Books

Book Review: Invisible Cities By Italo Calvino

Book: Invisible Cities Author: Italo Calvino Publications: Vintage Digital Price: Rs. 299 Pages: 160 Plot: Marco Polo, a Venetian traveller and an explorer narrate the cities he has visited on his expeditions to Kublai Khan. The King may not necessarily believe in all that he says, but he still continues to listen to all his… Read More Book Review: Invisible Cities By Italo Calvino

Travel

Ukhrul – A hidden gem of Manipur

How to reach – Take a flight to Imphal. Reach Khuman Lampak ISBT. Take a Winger to Ukhrul. Perched atop the hill ranges in the northern part of the State of Manipur, at an elevation of about 2020 metres above sea level, is a small hill station called Ukhrul, the land of the Tangkhul Naga… Read More Ukhrul – A hidden gem of Manipur

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Only Love is Real By Dr Brian Weiss

Book: Only Love is real Author: Dr Brian Weiss Publication: Piatkus Price: Rs. 375 Pages: 176 Plot: Dr Brian Weiss, a well-known psychiatrist and past life therapist describes a case of two soul mates whose entangled life loosened their knots in his clinic. Pedro and Elizabeth two of Weiss’s patients who came to him for… Read More Only Love is Real By Dr Brian Weiss

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Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls By Marco Polo

Book: Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls Author: Marco Polo, Translated Nigel Cliff Pages: 57 Price: Rs. 49 Publication: Penguin Books Plot: Marco Polo (1254 to 1324) was a Venetian merchant, explorer, traveller and writer. His travels are recorded in the book, The Travels of Marco Polo written by him only. The book… Read More Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls By Marco Polo

Food

Made in Punjab, Noida Sector 18

Name: Made in Punjab Address: C 418 – 419, 3rd Floor, DLF Mall Of India, Sector 18, Noida Nearest Metro Station: Noida sector 18 Cuisines: North Indian, Mughlai Opening Hours: 12 Noon to 11:30 PM Cost: Rs. 1,500 for two people Contact: 0120 6612861, 0120 6612862 Ambiance: Located in the DLF Mall of India, this restaurant… Read More Made in Punjab, Noida Sector 18

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Love is always right by Vinita Dawra Nangia

Book: Love is always right and other musings Author: Vinita Dawra Nangia Pages: 247 Publication: Times Group Books Price: Rs. 189 Plot: When Love is virtue and vice. There is no person in this world who is ever intrigued by the word ‘love’. The book Love is always Right explores this human fascination with this… Read More Love is always right by Vinita Dawra Nangia

Travel

A day at DLF Cyber Hub, Gurugram

DLF Cyber Hub, Gurugram Address: National Highway 8, DLF Cyber City, Phase 2, Gurugram, 122002, India Contact Number:  0124 654 3103 Nearest Metro Station: Indusind Bank Cyber City Station. Deboard at Sikanderpur metro station and board the Rapid metro from there. Cost: No Entry Fee Photography: Allowed DLF Cyber hub is a part of DLF Cyber City,… Read More A day at DLF Cyber Hub, Gurugram

Food

The Feast House, Karol Bagh: Food Review

The Feast House Address: 1-B, Pusa Road, Near Karol Bagh Metro Station, Karol Bagh, New Delhi Nearest Metro Station: Karol Bagh Cuisines: North Indian, Continental, American, Mexican, Italian Opening Hours: 11 AM to 11 PM Cost: ₹1100 for two people (approx.) Cash and Cards accepted. Contact: 011 30806562 Ambiance: Wanted to visit this place as I used… Read More The Feast House, Karol Bagh: Food Review

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Sufi Kavi Bulleh Shah By Bakhshish Singh

Book: Sufi Kavi Bulle Shah Author: Bakhshish Singh (Translation) Publication: Sasta Sahiyta Mandal Prakashan Price: Rs. 120 Pages: 192 Language: Hindi Plot: Syed Abdullah Shah Qadri, popularly known as Bulleh Shah, was a Punjabi humanist and philosopher. He is believed to have been born in 1680, in the small village of Uch, Bahawalpur, Punjab, now… Read More Sufi Kavi Bulleh Shah By Bakhshish Singh

Travel

A day trip to the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

TAJ MAHAL Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Nearest Railway Station: Agra Cantonment Timings: Taj remains open from sunrise to sunset. Opens: The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Cost:  INR 40 (Indians) & 1000 (Foreign Tourist) Photography: Allowed At 10:30 on Thursday morning we arrived the city of Agra through Agra Express (From Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station to Agra Cant). From… Read More A day trip to the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

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The Night Train at Deoli and Other Stories by Ruskin Bond

Book: The Night Train at Deoli and Other Stories Author: Ruskin Bond Pages: 245 Price: Rs. 299 Publications: Penguin Books Plot: A collection of 30 short stories by Ruskin Bond, this book present the tales of love and longingness. The succinct and basic recitals depicting very candid and sincere incidences of life. If read without… Read More The Night Train at Deoli and Other Stories by Ruskin Bond

Food

Art of Spices, Karol Bagh: Food Review

Art of Spices Address: B-1/3, Behind City Hospital, Pusa Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi Nearest Metro Station: Karol Bagh Cuisines: North Indian, Fast Food, Mughlai, Rolls Opening Hours: 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM Cost: ₹300 for two people (approx.) Cash only. Contact: + 9811352929 Ambiance: It’s a small but famous roll joint behind City hospital, Karol Bagh.… Read More Art of Spices, Karol Bagh: Food Review

Books

Escape From Childhood By John Holt

Book: Escape From Childhood The Needs and Rights of Children Author: John Holt Pages: 179 Publication: Eklavya Publication Price: Rs. 210 Plot: In this highly controversial book, John Holt talks about how we treat children. He says that we deliberately make childhood special. Finding them cute and adorable just because they are children, having expectations… Read More Escape From Childhood By John Holt