Soul Travel – Leh part 1

A journey to Leh / ladakh is the sort of journey that changes you as a person. It’s unforgettable with it’s ever changing multi coloured, stark and piercingly  beautiful landscape. The softness and gentleness of the people. It invites you to question and realign your sense of self in all the vastness that inspires awe at every turn. It’s majestic and otherworldly and should be … Continue reading Soul Travel – Leh part 1

Weekend Escape !

What better way to beat the scorching summer heat of Mumbai than to spend time with friends at their beautiful home in Ali Baug. A home built painstakingly with a passion for design, detail and warm hospitality. Here the greenery, plants and trees are just as important as the home! 6 dogs 2 cats  1 baby  lots of friends and lots of laughs !! All … Continue reading Weekend Escape !

24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

24 Hours in Lucknow… By Akshita Phoolka Guest Blogger I recently went to Lucknow to visit an aunt who moved there a few years ago. As most towns in India’s hinterland- UP go, I half expected Lucknow to be shabby, hot and boring and while the heat was soaring, Lucknow was anything but shabby and boring, Infact my 24 hours there were so packed with … Continue reading 24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

Dubai Diary

My Dubai Diary, better late than never ! This is from my week there at end of March.Lots to do and lots to see…DESIGN DAYS DUBAI Is all about collectible and limited edition pieces of furniture and objects. It’s a mix of international established artists and galleries as well up-coming design from around the world.( march 2015 ) Spotted…….JAN KATH CARPETS,  just beautiful! ART DUBAI My favorites works … Continue reading Dubai Diary

FALAKNUMA PALACE a stunning revival !

A painstaking 10 year restoration process has revived this amazing Palace !A romantic destination if ever there was one. Falak-numa which translated means “Like the Sky” or “Mirror of the Sky” is truly dreamy…..  Brining it back to it’s original grandeur was led by princess Asra jah, the first wife of the VII nizam. The Library : has a walnut carved roof and is a replica of the … Continue reading FALAKNUMA PALACE a stunning revival !