A Down to Earth Experience

Spend a weekend at the Red Earth Kabini; cool-off under the stars in the open air Jacuzzi or go for the early morning safari and get close to nature. This resort makes for a sweet escape from the hullabaloo of city life, writes Shruti Menon Getting There It’s a four to five-hour drive from the…

Time for a Snack Change

Try this deliciously refreshing way to fill up on some goodness. Cold press juices packed with vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes and other nutrients are the way to go. Ruman Qamar brings you a report on what these juices are all about and takes a look at one of the latest players in this segment: Rejoov Cold…

Classic Indulgence

India’s top designer and Padma Shri Award Winner Ritu Kumar launches her new store on Lavelle Road. Shruti Menon drops in     “I remember this one,” says Ritu Kumar pointing at my favourite flowy white chiffon top with a sequined blue Indian motif on the front. I was wearing one of her designs (because…

Delicious Medleys On Platter

Tucked in at the entrance of Wood Street, Nimisserie looks opulent and inviting from the outside. And once you step in – its all grand! A lifelike faux cherry blossom tree in the corner, a titanium filigree work ceiling, glittering mosaic mirror walls, white leather chairs and deep red velvet walls create a plush environment….

Of quirk & colour

Manish Arora launches his latest collection – exclusively for men – for the first time ever, in association with the online fashion store KOOVS   From showcasing the illustrious Butterfly Dress (that took three-four months to create using embroidered butterflies) at the Paris Fashion Week in 2007 to the Merry-Go-Round dress (worn famously by Katy…

Beauty & the Blend

On shelves are cucumber & mint, wine & cheese, coffee & cinnamon – is this an eatery? Ruman Qamar steps in to discover…   Tucked away in a corner at Convent Street in Richmond Town is The Blend Room – a space where you can embrace the natural and eco-friendly alternative route to beauty. The spa…

A word on advice

[ Photo Credit: Bigstock] The problem with meeting with people, as against only interacting with your dog and the television remote, is that people tend to give unsolicited advice And our Bangalore city is full of wise people just dying to tell you what to do. Go to my doctor, try this massage lady, take…

HIGHER REACHES

[Featured Image Credit: Aditya Lakshman]   Readers this month recommend the serene hill station of Kodaikanal and the Jain pilgrimage centre of Shravanabelagola KODAIKANAL: By road: Roughly 8 hours First impression: The ‘princess of hill stations’, Kodaikanal, is approximately 460 kms away, nestled 2,133 mt above sea level. After a seven hour drive, you reach…