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Property Review: Casagrand Royce

Living room

I’m starting the house hunt series with apartments in East Bangalore, primarily around the Whitefield, Hoodi, and Old Madras area. Let’s start with Casagrand Royce, a 277-apartment spread over 6 towers coming up off Hoodi.

Name of the property: Casagrand Royce

Builder: Casagrand

Location: Off Hoodi Junction. Precisely, on Kodigehalli Main Road, KR…



Reviving the House Hunt Series

a bohemian room

There are quite a few of you out there who have written to me recently asking for recommendations of ready-to-move in properties. As a buyer, this “find-a-new-home” project is one that sucks the time, energy and miles out of home chasers, testing their patience and perseverance, and…



Siemens Dishwasher Review: Is it useful for Indian dishes?

This post is in response to a reader’s request for reviewing the Siemens dishwasher.

As I mentioned earlier,  buying kitchen appliances in India is a nightmare as most electronic showrooms do not sell/display all brands, especially Siemens, Faber, Kaff and Bosch. One needs to visit each of their exclusive showrooms. When I visited showrooms around Marathahalli, almost all of them were hard selling LG. Unti la…



Kitchen Tour: A ply kitchen where budget meets fancy accessories

This post is sponsored by Capricoast.

We often associate wood as the material for interiors. After a radical introduction of stainless steel as the prime material in our previous kitchen tour, today I take you through its traditional alternative: a ply kitchen that is budget-friendly without compromising on accessories. This is also executed by CapriCoast. Just like the previous post, all frequently asked questions are…



Review: are you considering buying a row house/villa at Renaissance Nature Walk?

In this post, I analyse if you should consider buying a row house in Renaissance Nature Walk.

garden area

Continuing with the House Hunt series, today I present to you one of our ah! moments.

One where space is the king.

One where light rules, and flows in…



You must visit this restaurant in Hyderabad for the graffiti and kitschy decor

Sometimes unplanned weekends are all the more fun.  Just on a whim, when I go to know last Wednesday that Monday was a holiday for my son, we decided to go to Hyderabad. Booked tickets on the bus, made reservations at a hotel at a great location, packed lightly on Friday evening and off we went on a two day holiday.  Recipe for a great…