Located on the ninth floor of Raffles Hotel in Makati, Mireio is probably one of the coolest rooftop bars I have ever visited. Read more
Namrata is a private chef, caterer and a food consultant. We have upgraded our relationship from neighbours to good friends. Apart from being friends, I am also her lucky guinea pig. Read more
I just came back from Kenya, and as much as I wish I had juicy stories to inspire you to book your next safari holiday to this magical land, unfortunately, this time around, I don’t have much to rave about. Our trip was short and it was more work and less play. But inspiration or no inspiration, I can assure you that a visit to Kenya is always a good idea!
The highlight of my stay was visiting The Giraffe Centre with my not-so-little munchkin. Read more
A crater lake on a volcano on an island within a lake within an island seems like a mindboggling idea. But did you know that such a place actually exists? Read more
Planning a trip to Elba Island, but don’t know what to do once you get there? Worry not! You won’t get bored in this place where there are a thousand and one things to try and places to explore. Here are some of my top suggestions: Read more
What to do when you have seven days to spend on the Island of Elba? Why, hit the beaches, of course!
We did just that on our seven-day stay, and boy, were we impressed. Elba boasts such beautiful beaches and picturesque coastlines. Each of the seven we visited was unique and amazing. Whatever your favorite kind of beach—be it draped in sand, gravel, pebbles, cobbles, or rock—Elba has it. You just have to know where to go. Read more
The dining scene in Salcedo village is gradually changing for the better. The past few months have seen the emergence of new restaurants:- offering excellent dining venues that both delight and even sometimes surprise self-proclaimed foodies such as myself. Read more
It’s easy to find happiness in Elba. This island in Tuscany is a haven for both locals and tourists alike, with its crystal-clear waters, stunning beaches, spectacular landscapes, and splendid cuisine. Life here is good, and pretty laid back. Read more
There is something exciting about port towns that is growing in me. The beauty and charm of living next to the sea is quite enticing. I can already imagine waking up each day to the sight of boats sailing back and forth; watching ducks swim and seagulls fly; seeing fishermen leave with their nets and return with their day’s haul; and having the smell of salt and fish in the air. Each day would unfold like a carefully choreographed show, and the thought of it is enough to make the wanderlust in me dance. It’s quite tempting to sell everything, buy a boat, sail away, and live happily ever after near the ocean. That is, until I remember that I love all my shoes too much to sell them. Read more
Lyon is my third home. I look forward to see good old friends every year, do the same things, and revisit the same places. It never gets old. Read more