Seafood Festival at Courtyard Marriott

Sassoon Docks is one of the oldest docks and fish market in the island city of Mumbai. Constructed in the year 1875, every day tonnes of fresh catch from the Arabian sea is brought and put up for sale at this historic dock. By the time, the seafood reaches our homes, the freshness is lost and all we get in the market is stale, frozen … Continue reading Seafood Festival at Courtyard Marriott

Restaurant Review: Deewan Khana

Situated in the most happening area of Pune — Balewadi, Deewan Khana is not just another restaurant. The speciality of Deewan Khana is Maharashtrian cuisine. There are many restaurants serving Maharashtrian food but the menu at Deewan Khana is probably the only one that is not limited to any particular area or community of the state. The entry wall of the restaurant is covered in … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Deewan Khana

Restaurant Review: Mamagoto Pune – The fun Asian resto

Mamagoto’s tagline ‘fun Asian eating’ couldn’t have been more apt. With a bright decor featuring a collage of hip and quirky East Asian elements and a casual laidback vibe, Mamagoto ­ — a new entrant among the restaurants serving Asian cuisine in Pune — is sure to make your dining experience a lot more fun and enjoyable. Mamagoto’s casual decor Mamagoto meaning ‘to play with … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Mamagoto Pune – The fun Asian resto

Restaurant Review: Lord of the Drinks, Pune

Lord of the Drinks (LOTD), a popular hangout place for the folks of Delhi and Mumbai, has now opened its doors to Puneites. After visiting their Hauz Khas outlet in Delhi, I was looking forward to gobble their delicious food in Pune and the place did not disappoint me. The Pune outlet is situated in the happening Kalyani Nagar area of the city. As the … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Lord of the Drinks, Pune

Offbeat Thailand: The Bridge on River Kwai

Wanting to skip the usual and touristy Bangkok-Pattaya-Phuket itinerary, our plan to drive through the country led us to the western Thai town of Kanchanaburi (pronounced by locals as gaanjanaburi). The town is a gateway to historical attractions, national parks including Erawan Falls and the infamous Death Railway. If you are fond of classic movies, you may have watched The Bridge on the River Kwai. … Continue reading Offbeat Thailand: The Bridge on River Kwai

7 Best Hill Stations Near Pune You Must Visit

A city that is quickly becoming a preferred destination for both businesses and youngsters, Pune is both traditional and cosmopolitan. Of course, it’s not just the culture, but the proximity to several hill stations near Pune is making it a preferred tourist destination. Whether it is historical glimpses or summer getaways, this Indian city has much to offer to its guests. Hill stations near Pune … Continue reading 7 Best Hill Stations Near Pune You Must Visit

Wanderers – Arun Nadar

Meet our wanderer, Arun, a self-confessed petrolhead. An auto journalist at ZigWheels, Arun loves motorcycles & Diecast. A certified foodie, he appreciates good music and exploring new destinations, preferably on two-wheels. 1) What got you hooked to travelling? Ever since I was a kid, I would always look forward to family vacations as it was a great opportunity to bond with my parents and make new … Continue reading Wanderers – Arun Nadar

How to obtain an International Driving Permit in India

Do you remember how many times you read countless articles on the best roads to drive on in the world and wished you could just sit in a car, throttle its heart out and drive off where ever you wanted to? We all have been there. At least I have, a million times. Road trips are the one thing I crave for the most and … Continue reading How to obtain an International Driving Permit in India

These 60 year-olds drove 16,000 km across India in a Tata Hexa!

A couple of years back when I told my husband about my plan of us taking off on a never-ending road trip, he dismissed me as crazy and even after a lot of coaxing from my end he did not concede. Thus my epic plan never took off. Recently I had the privilege to talk to Air Commodore (retd) G L Hiremath, who along with … Continue reading These 60 year-olds drove 16,000 km across India in a Tata Hexa!

Oriental Food Festival at Flavours, Seasons-An Apartment Hotel

If you think Oriental food is only about Chinese cuisine, then you are mistaken. Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Singaporean, Indonesian and many more cuisines, which are still relatively new to the Indian palate, have a lot of interesting flavours to offer. And here’s your chance to try them all at the ongoing Oriental Food Festival at Flavours restaurant, Seasons — An Apartment Hotel, Aundh. The restaurant … Continue reading Oriental Food Festival at Flavours, Seasons-An Apartment Hotel