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Priya Pathiyan

Priya Pathiyan has been tracking trends, interviewing key people, and writing prolifically in the lifestyle space for more than 20 years. Published author, established food critic, and passionate world traveller, her wide-ranging interests span wildlife, culture, design, music, anthropology, and social media.

France, travel, extraordinary journey, destinations

Of French finesse: From intense onion soup to breezy air kisses!

Culture, cuisine, wine, natural beauty, art, architecture, design, music, and sheer style, our penchant for everything French seems justified when you realise just how much this country offers. Pages from the personal…

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Women bring a safer, more inclusive vibe to a space: Ami Shroff

As India’s first female flair bartender, she thrives on balance and a can-do attitude that transcends the gender divide. Ami Shroff, an award-winning mixologist, and performing artist has risen to the top…

Sydney, sydney hotels, australia, australia travel

Five fab Sydney hotels we know you’ll love!

Off to Australia now that the country has opened its borders for all categories of fully vaccinated Indian travellers for quarantine-free travel? Whether you’re looking for a luxury vacay or a business…

Bhutan, travel, road trip

Bhutan: Into the Land of the Thunder Dragon

A country that gauges its success in the form of Gross National Happiness. A land where the ancient mountains seem to transport you back in time and ethereal experiences hold you enthralled.…

Marine drive, mumbai, art deco, architecture, history, maharashtra, india

The gleaming allure of the Queen’s Necklace, Mumbai

The year 2020 came and went in a haze of fear and frenzy. What we all missed in the midst of the pandemic, was the centenary of the creation of Mumbai’s most…

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Aurika redefines luxury amid Coorg’s coffee plantations

The pet friendly Aurika in Madikeri celebrates smart technology and Kodava culture. Heady with the aroma of coffee and the zing of black pepper, Aurika Coorg, is the newest resort of the…