Category: TRAVEL

Away from the white noise of the city, a getaway in rural realms

By Nivi Shrivastava With the expansion of urban India, there are a very few pockets of rural India that still maintain the traditional lifestyle. Recently, we visited a quaint man-made heritage village explored the typical nuances of rustic countryside curated under a common roof called Surajgarh Gurugram. The ‘urban village’ promotes the concept of rural adventures and folk entertainment in… Read more →

Explore Georgia – a unique gem that shines between Asia and Europe with all its beauty

    By Ruchira Guha While most modern people like to greet each other with a traditional hello, in the beautiful country of Georgia one should ideally say Gamarjoba! And, if you want to look more local, just add a line “rogora khar”, which means how are you? Sounds like Dothraki, is it? Well, for a traveller, picking up local… Read more →

How My Idea Of Indulgence Changed When I Experienced Responsible Luxury With ITC Hotels

By Nivi Shrivastava For most people, the term ‘responsible luxury’ might be an oxymoron because one could never imagine using both the words in one sentence together. However, the ITC group of hotels not only coined the term among hospitality giants but has also followed it as a core philosophy in every ITC outlet across the globe. My introduction to… Read more →

My First Traditional Ayurvedic Massage: Despite A Hilarious Language Barrier, I Had A Great Time

By Nivi Shrivastava Have you experienced a traditional South Indian massage? When I say “traditional” I mean authentic and unadulterated wellness treatment that was passed on to the practitioners of this generation by their teachers, who would have learned this art from their gurus without adding or deleting steps as prescribed in the ancient wellness books. If you ever visit… Read more →

Gift Yourself A Luxurious Treat; Plan A Stay-Cation At The ‘Privé’ Suites

Every hard-working individual needs some credit at work and a well-deserved break from work from time-to-time. While most families and couples choose to go on a longish summer vacation, not everyone gets the luxury of time to be away from city. If you have been craving for a break or just bored of going to same places every weekend, why… Read more →

Planning a Trip to European Museums? Here Are The Do’s and Don’ts

 By Graham Smith A holiday in any European country is incomplete without visiting the stunning museums sprinkled across the continent. Every year, millions of tourists visit the historically and culturally rich countries that boast of magnificent collections of art and sculpture from across the globe. The list of must-visit museums in Europe is exhausting, but some noteworthy names are Guggenheim Museum… Read more →