Shanghai Maglev

La Dolce Vita The Shanghainese Way

October 2, 2018 Punam Mohandas 0

Shanghai – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas Shanghai had long been one of my bucket list items. Hugely influenced by James Clavell as he described it in ‘Noble House and ‘Taipan’, Shanghai has always held the allure of mystery and romance for me in my Read More…

The Eternal Smile

May 27, 2018 Kasturika 0

We walked past the stony gaze of the lions guarding the giant entrance. Fresh monsoon grass peered from beneath the sandstone tiles. The wings of the Fort kept a keen watch from above. The ninth Queen of Raja Maan Singh surely must have been special Read More…

Lights, Camera, Imagination!

April 9, 2018 Kasturika 0

“Would you like a guide?” The thin balding man stood near the giant entrance of the Fort. “I can tell you about the significance of the art and the stories of each of the halls.” We had refused guides all along the way and saw Read More…

The Magic of Margazhi

February 4, 2018 Kasturika 0

While I was in Chennai last year, I received a message from a friend of mine: ‘So are you coming tomorrow?’ ‘I’m in Chennai right now’, I replied. ‘Ooh Margazhi. Have fun!’ I didn’t understand what she meant by that. We had visited Chennai during Read More…

Sunset on Juhu Beach

Rediscovering Juhu Beach

March 20, 2017 Rajiv Bajaj 0

A Quiet Sunset On Juhu Beach Flashback to the 1990s, when I was with the national carrier in the good old days, and we used to get to stay at the Juhu Centaur whenever we made any official trip to Mumbai to attend a training Read More…