Prahlad Kakkar’s Punjabi Restaurant in Bandra, Mumbai

Oily, gheeful, fattening and spicy. If that makes your mouth water, you are probably a north Indian. Located bang opposite Gold’s Gym (LOL) at Pali Naka, Bandra, Papa Pancho da dhaba is a great place to satisfy your craving for north Indian food, especially chaats. Having spent several years in Delhi, I was not much […]

Ice-Cream in Real Fruits, South Ex, New Delhi

Looks like a mango. Tastes like a mango. But it’s an ice cream. But it’s real mango and not an ice cream in the shape of mango. Sounds confusing? Well, it’s a tasty confusion. An ice cream wala in South Extension,New Delhi sells this innovative ice cream – Sabut Aam. Sabut aam looks like a […]

Windmill Farms: Go-For-Sure Place near Satara, Pune

Close to Satara City, not too far from Pune, lies one of the largest windmill farms in Asia at Chalkewadi in Satara district of Maharashtra state. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, valleys and greenery, the place makes you feel that going green can literally mean being one with nature. Serene, calm and invigorating, the place has […]

Update from Heathrow Airport

Bad weather continues to cause chaos and trouble for travelers and others alike in Briton. Heathrow announced that it won’t be accepting arrivals on Sunday, December 19th, 2010.Official update on the website:  Heathrow Airport will not be accepting arrivals on Sunday, and will only manage a handful of departures as our airfield team continues to deal […]

International Elephant Race, Nepal

The tourist village of Sauraha, at the main gateway of Chitwan National Park in Nepal, is gearing up to host the 7th International Elephant Race. It will be held from December 26-28, 2010. This race started in 2004 with the prime objectives of drawing attention to the reducing number of elephants in Chitwan, and to […]

How to kill time at Indian Airports?

To ensure that lazy latecomers like me and you reach the airport before the flight takes off, the authorities call us much earlier than the scheduled flight time. This ensures that we have a lot of time to kill before we board that beloved flight. And with increasing number of flights getting delayed everyday, spending […]

Preparing for Long Air Journeys

Pretty Air hostesses and so called award winning in-flight entertainment systems might be good to keep you engaged for a few hours. But what about those 10+ hours flights? Restlessness and stress soon overcome every facility your airline provides. Here are some simple & effective tips to help make your long air journeys, little more […]