Author: Sugatha Menon

On A Perfumed Trail
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On A Perfumed Trail

How many of us can resist the lure of perfume? Walk into a mall and there they are, with tiny bits of temptation to lead us into emptying our wallets at the source of the tiny glimpse of olfactory euphoria. Well, the craze for olfactory indulgence isn’t recent, without getting […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Greece Tops
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Top 5 Reasons Why Greece Tops

Greece tops the bucket list of almost everybody I know. Whether it’s their fascinating mythology and rich history which has been on our curriculum or the sheer exoticness of the place or the Greek gods (wink, wink) Greece lives up to all the expectations, in fact, surpasses it. So if […]

What To Eat In Croatia?
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What To Eat In Croatia?

France must have won the FIFA World Cup, but Croatia won the hearts of people from all over the world. The passionate team fuelled everybody’s interest in the tiny nation. Many are chalking travel plans to Croatia and if you are one of those, you would love to know, what […]

Aati Kya Khandala?
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Aati Kya Khandala?

When it rains, it pours in Amchi Mumbai and when it pours, it rains jokes and forwards on Whatsapp! And one of my favourite ones this monsoon is, when it rains the Mumbaikar will call his boss to say he can’t make it to the office but will instead head […]

Jagannath Yatra : A Divine Journey
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Jagannath Yatra : A Divine Journey

There are many who don’t know that the Lord Jagannath of the Jagannath Yatra fame is actually a form of Krishna. And that he is flanked by his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra. So essentially it’s a celebration of the siblings going for a nice chariot round to his birthplace […]

An Exquisite Europe Triangle
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An Exquisite Europe Triangle

France, Switzerland and Austria. Out of the delectable European buffet spread on the atlas, I picked these three. Whether it’s food or landscape nothing came close to it and these were the only points on my agenda, along with just drifting along at a ‘ …merrily, merrily, merrily, life is […]

Eighth Wonder Of The World – Kenya
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Eighth Wonder Of The World – Kenya

It’s nothing like you’ve seen before. It’s one of the most spectacular shows by nature. Consider yourself lucky if you’ve seen. For those who have not. Here’s what it’s all about. The great migration is to put in a nutshell, the simple act of migration by wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles […]

Father’s Day Contest Winners Announcement
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Father’s Day Contest Winners Announcement

Father – A son’s first hero. A daughter’s first love. Unarguably, a mother’s love, sacrifices, selflessness and other virtues have been extolled far more than a father’s. Be it literature, movies, songs or folklore, it’s always the mother who features largely in all of them, deservingly of course. But the […]

Dropping In At Our Neighbour’s
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Dropping In At Our Neighbour’s

So much like us, yet so different. So much like our country, yet there is a difference. So much like our food, only if you are a south Indian! Our Sri Lankan holiday was much as expected and yet it surpassed all our expectations.It’s certainly greener to start with. We […]