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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Brewbot, Mumbai

I miss good beer pubs. And the humidity in Kolkata takes me back to the warm evening in Mumbai. Along with couple of my friends, we visited Brewbot. Situated amid an array of restaurants and bars, the ambience of this craft brewery was surprisingly pleasant and the outdoor space, fairly large. The Decor No sooner I stepped…

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My Top 12 Travel Moments From 2015

2015 has been an incredible year. From meeting some of my favourite writers to travelling surreal wonderlands, I really couldn’t have asked for anything better. It has been a steeper learning curve too. Some of the most important things I learnt was to say no to free work, developing a thick skin and accepting the…

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Photo Story: Walking the Tea Trail in Mumbai

Chai Pe Charcha was my second walk with Raconteur Walks in Mumbai. Launching a number of different tours in August, this was a part of their Pay What You Want campaign, where walkers only paid ₹150 to register and at the end of the walk, an additional amount they thought the walk should be priced…

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Top 5 Cafes with Free Wi-Fi in Bandra, Mumbai

Those days were probably the best for the ambitious me. My weekdays spent in office, meeting deadlines and the weekends in a neighbourhood cafe, getting my blog started. Luckily, Mumbai has some quaint and quiet cafes with free wi-fi. Spending six hours on a Sunday in any of these places was affordable and productive for…

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Going Beyond the Moment in Sula

It is a tough choice, moving away from the rut and taking some time off. And even though, travelling seems aspirational and equivalent to a holiday for many, being 24 days on the road should be no one’s dream (two months in actuality, with just five days at current home.) When I reached Nashik, I…

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