Thank you Charles Baudelaire, Walter Benjamin, Elaine Sciolino and of course, the Sex in the City girls for inspiring this headline. Harshini Vakkalanka called from The Hindu and wanted an insider’s view of Bangalore. I have to admit, I felt like I was betraying my Chennai. But heck, you can love two cities, or many cities. Flaneur in…Read More
This is happening right now in many Indian families. The NRIs want to plan months in advance and the Indians cannot even plan the next week. It all depends on whether the plumber shows up 🙂 We aren’t a commitment phobic people. We are just interdependent on multiple moving parts.
In the Abilene Paradox, a group does something that nobody wants to do because each person thinks that everyone else wants to do it!
I wrote about Iceland for the January 2018 Travel issue of the Robb Report.Read More
I attended a gorgeous wedding at this hotel. The Jiva spa here is really quite lovely.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
This sprawling hotel in the midst of the evolving business district of Whitefield – a busy and buzzing district on the outskirts of Bangalore – has 321 rooms, unintrusive service, great restaurants, and an amazing spa.Read More
For the post-yoga generation, somatic therapies like the Alexander Technique, used to correct structural alignments, are gaining popularityRead More
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This boutique guest house with just five individually-styled rooms makes a virtue out of its quirky minimalism. The Instagrammable interiors are dotted with thoughtful design touches. Dinner, which is prepared on request, is superb and served in the candlelit garden.Read More
This meticulously maintained 64-room heritage hotel, in a quiet residential area of Jaipur, is owned and run by an aristocratic family. They live on the top floor and take pleasure in sharing their traditions and festivals in a way that is both authentic and ebullient.Read More