If Your Home Suffers From Cracks, Dampness And Seepage – Here’S Some Advice From The Experts

Did you know that there are more than 50,000 cooperative societies in the Mumbai Metropolitan Area out of which not even 10% undergo an audit and 600 are declared dilapidated every year? I’m not surprised! When I go apartment hunting for myself or friends, it’s difficult to ignore the state…

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Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai

Among the plethora of famous festivals of Aamchi Mumbai, the Kala Ghoda Art Festival needs no introduction. Like in every February, this year too, it has taken over the most culturally vibrant part of the city.  It is spread over several location including the Cross Maidan Garden, the steps of the Asiatic…

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Eating Through The Koli Seafood Festival, Mumbai

Despite my interest in food, I’d never heard of the Koli Seafood Festival. The last weekend was supposed to be a pretty uneventful one – simply catching up with my friend Roy over a movie. That was until he shared a Facebook event about the festival and we decided to…

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Playing Sherlock At Mystery Rooms, Goa

I grew up on Famous Five, Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys. Yes, I was that geeky kid. For those of you who read, mystery novels are the most captivating genre to get engrossed in! Maybe it’s the puzzle, the chance to watch the detective chase clues and try to…

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I Believe I Can Thai!

Whenever I think of Bangkok’s street food, a series of images come to mind. On the spot cooking demonstrations by women in sarongs who sell fish cakes faster than they can make them. Men pushing their whole kitchens around on tiny wooden carts. The sound grinding spices in a mortar-pestle. Stir fry…

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The Day Gary Mehigan Came To Town!

Welcome back, you guys! Let’s get down to business! WHO GOT COLDPLAY TICKETS??? I didn’t. And to be honest, I didn’t even try. I love Coldplay as much as any of you – but I rarely fangirl over musicians, actors and the like. But chefs? Oh-My-God! I will go to…

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Michael Jackson Lives On…

7 years! It’s been 7 years since Michael Jackson passed away, but it feels like just yesterday. His music still floods my playlist and my desktop has had various MJ wallpapers ever since. His popularity has remained undiminished in death as it was in life. So has my infatuation. There…

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A Sushi Story With Fifty Five East

Fifty Five East in Grand Hyatt Mumbai is pretty well known for its hearty Sunday Brunches. The place is a perfect blend of upscale dining and casual food, with warm wooden interiors that draw inspiration from sunlight passing through leaves in a forest. I’ve always wondered where the name ‘Fifty…

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Bollywood Stole My Book! – Jeffrey Archer

“Ladies and Gentlemen, I have a very important announcement to make,” says the world’s greatest storyteller, Lord Jeffrey Archer. “England will win the world cup.” Jeffrey Archer was in Mumbai for the launch of his much awaited book, the Fifth series to the Clifton Chronicles, “Mightier than the Sword.” (Here’s…

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