Who doesn’t love bicycles? Isn’t it one of our first proud accomplishments as a child when we learn to bike without the side support wheels and then enthrall/show-off to parents riding without the support of hands. As we grow, it is replaced by motorcycle and the four wheels. Oh well, when the waistline grows with age, a fancy bicycle slowly makes its way back into the…
How often do you entertain friends? Is it always a formal get together or is it laid back enough for anyone to feel at home instantly?
Do you worry too much before inviting friends/neighbors for a cup of tea together because there is no cozy nook?
A research in 2016 concluded that people who had a strong connection to…
My goal is to create enough wealth through a responsible and sustainable model, to allow those who work to build up the business to retire with me. From a gardener and maid to a manager. – Giles Knapton in an interview with Grin on responsible tourism
It was this line in the interview that served as…
My weakness in life is tea; it has to be perfect with the right amount of sugar, spices (cardamom + ginger; sometimes a dash of cinnamon or a sprig of lemon grass or crushed basil).
For a nation obsessed with tea, it’s a painstaking effort to find a good place that brews a good cup of masala…
I spend on hour tending to my garden every day – watering, weeding, harvesting, sowing, fertilizing, nurturing, changing their positions, planting companion flowers or garlic, and just saying hello to them ensuring the sun is not too harsh during the day. That’s my therapy for the day – my way of forgetting life’s thorns for the…
Summer vacation in Goa? Choose from these 4 Airbnb properties with spectacular views. Bonus: You’ll love the decor.
Goa is a state of mind.
A slice of paradise.
A house for the body, a home for the soul.
The Goan properties featured below are thus introduced on Airbnb.
Unseasonal showers in Bangalore today; the famed Bangalore weather is back, it can’t get more romantic than this, and I can’t help but dream of a…
Small kitchens are challenging to design; and given the whirl of activity around the clock in the kitchen, it takes finesse to balance functionality and style in the limited space.
Masterchef has, if nothing else, tickled our imagination, encouraged us to try new cuisines and find comfort beyond dal-chawal. It…
A Sophisticated Apartment in an Upscale Neighborhood in Hyderabad where Contemporary Meets Tradition
This is the second home in a row I’m featuring that’s designed by Unnati Pingle. Unnati has designed this home for an elderly couple in Hyderabad who wanted to move out of an independent house to a more “communal” neighborhood. An apartment in a plush neighborhood was their obvious choice.
The post is packed with nuggets of wisdom…
My love for modular kitchens and kitchen design is no secret.
The more you see, the more you want. That’s the paradox of choice. From experience, seeking professional help to channel one’s requirements into a product is essential for a kitchen. The thin line between fancy wants and needs is blurred.
Imagine my excitement on receiving an invite to…
If only looks could kill, I’d be dead right now.
Yes, good design makes me go weak. And with a foyer as gorgeous as this, wonder what drama lies behind those arched niches.
Presenting to you today the first home tour of this year. This home called “The Urban Retreat” is conceptualized and executed by…
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