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Taking a Stroll in Istanbul

There are various kinds of vacations. Beachy Thailand vacations, historic Rome type vacations, modern Vegas type vacations. Then of course is the walking city vacation. Some cities have reputations to be great places to explore on foot. London, Amsterdam and New York are some of them. And then there is Istanbul. I can only call it the Walk through a city of civilizations and old … Continue reading Taking a Stroll in Istanbul

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A Hundred Hands Exhibition

A Hundred Hands is a nonprofit trust whose mission is to help those directly involved in the creation of handmade art, crafts and homemade foods, to earn a fair and sustainable livelihood from their work. I was lucky to be a part of their latest “Monsoon Collective” which is currently being held in NIFT, Bangalore from 6-9th August. The event is a blend of over 40 … Continue reading A Hundred Hands Exhibition

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If you’ve not done these 5 things in Commercial Street, Well…

So often my response to the question, ‘where did you find that?’ has been ‘at the Commercial Street, Bangalore!’ Whether you are just browsing for inspiration or looking for a fabulous dress for less, you will find that Commercial Street has lanes of style to tempt you. I totally enjoy the thrill of the hunt, unearthing a priceless necklace or buying a dress for just … Continue reading If you’ve not done these 5 things in Commercial Street, Well…

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A weekend at The Serai and some stunningly talented bloggers

When I got invited by The Serai for the Women’s Day weekend get-away at their Chikmagalur resort with some lovely bloggers from Bangalore, I just could not resist this tempting offer. To me it sounded like a perfect way to escape the hustle & bustle of Bangalore and explore a new place with new people. We took around 5 hours to reach Chikmagalur and as … Continue reading A weekend at The Serai and some stunningly talented bloggers

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Love Affair with Indian Jingle Jangle

If there is one thing I never miss clicking a picture of while I am travelling in India, it has to be bangles!  What makes Indian bangles so fascinating are the umpteen possibilities of design, color, shape & style . Today’s post is about my love affair with Indian Bangles , the pictures I clicked during my travels and reminiscences of the tinkling sounds of … Continue reading Love Affair with Indian Jingle Jangle