Top 5 Cocktails Bars in Kolkata

There are plenty of bars in Kolkata. An evident foodies’ haven, this city comprises eateries, restaurants and watering holes across budget. However, getting my occasional fix of cocktails remained a concern for me. After a couple of years in the city, I can now claim that I have a few favourites. Unlike beer, cocktails require…

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Madrid in a Day

It is a very busy city. Committing only 24 hours in Spain’s capital, Madrid, can be a challenge. It certainly was for me. I started early, stocked up on breakfast, packed a bottle of water, grabbed a map of Madrid, slipped in my Madrid Card and bid goodbye to my hotel room. There is much to…

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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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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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How Turkish Airlines Widened My World 

A few years ago, I told a good friend, ‘But you’re living your dream’ with an encouraging smile. Her response was a cold shrug with, ‘So? Am I not supposed to?’ Immediately, I took two steps back (in my head). I always steer clear of people with entitlement issues. And so this time, when Turkish Airlines…

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