Alwar, a small town, is the mecca of a variety of street foods like Rajasthan version of samosa, kachoris, bread-pakoras, daal-pakora, mirchi-badas, etc.
Majestic in scale and awesome in its natural beauty, the year-round adventure land of Mammoth Lakes is one of those rare places that you have to see to still not totally believe. The name speaks to the size of the mountains, the expanse of the valleys, the incredible number of crystal clear mountain lakes and the endless opportunities for adventure just outside your door. But what makes this place really unique are the surreal storybook scenes that drop jaws, spark
The proverbial saying, 'you are what you eat' isn't just a phrase. For inherent in this practice is the key to how strong you will be in the face of any threat to your health - whether it is a mild cold, a chronic ailment, or even a global pandemic. Eating the right kind of food at the right time is the key to living a healthy life. While the world struggles with a global health crisis, Indian kitchens have been
I remember growing up watching documentaries based on Kerala, the word itself created waves of emotions in the little me, for reasons unknown. Growing up in the country’s capital with concrete buildings all around, the backwaters, beaches and the swaying palm trees of Kerala seemed a distant dream but at the same time, I felt a very strong inner calling to God’s Own Country, an almost unquenchable thirst until I finally set foot on a land that topped my bucket
Play big in the massive mountain paradise, where endless adventures await. From amazing views along hiking trails to thrilling rides at the number one mountain bike park in the United States, summertime here is full of outdoor activities. Whether you’re exploring the wilderness on horseback or sampling world-class cuisine at a festival, Mammoth Lakes delivers excitement for everyone. Day 1 – Exploration on Wheels Mammoth Lakes offers over 20 kilometers of paved bike trails, including a bike path climbing over 1,000 feet in
Aerial view of Kalga Village. Photo: Devashish Vaid Located amongst the hinterlands of Himachal Pradesh - the land of the mighty Himalayas is a small village called Kalga. Considered to be one of the cleanest in the country, Kalga, in the Parvati valley, is a model of eco-tourism. Knowing Kalga Beyond the settlement of Barshaini, near Kasol, a tiny village called Kalga is the epicentre of our story. Kalga is surely a paradise for anyone looking for the quietude and serenity that the mountains offer in
goStops provides social stays for young travellers, besides basic services like quality bedding, security, front desk, etc. After returning from a Euro Trip in 2013, Pallavi Agarwal (Co-founder and CEO, goStops), fascinated and inspired by the hostel-culture in Europe, wanted to create something similar in India. With only a handful of hostels in the Indian market back in the day and an intense passion for creating social spaces for the youth, she started the first goStops' hostel in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Malihabad Kakori The story goes something like this - sometime in the late 19th century, Nawab Syed Mohammad Haider Kazmi, Lucknow’s local aristocrat hosted a lavish banquet for his British friend, during the mango season. A snooty British official ridiculed the coarse texture of what were considered the kebabs in Lucknow. Offenders, the Nawab ordered his rakabdars and khansamas to recreate the softest and finest seekh kebabs. After ten days of rigorous experimentations and trials, what came out of the kitchen lives as a legend even today. Centuries
Just like its majestic Alps and lip-smacking chocolates, cows and cheese are yet other symbols associated with Switzerland. The latter reflects the age-old traditions and culture of the Swiss. Cows grazing on the lush green alpine meadows, their wholesome milk enriched by the rich variety of flora and the flavoursome cheese wheels that are dished out from dairies are a slice of the vibrant gastronomical culture of the country. Legacy of cheese making Cheesemaking in Switzerland is believed to have existed