Vijaya Pratap

Bannock from the North Pole

Instead of ‘coffee breaks’ dad had ‘soup breaks’, and for us kids who walked a couple of miles to school, it was the first thing we did when we got home.

4 hours ago

An Awadhi feast in the Garden City

Once you settle down and open the menu, you travel back in time – to the times of Lucknowi nawabs.

04 Aug 2018

Happy food from Burma!

A restaurant in Bengaluru serves authentic Burmese cuisine from handed-down family recipes

28 Jul 2018

Aromas of Afghanistan

Ghiza Kitchen in Bengaluru is renowned for its Afghan and Pakistani cuisine.

21 Jul 2018

My neighbour on vacation

Her pale face beamed in a pink hue, her worn out teeth bursting into a broad smile, her adrenalin mounting as she climbed the platform of the compound wall to reach my face and share the news of the w

14 Jul 2018

Pick a book in Porto! 

The second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon, Porto boasts of a 112-year-old bookstore that attracts around 4,000 visitors a day

30 Jun 2018

Hail the dessert!

Located 25 km from the Croatian capital Zagreb, Samobor is a quaint little town whose delicacy, 
a custard cream pastry, is internationally renowned

09 Jun 2018

Torun a time capsule

The hometown of renowned astronomer Copernicus, Torun is a treasure trove of old red brick buildings and has numerous quaint legends,traditions and oddities

26 May 2018

Rotterdam for street art lovers

Just 21 minutes by train from Amsterdam,Rotterdam boasts of numerous wall murals created by local artists that depict the city’s traditions.

28 Apr 2018

From melattur with love…

Renowned artistes from melattur bhagavata mela group enact the celestial wedding of rama and sita at an event held in Hyderabad

14 Apr 2018

In the world of Wedgwood

The world famous Wedgwood pottery is a beautiful display of exquisite craftsmanship and skills

07 Apr 2018

Oh, to be in London!

London as a city is simply overwhelming even if you are visiting it for the nth time, especially if you are a Charles Dickens fan

24 Mar 2018

York Art Gallery: Steeped in Heritage

York boasts of a host of attractions, including a renowned Art Gallery, Viking Centre, Railway Museum and more!

17 Mar 2018

A Thinking Cap to Elevate Art

It was an evening filled with pleasant music, dance and intellectual analysis of a much loved and performed dance number. 

14 Mar 2018

York of yore and York of today

Ninety minutes by train from Manchester, York is a fashionable city that blends heritage and historic architecture with present day’s sophistication

10 Mar 2018

Asian Games 2018