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The New BBQ and Grill Menu at Infinity, Novotel Varun Beach Vizag

One of the reasons that I love staying at Novotel Varun Beach in Vizag is the superb view of the seafront that it offers. And best of that view is from the rooftop where you can see the vast expanse of the seashore as well as end to end of...
One of the reasons that I love staying at Novotel Varun Beach in Vizag is the superb view of the seafront that it offers. And...
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A Traveler’s Diary: Munsiyari and its Kumaoni food

I had been planning to visit Munsiyari in Uttarakhand for quite some time. A few years back we had traveled up to Chaukori but could not continue on to Munsiyari due to bad roads and landslides. As the sleepy hamlet in the heartlands of Kumaon is known for its scenic...
I had been planning to visit Munsiyari in Uttarakhand for quite some time. A few years back we had traveled up to Chaukori but could...
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Times Passion Trails: The Royal Maratha Cuisine of Madhya Pradesh

In the eighteenth century Maratha chieftains under the Peshwas took control of most areas of Madhya Pradesh, and over a period of time established their own kingdoms. Prominent among the Maratha kings in this region were the Holkars who ruled the Indore region, Scindias of Gwalior and the Puar Parmars...
In the eighteenth century Maratha chieftains under the Peshwas took control of most areas of Madhya Pradesh, and over a period of time established their...
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Times Passion Trails: Royal Cuisine of Bhopal and the Palace Dinner

Food enthusiasts in India are very familiar with the Royal Awadhi or Hyderabadi cuisines. However not much is heard of the cuisine of the Royals of Bhopal, which was a large state under Nawabi rule. I had heard from a few friends earlier that the Nawabi cuisine of Bhopal was...
Food enthusiasts in India are very familiar with the Royal Awadhi or Hyderabadi cuisines. However not much is heard of the cuisine of the Royals...
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A Traveler's Food Diary - Ozran Beach, Goa

Economical beer, delicious seafood and breezy seaside resorts makes Goa India's top tourist destination, a place which can revisited time and again. One of the lesser known beaches, Ozran is quite peaceful and calm with little shacks, rocky coasts and tall palm trees giving an enjoyable picturesque setting. Sitting atop...
Economical beer, delicious seafood and breezy seaside resorts makes Goa India's top tourist destination, a place which can revisited time and again. One of the...
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A Traveler's Food Diary - Sikkim

The North Eastern state of Sikkim is well known for its natural beauty – mountains, high altitude lakes and green valleys. However the cuisine of this erstwhile small kingdom which is now a state of India is not familiar to the people from other states, except for momos and thukpas (known...
The North Eastern state of Sikkim is well known for its natural beauty – mountains, high altitude lakes and green valleys. However the cuisine of this...
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Kalsang: Tibetan Food at Mussoorie

A Tibetan restaurant situated at Mall Road, Mussoorie, Kalsang is a must visit place for all food lovers and ranks second on Trip Advisor’s list of restaurants in Mussoorie. Though there are an ample number of restaurants like Dominos and Cafe Coffee Day nearby, the tourists prefer this small...
A Tibetan restaurant situated at Mall Road, Mussoorie, Kalsang is a must visit place for all food lovers and ranks second on Trip Advisor’s...
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A Traveler's Food Diary - Agonda Beach, Goa

The Agonda beach at South Goa is a study in contrast to most of the other beaches in Goa. Quiet and peaceful, it offers a great opportunity to rejuvenate in its serenity. We stayed in Hangout Agonda, a set of cottages right at the northern end of the beach. Our...
The Agonda beach at South Goa is a study in contrast to most of the other beaches in Goa. Quiet and peaceful, it offers a...
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