: The Twentieth Wife, a novel by Indu Sundaresan
Make no mistake in picking the best resort for your stay while you are in Nepal. After spending three whole days at the Gokarna Forest Resort, I wouldn’t dare to vouch for any other. Set amidst Kathmandu Valley in an undulating forest surrounding, this resort pretty much has everything you are looking for in a rejuvenating holiday. Located about 5 kms away from the airport, … Continue reading When in Nepal, pick the best resort to stay at!
Well, wherever you travel to, you’ll need some tips to ensure you have a great experience that fits within your budget and requirement. Every country that you decide to visit may have their own do’s and don’t, tips and tricks. Ensure you do your bit of research before your next travel. Here are some of my learnings from my travel to Nepal. 1. Ensure you … Continue reading Tips for your holiday in Nepal
Kathmandu Valley lies in the heart of Nepal, a beautiful city. At a glance, it may look underdeveloped and destroyed by Earthquake, nevertheless, the country has its own beauty. People have managed to keep the history of this country alive so beautifully that every place you visit may have an awe-inspiring story to tell. The narrow streets, colourful buildings, uneven surfaces, the stores selling art … Continue reading Three days in Nepal
There are just two ways of locating this place on the map: a. The delicious looking pictures on social media and the reviews on zomato (like how I did) b. Stumble upon during your ride to Mamzar Beach I was enticed by this video, which had the power to drag me all the way to this little eat out located in Mamzar. 😍😍😍😍 #chocolatelover A … Continue reading Yum is ‘in’ my tum!
When I was young, and adults used to ask me the same question over and again on what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answers kept changing from a Doctor to Teacher to a Computer Engineer. All though I hated being asked the question, I had to do the daunting task of picking my career path by high school. I have to … Continue reading Why I love Marketing and choose to be stuck with it?
Zaroob is an award-winning restaurant that offers Lebanese street food and they have very recently opened up a new branch in Buhierah Corniche, Sharjah. On your drive into Sharjah, it’s very difficult to miss out this particular eat out. You will spot a well lit, colourful restaurant alongside Al Majaz Waterfront. As we walked in we were quite fascinated by hanging Khuboos and on enquiring … Continue reading Weekend Eat Out: Zaroob
Anita Nair has always been one of my all time favourite Indian authors. Which is pretty much why when I saw the book Cut like wound, I didn’t have to think twice before I picked it up. This murder mystery is filled with twists and turns, which will keep you intrigued through the plot. The story starts off on Ramadan evening, when a transgender call … Continue reading Book review: Cut like wound
People travel for different reasons, some in search of peace, some in search of adventure and some (like me) on food trails. If I had to summarize my travel to Sri Lanka, I would say fascinating people, interesting culture and traditions, most importantly delicious food. Their similarity to South Indian food cannot be denied, yet the flavours stand out so differently. They love spices and … Continue reading Finger-licking dishes in Sri Lanka
This week’s eat out destination for the foodie ladies in the house was Bennigans. After a long evening shopping and strolling around the mall, we decided to settle down for some good food. We settled for Bennigans after contemplating amongst the choice of restaurants Sahara Centre had to offer. The place and the ambience was quite welcoming and warm. Decorated with massive Irish hats all … Continue reading Eat out pick of the week: The Bennigans