Smita Tripathi

Smita Tripathi has been a journalist for over two decades and writes primarily on travel, hospitality and F&B. Her passion for travel and love for new experiences has resulted in a steadily growing bucket list, but with too little time at hand to tick off stuff she wants to do.

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal has reopened but tourism is suffering in Agra

Last month, the government reopened the Taj Mahal for tourists but weekend lockdowns and the city metro project is impacting tourism. The Taj Mahal is on everyone’s bucket list world-over. The 16th-century…

rum cocktails recipes

3 cocktail recipes to celebrate the World Rum Day

World Rum Day is celebrated on the second Saturday of July each year. Rum is not only one of the oldest spirits to be manufactured and distilled (the first rum distillation took…

Sly Granny in Delhi and Bangalore gets a new summer menu

The restaurant’s new summer menu has a large number of Tex-Mex dishes along with burgers and pizzas. ‘Sly Granny celebrates the life of a wicked, smart, wise, eccentric, polymath of a Granny.…