Delighted to announce that my new book. The Milk Lady of Bangalore: an Unexpected Adventure Will be out on January 23 2018 in the US. Published by the fantastic Algonquin Books. Look at the cool GIF they did for the book.Read More
Sandhotel is situated in the heart of Reykjavik’s hip shopping street, Laugavegur, and is bordered by Iceland’s oldest gentleman’s tailor and a cult bakery. Warm staff and thoughtful touches including a mobile phone, and chic comfortable rooms with locally sourced organic toiletries, make it a great place to stay.Read More
The 39-year-old chef’s Bangkok restaurant Gaggan, which claimed the top spot in the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for the third time in a row, is all set to close in 2020.
Shoba Narayan brings to you a taste of his new avatarRead More
What woman can’t use some lessons in feminine allure? Shoba Narayan travels to Kyoto to pick up some tips from the mastersthe city’s renowned geishas. Trust usthere’s much more to Japan’s most enduring icons than white face-paint and a bee-stung poutRead More
The book is charming and funny, but also a perfect window into the many contrasts of modern Indian society.Read More
Ever been on a trapeze? Me neither. But that is how I feel at home these days…Read More
A tour company run by vintage Vespa enthusiasts takes guests on rides around Singapore’s historic neighborhoods.
Singapore Sidecars offers a variety of tours from S$160 (US$117) per person per hour, exploring neighborhoods such as Tiong Bahru and Tanglin, Joo Chiat and Katong, and Kampong Glam. Guests have the option to create a bespoke itinerary. A nighttime pub crawl is also available, while seasonal pop-up tours are oriented around festivals and large-scale events.
I had three sessions at the Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF) Bangalore delivered great weather for the crowds at Lalit Ashok hotel. How nice to see thousands of people gather because of a love of reading and of books. Was great fun to be on the “Red Couch” for a one-on-one session with editor Rashmi Menon…Read More
Where long-lost relatives are forced into camaraderie in the most artificial of environments BRUNCH Updated: Oct 27, 2018 22:27 IST Shoba Narayan Hindustan Times The columnist’s mother never wants her offspring to spend more than “a decent amount” on her b’day celebration. This amount is Rs300! (Photo Imaging by Parth Garg) My mother is turning 80.…Read More
What a delight to see this video that was shot nearly ten years ago for Diary of a Foodie. And here I am, hobnobbing with cows.Read More
Please do come!Read More
The Dalai Lama’s take on ageing and wisdom part 2: The monk and the Jungian psychologist When you are torn by anger, take the Dalai Lama’s simple advice: be kind BRUNCH Updated: Sep 29, 2018 23:00 IST Shoba Narayan Hindustan Times When you feel love rising in your heart, your own body calms down and eases…Read More
The Dalai Lama carries no phone. He does what is important and has shrugged off the fake-busyness that the rest of us labour underRead More
For the Atta Galatta Bangalore Litt Fest Book Prize.Read More