The Mushrooming of Microbreweries

If today I wanted to travel to across India, only to explore the plethora of microbreweries in the country, it is plausible. The metropolises of Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Kolkata are seeing a rise in numerous brew pubs. My first brush with a craft brewery in India was in Pune. Established in 2010, TJs…

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Staying at Coffee Trails Coorg, Karnataka

Virajpet, the quiet cousin of Madikeri, only 45 minutes away, introduced me to the beautiful Coffee Trails Coorg. Perched up mid-way on a hill in Kodagu district, this homestay sprawls across a big property. There are two ‘bungalows’ or sections in this property. It is owned by Ragini and Capt. Suraj who stay in the…

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Witnessing Sustainability in Rainforest Retreat, Coorg

The concept of sustainability is based on clairvoyance. It is about maintaining rich environs for the future through balanced ecology, which can support itself through a number of ways while enduring the contemporary options. Probable ways include farming techniques, composting, recycling and giving back to Nature in the smallest way that can make a change….

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Bangalore love

Bangalore has changed much. It has become dusty and noisy from the last time I was here. That was 8 years back. My love affair with this beautiful garden city began when I was only 13 years old. After my repeated annual visits, I always left like there was more to see. And after our…

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