IN OCTOBER 2016, Singapore-based Shivaji Das (he is AsiaPacific Managing Director at Frost & Sullivan) and his wife Yolanda Yu— fondly called Lobo—overcame their fear of dirty toilets, which China has a reputation for, and headed off into the remoter parts of Sichuan, to its Wild West, where the plains of the province meld into the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and Tibetan and Han cultures overlap.
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MERRY GENTS OF BINSAR
Lockdown blues? PRANNAY PATHAK finds his melting away in the sweet wintering pastures of Kumaon.
ON THE wings OF FREEDOM
For the first time in my life, I had an understanding of the naturalist’s drive that I had seen only in birdwatchers.
Meet The General Manager ARMANI HOTEL DUBAI'S THOMAS PERUZZO
With a Danish and Italian lineage, he’s recently moved from Germany, where he was raised and upheld many senior management positions for several brands
NITIN CHAUDHARY Digging Where I Stand
They say that travelling is a great way to learn. However, we have inherently associated travelling with travelling far. But that need not be so, as I discovered this year. I was forced to reduce my range but I still found hidden local gems
Bhujangasana: Cobra pose
A back bending pose which is also part of the traditional surya namaskar sequence, bhujangasana reflects the posture of a cobra that has its hood raised. Considered one of the most powerful asanas, it can help reduce belly fat. While during the initial stages, the practitioner is simply trying to build his/her physical capacity, with time, one starts visualising and imitating a cobra including the sound of its breath.
Mutton Rogan Josh
It is an authentic recipe straight from the Kashmiri kitchen, distinguished by its red sauce
Feral Dreams: Mowgli & His Mothers
By STEPHEN ALTER ALEPH BOOK COMPANY
Colaba's Eerie But Always Interesting Past
Shabnam Minwalla provides a riveting glimpse into Colaba’s eerie but always interesting past.
The Muslims You Don't See
If Muslims are outsiders in Europe, why do so many expats love their countries? Roland Mascarenhas shares some answers
Beginning 2021 On A Note Of Hope
As the world inches closer to renewing the normal ways of our existence, Ameya Bundellu gazes into the crystal ball and tells us what travel in 2021 will look like