The Park was stylish before its time. I spent a day at the hotel. The review is here and here.
I love Chennai. The ITC Grand Chola is a magnificent hotel. I spent a wonderful two days there, getting to know my hometown in a totally new way. The review is here and here
Audiomatic is a great platform for some great Indian podcasts. Vikram Doctor does a great show called ‘Real Food Podcast.’ Here is an episode in which I was (a little) involved. Here is the link to the show.
A piece I wrote about the amazing Chitwan and Taj Safaris for Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia. The Great Game a stylish new safari lodge on the edge of chitwan national Park is raising the hospitality bar and bringing eco-tourism back to nepal. by Shoba NarayaN Beyond/Back Story 10bynd_backstoryThis issue’s contributors
24 September 2016 | E-Paper Sections Home » Leisure » The Better Life Last Modified: Thu, Sep 22 2016. 04 40 PM IST Work out during your commute Engaging your core while in the car, bus or autorickshaw is simple. All you need to do is make sure that your back doesn’t lean against the […]
I am reviewing hotels for The Telegraph UK. Meghauli Serai, Chitwan, Nepal Orange County, Hampi Taj West End, Bangalore Taj Coramandel, Chennai ITC Gardenia, Bangalore Ritz Carlton, Bangalore Shangri-la, Bangalore JW Marriott, Bangalore The Park, Chennai ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
About the elephant. That was in Nepal. The age of betterment: Short cuts to health and happiness People do many things to better themselves. They take up a sport, learn languages, do yoga, meditate and practise gratitude Shoba Narayan Shobha Narayan in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park. Photo: Arpita Dutta What do the Dalai Lama, Deepak […]
I am thrilled to start a new column called “The Better Life.” The piece below explains everything. How to get fit without exercising and other such shortcuts Simple things like stretching while waiting for the coffee to brew—and some a bit more complex grounded in psychology and science—but all easily do-able We live in the […]
Home » Leisure » The Good Life Last Modified: Wed, Aug 03 2016. 03 39 PM IST Journeys with a nine-year-old column In her very last column for Lounge, Shoba Narayan lays bare the processes of writing ‘The Good Life’ Shoba Narayan The first Mint Lounge issue This will be my last column. My first […]
Had fun writing this piece. Going to watch Kabali today. 23 July 2016 | E-Paper Home » Leisure » The Good Life Last Modified: Thu, Jul 21 2016. 09 20 PM IST All is well in the Rajini world You don’t go to a Rajinikanth movie for the plot. You go for the comfort it […]