Menezes Braganza House – Goa

Goa is a beach lovers delight. Warm balmy weather, white sandy beaches and the waves crashing by the shore make it a paradise location in India. Frequented by Indians as well as the global population, it is quite the party place and has a firm footing on the global map as a holiday destination. But,…

Andhra Style Banana-Leaf Meal

I travelled to Bangalore, Karnataka last week for work. Now, there is no one to say that if you are traveling for work, you cannot find a little bit of time for some self-indulgence, right? My self-indulgence? Finding local, speciality food places – need not be fine-dine or proper restaurants but food that brings forth…

The Local Market in Thimphu

Food is one of the few things that gives me intrinsic happiness. My love lies in cooking, learning and experimenting with newer cuisines and new ingredients – more so if they are something local to a region. My trip to Bhutan would have been incomplete without a visit to the local food market there. I…

The Kite Festival of India

India is a country that boasts of a multitude of festivals. Every community, religion, sect have their set of beliefs, occasions and events that are celebrated with much pomp and splendor. It would take possibly more than a hundred posts if I were to experience and pen down all the festivals and happy events that…

Truffle Hunting in Italy..

Italian truffles are a well-known delicacy worldwide. With their pungent, almost sulphurous and sharp flavour, they are an acquired taste. Not every person can develop an affinity to them…unlike chocolates! These are found under the ground as opposed to other mushrooms that grow over ground and require special expertise for retrieval. They come in the…