The Rose Garden Walking Club, as the name suggests, walks everyday in Rose Garden. On Sundays, they also eat lots of food – samosa, bread pakora, milk cake, biscuits and hot tea – for which they have a commercial size canter. Weight-loss does not seem to be purpose of the group, clearly, but they are healthier than anyone with perfect BMIs.
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I travel a lot, for work but also for pleasure. I find it easy to blend with a variety of people which has helped me in my work as well, as I have landed significantly different roles in all the films that I have done so far. Continue reading “I Love To Travel Local, Says Radhika Apte”
I will always remember when I first went to the sand dunes at Jaisalmer. I was shooting for a short film called Highway by Amit Kumar and was living in a small chawl in Mumbai with barely enough space to stretch myself and no window. Continue reading “A Sky Full Of Stars For Nawazuddin”
As a responsible trekker, my visits to the mountains are divided in two phases. Phase 1: Clean up the path and Phase 2: The trek. Traffic or not, every mountain side reeks of the impact of humans, it is not a pretty sight. Continue reading “The Mountains Are Calling, For Your Attention And Care!”
“..An insult to every Indian” was how the then West Bengal Minister of Culture had described the novel “City of Joy” by Dominique Lapierre, when it was released in 1982. Continue reading “Slum Tourism And What It Means To India”
On July 9, 1969, India declared the Royal Bengal Tiger as its national animal. The majestic big cat has been the symbol of India since time immemorial.
Believed by many to be the guardians of the forest, the Royal Bengal Tiger has been in the news for unhappy reasons.
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Maybe because it’s cheap – but I think it’s more because it’s happy, that we keep going back to Thailand.
Everyone smilingly welcomes you. Given half-a-chance, Indians will talk about their life’s deepest secrets to strangers but we tend to put on the grimmest expressions when we are travelling. Please try to put on a smile and bow, when in Thailand. This is important to them so let’s do it. Continue reading “An Authentic Thai Experience Is Truly Worth A Visit”