Books

Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book: The Great Gatsby Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Publication: Penguin Books Price: This edition was worth Rs. 100 (From Delhi Book Fair) Pages: 188 Plot: Set in 1922, in New York, this novel starts with the introduction of Nick Carraway who has just moved from Midwest to West Egg. There he meets his cousin, Daisy… Read More Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Food

Where to eat in Mount Abu

In my last post, I shared the places I visited in Mount Abu, today I will share more about the trip. During my stay in Mount Abu I had food in 2-3 restaurants, and today in this blog I will share with you about my favourite restaurant in Mount Abu. Name: Arbuda Restaurant Address: Ambedkar Circle,… Read More Where to eat in Mount Abu

Travel

Mount Abu, an oasis in the desert

Mount Abu How to reach: Abu road is the nearest railway station, 28 KM away from Mount Abu, from here you can take either bus or any taxi. Udaipur is the nearest airport if you want to travel by air, or you can also opt for Ahmedabad which has better connectivity. From there you can… Read More Mount Abu, an oasis in the desert

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Persepolis: The story of a childhood, by Marjane Satrapi

Book: Persepolis: The Story Of A Childhood Author: Marjane Satrapi Publication: Pantheon Price: Rs. 492 Pages: 153 Plot: This book is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In this black and white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her childhood in a country which is devastated because… Read More Persepolis: The story of a childhood, by Marjane Satrapi

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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

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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

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