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DESTINATION KERALA

DESTINATION KERALA

By Alankrita Anand (PR Co-ordinator)         Coconuts and palms, bananas and spices, backwaters and beaches…and more coconuts (even ayurvedic ones!). The name Kerala itself is derived from the term kera meaning coconut in Malayalam. God-bestowed gifts aside, this South Indian state takes great pride in having achieved a very high literacy rate. [...]

Your Autumn Retreat- Darjeeling

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Your Autumn Retreat- Darjeeling

Veiled in mist for most part of the year, famous for brewing the world’s finest beverage, come let us get away to the latest destination Bollywood took us to the land of the thunderbolt Darjeeling. At the northern-most end of West Bengal, cradled in the Lesser Himalayan Range, Darjeeling makes for the ideal autumn getaway. [...]

The Saltlist goes traveling: A series (Part 1)

The Saltlist goes traveling: A series (Part 1)

The good things in small packages By: Lata Jha My happiness knows no bounds every time the flight announcement goes like ”we’ll be landing soon”. We hover over the much familiar territory and I feel more at peace than I have in ages. There really, truly and inarguably is no greater joy than being home. It’s your [...]

Goa turns 50: Truly liberated or still ‘shack’led?

By: Sohini Chowdhury A week ago Goa celebrated 50 years of freedom from the Portuguese who governed it for 451 long years.The history of the Indian annexation of Goa, though not very popular, was a very unique one.The war between India and Portugal over the territory was rather swift with India successfully taking over the [...]

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