Tag: food

Vivid Sydney: A ‘global’ fest for lights, art and music

Lights, art, music, and ideas, Vivid Sydney is back again with its 11th edition! Light installations are beginning to be installed throughout the Harbour City in preparation for the upcoming launch of Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere. With just two weeks until Lights On – Friday 24 May – artists and event staff are… Read more →

Why search when you can Glance? An awesome, free to use inbuilt feature for smartphone users.

Every day we are bombarded with tonnes of information and news on the Internet, but wouldn’t it be nice to just get the best stories on your phone for you to actually process it without distractions and ads. The new range of handsets released by Samsung and Xiaomi have a new content partner – Glance, to deliver a transformative lockscreen experience.… Read more →

Summer time happiness at this food paradise in Gurugram

If you love outdoor diners and your idea of a perfect summer luncheon is to enjoy a hearty meal under a massive canopy of balmy trees and floral vines, then let us tell you about the beautiful alfresco setting that we recently explored at the Unplugged Courtyard Gurugram. The lip-smacking gastronomical experience combined with some fresh air and upbeat music… Read more →

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 →

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 →