Karnataka · Travel

Nanjangud Srikanteshwara Temple: magnificence and majesty

The little town of Nanjangud, about 25 km from the city of Mysore in Karnataka has been a place I have been visiting since childhood.  It has become a practice for us to visit the temple of Lord Shiva here at least once in a year. The renowned temple formally known as the Srikanteshwara temple, is… Continue reading Nanjangud Srikanteshwara Temple: magnificence and majesty

Everything else

The Liebster Award

A few days ago Kavita of coupleonquest nominated my blog for “The Liebster Award”.   I am truly happy as my blog is just under four months old:)  It also feels good that my posts are being read, appreciated and my blog is becoming more visible:) Thank you so much Kavita and many congratulations to your… Continue reading The Liebster Award

Travel · United Kingdom

Cadbury world: a truly ‘desirable and delightful’ experience

Spending a whole day in the world of Cadbury chocolates could be anyone’s dream; it was most certainly mine!  Well, this did come true for me when we visited  “Cadbury World” during our visit to Birmingham.  One of the major leisure attractions of Birmingham, UK, this place is universally loved by children and alike. As we alighted the… Continue reading Cadbury world: a truly ‘desirable and delightful’ experience

Food · Reviews

Chef’s Table at Oko, The Lalit, Bangalore

Guest Post by Bindu Gopal Rao I was recently invited to sample an interesting showcase meal where each chef of the hotel had come up with a dish that would be incorporated into the menu going forward. This was happening at The Lalit Bangalore’s Pan Asian restaurant Oko. Oko means ‘welcome’ in Japanese and has… Continue reading Chef’s Table at Oko, The Lalit, Bangalore

Kerala · Travel

Anayirankal, Munnar: picture postcard beauty

Carpets of well manicured tea gardens, hazy mist clad hills and invigorating weather are just some of the many reasons why Munnar in Kerala is a much loved and visited destination.  At about 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above sea level, Munnar is an utterly beautiful hill station nestled in the Western Ghats in the Idukki district… Continue reading Anayirankal, Munnar: picture postcard beauty

Decor

Main entrance or entryway make over

The main entrance to a house or any establishment for that matter, is according to me, a very important space as it creates the ‘first’ impression and a well maintained, neat aesthetic space is always ‘inviting’ and feels ‘welcome’.  Fengshui and vaastu experts would tell you that it is the most significant area as it… Continue reading Main entrance or entryway make over

Reviews

Plum: beauty products with a difference

I am someone who is not a big fan of beauty products and definitely not someone who will try out everything new that is available in the market.  The only products I uses are body butters, moisturizers and lip balms and am generally very loyal to the Body shop brand.  It is very rare that… Continue reading Plum: beauty products with a difference