Tag: food

Lakshman Sagar: A Kaleidoscopic Escape

As reviewed for The Hotel Guru: Inspired by the kaleidoscopic colours of Indian this 19th century former hunting lodge is not your average rural Rajasthani stay. Twelve cottages (each with their own private plunge pool) are dotted around a 32 acres and a man made reservoir. The sound of peacocks resonates throughout the grounds from sunrise til sunset, interrupted only by the chattering of … Read More Lakshman Sagar: A Kaleidoscopic Escape

Colonial Charm at The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

As reviewed for The Hotel Guru: Known as the “Grande Dame of Calcutta” this iconic hotel, dating back to the 1880’s, is located in what was the heart of British India. Aside from a few mod-cons, little seems to have changed. Colonial charm still perforates every inch of this property and the at times ‘Fawlty Towers’ service only adds to the poeticism. From the … Read More Colonial Charm at The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

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10 Signs You’ve Become Culturally a Delhi-walla

Piece published on Matador Network: Having spent the last year and a half living in Delhi I’ve come to the realisation that… I’ve become culturally a Delhi-walla. You may not have been born and bred here, but if you’re guilty of the following, you too have become a Delhi-walla: You refer to everyone (bar your actual family) by the title of close relatives: Aunty, … Read More 10 Signs You’ve Become Culturally a Delhi-walla