Tag: india

Smart gifting for tech-savvy millennials within 7K (let’s not burn a hole in your pockets this season)

Do you ever wonder how the time between October to December just flies? Somehow, there is a line-up of festivals and birthdays at this time of the year, and all of a sudden everyone’s social life picks up like crazy. Anyhow, if you know young people or old, who value quality over quantity then choose some sensible gift items to… 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 →

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 →

A Decade Of Design: 10 Things You Must Know About FDCI’s India Couture Week

  Fashion lovers rejoice as the leading fashion body in India – the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) – has planned an entire week of amazing shows to celebrate the works of most talented names in Indian fashion at the India Couture Week 2017. Since it’s the tenth year of FDCI’s couture week and the celebrations are expected to… Read more →